International Virtual Event 2021: Innovative Pedagogy in Online Learning

The development and transformation of the World Wide Web and new technologies play a major role and offer a lot of potential for developing new forms of teaching and learning for higher education institutions, in line with digital transformation processes and the educational needs of modern society.

The focus of the modern learning process is on the student, who acquires knowledge and competencies in an autonomous, personalised and adaptable way through continuous interaction in a wide network of cooperation and networking, taking into account the ethical and humanistic principles of the digital society. The pedagogical innovations of the future include pedagogical approaches and methods such as open education, authentic and ubiquitous learning, co-creating learning and teaching, microlearning, artificial intelligence, and augmented and virtual reality.


The purpose of the international consultation is to present trends and best practices in pedagogical technology-enhanced innovation in higher education that can contribute to a more effective development of knowledge and the necessary competencies for the 21st century labour market. Join us at the:

International Virtual Event: Innovative Pedagogy in Online Learning
Thursday, 18 November 2021, starting at 11 a. m. (CET)

The international virtual event will host recognised international and Slovenian experts, who will present the trends and best practices of higher education pedagogical innovation in online learning and other forms of technology-enhanced learning.

You will be able to use the acquired knowledge when shaping policies and strategies for the development of online learning and when introducing or upgrading existing online practices in educational institutions.

Event’s Programme with confirmed speakers :

All hours are CEST.

11.00 – 11.05

A short opening speech by the dean of DOBA Business School - Dr Rasto Ovin

11.05 – 11.10 A short introduction of the speakers– Dr Marina Letonja

11.10 – 11.30

Trends and best practices in pedagogical technology-enhanced innovation in higher education
Dr Mark Brown
Director of the National Institute for Digital Learning (NIDL), Ireland

11.30 – 11.50

Digital education implementation in higher education and enhancement of digital skills of teachers
Dr Sandra Kučina Softić
President of European Distance and E-learning Network EDEN, Assistant Director at the University of Zagreb University Computing Centre SRCE, Croatia

11.50 – 12.10

Personal and personalised learning
Dr Steve Wheeler
Plymouth Institute of Education, University of Plymouth, Former Chair of the Steering Committee of the EDEN Network of Academics and Professionals (NAP), UK

12.10 – 12.30

Best practices in introducing pedagogical innovation in online learning at DOBA Business School
Dr Lea Bregar
Professor of e-learning courses, DOBA Business School Maribor, Slovenia

12.30 – 12.50

Best practices in introducing pedagogical innovation in online learning at Rome Business School
Mariella Pugliesi
M.Sc., Head of Didactic Office, Rome Business School, Italy

12.50 – 13.10

Discussion and wrap up

The event will be held in English. The participation at the ONLINE event is free of charge.
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