University of Basilicata portal: 1First International BAEKTEL Workshop
First International Workshop within BAEKTEL project was held in Matera on January 22-23, 2015, at the University of Basilicata which coordinates the project. BAEKTEL is a project funded by the European Union, through EACEA (Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency), as part of the Tempus program, which promotes and supports innovation projects, specifically in higher education. The coordinator of the project, Professor Giovanni Schiuma pointed out the overall objective of the project which is to develop a prototype e-learning platform in the service of universities and companies with educational and didactic content accessible freely and without charge (Open Educational Resources, OER). The users of the platform will be university students but also company employees. Students will find useful content to enrich their academic knowledge and employees will be able to update and expand their knowledge following the lifelong learning approach. Producers of educational material will be university teachers, as well as company experts. Eng. Roberto Linzalone, researcher at the University of Basilicata and project manager stressed one of the goals of this project which is to create an international network of research and development.
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