Mihaela Banek Zorica

  • Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Zagreb

Mihaela Banek Zorica, Ph.D. is professor at the Department of the Information and communication sciences and Head of the Chair of the Media and communication at the Department. She is teaching at the undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate level topics that are focus of her research: e-learning, information and media literacy, school libraries and knowledge organization. Her teaching is focused on developing teaching materials for e-learning systems as well as building competences for teaching in e-learning.  Her expertise in e-learning and media usage was also seen during running an Erasmus IP on Information and communication technology in supporting the educational process (2011) which gathered students and professors from four countries. Currently she is national coordinator of ERASMUS+ KA2 project DIGITOOLS – Innovative Tools for Enhancing E-Learning Solutions in Universities.

She has participated on international and national conference either as an author, reviewer or member of the organization or program committee. Her expertise is also seen through her service work with the professional community on national level in serving on various positions. Her service work on international level is mainly in the field of school librarianship and she served as a IASL (International Association of School librarianship) Vice President (2014-2021), ENSIL foundation (Stichting ENSIL – European Network for School Libraries and Information Literacy) executive board (2015-2019) and member of the Editorial board of the international scientific journal School Libraries Worldwide.

ORCID ID: 0000-0002-4539-351X

Sessions

  • DIGITOOLS – The future of open digital education | workshop

    The crisis generated by the COVID-19 pandemic has forced European universities to move their teaching activities to the online environment. Although most Higher Education Institutions have implemented E-Learning platforms years ago, the teaching staff are now experiencing difficulties in using these platforms and in creating and adapting the course content, needed to quickly adapt to […]

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