e-MODULE 2: CLIMATE CHANGE KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT AND COMPUTER LEARNING SYSTEMS

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Module Co
-
ordinator(s)


Vilnius University

Indicative work load

56

hours

Date

10


21

December

2012

Duration

2 weeks

Learning Objectives



To get tacit and explicit knowledge about

total life analysis, modeling and
forecasting

of climate change mitigation.



Familiarise students with the micro, meso
and macroenvironment, which impacts
climate change.



To acquire familiarity about
knowledge
management
.



To acquire knowledge about the basics
of

Web
-
based and intelligent
systems

(
neural networks, expert systems,
decision support systems)

for climate
change analysis.



Provide students with the tacit and expli
cit
knowledge about
theories and models

of
climate change and
interdisciplinary

modelling.



Course engagement by way of group
discussions through the internet/skype
discussions (50% mark attributed to soft
skills).



To acquire knowledge about the
basics of

C
omputer Learning Systems
for climate change analysis.


Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this module
students will be able to:



Provide
tacit and explicit
knowledge
about climate change mitigation.



Explore and review the complex micro,
meso

and macro forces and processes
of climate change.



Analyse, model and forecast climate
change.



Acquire familiarity about
tacit and
explicit
knowledge management.



Apply theoretical and practical
knowledge for solving specific problems
by using Web
-
based
intelligent systems

(neural networks, expert systems,
decision support systems) for climate
change analysis.



Apply theoretical and practical
knowledge
of theories, models and
perspectives of climate change.



Apply theoretical and practical
knowledge
of inte
rdisciplinary
modeling.


Transferable Cooperation Skills and other
competencies


On completion of this module students will
have had the opportunity to:



Participate in group discussions and
presentations via the internet*



Use Computer Learning Systems



Exercise of initiative and personal
responsibility

e
-
MODULE 2: CLIMATE CHANGE


KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT

AND

COMPUTER LEARNING SYSTEMS




Learning and teaching methods

The core of the module material is a
substantial body of tutors notes and
exercises located on Blackboard. Learning
materials in module 2 are:



Chapters;



Instructions;



Computer

learning systems;



TOP 20 Universities Videos to Climate
Change;



Climate Change Calculators.

These incorporate interactive self
-

and tutor
assisted formative assessment exercises.
Students are directed to additional resources
available online, for example
in legal
databases, including ScienceDirect, Scopus,
the e
-
library, etc.

Teaching and learning will occur through
moderation of forum discussion for the
preparation of papers. In addition, in order to
foster cohort cohesion, counteract the
isolation of dis
tance learning, and provide
opportunities to reflect, practise reasoning
skills and obtain further formative feedback,
students will be encouraged to participate in
on
-
line discussions, peer reviews and group
work.




Application & Admission

In order to begin with your application for the e
-
Learning course, you will need to download the
application form
here
.

Once you fill in your application, you can send it
to

the IHS Admissions Office at
admission@ihs.nl
.

In order to participate to the e
-
Course, you
are required:



To have at least a bachelor’s degree
from
a
recognized university or similar
institute in the field.



To
show evidence of sufficient oral
and written command of the English
Language (IELTS 6.0 (no subtest below
5.5, TOEFL min. 550/TOEFL computer
-
based min213/ TOEFL Internet based
79)



To submit one letter of
recommendation