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  • 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 ...
  • 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)
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    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)
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    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 ...
  • Evaluation and assessment of professional skills in the Final Year Project 

    Sánchez Carracedo, Fermín; Climent Vilaró, Joan; Corbalán González, Julita; Fonseca Casas, Pau; García Almiñana, Jordi; Herrero Zaragoza, José Ramón; Llinàs Audet, Francisco Javier; Rodríguez Hontoria, Horacio; Sancho Samsó, María Ribera; Alier Forment, Marc; Cabré Garcia, José M.; López Álvarez, David (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2014)
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    In this paper, we present a methodology for Final Year Project (FYP) monitoring and assessment that considers the inclusion of the professional skills required in the particular engineering degree. This proper monitoring ...
  • A methodology to introduce sustainability into the Final Year Project to foster sustainable engineering projects 

    López Álvarez, David; Sánchez Carracedo, Fermín; Vidal López, Eva María; Pegueroles Vallés, Josep R.; Alier Forment, Marc; Cabré Garcia, José M.; García Almiñana, Jordi; García, Helena (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2014)
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    The introduction of sustainability skills into higher education curricula is a natural effect of the increasing importance of sustainability in our daily lives. Topics like green computing, sustainable design or environmental ...
  • The cloud hovering over the virtual campus 

    Alier Forment, Marc; Mayol Sarroca, Enric; Casany Guerrero, María José (Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), 2014)
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    The Virtual Campus has been around for about 20 years. It provides an online environment that mimics the processes and services of the physical campuses and classrooms. Its adoption is almost complete in countries where ...
  • Validation of informal learning 

    Galanis, Nikolaos; Mayol Sarroca, Enric; Alier Forment, Marc; García Peñalvo, Francisco José (ACM Press. Association for Computing Machinery, 2014)
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    In this paper, we describe our PhD research proposal for the Education in the Knowledge Society program of the University of Salamanca. Our research centers on defining a framework for structuring and validating an ...
  • A social framework for supporting, evaluating and validating informal learning 

    Galanis, Nikolaos; Mayol Sarroca, Enric; Alier Forment, Marc; García Peñalvo, Francisco José (ACM Press. Association for Computing Machinery, 2014)
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    Validation of informal learning has been a hot topic in the European Union the past few years. A number of guidelines and proposals have been published providing competence catalogues for direct transition from informal ...

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