EURLO & UNICA Research webinar: Remote and Virtual Labs

3 March 2021, 14:00 – 16:00

Promoted by Middle East Technical University (METU) in collaboration with Ankara University

Triggered by the Covid-19 pandemic, universities as well as R&D institutions across the world rapidly transitioned classes and activities to be conducted remotely starting from spring 2020 term. This transition presented particular challenges for laboratory courses.

The webinar presented methods for online laboratory practices and related experiences, addressing both the educational aspect and the technological aspect.

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Biographies and abstracts of Speakers and Moderators

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How to Conduct Laboratories in the COVID-19 Period: Solutions from METU, by Kürşat Çağıltay, Professor, METU Distance Education Research and Application Center

A Solution to Laboratory Applications During the COVID-19 Pandemic Period: YÖK Virtual Laboratory Project (YÖK SanLab), by Naci Gündoğan, Executive Board Member of the Council of Higher Education (YÖK) & Faculty Member at Anadolu University (12’)

Recent Practices, Opportunities, and Challenges in Virtual Reality and Mixed Reality Research, by Elif Sürer, Professor, METU, Graduate School of Informatics (12’)

Sectio chirurgica – Digital and Interactive Enhancement of a Traditional Teaching Method, by Bernhard Hirt, Director, Institute of Clinical Anatomy and Cell Analysis, University of Tübingen (12’)

Grooving (virtually) together. Archaeology in Sapienza during the COVID-19 Pandemia, by Paolo Carafa, Professor of Classical Archaeology, Sapienza University of Rome (12’)

EURLO & UNICA Research webinar: Remote and Virtual Labs

online meeting

Promoted by METU, in cooperation with Ankara University


14:00-16:00 (CET)


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