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  • Some experiences related to innovation methodologies within the university classroom 

    Amante García, Beatriz; Martínez Martínez, María del Rosario (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya. Institut de Ciències de l'Educació, 2012-03)
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    In this second year of our Journal JOTSE our main challenge is to publish experiences related to innovation methodologies within the university classroom. Thus, allowing for the implementation and/or evaluation of competences ...
  • Flight mechanics experiment onboard nasa’s zero gravity aircraft 

    Matthews, Kyle R.; Motiwala, Samira A.; Edberg, Donald L.; García-Llama, Eduardo (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya. Institut de Ciències de l'Educació, 2012-03)
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    This paper presents a method to promote STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) education through participation in a reduced gravity program with NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration). ...
  • The Integrated project as a learning experience 

    Antequera Caplliure, Mª Ángeles; Herrero Montagud, Mercedes (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya. Institut de Ciències de l'Educació, 2012-03)
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    Florida Universitaria is a higher education centre specialising in technical and business training among other specialist areas. Postgraduate programmes, graduate programmes, vocational training, secondary education, further ...
  • Development and assessment of generic competences in engineering degrees through creativity 

    Anguís Climent, Diego (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya. Institut de Ciències de l'Educació, 2012-03)
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    Now more than ever, the social demands on the University require huge amounts of creativity to respond to the socio-economic context of today’s society. Creativity is an ability that requires teamwork as a framework for ...
  • A New learning experience: voluntary preparatory course for the bachelor’s degree in engineering 

    Botey, Muriel; Alcaraz, Olga (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya. Institut de Ciències de l'Educació, 2012-03)
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    This paper reports on a new experience carried out at school associated with the Technical University of Catalonia, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC) in September 2010. The aim is to describe the organization, ...
  • Analysis of online quizzes as a teaching and assessment tool 

    Salas-Morera, Lorenzo; Arauzo-Azofra, Antonio; García-Hernández, Laura (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya. Institut de Ciències de l'Educació, 2012-03)
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    This article deals with the integrated use of online quizzes as a teaching and assessment tool in the general program of the subject Proyectos in the third course of Ingeniero Técnico en Informática de Gestión over five ...
  • Analysis of students’ generated questions in laboratory learning environments 

    Llorens-Molina, Juan Antonio; Llorens de Jaime, Jesús María; Sanz Berzosa, Isidora (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya. Institut de Ciències de l'Educació, 2012-03)
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    In order to attain a reliable laboratory work assessment, we argue taking the Learning Environment as a core concept and a research paradigm that considers the factors affecting the laboratory as a particularly complex ...