General Information The Open University of Israel

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Shoham was established in April 1995 as a professional organization focusing on the informed integration of information technologies into the Open University teaching paradigm. The Center deals with the development, evaluation, research and integration of technology-based pedagogical solutions to meet the various needs of academic courses offered by the University, enabling it to provide a higher quality and more effective and enjoyable learning experience to its varied and dispersed student body.


The Pedagogical team – Instructional designers and project managers

Technological Development team – Development, operation and maintenance of the learning environment

Video and Broadcast Studio team – Development, operation and maintenance of the video and synchronous learning systems

Interactive Study Materials – Development, design, integration and maintenance of interactive study materials