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Grading Soft Skills (GRASS) Project - Dr. Martha Cleveland-Innes

April 07, 2014

Monday, April 07, 2014 7:33 PM

GRASS project as part of her keynote at the Next Generation Learning (NGL) conference: http://du.se/ngl2014. The NGL conference is the major conference on e-learning in higher education and beyond in Sweden. Grading Soft Skills (GRASS) is a 3-year research project financially supported by EU (project reference number: 543029-LLP-1-2013-1-RS-KA3-KA3MP), focusing on representing soft skills of learners of various ages and at different levels of education in a quantitative, measurable way, so that these skills can become the subject of formal validation and recognition. The project is being developed with the support of the Lifelong Learning Programme (LLP) of the EU, the flagship European funding programme in the field of education and training . The key objective of LLP is to enable individuals at all stages of their lives to pursue stimulating learning opportunities across Europe. The GRASS project is categorized as an LLP transversal programme key action 3 (KA3) project. KA3 projects are about the use of ICT tools to enhance learning environments and experiences. GRASS addresses KA3 p riority 3.1.2, Innovative pedagogy and assessment methods for diverse learning pathways . See the project description page for details. The project has officially started on Jan 01, 2014.

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