L’Institut de Ciències de l’Educació (ICE) és una unitat bàsica que contribueix a la millora de la qualitat docent a la Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, mitjançant, entre altres, la promoció de la millora i la innovació de l’activitat docent i la formació de caràcter docent del professorat.

En aquest marc, les seves principals línies d’actuació són les següents:

- Formació del Personal Docent i Investigador (PDI)

- Promoció de la millora i la innovació de l’activitat docent

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Recent Submissions

  • Social network analysis approaches for social learning support 

    Amo Filvà, Daniel; García Peñalvo, Francisco José; Alier Forment, Marc (Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), 2014)
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    Considered as a branch of learning analytics, social network analysis is the actual procedure allowing us to study interactions and relations between individuals in a social network. Given that educational roles need ...
  • Developing win-win solutions for virtual placements in informatics: The VALS case 

    García Peñalvo, Francisco José; Gruz Benito, Juan; Griffiths, Dai; Sharples, Paul; Wilson, Scott; Johnson, Mark; Papadopoulos, George; Achilleos, Achilleas; Alier Forment, Marc; Galanis, Nikolaos; Conde Gonzalez, Miguel Angel; Pessot, Elena; Elferink, Raymond; Veenendaal, Edwin; Lee, Steve (Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), 2014)
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    The placements and internships are one of the main paths to get professional background and some skills for students, especially in areas like informatics and computer sciences. The European-funded VALS project tries to ...
  • The effects of massiveness on the participation in social technologies: A MOOC in secondary education 

    Amo Filvà, Daniel; Casany Guerrero, María José; Alier Forment, Marc (Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), 2014)
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    This paper presents a research conducted in a secondary education context where social and web 2.0 technologies and MOOC methodologies were involved. Considering that many researchers placed social and web 2.0 technologies ...
  • ¿Libro de texto o material digital? ¿Aprendizaje autónomo o dirigido? : La enseñanza de la tecnología en distintos entornos personales de aprendizaje 

    Hernández Fernández, Antonio; Siscart, Bibiana (Congrés Internacional de Docència Universitària i Innovació (CIDUI), 2014)
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    El objetivo de este estudio fue comparar diversas metodologías de aprendizaje (autónomo o dirigido por el profesor) según el material usado (digital o libro de texto tradicional), creando un Entorno Personal de Aprendizaje ...
  • Criterios para prácticas de evaluación de calidad. Una propuesta de GRAPA-RIMA 

    Cadenato Matia, Ana María; Martinez, Maria; Amante García, Beatriz; Gallego Fernández, María Isabel; Jordana Barnils, José; Sánchez Robert, Francesc Josep; Farrerons Vidal, Óscar; Isalgue Buxeda, Antonio; Fabregat Fillet, Jaume (Octaedro, 2012)
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    El grupo de innovación GRAPA (GRupo de la Evaluación de la Práctica Académica) del proyecto RIMA de la Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya ha elaborado una serie de criterios, en forma de rúbrica, como buenas prácticas ...
  • When is Menzerath-Altmann law mathematically trivial? A new approach 

    Ferrer Cancho, Ramon; Hernández Fernández, Antonio; Baixeries i Juvillà, Jaume; Debowski, Lukasz; Macutek, Jan (2014-12-12)
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    Menzerath’s law, the tendency of Z (the mean size of the parts) to decrease as X (the number of parts) increases, is found in language, music and genomes. Recently, it has been argued that the presence of the law in genomes ...
  • RIMA Project: activities and initiatives communion and sharing in educational innovation at UPC-BarcelonaTech 

    Salán Ballesteros, Maria Núria; Martínez Martínez, María del Rosario; Portet Cortés, Esperanza; Torra Bitlloch, Immaculada (Academic World Education & Research Center, 2012)
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    The RIMA project (Research and Innovation in Learning Methodologies, http://www.upc.edu/rima) is a proposal from Education Science Institute (ICE) of the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC-BARCELONATECH). The aim ...
  • Assessment tasks: center of the learning process 

    Martínez Martínez, María del Rosario; Amante García, Beatriz; Cadenato Matia, Ana María; Gallego Fernández, María Isabel (2012-05-01)
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    Assessment is at the centre of learning process, and is what therefore determinates the process of teaching-learning. It is because of this, the assessment tasks must be designed with several criteria which guarantee its ...
  • El marc competencial del professorat del professorat universitari i el redisseny de la formació docent 

    Guardia Ortiz, Lourdes; Illescas Fernandez, Silvia; Sangra Morer, Albert; Torra Bitlloch, Immaculada (2014)
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    El procés de convergència europea està generant canvis en les funcions i rols del professorat universitari. D’altra banda, els Sistemes de Garantia Interna de Qualitat (SIGQ) estableixen l’obligació de les universitats ...
  • Passive and hybrid mitigation of potential near-fault inner pounding of a self-braking seismic isolator 

    Abdel Kareem Moustafa, Mohamed Ismail; Rodellar Benedé, José; Pozo Montero, Francesc (2015-02-01)
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    A seismic isolated structure is usually a long-period structural system, which may encounter a low-frequency resonance problem when subjected to a near-fault earthquake that usually has a long-period pulse-like waveform. ...

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