Epoka Staff Participate in Erasmus+ HERE Seminar in Korc

May 30th, 2017

On Friday, 26 May 2017, Asst. Prof. Arban Uka, Head of the Computer Engineering Department at Epoka University, and Dr. Timothy Hagen, English lecturer in the Economics Department at Epoka University, participated in the Erasmus+ sponsored Higher Education Reform Expert (HERE) Seminar in Korcë, Albania. The seminar focused on best practices in study program evaluation, particularly the link between study areas and learning outcomes. Prof. Flamur Bidaj, leader of the HERE group and lecturer at the Polytechnic University of Tirana provided guidance on course and program evaluation. Prof. Flamur Bidaj, leader of the HERE group and lecturer at the Polytechnic University of Tirana provided guidance on program evaluation. The visiting guest speaker Prof. Marina Sole of the University of Barcelona (UB) shared her insights learned from aligning programs with the Bologna process at UB and efforts to integrate transversal competencies such as ethical behavior, team work, creativity, and communication skills into all study programs at the UB. Following the presentations, participants were able to dialogue with the HERE experts. Participants reported that guidance on the new regulations on study program evaluation was of particular value.