Title Computer Assisted Education for Environment Protection
Project Number 2009-1-CZ-LEO05-02061
Project Type Transfer of Innovation
Country CZ-Czech Republic
Marketing Text Online support and educational material for sustainable tourism through complex geoportal solution and other interesting best practices.
Summary NaturNet Plus combines educational materials and experiences from Naturnet Redime project, with methods of sustainable tourism introduced in REGEO and EMIRES projects. Using this network made NATURNET results accessible to different groups of workers and public servants. The NATURNET PLUS educational system was designed and implemented by CCSS with focus on multimedia and interactive tools for eLearning, particularly on tools for Environmental Impact Assessment. The NATURNET PLUS educational approach shared existing results and knowledge and transferred an educational system for new users and conditions. The Web 2.0 based solution opened new methodologies for future education based on social networks.
This project has been funded with support from the European Commission. The NaturNet plus project is co-funded by the Leonardo da Vinci programme (Education & culture DG, Lifelong Learning Programme). It started in October 2009 and will last for 2 years.
NaturNet plus transfered methods and knowledge from NaturNet Redime project to European regions and enterprises trough network of organizations in Europe dealing with Environmental Education (Czech Centre for Science and Society, Videsprojekti, Ligatne, REC Bulgaria, REC Romania, AliTerme, Srpa). The focus was on how to manage sustainable tourism in regions and mainly in sensitive areas as protected areas, national parks and coastal zones. NaturNet Plus combined educational materials and experiences from NaturNet Redime project with methods of sustainable tourism introduced in REGEO and EMIRES projects. Using this network made NaturNet results accessible to different groups of workers and public servants. The NaturNet plus educational system was designed and implemented by CCSS. The focus was on multimedia tools presented by regions, but also tools for Environmental Impact Assessment. The NaturNet plus educational approach shared existing results and knowledge and transferred an educational system for new users and conditions. The Web 2.0 based solution opened new methodologies for future education based on social networks.
Utilization and distribution of results
Open and distance learning
Recognition, transparency, certification
Information and Communication
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing
open and distance learning
program or curricula
material for open learning
The project established new generated educational content and introduced it through innovative platform for vocational training and eLearning.
The platform includes the following components:
* Simple CMS supporting Social Networking
* Video lecturing
* Unified Resource Management (URM) implementation
* Matrix for integrated environmental impact assessment (IEIA)
* Tools for mobile learning
* Metadata with regional specific information
All project deliverables were introduced to the stakeholders through centers for distance learning and e-learning and certified centers for vocational training according to the national law of each partners country.