STREAM E-Learning Course
STREAM project has announced that the 1st module of its e-Learning Course is now available online. It will be accessible until December 2011. Through a very practical approach, this online course is addressed to three main categories of actors involved in water technology, research and management issues: policy makers, researchers and technicians/managers/entrepreneurs in companies active in the water sector.
The course has the objective of establishing and fostering a dialogue between these categories of stakeholders and the format and its modalities allow complete interactions among the participants and the speakers. It is composed of 3 thematic modules plus 1 final module for project work and work based self-assessment.
The first module of the course addresses EU water legislation, principles and practices in EU member countries and is supported by material coming from: the University of Dundee, the STREAM Summer School and the Policy Seminar experts, plus other official documentations from the European Commission.The module is composed of 5 phases, each of them with specific pedagogical objectives. It will last 8 weeks for a total of 32 hours (4 hours per week).
The specific subjects of the EU water legislation module are:
- Water Framework Directive
- Floods Directive
- Urban Waste Water Treatment Directive
- Drinking Water Directive
- Bathing Directive 2006
- UNCE Water Convention
These subjects will be delivered through the following learning materials:
- E-lectures given by experts related to the topic course
- Supporting materials: videos, PowerPoint presentations, publications, articles
- Assistance of experienced and professional tutors
- Support from water experts for specific forum sessions once in 2 weeks
Registration is required and possible online.