La educación en el océano de la disrupción

El día 8 de junio tuve el placer de participar en un grupo de trabajo sobre TIC en el Palau Macaya de Barcelona, dentro del marco de la jornada organizada alrededor de la Asamblea anual de Secartys, agrupación empresarial dedicada a fomentar la competitividad y el posicionamiento exterior de las empresas de distintos sectores tecnológicos (electrónica, entretenimiento, audiovisual, eficiencia energética, domótica, Smart Cities, etc.). Profesionales y expertos de distintos ámbitos El objetivo de.. Read More

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Weekly Tweet Selection. 12th to 16th June 2017

This eLC weekly Twitter selection focuses on several resources for online teachers, from design to storyboards and authoring tools. A part from that, the article regards on the benefit that digital learners and students will take from technology among others. The special focus lays upon the 5th SpinUOC edition, within the frame of the HUBBIK platform. It is the UOC’s scenario for the entrepeneurship and innovation where some projects are showcased and then.. Read More

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Weekly Tweet Selection. 5th – 9th June 2017.

This weekly Tweet selection regards specially to Data Analytics and Educational Technology. We take a look to the skill development of the students who will be the future employees, the future of eLearning and also to the EPFL’s new Swiss EdTech Collider which will be home to around thirty startups on EdTech.  HEI related Data Analytics and the management of these information resources and its relation with AI and Virtual Reality are redefining the.. Read More

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Los universitarios también pueden aprender jugando

¡A estudiar a la calle! Una expresión paradójica, ¿verdad? El hecho de que estas palabras nos choquen no es solo una señal inequívoca de que ya tenemos una edad, más bien de que hemos interiorizado que aprender es sentarse entre cuatro paredes, escuchar pasivamente, anotar, memorizar… Y todo esto sin salir de un aula. Ignorando los límites físicos del aprendizaje que nos ligan a un espacio y a un tiempo de foco, y.. Read More

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Weekly Tweet Selection. 29th May – 2nd June

On this weekly Twitter selection, we highlight Wednesday 31 celebration of the UOC Research Showcase 2017, held in CosmoCaixa in Barcelona. The event aims to foster collaboration among the University’s R&I professionals by improving the visibility of the current research and projects. This showcase raises awareness of the progress of the University’s research, development and innovation activities among its community. In a university-wide call for proposals the Research and Innovation Scientific Committee selected 21 research.. Read More

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Weekly Tweet Selection. 22nd – 26th May 2017

This weekly tweet selection focus on innovation in the learning field on VLE, gaming and other education aspects. At this purpose, we highlight the video of the ETHE journal article about Scenarios in VLE. Some of the informations also review the latest Artificial Intelligence applications on eLearning, Virtual Reality and EdTech trends. As a tribute, we also focus on the medal of honour given this week to the 1st UOC president, Gabriel Ferraté… Read More

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eLC Monthly Recommendation. May 2017.

The eLC monthly recommendation is a compilation of several e-Learning and ICT experts articles. This current issue examines different topics inside the learning panorama, such as the education business, a selection of 7 e-Learning sites, contents on e-Learning and some tips for educators. The experiences of e-Learning world professionals are very important so we include a blog recommendation on Higher Education. In the field of Educational Technology, we highlight a forecast for the.. Read More

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Online Learning in the Higher Education changing landscape

4 min     Due to the Digital Era, learning frontiers seem to vanish and the perspectives towards an internationalised education are widening. In this article we try to answer some questions regarding to how, from the european perspective, learning models are facing today’s society demands and how does the educational technology answer to all those new necessities.     1.- Social changes. New needs generate new educational models  Current society’s shifting shape and the.. Read More

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Weekly Tweet Selection. 1st – 5th May 2017

This week’s tweet selection gather information about some of the most trendy topics regarding to education: a classification about social media in undergraduate learning, the gamifying of classrooms and a forecast of gamification market. A part from that, we have focused on the future of Edtech and the uses of Learning Analytics for it and for learning. Some other informations about the future and rise of Robotics, AI and IoT are also included. Monday, 1.. Read More

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Weekly Tweet Selection. 3rd – 7th April 2017.

This week we focus on technological trends and e-Learning strategies for teachers, paying special attention to gamification, its uses on language learning and the benefits it brings to students with learning difficulties. Monday, 3 April • 7 habits of TechTeachers (you can see a proper version of the image here). The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teachers Who Use Technology #EdTech #IMMOOC #ETCoaches #LeadLAP pic.twitter.com/1oxlWySC0t — Alex Lianne Carter (@AlexLCarterEDU) April 2, 2017.. Read More

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