Carla V. Leite, a doctoral candidate from Multimedia in Education Programme (UA) and a student member of DigiMedia, who has been also a Visiting Doctoral Researcher at the Department of Nursing Sciences, Faculty of Medicine of the University of Turku (UTU), for the past 10 months, has just completed an Intensive International Course on “Empowering Learning Environments in Nursing Education” (10ECTS). This course consisted of collaborative learning activities and an intensive week (23-27/10/2023) organised by Professor Leena Salminen (UTU) for a multidisciplinary audience originally from five different countries: Estonia, Germany, Turkey, Finland, and, of course, Carla from Portugal.

Carla Leite had the chance to visit the Turku Design Studio and attend workshops provided by University Professors from all over Europe regarding: 360º Learning Environments, Simulation Technique and Technology in Healthcare, Escape Rooms for Educational purposes, Artificial Intelligence for Education and Research, 3D modeling and printing, Virtual and Augmented Reality, Serious games, Ethics in Education and in Research, Learning Analytics, and, Online Safety and Data protection.