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University of Rijeka Bologna process at the University of Rijeka Prof. dr. Pero Lučin Zagreb, October 28 2004. Locations of the University of Rijeka. RIJEKA. Rector’s Office Faculty of Medicine Faculty of Engineering Faculty of Maritime Studies Faculty of Economics
University of Rijeka Bologna process at the University of Rijeka Prof. dr. Pero Lučin Zagreb, October 28 2004.
Locations of the University of Rijeka RIJEKA • Rector’s Office • Faculty of Medicine • Faculty of Engineering • Faculty of Maritime Studies • Faculty of Economics • Faculty of Civil Engineering • Faculty of Law • Faculty of Philosophy • Teachers’ School of Professional Higher Education • University Library • Students’ Center OPATIJA • Faculty of Tourism and Hospitality Management PULA GOSPIĆ • Faculty of Philosophy • Faculty of Economics and Tourism • Teachers’ School of Professional Higher Education • University Library • Students’ Center • Teachers’ School of Professional Higher Education
Reforms Curriculum reform Functional integration Autonomy and flexibility in organization Flexibilization and introduction of the credit system Quality Assurance Institutional integration Third cycle education Natural sciences, ICT, biotechnology Scientific profilation Campus Internationalization Partnerships with industry
ZAKLADA SVEUČILIŠTA U RIJECI The Foundation of the University of Rijeka
Bologna Process at the University of Rijeka 2001. 2002. 2003. 2004. 2005. 2006. Establishment of the Quality promotion office at the UNIRI Publication of the book “Towards the Society of Knowledge” Establishment of quality promotion teams at University constituents “Homo si teć u društvo znanja” - public promotion New University Statute – Bologna principles built in “How Do I See My Study” – the survey Study regulations Study organization in three cycles Establishment of the Committee for introduction of the ECTS system New study programmes Participation in Quality Culture project EUA University evaluation Salzburg seminar Curriculum reform at University constituents PhD studies Decision on introduction of the Diploma Supplement International Student Guide 2003. Repeated University evaluation Salzburg seminar
ECTS (European Credit Transfer System) at the University of Rijeka 2002. 2003. 2004. 2005. ECTS Office at the RectorateUniversity Coordinator for ECTS http://www.uniri.hr/ECTS_index.htm February 19, 2002“Introduction into the ECTS“ workshop Information package Information support to Diploma Supplement June 19, 2002 Establishment of the Committee for introduction of the ECTS system Decision to introduce Diploma Supplement Conditions are created for introduction of the ECTS at all study programs Working groups for ECTS at University constituents ECTS commissioners Introduction of the ECTS at all study programs International Student Guide 2003. Tempus Project (coordinators) “Implementation of ECTS and supporting measures”
Historical background of institutional quality assurance 2001. 2002. 2003. 2004. Self evaluation External evaluation by Salzburg SeminarVisiting Advisors Program team Participation in Quality Culture project EUA New University Statute – quality assurance an obligation QUASYS Tempus project Self-evaluation questionnaire ““How do I see my study” ” Appointment of deputy rector for quality culture Self evaluation External evaluation by Salzburg SeminarVisiting Advisors Program team • Projects and initiatives 2003/2004 (Senate decision): • Orientation/motivational workshops for the first year students • Quality culture promotion at the University of Rijeka • Student perspective on quality in higher education • Teachers’ perspective on quality in higher education • On-line students’ rating of teachers’ performance Establishment of the Quality promotion office at the UniRi Establishment of quality promotion teams at University constituents
Quality promotionProjects for academic year 2003/04. X XI XII I II III IV V VI VII VIII IX IX • Orientation/motivational practicum for the first year students • Project aims: • to help the first year students get acquainted with details connected with the study, • to analyze the first year students’ expectations, • to test and adjust the approach for further application. • The project was carried out at seven faculties of University of Rijeka. The students’ feedback and survey results were presented at the workshop. • Quality culture promotion at the University of Rijeka • Project aims: To analyze the present situation and to establish the quality culture promotion system. To build the quality promotion infrastructure. • each faculty appointed the Quality Promotion Team consisting of staff, student and administration representatives. The task of the team was to implement programs and to initiate their own developmental activities. • a visit of EU consultants to University of Rijeka was organized within the CARDS programs • a visit and lecture by Ph.D. O. Havika, University of Bergen, Norway: “The Quality Reform of Higher Education in Norway: Implications for Quality Development Control”. • Implications for Quality Development Control”.
