Tasks
2.1.1 Assign mentors to each partner country HEI

2.1.2 PTP developemnt workshop

2.1.3 Finalization of Pedagogical Transformation Plans

2.1.4 A PTP development handbook

Tasks

2.2.1 Consortium meeting 2

2.2.2 Literature review and mentorship from programme country HEI sharing best practices from programme country HEIs

2.2.3 Development of Syllabi and Teaching Materials PTP and assessment measures.

2.2.4 Faculty selection and pre-training

2.2.5 Development of simulation teaching laboratory for advanced optometric techniques

Tasks

2.3.1 Literature search and appraisal of research evidence on EBP education in health care.

2.3.2 Appraise EBP teaching methods in curricula at participating institutions based on benchmarking data, relevant curriculum materials and interviews with faculty using those methods.  

2.3.3 Workshop planning

2.3.4 EBP teaching method workshops will be held at CUL in juxtaposition with the PTP planning workshop described in WP2.1, with all participants in attendance.

2.3.5 Develop manuals for the EBP teaching methods, for use by educators in each curriculum.

Tasks

2.4.1 Creation of pre-post workshop assessment tools

2.4.2 1st TTT workshop in Israel - EBP EDU and PLN

2.4.3 2nd TTT workshop in TPT – Israel

2.4.4 1st TTT workshop in India at MU

2.4.5 2nd TTT workshop in India at UH

2.4.6 3rd TTT workshop in India at CU

2.4.7 4th TTT workshop in India for other schools of optometry and lifelong learning– Bangalore

2.4.8 Two Lifelong learning workshops in Israel for practicing optometrists


Tasks

2.5.1 Registration of students for piloted modules

2.5.2 Implementation of pilots

2.5.3 Intra-Faculty Meetings

2.5.4 National faculty meeting

2.5.5 Continuing education for practicing optometrists in Israel (IL) in EBP and PLN 


Tasks

2.6.1 Registration of students for piloted modules

2.6.2 Implementation of pilots

2.6.3 Intra-Faculty Meetings

2.6.4 National faculty meeting

2.6.5 Continuing education for practicing optometrists in India  in EBP and PLN and elements of the TPT EDU 

2.6.6 International meeting CM3

Tasks

2.7.1 Portal needs analysis, and functional requirements design (partner communication, WP coordination, program collaboration) finalized by portal requirements and design document.

2.7.2 Portal infrastructure development (servers' hardware, storage, communication, development software, security, backup and recovery), finalized by technology specification document, and sandbox environments (01-backoffice-Development, 02-backoffice-production, 03-Frontoffice-development, 04-Frontoffice-production).

2.7.3 Portal application development (homepage design, workspaces, menu users' registration and authentication, consortium applications and surveys, social network tools, portal analytics, helpdesk), finalized by working technology platform, and portal launch (alpha release).

2.7.4 Testing procedures and documentation (administration tests, user acceptance tests, portal user guide, portal admin guide), finalized by tests scripts execution, documents and manuals, and portal launch (beta release).

2.7.5 Portal training kit and training session, finalized by PowerPoint files, training and final portal launch (production release).

2.7.6 Portal technical support, maintenance and updates, as well as assistance and facilitation to other WP leaders to use portal collaborative tools, finalized by solid, stable working portal (production release).


Tasks

2.8.1 PLN needs analysis, and functional requirements design (technology and market solutions research and analysis, ECOO diploma needs analysis, HEIs stakeholders needs survey and interviews), finalized by portal requirements and design document.

2.8.2 PLN infrastructure development (servers' hardware, storage, communication, development software, security, backup and recovery), finalized by technology specification document, and sandbox environments (01-backoffice-Development, 02-Testing , 03-Training, 04-Production).

2.8.3 PLN development cycle #1:

a. PLN development for experiential log: (homepage design, menus, users' registration and authentication, PLN patient logging applications, helpdesk), finalized by working technology platform, and PLN launch (alpha release).

b. Testing procedures and documentation for experiential log: (administration tests, user acceptance tests, PLN user guide, PLN admin guide), finalized by tests scripts execution, documents and manuals, and PLN launch (beta release, testing environment, training environment).

c. PLN training kit development for experiential log: (digital, print, multimedia), TTT sessions, and PLN launch (production release).

d. PLN for experiential logGo-live, finalized by support and maintenance team and procedures.

2.8.4 PLN development cycle #2:

e. PLN development of Full-Features-EBP-Platform: (homepage design, community workspace, personal workspaces and tools, collaboration workspaces and tools, menus, users' registration and authentication, PLN patient logging enhancements, PLN assessment tools and analytics, helpdesk enhancement), finalized by working technology platform, and PLN Full-Features-Platform launch (alpha release).

f. Testing procedures and documentation for Full-Features—EBP-Platform: (administration tests, user acceptance tests, PLN user guide, PLN admin guide), finalized by tests scripts execution, documents and manuals, and PLN launch (beta release, testing environment, training environment).

g. PLN training kit for Full-Features-EBP-Platform: (digital, print, multimedia) and training sessions, finalized by multimedia files, training and final PLN launch (production release).

h. PLN for Full-Features-EBP-Platform Go-live, finalized by support and maintenance team and procedures.

2.8.5 PLN technical support, maintenance and updates, as well as assistance and facilitation to other WP leaders to use its applicative tools, finalized by solid, stable working PLN (production release).