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  • A design pattern for skills based lecturer training programs 

    López Álvarez, David; Adam Salvatierra, Araceli; Delgado Garcia, María José; Mayol Sarroca, Enric; Alier Forment, Marc (2015)
    Conference report
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    In recent years the paradigm of teaching and learning is changing. Among the changes we see a shift from content oriented teaching to a skills oriented teaching, student effort measuring credits and the stress on professional ...
  • Designing an informal learning support framework 

    Galanis, Nikolaos; Mayol Sarroca, Enric; Alier Forment, Marc; García Peñalvo, Francisco José (Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), 2015)
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    Open Access
    Informal learning, alongside competence-based learning and learning outcomes is getting a lot of attention lately. A large number of countries and organizations are busy defining guidelines for validating and evaluating ...
  • Breaking barriers on reuse of digital devices ensuring final recycling 

    Franquesa Griso, David; Navarro Moldes, Leandro; López Álvarez, David; Bustamante, Xavier; Lamora, Santiago (Atlantis Press, 2015)
    Conference report
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    Digital Devices or Electric and Electronic Equip- ment (EEE) are scrapped at an alarming rate instead of being salvaged, fixed, and reused. For the reuse sector to flourish, donors, receivers, and reuse centers need services ...
  • Brain activity changes induced by open and closed eyes during low-g maneuvers 

    Dubert, D.; Ruiz, Xavier; Gavaldà, Josefina; Pérez Poch, Antoni (2015)
    Conference report
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    The present work reports and discuses the changes in brain bioelectrical signals induced on normal subjects by open and closed eyes during their first parabolic flight in a small aerobatic plane. A parabolic flight ...
  • Entrenar y evaluar competencias, ¿algo que ver con el triatlón? 

    Marqués Andrés, María Mercedes; Pérez Poch, Antoni (2015)
    Conference report
    Open Access
    Este trabajo recoge nuestra inquietud y nuestras reflexiones sobre cómo debería tener lugar la evaluación de competencias específicas en los planes de estudios emanados del Espacio Europeo de Educación Superior.
  • Social network analysis approaches for social learning support 

    Amo Filvà, Daniel; García Peñalvo, Francisco José; Alier Forment, Marc (Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), 2014)
    Conference report
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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)
    Conference report
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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 ...
  • Integració i avaluació de la competència genèrica transversal actitud adequada davant el treball en assignatures de bases de dades 

    Martín Escofet, Carme; Urpí Tubella, Antoni; Burgués Illa, Xavier; Romero Moral, Óscar; Abelló Gamazo, Alberto; Casany Guerrero, María José; Quer Bosor, Maria Carme; Rodríguez González, M. Elena (Congrés Internacional de Docència Universitària i Innovació (CIDUI), 2014)
    Conference report
    Open Access
    El canvi al nou Espai Europeu d'Educació Superior va portar a la Facultat d’Informàtica de Barcelona de la Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya a incorporar competències genèriques tranversals en els seus plans d’estudi. ...
  • Developing professional skills at tertiary level: A model to integrate competencies across the curriculum 

    Sánchez Carracedo, Fermín; Soler Cervera, Antonia; López Álvarez, David; Martín Escofet, Carme; Ageno Pulido, Alicia; Belanche Muñoz, Luis Antonio; Cabré Garcia, José M.; Cobo Valeri, Erik; Farré Cirera, Rafael; García Almiñana, Jordi; Marès Martí, Pere (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2014)
    Conference report
    Open Access
    In the context of the European Higher Education Area, curriculum design needs to be based on the defined competencies of each degree programs, including both domain specific and professional competencies. In this educational ...

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