• International,
  • Continuing education,
  • Distance learning,
  • Pedagogy,

Educational innovation: a new MOOC “Challenge-Based Learning” - Register now!

Published on April 15, 2022 Updated on April 19, 2023

The MOOC “Challenge-Based Learning in Higher Education” (in English), in cooperation with 2 iaelyon teachers and with the support of the University Jean Moulin Lyon 3, will start on June 13th, 2022. The CBL MOOC, organized within the European project ARQUS and managed by Vilnius University, is designed for higher education professors.

Course Content
  • In this MOOC, you will:
  • be introduced to CBL, its definition, origins and precursors
  • learn about the benefits and drawbacks of CBL
  • find out how the learning process in CBL can be structured and supported
  • get an overview of the main participants and their core roles, responsibilities and competences
  • identify means for meaningfully assessing CBL
Theory is combined with practical examples and testimonials of teachers and students involved in CBL projects. Resources and reflective tasks support your transition in integrating CBL into your own practice.

Silvia Didier, iaelyon School of Management, will teach the 2nd part of the MOOC (CBL makers) and Noémie Dominguez, iaelyon School of Management, the 3rd part (CBL in action).

Audience: Any higher education professors, willing to implement a Challenge-Based project and anyone interested in educational innovation
Starting date: June 13th, 2022

Début du MOOC : 13 juin 2022

Schedule and free registration

The CBL MOOC is developed by 4 European universities members of the ARQUS alliance: Vilnius university (management), University Jean Moulin Lyon 3, Graz University and University of Padova.
Beyond the 2 professors, the University Jean Moulin Lyon 3 has brought a technical support, especially from the Digital Education Center to create videos with the help of Smita Mohanty, involved in other ARQUS projects.

Silvia DIDIER is an associate professor at iaelyon School of Management - University Jean Moulin Lyon 3. In the past she held different roles and responsibilities at the iaelyon. She was the co-director of the Master in International Management and was head of the Master 2 program International Business Realities. In 2018 Silvia became the pedagogical head of the Master 2 International MBA that she is still co-directing today. Her fields of expertise are: Intercultural management and communications and she is particularly interested in the internationalization of university programs and new and innovative forms of pedagogy. Besides being an associate professor, Silvia also runs her own coaching, training & consulting agency, Projet France International.

Noémie DOMINGUEZ is Associate Professor in Management Sciences at iaelyon School of Management - University Jean Moulin Lyon 3. Her research focuses mainly on internationalization strategies of SMEs, business networks, international and migrant entrepreneurship. She is the Master 1 International Business Realities Program Track Director, and co-director of the "International Management" Master program (accredited by EFMD Accredited Programs). She participates in activities organised by the Magellan Research Center as member of the Strategy research group and co-director of the "International Management" research team (in coll. with Dr. Ludivine Chalençon). She is co-leader of the European project H2020 MERGING - Integration for migrants (2021-2023, in coll. with Dr. Catherine Mercier-Suissa). She is the author of several books and articles published in French and international journals related to international management, such as International Business Review, Management International, Revue Internationale PME, M@n@gement, Journal of International Entrepreneurship, etc. She is a member of several scientific associations (EIBA, AIB, Atlas/AFMI) and scientific committees, such as Atlas/AFMI.

Arqus European University Alliance
The Arqus European University Alliance brings together the universities of Bergen, Granada, Graz, Leipzig, Lyon, Padua and Vilnius, seven longstanding comprehensive research universities who share extensive experience in joint projects and a common profile as internationalized institutions with deep regional engagement in medium-sized cities.
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