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

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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.
Portrait of Jean-Michel Jullien Jean-Michel Jullien EDUDL+ Manager
Portrait of Ambroise Baillifard. Ambroise Baillifard. Collaborateur scientifique : ingénierie pédagogique, recherche et développement
Portrait of Henrietta Carbonel Henrietta Carbonel Collaboratrice scientifique : ingénierie pédagogique, recherche et développement
Portrait of Natalie Bornet Natalie Bornet Collaboratrice spécialisée : formation et support sur les plateformes pédagogiques
Portrait of Frédéric Gaillard Frédéric Gaillard Informaticien : recherche et développement
Portrait of Marianne Helfenberger Marianne Helfenberger Collaboratrice scientifique : ingénierie pédagogique, recherche et développement
Portrait of Jonathan Rey Jonathan Rey Informaticien pédagogique
Portrait of Alice Thurre-Millius Alice Thurre-Millius Specialist Employee: digital skills
Portrait of Cindy Zen-Ruffinen Cindy Zen-Ruffinen Collaboratrice spécialisée : formation et support sur les plateformes pédagogiques
Mélanie Bonvin Scientific Collaborator
Portrait of Oliver J. Schmid Oliver J. Schmid Collaborateur scientifique : ingénierie pédagogique et vidéo

Research projects

Dropping out of distance learning courses

Interreg CoDyCa

Digital Skills