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The project supports the development and implementation of online courses in higher music education institutions in the Nordic & Baltic region.

Duration of the project is 3 years (funding applied for each year separately).

Project outcome

By end of Year 1:

  • Min. 5 new online or blended learning courses in English implemented in the partner institutions
  • Increased teacher capacity to assess the technical, administrative and human resource requirements for developing and implementing online study units
  • Increased teacher skills in implementing online study units (e.g. familiarity with one software, quality criteria, materials and assignments, assessment)
  • Increased teacher understanding of online pedagogy in the context of Higher Music Education (e.g. the role of the teacher, interaction, flexibility)

By the end of the 3-year project:

  • Total 10-20 new online courses in English, partly available for students in all partner institutions
  • Robust teacher skills and competence in developing and implementing online study units (e.g. proficiency in 1-3 softwares & tools, quality criteria, course design, materials and assignments, assessment and feedback, etc.)
  • Robust knowledge and understanding of online pedagogy in the context of Higher Music Education (e.g. shifting roles and power between teacher, student and technology; time and space; interaction)
  • Competence to further share developed knowledge 
  • A final report/handbook on online music pedagogy and/or other relevant topic

More Information

Jere Laukkanen, Project Manager

Jere.Laukkanen [at] metropolia.fi