1 Dear colleagues, Please find enclosed a short project description from Limoges University : they are preparing a Tempus project in the field of electronics and optic with Algerian universities. They are looking for European partners. The project aims at creating an English-spoken bachelor degree in blended learning entitled Electronic and Optic e-learning for Embedded Systems for students already having a 2-year university degree in physics. We would appreciate your help in disseminating this announcement to any institution in your country in the field of physics and optic. The contact person at Limoges University is : Fabienne Lorelle, Chargée de mission "projets européens et internationaux" Cellule d'aide aux projets / Projet Tempus "Modegov" Université de Limoges Direction de la coopération internationale 88 rue pont saint martial Limoges - France Tel : (0) Fax : (0) With best regards, Quitterie GADRET Agence Europe Education Formation France Chargée de développement - Enseignement supérieur Point national de contact Tempus 25, quai des Chartrons Bordeaux Cedex - FRANCE Tél :+33 (0) Fax : +33 (0) E.O.L.E.S TEMPUS PROJECT Electronic and Optic e-learning for Embedded Systems (EOLES) bachelor s degree Written by G. Andrieu, D. Barataud (University of Limoges, France) and A. Benachenhou (University of Mostaganem, Algeria). WHY? E.O.L.E.S is a project which aims to create an English-spoken bachelor degree in blended learning entitled Electronic and Optic e-learning for Embedded Systems for students already having a 2-year university degree in physics.
2 The project, proposed to the European Union (EU) thanks to a TEMPUS call for proposals, will group together 3 universities belonging to the EU and some universities belonging to the Southern Neighbouring Area (including Mostaganem University, Algeria) as defined by the TEMPUS program. This project is particularly original as blended learning courses are relatively rare in physical sciences and particularly in electronics and optics. Thus, most of the existing courses are fully realized online without giving the possibility for the students to acquire practical skills. The blended learning solution proposed in this project is made possible by the University of Limoges e-learning experience. First, its virtual campus has been launched in In particular, the opening in 2008 of the ARTICC professional Master ( Architecture des Réseaux et Technologies Induites des Circuits de Communications in French) provides a good experience of blended learning in telecommunication domain. The development of this course can be illustrated by the joint degree with the University of Mostaganem which is currently running a certification process to open in september Numerous e-learning essential resources (virtual classroom, webinars, forum, chat, videobroadcasting, ) are already available at the University of Limoges thanks to a Moodle virtual learning environment (VLE). Consequently, the ARTICC master will offer a natural opportunity for graduated students of the EOLES bachelor degree to continue their studies. Second, the virtual laboratory - (LAB-EN-VI: laboratoire d enseignement virtuel ) of the University of Limoges allows some practical works in the electronic domain to be realized online. The development of this virtual laboratory benefits of an important local financial support from Region Limousin. It gives to students on one hand the possibility to control generic instrumentation devices (network analyzer, spectrum analyzer, oscilloscope, ) and on the second hand to use famous professional softwares (Matlab, ADS, HFSS, CST, Labview, ) thanks to a devoted professional server. This tool is an efficient solution to the lack of computer and technical resources observed in the countries belonging to the Southern Neighbouring Area. In the EOLES project, the development of a common virtual laboratory from the existing LAB-EN-VI virtual laboratory will permit to highly reduce investment and maintenance costs of each partner university of the project. EOLES project perfectly fits the TEMPUS program objectives defined by EU for the modernization of the higher education: Improving the quality and the relevance of the priority academic subjects defined by EU; Accelerating the higher education development via Information and Communication Technologies (ITC) in EU partner countries; Strengthening the cooperation between EU and partner countries. Moreover, this project is well-adapted to the national priorities of countries belonging to the Southern Neighbouring Region. Finally, this course will offer a new diploma and large job opportunities to graduated students while leaving the possibility to continue in Master. Indeed, embedded systems are used in various domains of industry as telecommunication, transport or space. FOR WHOM? This course is oriented towards students having a 2-year university degree in physics and particularly in electronics and optics. This bachelor degree could be followed by students in initial formation and also by adults in continuing education. For students desiring to follow this course in parallel with their professional career, the EOLES degree will be spread over 2 years to take into account their professional constraints. This offer answers the will of more and more workers who want to resume their studies thanks to e-learning. The course being made in english, so a minimum english level checked by a TOEIC or TOEFL test will be required. In case of test failure, training (through one semester) into an english-spoken project partner university will be proposed to the motivated students in order to improve their skills. The student selection process and the graduated student monitoring will be handled thanks to online applications. HOW? The EOLES provisional timetable is presented in the following: When? Action Deliverables
