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Pilot project CZ//B/F/PP/168005

 

OCTOBER 2006preparations for the initial partner meeting are on the way

DECEMBER 1st, 2006 the initial meeting took place - representatives of all the Partners were present – presentations of the National agency of Leonardo da Vinci, (by Mrs. Brzáková), theoretical background and pilot courses results (John Morgan, Alena Hradilova and Libor Stepánek), project logo and web pages (Jennifer de Felice). Lots of networking took place. For the full Agenda and photographs, see the Events section

FEBRUARY – DECEMBER 2007John Morgan took part in "Live Sociology" and ESRC sponsored research training programme in the uses of digital media in ethnography, facilitated by Goldsmiths College, University of London. The course provided new insights into methods of analysing recordings of video conferences and the implications of using visual digital media as research data

FEBRUARY – MAY 2007 VCs between Social Sciences students from Brno and international students from Aberystwyth took place

FEBRUARY – MAY 2007VCs between Law students from Brno and European Exchange students from Aberystwyth took place

FEBRUARY 2007 a VC between Special Needs post-doctoral students
from Brno and their counterparts from Finland took place

MARCH, APRIL 2007presentations were being prepared for the First VideoFunet Conference, Tampere, Finland

MAY 10-11 2007 Hana Katrnakova, Alena Hradilova, Libor Stepanek and John Morgan took part in First VideoFunet Conference, Tampere, Finland, you can see the abstract for their presentations in the Results section. Recordings of the presentations are available from the conference web site: http://www.video.funet.fi/conference/2007/index.php?id=62

MAY 2007 a VC Business students from Aberystwyth and Leonardo Partners Ceskomoravsky cement representatives took place

MAY 2007 - presentations were being prepared for the Diverse 2007 conference, Norway

MAY 2007 - presentation by Alena Hradilová , at the SCO confrerence, Faculty of Economics, Masaryk University, Brno

JUNE 27-29, 2007 - Hana Katrnakova, Alena Hradilova, Libor Stepanek, Barbora Budíková, John Morgan and Janice de Haaff made presentations at the Diverse conference Lillehammer, Norway, you can see the abstract for their presentations in the Results section

JULY 2007John Morgan from Aberystwyth flew to Brno for an interim networking meeting

SEPTEMBER 13th, 2007 - Videoconferencing Skills Training Course was held for the Tart employees, you can see the materials for the course in the Results section

OCTOBER – DECEMBER 2007 - VCs between Social Sciences students from Brno and international students from Aberystwyth took place

OCTOBER – DECEMBER 2007 VCs between post-graduate students from Brno and representatives from booksellers and universities from the UK took place

JANUARY – FEBRUARY 2008evaluation of the VC materials is being carried out by Partners from Italy, Slovakia and Spain
 
FEBRUARY 7-8, 2008
Libor Stepanek presents at the “Multimedia in Foreign Language Teaching” conference in Nitra, Slovakia

MARCH – May 2008
another round of VCs between post-graduate students from Brno and representatives from booksellers and universities from the UK takes place

MAY 20, 2008 Barbora Budikova, Alena Hradilova and Hana Katrnakova present at “Nové cesty ve výuce jazyka” conference in Olomouc, Czech Republic

JUNE 4–5, 2008 Alena Hradilova, Hana Katrnakova and Libor Stepanek present at “SCO 2008” conference in Brno, Czech Republic

JULY 1–3, 2008 - Alena Hradilova, Hana Katrnakova, John Morgan and Libor Stepanek present at “Diverse 2008” conference in Haarlem, the Netherlands

SEPTEMBER 15–16, 2008 the final dissemination seminar and meeting of the Invite project community takes place in Brno, Czech Republic

SEPTEMBER 18-20, 2008
- Alena Hradilova, Hana Katrnakova and Libor Stepanek present at “10th International Cercles Conference” in Sevilla, Spain