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Alternative Professional Training Using IT Solutions

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  • Eduard Edelhauser


    (University of Petroşani, Romania)

  • Lucian Lupu Dima


    (University of Petroşani, Romania)

  • Andreea Ionică


    (University of Petroşani, Romania)

  • Monica Leba


    (University of Petroşani, Romania)

In the current economic context of Romania and especially in the difficult situation that mining areas are faced with, University of Petroşani aims to represent a powerful center for improvement, continuous training and reconversion of the labor force in these four counties. The project "Alternative professional training using IT solutions - a solution for reconversion of the labor force in the mining industry" could represent a solution, by developing modern and innovative methods of training based on an eLearning platform containing eight courses in a multimedia format. One of the professional training programs designed for qualify postgraduate unemployed persons is the IT consultant course. For collecting information that spot the training courses needs and competences we designed a questionnaire and distributed it to a number of employers, chosen as being the most significant within the prevailingly mining mono-industrial regions. The final solution is a portal designed on a tree structure basis. The technical solution proposed for designing the portal was to use a Content Management System. We also used Info Path to design structured teaching scenario (teaching activities) and Edu Integrator to create reusable learning objects, and consequently the eContent for the IT consultant course, and the eLearning platform.

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Article provided by University of Petrosani, Romania in its journal Annals of the University of Petrosani - Economics.

Volume (Year): 12 (2012)
Issue (Month): 3 ()
Pages: 57-66

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Handle: RePEc:pet:annals:v:12:y:2012:i:3:p:57-66
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