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    • A case study for measuring informal learning in PLEs 

      García Peñalvo, Francisco Javier; Conde García, Miguel Ángel; Alier Forment, Marc; Colomo Palacios, Ricardo (2014-04-21)
      Article
      Open Access
      The technological support for learning and teaching processes is constantly changing. Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) applied to education, cause changes that affect the way in which people learn. This ...
    • A collaborative learning activity to analyze the sustainability of an innovation using PESTLE 

      Casany Guerrero, María José; Alier Forment, Marc; Llorens García, Ariadna (2021-08-05)
      Article
      Open Access
      This paper presents a collaborative learning activity for courses in engineering degrees or master’s programs that cover the subject and skills of sustainability, social compromise, and ethics for engineering. The activity ...
    • 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
      Open Access
      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 ...
    • A focus on teaching and learning sustainability and social commitment skills 

      Alier Forment, Marc; Caetano, Nidia; García Peñalvo, Francisco José; Amante García, Beatriz; Martínez Martínez, María del Rosario (OmniaScience, 2015-12)
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      Open Access
      This JOTSE Special Issue is dedicated to the topic of teaching and learning the Sustainability and Social Compromise Skills, with a special focus in the context of engineering education. This topic was discussed in the ...
    • A learning analytics tool with hybrid graphical and textual interpretation generation 

      Alier Forment, Marc; Amo Filvà, Daniel; Casany Guerrero, María José; Mayol Sarroca, Enric (Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), 2016)
      Conference report
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      The introduction and use of on-line learning resources has improved students learning process in several aspects. But at the same time, it also introduced more complexity and made more difficult to teachers how to analyze ...
    • A learning tool to develop sustainable projects 

      Sánchez Carracedo, Fermín; Cabré Garcia, José M.; Alier Forment, Marc; Vidal López, Eva María; López Álvarez, David; Martín Escofet, Carme; García Almiñana, Jordi (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2016)
      Conference lecture
      Open Access
      This paper presents a tool developed to help engineers to design and develop sustainable projects. The tool has been designed to introduce and evaluate the sustainability of engineering projects in general, but here we ...
    • A literature review on thermal comfort performance of parametric façades 

      Yazdibahri, Seyedehsara; Alier Forment, Marc; Sánchez Riera, Alberto; Bagheri Moghaddam, Faezeh; Casany Guerrero, María José; Llorens García, Ariadna (Elsevier, 2022-10)
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      Thermal performance is a major part of the building envelope and is getting more attention globally. Nowadays, parametric design methods are used in building envelope design, such as facade design, for optimization of ...
    • A methodology exploration to motivate teachers to place mathematics at the center of a transdisciplinary experience using videogames and big data combined with the 21st century skills 

      Rocuts, Schweitzer; Alier Forment, Marc (Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), 2021)
      Conference report
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      Human knowledge is highly connected and under continuous and collaborative evolution, where all of us can co-create and contribute. But the execution of our standardized educational systems mostly o!ers a standardized ...
    • 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)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      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 ...
    • A methodology to study the university’s online teaching activity from virtual platform indicators: the effect of the Covid-19 pandemic at Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya 

      Prat Farran, Joana d'Arc; Llorens García, Ariadna; Salvador Zuriaga, Francesc; Alier Forment, Marc; Amo Filvà, Daniel (2021-05-06)
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      Open Access
      The Covid-19 pandemic led Catalan universities to do all teaching and evaluation online from 11 March 2020 until the end of term on 30 July. Conventional universities made the transition to online teaching in just a few ...
    • A service-based framework to facilitate the interoperability between personal and institutional learning environments 

      Conde García, Miguel Ángel; García Peñalvo, Francisco José; Alier Forment, Marc; Mayol Sarroca, Enric (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2012)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      The application of the Information and Communications Technology to teaching and learning processes implies a revolution in the tools employed to carry out learning activities. Especially the learning platforms are one of ...
    • 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)
      Conference report
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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 ...
    • Adaptació de la UPC al lockdown COVID‐19: accions docents realitzades per l’ICE 

      Llorens García, Ariadna; Prat Farran, Joana d'Arc; Alier Forment, Marc; Delgado Garcia, Maria José; Quiñones Ruiz, José Miguel (2020-11)
      Other
      Open Access
    • Analysis of four years of experience in a STEM lecturer-training program based on competencies 

      López Álvarez, David; Pérez Poch, Antoni; Llorens García, Ariadna; Alier Forment, Marc (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2020)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      This work in progress research-to-practice paper presents the analysis of the experience in the first four years of the lecturer training program developed at UPC-BarcelonaTech. The program, called Postgraduate Degree in ...
    • Analysis of the evolution of a lecturer Steam-training program based on competencies in an hybrid context 

      Pérez Poch, Antoni; Alcober Segura, Jesús Ángel; Alier Forment, Marc; Prat Farran, Joana d'Arc; Llorens García, Ariadna; López Álvarez, David (European Society for Engineering Education (SEFI), 2021)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      The objective of this work is to present an innovative lecturer’s training program developed at UPC-BarcelonaTech while transitioning to a semi-presential hybrid scenario due to the pandemic. This “Postgraduate Degree in ...
    • Analyzing Moodle/LMS logs to measure mobile access 

      Casany Guerrero, María José; Alier Forment, Marc; Galanis, Nikolaos; Mayol Sarroca, Enric; Piguillem Poch, Jordi (2012)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      Most Educational Institutions worldwide have deployed web based Learning Management Systems (LMS) as a means to provide support for their presence-based lectures and offer online-exclusive learning. These LMSs were designed ...
    • Aplicación de metodologías activas para mejorar el aprendizaje y reducir el absentismo en el bloque de Historia de la Informática en un curso de grado 

      Casany Guerrero, María José; Alier Forment, Marc (Universidad de Granada, 2023)
      Conference lecture
      Open Access
      En una asignatura optativa de grado en ingeniería informática en el bloque temático de historia de la informática, se detectó una disminución de interés y atención y un aumento del absentismo en las clases entre los ...
    • Application of mobile and software as a service (SAAS) in learning processes 

      Casany Guerrero, María José; Alier Forment, Marc; Mayol Sarroca, Enric (ACM, 2013)
      Conference report
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      We have reached a point where mostly all Learning Management Systems provide a mature stable virtual extension or emulation of the classroom environment, well integrated with the back office and academic curriculum management. ...
    • Applying web services to define open learning environments 

      Conde García, Miguel Ángel; García Peñalvo, Francisco José; Casany Guerrero, María José; Alier Forment, Marc (2010)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      Evolution of learning processes is almost always linked to social changes and/or technological changes. One of those processes is eLearning, which is involved in the changes brought about by trends 2.0. This new tendencies ...
    • Assessing the impact of double-skin façades on social activities of people in urban spaces using empirical and syntactical analysis 

      Yazdibahri, Seyedehsara; Alier Forment, Marc; Sánchez Riera, Alberto; Askarizad, Reza (2023-07-19)
      Article
      Open Access
      Despite the fact that previous literature has validated the significant role of urban facades in the initiation of social behaviors, there is still an existing scientific gap regarding the impact of double-skin facades on ...