MMVC17: Using Moodle in collaborative interdisciplinary group projects

engineers-physicians case study

Anna Grabowska and Ewa Kozłowska

Using Moodle in collaborative interdisciplinary group projects, engineers-physicians case study

Establishing interdisciplinary cooperation between engineers and physicians brings many benefits but also causes many problems and inconveniences. Using appropriate online collaboration tools makes interdisciplinary designing faster and much more efficient.

Anna Grabowska was awarded her PhD from Gdansk University of Technology (GUT), and has a Masters in Science degree in Applied Informatics from De Montfort University, Leicester, UK. Retired from GUT since 2008. She is an e-learning specialist for the PRO-MED sp. z o.o., a Head of the Autodesk Training Centre at Gdansk University of Technology, an advisor for U3A online in Australia, a founder member of the Association of Academic E-learning, a fellow 2009 of EDEN.

Ewa Kozłowska is a graduate student of Mechanical-Medical Engineering, interacademic field of study run cooperatively by Gdańsk University of Technology and Medical University of Gdańsk, Poland. She has started her adventure with e-learning in May 2015 by volunteering in SP4CE ERASMUS+ project and taking part in Moodle MOOCs. She is a certified Fusion 360 instructor at the Autodesk Authorised Training Centre at the Gdansk University of Technology. She is working on the topic of medical devices designing with the usage of computer collaboration tools by engineers and physicians.

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    Duration45 mins
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    Start Date4:00 PMAug 6, 2017
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Nellie DeutschToronto, CanadaContact Instructor
Nellie Deutsch (Ed.D) is a Canadian education technology consultant, curriculum and instruction developer, blended learning practitioner, relationship-based transformative mentor, researcher, writer, speaker, and community builder. She combines technology and professional development courses with mindfulness practice, the Alexander technique, and the Silva Method. Her teaching experiences range from teaching English as a foreign language (EFL/ESL) in high school and higher education for over 35 years and teacher professional development with technology since 2006. She speaks at online and face-to-face conferences and organizes annual informal MOOCs, online conferences, and free online courses and webinars on Moodle for Teachers. She has published articles and books (available on Amazon).

Nellie Deutsch offers online and face-to-face courses on teaching with technology, mobile devices in the classroom, Moodle (course and learning management system), Google Drive, tools to develop video tutorials, Adobe Connect and WizIQ. She mentors teachers on how to engage and allow students to teach as a way to learn using active learning methods. Her focus is on integrating technology into blended, the flipped class, and fully online programs. She founded Integrating Technology for Active Lifelong Learning (IT4ALL) community of educators, Moodle for Teachers (M4T) network, Connecting Online (February) and MoodleMoot (August) annual virtual conferences. She organizes annual Moodle MOOCs (November and May) and Second Life MOOC (April).

Dr. Deutsch follows a relationship-based collaborative active learning approach to instruction and learning and teaching as a way to learn. Her experiential humanitarian approach to instruction and learning has earned her the respect of educators around the globe and attracted her to healthy living and Mindfulness. She's an accredited PAIRS (Practical Application of Intimate Relationship Skills), conflict resolution, and Reiki practitioner.