The sixth edition of the international workshop dedicated 100% to digital skills in culture, education took place online on Friday, December 3, 2021, and brought over 35 international speakers, including both researchers and professors, as well as students and pupils. The topics presented included practical examples of the use and integration of #digital elements, #augmented & #virtualreality applications, and #artificialintelligence in higher and secondary #education, with case studies at the European level. Over 1,500 participants were present online and the event was addressed to all actors in the field of creative industries, culture, artists, students, academics, and more.
l. dr. eng. Andrei Ternauciuc, Politehnica University of Timișoara, Romania, along with Dr. P.J. Wall, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland, presented during the international online workshop Digital Skills for Education & Culture Workshop, the progress made during the first stage of project implementation 📌 ACADIGIA – Training for Educational Technologies in Technical Universities, and with the help of which lately, it would be possible to create a digital transformation system and create online virtual mobility in the universities.
Context – DigiSkills 2021
The Digital Skills for Education & Culture online international workshop was organized by the ID/IFR and e-Learning Centre, Politehnica University of Timisoara, in collaboration with the IEEE Romania Association and EDEN Europe. This year’s edition was focused on concepts such as Digital Competences, Digital Culture, Blockchain, Augmented and Virtual Reality, Experimental Media, and included case studies on the impact of the digital environment on culture and education in the last year.
Participation was free, the presentations were held in Romanian and English, online, and participants received Digital Skills for Education & Culture – UPT Open Badges.
The event took place online and was broadcast live, simultaneously on the Zoom, Facebook, and YouTube platforms.
Reaching its sixth edition, the international workshop dedicated to digital skills gathered over 5,000 participants from the first edition in 2016, organized annually, in November or December. The first four editions took place, hybrid and in the UPT Conference Center, and from the 2020 edition, the workshop was held online, an opportunity that allowed a record number of participants and presenters from all over the world.
Watch the full event recording here!