3 Beginning of the project (t 0 ) Year 1 (t 0 - t 0 +12) Implementation of a steering committee and of a project committee Training course contents elaboration Assessment of the required resources Teaching team training preparation Selection of the committee members Development of the bachelor degree leaflet (including the detailed options) Allocation of each course to a teacher List of practical work to realize Inventory of devices hold by each partner Inventory of devices to purchase for practical work development Inventory of required computer resources (virtual learning environment (VLE), server, ) Realization of the website requirements (with quotation assessment) Writing the VLE user manual Training the VLE administrator computer engineers Training the teachers for English teaching developments Teaching team training Training the teachers to the use of the VLE Training the teachers for the creation of practical work Year 2 (t t 0 +24) Realization and translation of educational contents required resource purchase procedure Development of in-english pedagogical contents by teacher team Quotation of devices to purchase for practical work development Quotation of computer resources to purchase (software license, servers, etc.) EOLES communication Communication for the students recruitment Inform the public widely about the innovative aspect of this degree Administrative work Getting of the license authorization in each partner country Year 3 (t t 0 +36) bachelor s degree Realization of an external audit First certificates delivered at the end of the project Inventory of points to improve and implementation of an action plan
4 Pursuit of the EOLES communication Organisation of a closing seminar (award ceremony, ) WITH WHOM? The EOLES project main objective is to associate 3 EU partner universities (corresponding to the TEMPUS project minimum number of required partners) and some Southern Neighbouring Area partner universities (including Mostaganem University). All the project partners must complement each other. The Limoges University teachers belong to the well-known XLIM laboratory specialized in electronic and optic topics. Thus, the project partner universities are expected to have microcontroller or microprocessor programming, user interface development and embedded system reliability and safety skills. In this project, it is conceivable that each partner delivers a specific degree including common project courses and optional courses linked to its own field of interests. The project will only concern public partners. WHERE? EOLES project is a blended learning project mixing 80% of online learning and 20% of classroom learning. Indeed, this course will include two weeks of course made in a project partner university. This period is considered as essential first to acquire practical work skills (for practical work which are non-feasible at distance) and second to increase the relationships of students themselves and also between the students and the teacher team. FOR WHAT RESULTS? The expected project will be running on 36 months. Consequently, the bachelor degree will be implemented 24 months after the launching of the project and the first students could be graduated at the end of the project. An essential aim of this project is the improvement and the modernization of the European LMD and of the Southern Neighbouring Area country higher education thanks an innovative bachelor degree in an attractive field. Another objective is to fight against the worldwide disaffection of the students for the physical sciences by using modern technologies. This project will also contribute to highly decrease the course implementation costs for each project partner university and the required costs for the students. A project committee will carry out the project technical monitoring and will answer the strategic questions. A steering committee will handle the administrative project and financial management monitoring. Moreover, an external audit will be carried out at the end of the project in order to underline the points to improve to ensure the durability of the project. REFERENCES  J.M. Nebus, J.P. Teyssier, D. Barataud, G. Neveux, T. Reveyrand et R. Quéré, Caractérisation temporelle de dispositifs microondes non linéaires par sous echantillonnage électrique., CCT CNES Journée échantillonnage Toulouse 22 Mai 2006 (in french).  D. Barataud, G. Neveux, O. Tantot, C. Decroze, D. Rousset, L. Hagerman, P. Labanowski, J.P. Laine, R. Foinet, V. mergnac, P. leproux, LABoratoire d ENeignement VIrtuel - Expériences et méthodes pédagogiques de gestion de travaux pratiques à distance?, Université Vivaldi UNR Poitou-Charentes Limousin - Limoges - 17 Mars 2010 (in french).  D. Barataud, O. Tantot, P. Leproux, LAB-EN-VI, Projet d'innovation retenu au 4ème carrefour des possibles en Limousin dans le cadre de la Fondation Internet Nouvelle Génération (FING). Présentation publique pour la vulgarisation scientifique d un nouveau concept et des usages autour du numérique - 24 Mars 2011 (in french).
5  A. Benachenhou, S. Farah, D. Barataud, G. Neveux, Réalisation de Télé-TP pour l électronique, Séminaire International sur l enseignement des TP Mostaganem - Algérie - 24 Mars 2011 (in french).  D. Barataud, G. Neveux, O. Tantot, C. Decroze, D. Rousset, P. Labanowski, A. Benachenhou, S. Farah, V. Mergnac, P. Leproux, Mise en œuvre de nouvelles pratiques pédagogiques pour l enseignement à distance des travaux pratiques en électronique radiofréquence pour les formations de Master?, Séminaire international Université Lille 1 & UMAB -Mostaganem - 23 Mai 2010 (in french).  S. Farah, A. Benachenhou, G. Neveux, D. Barataud, Design of a flexible hardware interface for multiple remote electronic practical experiments of virtual Laboratory, 1st International Conference, Lisbon, accepted for presentation in Nov
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