eAMK Basic Facts

  • Time of operation May 1, 2017 – April 30, 2020
  • Development project funded by the Ministry of Education and Culture
  • Total budget 4,3 M€
The higher education development project ‘eAMK – The new ecosystem of learning’, funded by the Ministry of Education and Culture, was implemented between 2017 and 2020. The project involved all 23 universities of applied sciences in Finland, the University of Jyväskylä, and the Rectors’ Conference of Finnish Universities of Applied Sciences Arene. The essential area of development in the project was developing shared and cross-institutional online studies and the related digital pedagogy, as well as strengthening connections to working life.  
Results of the eAMK project in universities of applied sciences:
  • In 2019, CampusOnline.fi included 23 universities of applied sciences, 1,308 courses and 109,955 completed ECTS credits  
  • The quality criteria for online implementations are being used in all universities of applied sciences
  • The online student service model is being used in 6 universities of applied sciences
  • About 160 teachers participated in the national training on digital pedagogy, while more than 750 teachers participated in the training held by universities of applied sciences individually  
  • More than 500 students participated in the cMOOC course on learning analytics. The course will continue and be maintained by the APOA project  
  • Digital starter packages for students are being used in 12 universities of applied sciences
  • The digital guidance path and materials are being used in 9 universities of applied sciences
  • The operation models and quality criteria for digital mentoring from the perspective of students, institutions and working life are being used in 5 universities of applied sciences
  • 6 Open Badges being used by 5 universities of applied sciences as a part of their own badges 
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