Technology Enhanced Learning and university teaching: different approaches and reasons for their choice

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Guglielmo Trentin


Analysis on how to orient teachers in the university choice of Technology Enhanced Learning (TEL). Are also proposed some suggestions on how to navigate. The discussion examines a number of initiatives at the Universita 'di Torino aimed at conveying methodological skills, technological and economic resources to the benefit of those teachers already' active use of educational TEL is the spread of culture and skills among those who instead had not yet had the opportunity to try their hand in their use.

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