YOUNG-TRAIN web site

"Training and mentoring early career scientists from candidate, associated and Mediterranean Countries in a whole food chain approach to quality and safety"

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Revised:  05/02/2008

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Young Train eLearning material

 

This site contains learning materials in differing formats (HTML, pdf, audio/ video). Some are lectures by internationally renowned speakers and others are interactive courses.

The information is freely available for download and use. All we ask you to do is to recognise the Young Train project and the European Union FP6 programme for providing the funding
 

Who will benefit from using these materials

  1. Animal and Food Research Scientists who want further insights into meat quality and safety
  2. Professionals in the Industry who want to learn of the technical challenges and solutions
  3. Lecturers who want to use the materials to teach their students
  4. Students who want to learn flexibly
  5. People who want to find out about e-learning techniques and how they can be used for education, research and dissemination
     

What are these materials for?

  1. To help you understand the whole chain approach to meat quality and safety:
    bulletHow to measure meat quality
    bulletFactors that impact on meat safety
    bulletImproving meat quality to meet consumer needs
    bulletThe environmental, social, economic and ethical factors that influence meat systems
  2. As a guide to The European Union Framework research programme
    bullet The priorities of the FP7 programme
    bulletHow to make successful applications
  3. As a guide to e-learning methodology to help you further disseminate the information
    bulletWhat e-learning techniques are available and how they can be used for education, research and dissemination
    bulletHow to create high-quality interactive learning materials
    bulletHow to use video, audio and multimedia for education and research
    bulletUsing the latest web-based tools for collaboration and networking
     

Format of materials

The materials are available in different formats as HTML (large and small resolution) or PDF, and in addition some are available in audio/ video. You can therefore choose which format is best for you according to the speed of your internet connection and also intended use of the material.

 

"Screenshot" images that show you what each type of material looks like can be reached here

 

bulletHTML big You can start viewing these straightaway, suitable for viewing with a slow internet connection (modem). However they cannot be resized your monitor will need to display at 1152x864 pixels or above to see these properly.
bulletHTML small as above, but suitable for a smaller monitor (showing 1024x768 pixels or above).
bulletPDF you will need to wait for the file to download before you can play. Files are quite large so more suitable for ISDN or broadband connections. However they can resized to any monitor and are high quality.
bulletAudio You can listen to the presenter as well as seeing the slides which change automatically in time with the talk. You will need to wait a few minutes before you can start to play this you will need 1Mbps broadband connection or better
bulletVideo - You can watch and listen to the presenter as well as seeing the slides which change automatically in time with the talk. You will need to wait a few minutes before you can start to play this you will need 2Mbps broadband connection or better
 

 

EU Research Programme

 

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FP 7 information

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Technology Platforms

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Thematic priorities

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National Contact Points

bulletPreparing projects

 

e-Learning methodologies

 

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Tools and applications

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Creating on-line tutorials

bulletUsing multimedia

 

Drivers to meat chains

 

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Consumer needs

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Environment

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Ethic and welfare

 

Meat safety

 

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Legislation

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Challenges and opportunities

 

Meat quality

 

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Muscle Ph on-line course

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Challenges and opportunities

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Measurement of quality

 

Regional views in Europe

 

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Mediterranean rim

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Central and Eastern Europe

 

 

 

 Advice # 1

The Project successfully concluded on 30 April 2008

 

 Advice # 2

 

YoungTrain Moodle course
 

 Info box

A presentation on "Animal science and livestock systems in the seventh Framework Programme for research" by C. Patermann is also available.

 

 Advice # 3

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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