EDUDL+ (Educational Development Unit in Distance Learning) is responsible for the quality of teaching at UniDistance Suisse.

Read EDUDL+'s pedagogical resources

In order to carry out this mission, EDUDL+ works at different levels and during different timeframes of teaching. EDUDL+:

  • Supports the new teaching teams in the construction of their course modules,
  • Each semester, organises and runs the process of teaching evaluation by the students for continuous improvement of the quality of the teaching,
  • Offers training and support in the e-learning methods and tools,
  • Meets the demand from teachers regarding the implementation of new processes or tools,
  • Organises and promotes the exchange of professional practices within the teaching community,
  • Supports experimentation and carries out research in order to describe and support the new practices and encourage new usages,
  • Advises on the construction and adaptation of basic and continuing education and training programmes,
  • Carries out research and development in the field of tools for teaching and learning.

EDUDL+ is organised in 5 divisions, each with a particular perspective: Evaluation, Teaching, Learning, Tools and Instructional Technology.

EDUDL+ is made up of 3 standard profiles of staff members:

  • research associates whose main tasks are instructional systems design and applied research,
  • specialist staff members whose main tasks are training and support,
  • computer scientists tasked with the development of tools and platforms.

Members of EDUDL+

Prof. Agrégé Jean-Michel JullienProf. Agrégé Jean-Michel JullienEDUDL+ Manager
Ambroise BaillifardAmbroise BaillifardCollaborateur scientifique : ingénierie pédagogique, recherche et développement
MSc Marco BerthomieuMSc Marco BerthomieuCollaborateur spécialisé
MSc Mélanie BonvinMSc Mélanie BonvinScientific Collaborator
Natalie BornetNatalie BornetCollaboratrice spécialisée : formation et support sur les plateformes pédagogiques
Dr Henrietta CarbonelDr Henrietta CarbonelCollaboratrice scientifique : ingénierie pédagogique, recherche et développement
Frédéric GaillardFrédéric GaillardInformaticien : recherche et développement
Vincent GroffVincent GroffSpecialist Employee
BA Jonathan ReyBA Jonathan ReyInformaticien pédagogique
BSc Oliver J. SchmidBSc Oliver J. SchmidCollaborateur scientifique : ingénierie pédagogique et vidéo
Alice ThurreAlice ThurreSpecialist Employee: digital skills
Cindy Zen-RuffinenCindy Zen-RuffinenCollaboratrice scientifique

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EDUDL+'s events

[Scientific Seminar] Remote Exams in a Digital World

Wednesday, 31 May 2023
Full day

Monday teaching lunches

Monday, 05 June 2023
12:00 - 13:00

[Workshop] Designing Remote Assessments

Wednesday, 14 June 2023
Brig or Online

Monday teaching lunches

Monday, 03 July 2023
12:00 - 13:00

[Thematic day] Hybrid teaching and learning

Wednesday, 27 September 2023
09:00 - 12:20
Brig and online

[Thematic day] Opportunities and Challenges of Virtual & Augmented Reality in Higher Education

Thursday, 26 October 2023
Full day
Lausanne and online

[Thematic day] Penser et intégrer le jeu vidéo dans sa pratique enseignante

Thursday, 07 December 2023
Full day
Lausanne et online

Research projects of the group

Dropping out of distance learning courses


Creating opportunities to interact & learn in online learning environments for higher education

Faculty of Psychology

Future University (P-8 Digital Skills, phase 2)


Interreg CoDyCa


Kaïros – plateforme d’apprentissage


P-8 Digital Skills (phase 1)