SMART EDUCATION FOR CHILDREN WITH SPECIAL EDUCATIONAL NEEDS
20 – 22 June, Rhodes, Greece
|Chair & co-chair:
assoc. prof. Margarita Stankova, MD, PhD
assoc. prof. Polina Mihova, PhD
|Details of Session:
This session focuses on the application of smart education tools and strategies supporting the learning process of children with developmental disabilities. The access to ICT reduces to a great extent the negative effects from the geographical and social isolation. The concept of smart education should be integrated into the overall educational process, including lifelong learning. It should be applied with careful consideration of the needs of people with learning disabilities and cognitive needs of all ages.
Papers are expected to focus on information on the application of smart learning concept based on devices and intelligent technologies in all educational aspects of children with special educational needs in class, personalized education or specialized learning sessions included, as well as on the application of cognitive and psychological assessment techniques and interventions to support such learning.
The session will include, but will not be limited to:
• technology-enhanced/assisted learning for children with special educational needs;
• advantages of ICT and use of Internet/technology in the education process of children with special educational needs
• use of technologies in the assessment of cognitive needs;
• mobile devices and learning in special education;
• mobile apps and solutions as a practical instrument for developmental disorders treatment;
• personalized education and children with developmental disabilities.
We expect the presentations on the above mentioned topics to include their description, as well as evaluation of the effect, and professionals’ and parents’ feedback.
WORKSHOP „Digital Educational Resources in eHealth“
27 – 29 February 2020
New Bulgarian University, Sofia, Bulgaria
The workshop will provide introduction of e-learning resources in eHealth – for work with people with disabilities that have been developed up to the current moment, demonstration with 3D printing, testing of software applications and self-assessment tests, gathering information about the needs of consumers – students, specialists and patients and their families, testing some of the finished resources and gathering information and feedback on usability and ease of use, gathering results for scientific purposes and publications in the field.
In the workshop will take particpation students in psychology, medicine, social work, special pedagogy, speech and language therapy, public health, medical informatics and telecommunications, professionals in assisting professions through relationships with their professional communities and organizations, people with disabilities and their families through patient groups, organizations and NGOs, media representatives and government institutions.
PhD students and students from the partners in Romania, Germany and Norway, professionals and / or people with disabilities and their families as foreign participants will be invited to take part also.
21 – 22 September 2018 – Second transnational project meeting in Bucharest, Romania
28 September 2018 – eHealth conference, NBU, Sofia, Bulgaria
First transnational project meeting – 14 – 16 December 2017
New Bulgarian University, Sofia, Montevideo 21, Bulgaria
The first transnational meeting was held in Sofia, NBU in the period from 14 to 16 December 2018, under the project Development of Online Learning Environment for e-Health / Contract 2017-1-BG01-KA203 -036310, Center for Human Resource Development, ERASMUS + Program.
The participants were representatives of each partner organization – Germany, Norway, Romania and Russia were present.
The purpose of the first transnational meeting was to make the participants acquainted with the project’s objectives in detail – development of a distance learning program in eHealth, which would be useful and will serve at helping people with disabilities, The project is focused in development of interactive interactive tools and training methods for students, specialists in helping professions, people with key knowledge about their status and key coping skills, as well as distance learning and informing their families. As a result of the project activities, it is expected to improve the quality of eHealth training, thanks to a new and up-to-date program for the global requirements and best practices. The program will be used to teach students in Bulgaria, Romania, Norway, Germany and Russia after the adaptation to the languages and credit systems of the universities.
The teams from the partner organizations distributed the tasks and deadlines for their implementation.
“This project is funded with the support of the European Commission.”
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