3. Team building activities
Title of Activity Shake Hands
The aim of the activity is the participants to know each other better
All the trainees participate in this activity, including the trainer. In this activity the trainer requests from all
Description of activity: the trainees to greet each other through a shaking hand.
4. Team building activities
Title of Activity Personal Object
The aim here is to facilitate a connection among the trainees and trainers and stimulate their creativity.
The purpose of this activity is the learners to select an object that best characterizes them, or reminds
them an incident or an adventure. After all participants having reflected on the story they wish to share,
each one will share their experience related to the object with the other participants.
All the participants are asked to find an object that would characterize them. This object can be
something personal like a pen or a notebook etc or it can be something random, like an object that is
Description of activity:
already in the room where the workshop is held.
5. Team building activities
Title of Activity Needs and Expectations
To know the expectations that the trainees hold on the project
To notify them about the aims of the workshop
Task 1: Group Discussion
The trainer asks the trainees to finish the statements mentioned below. Then the trainees write their
thoughts on the paper and stick it to the wall where the 3 sentences were written.
The trainer announces:
On the wall there are 3 big papers with following statements to finish, use your post-its to document
1. I want to get to know here…
2. What I want to happen is…
3. Tomorrow I will end the workshop with…
Task 2: Group Discussion
The trainer introduces the trainees to the following discussion topics:
A. What are your expectations from this workshop?
B. What is important for you here?
C. What are the objectives of this project; you think you are able to meet them?
6. Absorption of the e-material
Title of Activity E-lessons absorption
Aim The trainees are introduced to the basic ICT tools examined
Task: e-material absorption
The trainer asks from the trainees to access the e-platform and watch the e-material. The trainers have to
point out that the flash lessons demonstrate best cases of the activities that the trainees will perform
themselves later on.
Description of Activity:
After the trainees access the e-platform where the e-material is published and they absorb the e-material. The
e-material is constituted of interactive flash lessons (Table 2). Other available resources might be e-books and
videos. In this first stage the trainers/trainer might answer simple self-assessments questions (included in the
flash lesson) in order to evaluate their comprehension about the subjects presented
7. Choose a cultural related subject
Task 1: Choosing an interesting to the participants cultural topic to work on for the learning experience.
The trainees with the guidance of the trainer will proceed in identifying an interesting to them cultural topic after a short discussion
between them. The trainer will provide useful onsite feedback and walk them through the next steps. The trainers will:
Have to identify an interesting topic
Identify the resources needed
Locate the resources on the world wide web and the available material
8. Trainees’ Practice
Task 2: Creating a mind map at bubbl.us website
The trainers will access the bubbl.us site website and create their mind maps. In their mind map they will record their
organisational approach, information, data, material and tools to use, as well as the management of the tasks of the group, so that
they will learn how to:
Manage resources (information management)
Use a new and innovative tool such as bubbl.us
9. Trainees’ Practice
Task 3: Creating a timeline at Dipity website
For this activity the trainer will ask from the each trainee to:
Seek information online and e-material (text, videos) that is already published in the e-platform about cultural content and creative an
interactive timeline at Dipity website
The trainees in order to use the functions of the platform have to create new accounts on the website
After organising the material collected, the trainees will start inserting the respective events in the Dipity timeline developing a time
learning path with information regarding their selected cultural theme. This is a collaborative task by all the participants of the learning
10. Trainees’ Practice
Task 4: Development of the Power Point presentation
The trainer instructs the trainees to create a Power Point presentation containing screenshots with the steps followed until this point.
For the presentation the trainees are given the following guidelines:
Please create a MS Power Point presentation in which:
You describe the content of the e-material you found in the e-platform (subject)
Present the concept of developing the cultural topic
Present the steps followed when finding the resources online and in the platform (book binding) (provide screen shots with web
The steps followed when organised the content found online in a timeline in Dipity website (Provide screen shots of the
development of the Dipity timeline
11. Trainees’ Practice
Task 5: Developing a MS Word document
The trainer urges the learners to create a document:
Please create a short report in MS Word in which:
You present the ICT and soft skills gained through the whole process so far. While also explain the positive effects this training
approach had to your personal development.
12. Trainees’ Practice
Task 6: Developing an interactive presentation in Prezi
In particular, the trainer instructs the trainees to create an interactive presentation in Prezi online tool, presenting all the deliverables
they have developed so far:
Please follow the steps listed below:
Visit the Prezi website
Create a new user account
Create a New Prezi in which you will present every deliverable developed so far:
o A brief description of the original idea related to the cultural subject,
o The exported concept map created in bubbl.us,
o The final Dipity timeline,
o The Power Point presentation,
o The MS document.
13. Presenting the results
Title of Activity Presentation of the Achievements
Aim The trainees learn how to present information in front of an audience
Task 1: Delivery of the tasks
This is a group activity. The trainees will present their findings concerning activity 3.1 Developing the
presentation in front of the rest of the team members.
Description of Activity: Each group present its efforts on the tasks assigned. Each member of the group will be assigned to a
role. (e.g. 1 or 2 trainees will take up the presentation of the work done in Dipity site; another trainee will
present the Power Point Presentation, another one the final presentation in Prezi tool, and so on).
14. Getting feedback
Title of Activity Feedback and group discussion
Aim The trainees will receive feedback for the work presented so far
After the end presentation all the trainees can take feedback on their work, from all the participants. The
trainer has a supportive role, he/she can offer instant feedback on the wok presented or can urge the
learners to do so. In particular the trainer should:
Acknowledge what approaches were correct and what not
Describe the correct way that the tasks have to be approached
Description of Activity:
Connection to Key Competences:
Sense of initiative and entrepreneurship
Communication in foreign languages
Social and Civic Competences
15. Evaluation process
Aim To evaluate the results
Task: Online Questionnaire
In this part the participants are asked to answer an online questionnaire that is hosted at the e-
Task 2: Group Discussion
What you think you earned from this experience?
Did the learning approach meet your expectations?
If you could change something what that be?
Description of Activity:
In order to have a better view on how the participants performed it is crucial to take into
The scores trainees achieved in the flash lessons
The level of performance in their presentations & deliverables
The level of collaboration between the members of each one of the groups
Final inspection on whether the overall learning goals set were achieved or not.