INCompEdu learning on-line mode

Challenges and Best Practices in Remote and Hybrid Academic Teaching


Time: Wednesday 16 February 2022, at 9.00-15.00 CET / 10.00-16.00 EET

Online workshop

The international workshop tackles the challenges of distance learning. Academic teachers can exchange experiences about methods they are using in distance learning and what plans there are for the future.

The event is targeted for academic teachers, university pedagogical support and support for teaching and studies, development of teaching and learning, authorities and for all those interested in the matter.

Please register yourself to the event in this link , Monday 14 February at the latest. The link will be sent for registered participants on the day before the workshop.

Please note that all timings are indicated in CET and EET

8.30 CET / 9.30 EET  The workshop link will be opened and you may test the connection.

The workshop is moderated by Timo Halttunen, Head of Unit, Areal Research and Development, Brahea Centre at the University of Turku.


9.00 CET / 10.00 EET Opening address. Piia Björn, Vice Rector (Education), University of Turku

9.15-10.45 CET / 10.15-11.45 EET.  Online teaching during pandemic

Views to the progress of higher education studies in Finland in the pandemic times. Kati Isoaho, Senior Evaluation Advisor, Finnish Education Evaluation Centre (FINEEC)

Emergency online teaching or pedagogical success stories? Satu Hakanurmi, Head of Development, Educational Support Services, University of Turku

Innovative Competence in Online Higher Education – idea and goals of the project. Olga Dębicka, University of Gdansk, InCompEdu Project Coordinator

Discussion, Q&A 

10.45-11.45 CET / 11.45-12.45 EET Break

11.45-15.00 CET / 12.45-16.00 EET  Ways forward in online teaching

11.45-12.20 CET / 12.45-13.20 EET Challenges and best practices in online teaching. Preliminary results of InCompEdu survey. Riitta Pöntynen, Centre for Maritime Studies, Brahea Centre at the University of Turku.

12.20-13.30 CET  / 13.20-14.30 EET Working groups 

1) Online teaching methods. Moderated by Riitta Pöntynen and Sari Nyroos, University of Turku.

2) Digital tools, platforms and programmes used in teaching. Moderated by Olga Dębicka and Adam Borodo, University of Gdansk.

3) Interaction with and motivation of the students in online environment. Moderated by Jelena Dorčić  and Helga Maškarin Ribarić, University of Rijeka.

13.30-13.45 CET / 14.30-14.45 EET Break

13.45-14.45 CET / 14.45-15.45 EET  Presentation of results of the working groups, discussion

14.45-15.00 CET / 15.45-16.00 EET  Wrap-up and closing the event 

Additional information: Riitta Pöntynen,, +358 40 351 0476; Sari Nyroos,, +358 40 779 9493

INCompEdu learning on-line mode

InCompEdu project is financed by Erasmus+ and realised during 1.4.2021 – 31.3.2023. Centre for Maritime Studies coordinates its IO1 “Identification of problems and good practices with transferring academic teaching to on-line mode”. The project is coordinated by the University of Gdańsk, Poland.