Experiences Developing and Managing Successful Erasmus+ Proposals
On March 19, 2021 ASIST / European Chapter organized an online seminar “Maximising on Funding Opportunities in the EU & Finding Research Partners”. Two invited speakers, Past-president of ASIST, Diane Sonnenwald, and Tatjana Aparac-Jelušić talked about their experience with Horizon 2020 and Erasmus + program.
Tatjana Aparac-Jelušić offered a talk about Experiences Developing and Managing Successful Erasmus+ Proposals, in which she presented two successful approaches to Erasmus+ calls: EINFOSE (European Information Science Education: Encouraging Mobility and Learning Outcomes Harmonization) and DECriS (Digital Education for Crisis Situations: Times When There is no Alternative). She focused on the process of preparing and leading an Erasmus+ project, from proposal requirements to project implementation.
Public presentation of DECriS project
From the 25th till the 26th of March 2021 Department of library and information science at the Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation held the international conference “Library and Information Science Education in the Pandemic”. Three Croatian representatives participated in the conference. Invited speakers Martina Dragija-Ivanović from the University of Zadar and Boris Badurina and Tatjana Aparac-Jelušić as project’s team members have given a talk “LIS Education in the Pandemic: Experience of Croatian Universities”. The talk focused on the issue of measures undertaken to decrease the danger of spreading the pandemic at Croatian universities with special emphasis on courses’ structure and performance, communication with students and conducting examination, as well as student traineeship and internship in the field of information sciences. Alongside the review of research done by the Agency for Science and Higher Education, speakers presented the DECriS project (Digital Education for Crisis Situations: Times When There is no Alternative) which was accepted within the Erasmus+ call launched in September 2020 supporting digital education readiness and creative skills. Project DECriS started on the 1st of March 2021 and will run for a duration of two years.