Project: 2020-1-HR01-KA226-HE-094685    

L/T/T Activites

Activity Identification
Activity Title
Summer school - DESS 2022
Stiftung University of Hildesheim
Activity Description
The Second Summer School (DESS 2022) will be hosted by the U of Hildesheim, which has a team experienced in organizing workshops and summer schools. U of Hildesheim will be responsible for preparations, coordination of all activities related to the selection of students, and in situ organization.
The partner HEIs will have a duty to work jointly on preparation of all materials for participants e.g. OERs, welcome and introduction information, Summer School program including social events. Summer school will start with an introductory course to inform the participants about the DECriS project goals and with the two lectures. In the afternoon of the first day students will be acquainted with the hosting university and town cultural heritage and in the evening the social gathering will be organised (in case of lockdown situations, video about local and national culture of the hosting country will be prepared as well as an online welcome session). Each morning from the second to the fifth day students will have four hours of teaching – each day one course out of five – and in the afternoon, there will be organized workshops on multimedia production for relevant OER. The afternoon sessions will also include the discussion about the course content, OERs structure and pedagogical methods used two allow students to be a part of the OERs’ participatory design process. One teacher will be responsible for each course, including the formation of team of the teachers and workshop leaders for the particular course. On the afternoon of the last day, discussion will be organized with all teachers and students to comment and student focus groups which aim at evaluate the content of the school, OERs in particular. The method of participatory design will be also used.
The preliminary time schedule will be: 9:00 until 10:30 lectures; 10:30 until 11:00 coffee break; 11:00 until 12:30 lectures: 12:30 until 14:00 lunch break; 14 until 15:30 workshop with active participation of each student; 15:30 until 16:00 tea break; 16:00 until 18:00 workshop with active participation of each student. Time between 18:00 and 19:30 will be reserved for teachers' meetings in a form of seminars and discussions.
Following courses will be offered:
  1. Introduction to Information Science – with teachers from Osijek, Sofia and Barcelona
  2. Research Methodology in Information Science – with teachers from Barcelona and Osijek
  3. Principles of Information Seeking and Retrieval – with teachers from Hildesheim and Sofia
  4. Evaluation of Information Services – with teachers from Hildesheim, SRCE, Osijek
  5. Curation of analogical and digital material – with teachers from Osijek, Sofia and SRCE
The final grading will be made according to students’ activities during the preparation time before the Summer School (activities starts at least one month before), their engagement during the Summer School and activity report after the Summer School (ends one month after the Summer School). The basic number of ECTS is 2, but students could earn 1 or 2 more depending on their written assignments. All partners agree to recognize these ECTS as a basic entry requirement for the enrolment at the graduate programme or as a supplement for one optional course during the first year of study program at graduate level.
Starting period
22-08-2022 (dd-mm-yyyy)
Duration (days)
Deadline for application
April, 30th 2022
Application form
DECriS – Summer Schools program and Learning Outcomes
European Summer School on Information Sciences 2022 Report

Agencija zs mobilnosti i programe EU
Filozofski fakultet Osijek


  • Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Jägerova 9, 31000 Osijek

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