Quality promotionProjects for academic year 2003/04. X XI XII I II III IV V VI VII VIII IX IX Student perspective on quality in higher education at the UniRi Project aim: To analyze the quality of student engagement and their learning experience. May 2004 - Self-evaluation questionnaire “How do I see my study” was applied on the population of graduate students at all institutions. Data collection and analysis is in progress. Results are going to be presented during September 2004. Quality promotion office web pages June 2004 - Web site fully operational. On-line students’ rating of teachers’ performance Project aim: To set the system of regular teaching quality assessment. The web-based questionnaire was adapted. To be applied during the academic year 2005/06. Teachers’ perspective on quality in higher education at the UniRi Project aim: To collect information on teaching quality from teachers’ perspective. All teachers should fill in the self-evaluation questionnaire compatible and comparable with the students’ one. By the end of May 2004 the data will have been collected. Results are going to be presented during September 2004. Student’s evaluation of individual courses Self-evaluation campaign at the Medical faculty, and the Faculty of maritime studies
Institutional structure of quality culture development at the University of Rijeka RECTOR/ SENATE BORD FOR QUALITY PROMOTION / HEAD OF OFFICE TEAM FOR HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT EVALUATION CENTER TEAM FOR CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT (ECTS) TEAMS AT EACH FACULTY UNIT AT EACH FACULTY TEAM AT EACH FACULTY
Four-year cycle of quality assurance Internal quality assurance University Center + Faculty Units 1 Implementation of new curriculum 2 Institutional self-evaluation Curriculum revision 4 3 The National Council for Higher Education Accreditation External evaluation
Tempus projects at the University of Rijeka 2000. 2001. 2002. 2003. 2004. JEP • CO-ORDINATOR: • Postgraduate Programme on Law of European Integration • PARTNER: • Development of the University International Offices in Croatia • Communicational Competence in Language Pluralistic Environment JEP • PARTNER: • International Management MBA for Croatian Universities • Language Communication and Cognitive Neuroscience • Moving Ahead with the Bologna Process In Croatia • Ivan Mencer: To gather experience at organizing internal audits and their impacts at the University College Dublin IMG SCM • PARTNER: • Aspects of Organization and Information Systems • European Studies: Languages and Cultures in Contact • Development of Quality Assurance System in Higher Education JEP • PARTNER: • Teaching and Language Skills: Training Project • Strategic Management of Staff Development at University • CO-ORDINATOR: • Institute of European Law and Comparative Legislation • PARTNER: • Advanced Regional Cooperation in SEE: Development of Postgraduate Curriculum for Hospitality and Tourism Studies • European Studies for the Western Balkans • Masters Degree in European Integration in Croatia • Financial Management of Croatian Universities • Restructuring and Updating Civil Engineering Curriculum • MSc Programme Sustainable Energy Engineering JEP
Engagement in the activities of the UniAdrion Network Prof. DANIEL RUKAVINA, Rector of the University of Rijeka is a member of the Board of Advisors, the executive body of UniAdrion • UNIRI coordinator since 2002: • Workshop “Sustainable Tourism and Transport Development in the Adriatic-Ionian Region: Seaports and Urban Attractiveness”, Ravenna, 2002 • Workshop “Promotion of Sustainable Tourism and Quality in Adrion”, Opatija, 2003 • Publication “Sustainable Tourism & Transport Development in Adrion”, 2004 WG 3 Cultural Tourism and Development TUR ADRION WG 4 Economy, Communication, Ports and Economic Relations MaEST Within the program Master in Economics for a Sustainable Transport Development (MaEST) plans to organize a two week summer school in Rijeka – host Faculty of Maritime Studies • UNIRI – a national FOCAL POINT for CROATIA: • Meeting in Bologna (2002) to evaluate the equipment needs and standards • Training course in Bologna (2003) on “Use of Multimedia Technologies” • “UniAdrion Course for the Management of Focal Point Stations” in Bologna, 2004 • UNIRI received the equipment necessary for the functioning of the FP station WG 5 Technical Aspects and Standards of the UniAdrion Network FOCAL POINTS
Activities on development of the integrated library system 2001. 2002. 2003. 2004. 2005. 2006. Establishment of the Rector’s Committee for Library activity Tempus Project: Building the University of Rijeka Library System • Self-analysis • Library activity at the University of Rijeka: present situation and resolution suggestions • Program design for development of the library system at the University of Rijeka Round Table“What Scientists at the University Expect from the University Library Rijeka” – conclusions accepted by the Senate University Statute Building the integrated library system Survey on use of library services Report, conclusionsand suggestions - Rector’sCommittee for Library activity Regulation - integrated library system Starts building of new University Library at the Campus on Trsat Capital investment program at the University: finding a solution for infrastructure
Project e-University e-learning e-library e-student office e-Campus IT academia Web portal University Information Center (SIC) Pero Lucin, September 2004.
e-learning e-learning e-learning Center of the University e-library e-learningnetwork of the University • e-learning manager • instructor for design • technical support e-student office e-Campus e-learning team of a faculty IT academia Web portal • e-learning manager • instructor for design • technical support University Information Center (SIC) Pero Lucin, September 2004.
e-library e-learning e-library • Integrated University portal for access of the Academia community members at the University of Rijeka – purpose is access to the contents offered via Internet/Intranet by member libraries: • Access to shared and specific library catalogues • Integral on-line access, primarily to journal databases available at the University • Unique access to electronic materials (CD-ROMs) available in library holdings • Access to the digitalized library materials (full texts of the exam literature in the frame of the e-learning project, PhD and MA dissertations collection, etc.) • Information and communication integration • standardization (Crolist, encodement) e-student affairs e-Campus e-personnel Other integration systems University Information Center (SIC)