Teaching Modules and Courses
Continuous education/ MOOC courses
Online learning and innovative teaching initiatives
A growing number of universities have been engaged in debates on how to advance their digital capabilities in light of the most recent technological developments. The University of Tartu and J. Skytte Institute are no exception to this trend. Various initiatives to advance online learning have been developed at the institute level, which include the exchange of good practices and cooperation possibilities in online learning, the development of MOOCs and e-courses, and the organization of practical workshops in the realm of digital teaching with involvement from external specialists.
Presentations on online learning activities
- Skytte Institute's online portfolio
- Skytte Institute’s online learning - activities overview (2017-2018)
- Learn to Te(a)ch seminar series:
Case studies of flexible learning environment
Since the fall of 2018, Catchbox (soft, complete wireless throwable microphone) became available for use at the institute. The throwable microphone is aimed at increasing students’ participation and engagement levels during the lectures, seminar sessions and other study-related activities. For more information about the use of Catchbox at J. Skytte Institute, please refer to the contact details in the final section.
Visits and exchange with best practices in online learning
Skytte Institute hosted and shared information about its activities with a number of organizations, including representatives from the European External Action Service (EEAS), Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Sweden, University of Westminster, London; as well as presented its e-learning portfolio within the framework of the training directors’ programme of the 18th European Diplomatic Programme "The EU Global Strategy: from Vision to Action" hosted during Estonian presidency of the EU Council.
In case of additional questions and collaboration possibilities, please contact Anna Beitane, Project Manager, anna.beitane [ät] ut.ee