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Using e-Learning tools to Support Cooperation between Science and Business: Case of Synergy Project

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  • Lukasz Wiechetek

    (Maria Curie-Sklodowska University, Poland)

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    Cooperation between science, business and business supporting organizations plays significant role in development process especially new members of European Union. Nowadays EU offers many possibilities for creating collaboration between educators, scientists and entrepreneurs. The example of this kind of partnership can be the project called "SYNERGY – MCSU Faculty of Economics students' competences development by gaining practical knowledge," financed by EU funds and realized by Maria Curie-Sklodowska University. The project was organized to minimize the competence gap of students of Faculty of Economics by increasing a level of practicality in education. This paper discusses the SYNERGY project main goals, presents experiences derived from realization of this project. The article describes: the SYNERGY project, ICT tools supporting realization of the SYNERGY project like WordPress, Moodle and additional implementations. The main subject of the article is to present how ICT tools can be adopted and successfully implemented in the area of business cooperation, education support, project evaluation and project management. The article is aimed to point out main areas where ICT components can be used by scientists, educators, entrepreneurs that are looking for tools helping to accomplish multilateral projects. The main conclusion of the article is that even free ICT tools like WordPress, Moodle can be easily adopted and can play great role in synergy projects realization.

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    This chapter was published in: Lukasz Wiechetek , , pages 203-221, 2011.
    This item is provided by International School for Social and Business Studies, Celje, Slovenia in its series Knowledge as Business Opportunity: Proceedings of the Management, Knowledge and Learning International Conference 2011 with number 203-221.
    Handle: RePEc:isv:mklp11:203-221
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