Karpati EPICT Final Review


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Andrea KárpátiEötvös Loránd University (ELTE)Centre for Multimedia in Education (MULTIPED)UNESCO Chair for ICT in Education: 

Andrea Kárpáti Eötvös Loránd University (ELTE) Centre for Multimedia in Education (MULTIPED) UNESCO Chair for ICT in Education EPICT IN HUNGARY

EPICT at national level: The context: 

EPICT at national level: The context Hungarian Schoolnet: a regional leader in educational content provision ICT is a compulsory discipline for Grades 5-10, ages 11-16  pre-service teacher students with basic ICT skills In-service training market –30-hour modules dominate EPICT = first e-learning course for teachers DLE: Moodle European Educational Innovation Funds: ICT is a compulsory part of in-service training for all participating teachers -

EPICT at national level: Project objectives and results: 

EPICT at national level: Project objectives and results Adaptation of all 16 generic modules and course documentation Development of DLE: Moodle for EPICT, www.epict.moodle.hu Training of 22 facilitators Pilot with 120 teachers Provision of business plan Formation of the Hungarian EPICT board






Course page Online questionnaires

Course flow for pilot in Hungary: 

Course flow for pilot in Hungary


Module O8 Parts: Intro text Exercises Module task Manuals Module library


Fore – important support for start


Evaluation Prior to course Adaptation of modules: 2-3 authors, 1 reviewer Comparison of two DLE-s: usability study of Moodle and Coospace During pilot course – action and skills research methods During regular courses Evaluation of prospective course providers Participant observation of facilitation Sampling of submitted modules Student satisfaction surveys Facilitators assess modules on fore and during retraining

Pilot course evaluation: 

Pilot course evaluation Main objective: detection of factors influencing the development of educational ICT skills Background variables: age, discipline, professional rank, personality traits Evaluation tools: ICT Attitudes and Use Questionnaire California Personality Profile Test, (CPI) Pedagogical Strategies Questionnaire Communication within the distance learning environment Group Dynamics Task, Digital Portfolio for Groups


Log file analysis, all participants


Frequency of use documented in the Moodle DLE Statistics per module for facilitator / group / student


Pedagogical Strategies Questionnaire


E-mail by group leader accompanying module task submission

Problems and solutions: 

Problems and solutions Short time for course adaptation – employment of a large authors’ and reviewers’ team Pioneering e-learning in teacher training: detailed assessment and evaluation Competition of existing course providers: evaluation study of existing courses → co-existence, facilitators trained for them Sustainability: Ministry of Education included EPICT in the EU-funded National Development Plan – 40.000 pre-financed places


Facilitators’ forum


Facilitators’ debate

Current status and business/exploitation plans/strategies : 

Current status and business/exploitation plans/strategies Prospective: 40.000 students funded by the National Development Plan, 2007-2010 if plan is accepted by EU (disclosed in October 2006) Showcase Conference on EPICT Hungary for potential course providers: end of August 2006 National facilitators’ training starts in September 2006, provider: ELTE MULTIPED Revision of course modules: May – August 2006

New modules 2006-2007: 

New modules 2006-2007 Optional – Moving stories Optional – Data collection Optional: Digital Learning Repositories developed by the Hungarian team

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