Ready for Virtual Mobility
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The Ready for Virtual Mobility (MoreVM) project was selected in 2007, and funded from 1 October 2007 until 30 September 2009 by the European Commission under the Lifelong Learning Programme – ERASMUS – Multilateral projects – Virtual Campus
The MoreVM project aimed to facilitate virtual mobility, encourage participation and enhance efficiency of virtual mobility in higher education. It addressed the needs of two main target groups: potential virtual mobility students and (smaller) colleges/universities. Core objectives of the project were to enhance students’ performance in virtual mobility, raising awareness of the importance of virtual mobility, provide support for colleges/universities in organising virtual mobility, strengthen the cooperation among them and encourage them to develop joint programmes.
The MoreVM project produced four main outcomes:
- Pre-virtual mobility support phase (including introductory course for potential virtual mobility students, cultural survival kit and preparatory course for virtual mobility coordinators) which is dedicated to testing, initiation of virtual mobility and preparation of the two target groups;
- Virtual mobility coordinator profile which covers roles, functions and responsibilities of university/college staff in order to provide efficient support for potential virtual mobility students;
- Virtual mobility supervision scheme which helps colleges/universities to exchange information about students' performance in order to prevent drop-outs and increase their performance by using appropriate counseling and motivation techniques;
- Project portal allowing content update by students and participating partners and containing among others the pre-virtual mobility courses.
After the project, a new virtual mobility course has been developed. The course was redesigned and renamed during the MoreVM project into Virtual Mobility 101.