Modern methods in education

Modern methods in education


Charles University is systematically developing e‑learning tools for education (dl.cuni.cz). The central installation of LMS Moodle CU, a systém for creating e‑learning courses, is among the biggest Moodle installations worldwide (about 5,000 courses and 50,000 users). Development of methodology for the evaluation of e‑learning courses is also in progress at CU (www.certik.cz). The central installation of Adobe Connect (webinars, video conferencing) and Streamserver CU (distribution of educational videos) is also available to teachers. Subject Wiki are operated at a number of faculties. CU also deals with the issue of standardization of tests. The Medical Faculty of Charles University in Prague contributed significantly to the creation of MEFANET (Medical Faculties Network www.mefanet.cz), aimed at sharing electronic educational materials of medical faculties in the Czech Republic and Slovakia. Three main tools are operated within this network – a portal platform, LMS Moodle and WikiSkripta, where Moodle and WikiSkripta are operated for the entire MEFANET network at Charles University. WikiSkripta (www.wikiskripta. eu) is the most visited repository of materials for undergraduate medical education in the Czech Republic. It contains more than 8,000 articles and 20,000 to 30,000 readers go there daily for information.


Selected outputs

  • BAREŠ, Martin. Computer applications, systems and networks for medical education. 1st ed. Editor Daniel Schwarz, Ladislav Dušek. Brno: Masaryk University, Institute of Biostatistics and Analyses, 2014, 230 s. ISBN 978-80-904731-9-5.

  • KOMENDA, Martin, Daniel SCHWARZ, Jitka FEBEROVÁ, Stanislav ŠTÍPEK, Vladimír MIHÁL a Ladislav DUŠEK. Medical faculties educational network: Multidimensional quality assessment. Computer Methods and Programs in Biomedicine [online]. 2012, vol. 108, issue 3, s. 900-909 [cit. 2015-03-21]. DOI: 10.1016/j.cmpb.2012.05.002.

  • FEBEROVÁ, Jitka, et al. Evaluation of 5-year Experience with E-learning Techniques at the Charles University in Prague. Impact on Quality of Teaching and Students’ Achievements.. The New Educational Review. 2010, 21, 2, s. 110-121. ISSN 1732-6729


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