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Certificates of courses completed 2018

On December 24, 2018, at 13.00 hrs, in the central hall of the Department of Simulation and Distance Learning of the School of National Defense of the University of Defense, a celebration was organized  for members of the Ministry of Defense of the Republic of Serbia who completed the courses for using the distance learning platform in 2018 year.

At the celebration, 25 certificates were awarded for the completed middle level course and 5 certificates of completion of the advanced level course.

Certificates were delivered by the Head of the Department for Simulation and Distance Learning, Colonel Goran Shimić, who greeted all participants, made a brief analysis of the training in 2018 and presented the directions of distance learning development, including cooperation with countries from the region.

2018 dodela uverenja Training instructor, civil servant Radojka Milicevic thanked the participants for their cooperation and team atmosphere during their training. In particular, she emphasized the very high level of motivation of the participants to use the knowledge acquired on the application of the Distance Learning Platform in the teaching and training process.

 

3nd RADLI (Regional Advanced Distributed Learning Initiative) Conference, Nov 08 2018, Belgrade

On 8 November 2018, the 8th Conference "Distance Learning 2018" was organized by the Department of Simulation and Distance Learning. The meeting was also the 3rd Regional Expert Meeting, Regional advanced Distance Learning Initiative – RADLI.

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The results, status and perspectives of distance learning in MoD and Serbian Armed Forces, new electronic materials and experiences in the application of modern information technologies in electronic education and training in our country and in the countries of the Region were presented at the event.

In addition to the local ones, representatives of the MoD of the countries of the region (R. Slovenia, R. Macedonia and Bosnia and Herzegovina) and representatives of the MoD of K. Norway and K. Sweden took part in the meeting. The conference was supported by the Jefferson Institute as the implementer of the Regional Initiative for Advanced Distributed Learning – RADLI.

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The participants of the meeting were greeted by the host of the meeting, Colonel Goran Shimic, and presented a short analysis of activities in the past year and plans for distance learning development.

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About the Regional Cooperation in the field of e-education and training and the experience in the application of modern technologies in e-education in support for the preparation of Viking 18, spoke representatives of the Jefferson Institute and the MoD K. Sweden. 

The new e-materials for support in preparing people for participation in the BMTF (Balcan Medical Task Forces) was presented by the representative of Serbia from the Balkan Medical Team Forces (BMTF).

The meeting ended with a discussion on the application of distance learning in military education and training where a large number of participants, especially from the countries of Region.

 

The first "Train for Trainers" course in Belgrade

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The first "Train for Trainers" course was held in Belgrade from 04 to 07 June 2018 within the framework of Regional cooperation activities in the field of distance learning (RADLI - Regional ADL Initiative).

The training topic was the preparation of "Training Needs Analysis" as a key activity in organizing and conducting military education and training. Special attention has been paid to defining the main goals and plan, respecting pedagogical and didactic-methodical principles, all with the aim of improving the quality of education and training.

Course was implemented by members of the Norway University Defense College and participants were members of the University of Defense of the MoD of Serbia, Macedonia and Bosnia and Herzegovina.

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By combining lectures, plenary discussions, group work, assignments and individual presentations, the trainers greatly motivated the participants in training to better apply the presented approaches in their analysis plans and present their experiences and suggestions.


All participants of the training expressed great gratitude to the lecturers and pointed out that they are eagerly waiting for the continuation of the training in the autumn in Ohrid.

 

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Certificates of courses completed 2017

dodela uverenja 2017 goran i radojka On December 26, 2017, at 13.00 hours, in the central hall of the Department for Simulation and Distance Learning at the School of National Defense of the University  of Defense, certificates were handed to members of the Ministry of Defense R. Serbia who have completed courses to use the distance learning platform.

In 2017, 19 members graduated from the mid-level course, while the advanced course level was completed by three members of the Ministry of Defense. Certificates were delivered by the Head of the Department for Simulation and Distance Learning, Colonel Goran Shimic, who greeted all present and presented a short analysis of the training in 2017.

dodela uverenja 2017 milisavljevic dodela uverenja 2017 svi Colonel Shimic emphasized the very high level of student motivation to use acquired knowledge in the use of the distance learning platform in teaching and training. Special emphasis was placed on the team atmosphere during the duration of the training and motivation of students to apply acquired knowledge in the field of distance learning in creating electronic courses from their field.

 

2nd RADLI (Regional Advanced Distributed Learning Initiative) Conference, Nov 16 2017, Belgrade

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On No gen vuruna otvara skup 2017 vember 16 2017, Center for Simulation and Distance Learning (hereinafter CSDL) hosted seventh conference on distance learning. Owing to participants from Slovenia, Bosnia and Herzegovina and Macedonia, it was a regional conference in the same time. Our colleagues from Norway also participated as always, from the very beginning of ours joint venture in area of eLearning.
The Rector of the University of Defense, major general Mladen Vuruna opened the conference and welcomed all the participants whishing them to have a good time and productive work during the conference.

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After formal opening participants can hear and see lot of new information. How regional countries organize and perform their military education and training, what are they goals, main objectives and plans and finally, how they use different kind of contemporary IT technologies to improve these processes. Representatives of Norway pointed out that his country has been strongly supporting a regional cooperation in the field of distance learning and that it will continue in 2018.

 

The second part of a conference was focused on the good practices in distance learning: Norwegian presentation “ELearning – it works!” opened the session challenging the auditorium with pro et contra pedagogical aspects of traditional and contemporary (e)learning approaches. Next presentations showed different experiences how eLearning could, in the same time, improve the quality of education and training, and spare the time and money for both the learners and the teachers.

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In addition, the 1st RADLI steering board meeting was held during the conference. On behalf of RADLI Working Group, Col Šimić reported on 2017 regionaln tasks realizaiton and plans for 2018.

Steering board members accepted the report and agreed about signing of Memorandum of RADLI cooperation, pointing out the satisfaction about the cooperation development and looking forward for further achievements.

 

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