Communication for Professionals: Medics on the Move
Role: Project partner
This project focused on the development and implementation of a range of innovative tools for e-learning and on-the-job communication specifically developed for trained medical professionals, doctors in particular. The project involved seven international partners with backgrounds in medicine, academia, and education and training.
The project resulted in the design and implementation of a blended teaching and learning package in the South African context (Stellenbosch University), the successful completion of a PhD study in which I was involved, and the publication of resources.
The focus of this international project, partially funded by the EU, is on the implementation of a range of innovative tools for e-learning and on-the-job communication specifically developed for nursing (pre-professionals). Its development involved eight international partners with backgrounds in medicine, academia, and education and training. This project resulted in an online Moodle-based language course, Nursing on the Move.
I was the co-supervisor for the completion of a master’s study, which played an important role in the theoretical justification of the project:
Date: 2017-current Role: Project leader in South Africa
The “Schrijfhulp Portaal“, initiated by the Katholiek Universiteit Leuven (KU-Leuven) is aimed at affording students the opportunity to get online support with academic writing. Four South African partners are also involved, see: https://saf.schrijfhulp.be. The main purpose of the project is to design, implement and refine an online writing tool in both Afrikaans (Skryfhulp Afrikaans) and English (Academic Writing Assistant), and if funding is secured, also in two African languages.