Digitalization of Learning in Practice Placement

The 4D project aims at addressing this gap by building individualized and customized mobile application (app) for students, tutors, supervisors, teacher of each participant organization through practice-based reflective learning, mobile technology, and technology adoption.

European Partnership

4D is a partnership of six european institutions in the framework of Erasmus+ Program


Building 4D

The project

The project takes place from February 2022 to February 2025. It is structured in five work packages led by different project partners. Collaborative work between the different partners is a key aspect of the project.


WP1. Project Management

Project governance, monitoring deliverables and defining the scientific dissemination strategy.

WP2. Determinants

Determine the key factors to introduce a mobile technology and the diffusion of innovation

WP3. Design & Digitalization

Co-design the adoption of a mobile technology in practice placement and design a platform.

WP4. Implementation & Evaluation

Implementation of the platform in a practice placement and evaluation of the results.

WP5. Dissemination & Exploitation

Promotion and dissemination of the activities and results.

Latest news

🎉 NEWS! The learning activity of the 4D project fosters transnational collaboration between students and teachers from several European universities.

The transnational collaboration between students and teachers from various European universities dynamized an intense learning activity within the framework of the 4D project, focusing on the iteration and improvement of a mobile application aimed at external academic...

🎉 Attention: 2nd Multiplier Event is approaching. Save the date!

🌟We are thrilled to announce that our team is organising the 2nd multiplier event of the 4D project in Mataró, at the TecnoCampus Pompeu Fabra University! 📅 Mark your calendars, the 23rd of October 2024 come and join us! Will share insights and innovations that...

🎉Attention, News: The 4D pilot study has concluded!

In this phase of the project, a pilot study has been implemented to obtain results to understand the phenomenon of the use of the mobile app in practice placements. The data will be gathered about the aspects related to the use of the mobile app in practice placement...

🎉 Project presentation at the European Nurse Educators Congress

🌟 The 4D Project Coordinators - TecnoCampus Mataró, will be presenting our groundbreaking project at the upcoming International Congress of the European Federation of Nurse Educators (FINE)! 🚀 The University of Catalonia (UIC Barcelona) hosted the annual international...

🎉 We’ve just hit a significant milestone in our journey towards advancing knowledge in the field of nursing education.

📢 Exciting News Alert!  A scoping review paper has been submitted by the work package 2 leaders, the Medical University of Lublin (MUL, Poland) and the Institute German Trias i Pujol (IGTP, Spain).The relevant document has been shared within the project consortium in...

🎉 News: The pilot study is under way

Finally, the 4D pilot study has started! After all the time, the work package 4 leader, the University of Duisburg-Essen and the rest of the project partners have reached the moment to start the phase of the pilot study, early 2024. All together, and its supportive...

🌟 Call for Participation: 4D Learning Activity

🎉 Attention, fellow scholars and digital enthusiasts! 🎉   📢 Exciting News Alert!  Are you ready to make a difference, contribute and connect with other european students? Look no further – we're excited to announce the call for participation of 4D learning...

🎉 News: 4D toolkit a learning toolbox stack

🌟Kubify not only works with conferences and events, but they are also actively involved in research in the area of technology-supported healthcare education. As part of their work, we are delighted to announce the publication of the 4D project's Toolkit. 🌱 This...

🌟 Launch of the 4D Project’s Third Report

🚀 The next milestone in the 4D Project journey has arrived with the launch of our eagerly awaited third report - Results. Our dedicated team from Work Package 3, composed of experts from Kubify, Graz University of Technology, the University of Twente, and TecnoCampus...

📢 Exciting News Alert! Starting the development of the pilot study

The partners have co-designed an approach that uses Kubify's learning toolbox (LTB) to share onboarding material & reflective feedback guidance with students & placement mentors. The solution also uses a Learning Goals Widget developed by Graz Technical...


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