The project has been modified in the process of
implementation taking into account needs and expectations of the
participants, so just part of the objectives had been achieved.
While forming the group of the participants,
representatives delegated by the universities had been invited and they
committed to keep contacts with the administration of their
institutions in the process of preparing the "University didactic"
course. However, the delegated people either did not participate at
all, or they participated only in solitary seminars, so communication
with administration of the universities was not successful.
The most active participants were those who
learned about the project from their colleagues and expressed their
willingness to participate. The main need of the participants was not
representing their institutions, not preparing the course for their
universities, but new knowledge and skills, i.e. their own professional
development. The participants of the seminars not only made their
notes, but they also received written in shorthand materials and
directions of the sources which might help prepare plan of the
Since the motivation of the participants has
changed, the project had no direct influence on the universities.
That’s why it is not clear if administration of the
universities will be willing to include the course into curriculum,
despite of the fact that a few of them (Lithuanian Academy of Law,
Klaipeda University, Siauliai University) confirmed their intentions in
The organizers of the project consider the project
to be a success, because it met the needs of the participants and
showed that seminars of such mind are necessary for the lecturers of
the universities. Modern Didactics Center managed to unite doctoral
students and lecturers of the universities interested in the problems
of university didactic and are open for further communication and