Assoc. Prof. Mira Mandoki

Mira Mandoki is an associate professor and head of the Department of Pathology at the University of Veterinary Medicine Budapest, Hungary, but she is also involved in educational research at the university. Few years ago she formed an e-learning research group at the University. On her initiation teacher training courses are also introduced. She organized the trainings on important issues, such as presentation techniques, assessment and feedback, gamification in teaching, non-violent and intercultural communication. In the last 3 years she was invited to the organizing committee of the Graz Conference on medical education.

She has elective courses for students to show info-communication techniques, use of online professional networks, simulations, skills labs for learning and to become familiar with continuous personal development strategies. She was involved as local coordinator in 3 EU project on educational research. The Veterinary University contributed to e-learning by participating in the LifeLong Learning KA3 ICT Multilateral networks “NOVICE” project and in “Use of virtual problems/virtual patients in veterinary basic sciences” (VetVIP project, “ERASMUS LIFELONG LEARNING PROGRAMME”), where CASUS learning modules are used to teach students and young scientific staff from the faculty (www.vetvip.eu).

One of her projects ended in 2017 was the WATCHME (Workplace-based e-assessment technology for competency-based higher multi-professional education) what has received funding from the European Union’s Seventh Framework Programme for research, technological development and demonstration under grant agreement no 619349 (www.project-watchme.eu/). She is now involved in ”Pan-European soft skills curriculum for undergraduate veterinary education – SOFTVETS” ERASMUS+ project (2018-1-HR01-KA203-047494), which will end in September 2021 (softvets.eu).