EMERGO - Methodology and toolkit for sustainable development of e-cases

    Activity: Talk or presentation typesTalk or presentation (not at a conference)Academic


    EMERGO provides a method and open source toolkit for an efficient development and delivery of multimedia e-cases that enable the acquisition of complex cognitive skills in higher education. SurfFoundation has partially funded the joint development of e-cases and toolkit by several Dutch institutes in higher education. The OUNL developed EMERGO method and toolkit, provided teacher professionalization for developing and using e-cases, and participated during the development of most e-cases. The EMERGO-toolkit is further developed within current projects. An EMERGO e-case is delivered through the Internet, and often aims learners to- study (together) at a distance- actively acquire complex skills- within the context of a multimedia and realistic practice - through pedagogical-, simulation- and gaming elements- by using a mixture of both embedded and real-life guidance, including peer feedbackThe lecture will provide an overview of the EMERGO method, the toolkit and its evaluation results with case developers towards usability, and effectiveness of e-cases. Advantages and limitations of the current method and toolkit will be discussed
    Period21 Jun 2011
    Event title1st GaLA Allignment School
    Event typeConference
    LocationEdinburgh, United Kingdom
    Degree of RecognitionInternational