Intercambio de experiencias UOC- Open University UK

Muchas iniciativas en e-learning en los últimos años se han centrado en el aprendizaje llamado “informal”, fuera de los círculos habituales de la universidad. ¿Acabará el aprendizaje informal reemplazando el aprendizaje formal? Puede que sí y que las iniciativas de los últimos años, como Open CourseWare y los MOOCs, sean la punta de lanza de esta transformación. También es posible que los dos sistemas, formal e informal, coexistan, que el primero siga funcionando.. Read More

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Innovación docente: consideraciones para el impulso del cambio

3’5 min   Una institución educativa que esté interesada en impulsar y evaluar el impacto que su innovación docente tendría en la mejora y transformación de sus procesos de enseñanza/aprendizaje, deberá hacerlo considerando los siguientes planteamientos previos: Situándose en el marco de su estrategia y modelo de I+D+i: ¿se está entendiendo la emergencia del futuro panorama educativo y cómo le influyen las nuevas tecnologías? ¿está en línea con las direcciones de crecimiento de.. 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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IDEAS: a new framework for next generation pedagogy

2,5 min   The eLearn Center’s FUTURA (Future of University Teaching: Update and a Roadmap for Advancement) report has just been published! This report was commissioned by the Universitat Oberta de Catalunya (UOC) in 2015 as an exploratory study to inform strategic planning for distance teaching higher education institutions. It was coordinated by Lourdes Guàrdia at the eLearn Center, and was written in collaboration with a team from Art of E-learning. FUTURA identified.. Read More

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The culture of innovation as the driving force behind organisations

4 min   According to a study by consultants McKinsey, by 2027, more than 75% of companies on the current Fortune 500 ranking will be replaced by innovative firms with disruptive ways of doing business that allow them to launch solutions onto the market more quickly. Other research, such as that carried out by Digital Vortex- DBT Centre, indicates that, in five years time, four out of every ten companies will be kicked out.. Read More

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The Funnel of Innovation applied to UOC

3 min   To manage innovation or to transform business opportunities and challenges into solutions, companies and organisations tend to use some variant of what is known as the Funnel of Innovation or the Stage-Gate methodology. This model consists of capturing the maximum possible number of ideas which provide a response to one of these opportunities or challenges. The ideas are then subjected to filters and criteria in order to discard some and develop others with more potential… Read More

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