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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 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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      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)
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      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 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
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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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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
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      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 ...
    • 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
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      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 ...
    • Application of mobile and software as a service (SAAS) in learning processes 

      Casany Guerrero, María José; Alier Forment, Marc; Mayol Sarroca, Enric (ACM, 2013)
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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
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      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 ...
    • Audiovisuals de Serveis Web 

      Alier Forment, Marc (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2014)
      Lecture notes
      Open Access
    • Building a community: the Moodbile perspective 

      Galanis, Nikolaos; Casany Guerrero, María José; Alier Forment, Marc; Mayol Sarroca, Enric (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2014)
      Conference report
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      Free Libre Open Source Software (FLOSS) is registering an important rise in popularity and has become a strong asset in software development. Due to their nature, FLOSS projects depend heavily on their community. A strong ...
    • Clickstream for learning analytics to assess students’ behavior with Scratch 

      Amo Filvá, Daniel; Alier Forment, Marc; García Peñalvo, Francisco José; Fonseca Escudero, David; Casany Guerrero, María José (Elsevier, 2019-04)
      Article
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      The construction of knowledge through computational practice requires to teachers a substantial amount of time and effort to evaluate programming skills, to understand and to glimpse the evolution of the students and finally ...
    • Considering a pull mechanism for an informal learning activities collector 

      Hierro Martín de Bernardo, Nélida; Galanis, Nikolaos; Mayol Sarroca, Enric; Alier Forment, Marc; Casany Guerrero, María José (2013)
      Conference report
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      There is a recent interest in the research of Lifelong Learning and other related kinds of learning (formal, non-formal and informal). Some projects have been held in order to propose frameworks for managing all these types ...
    • Coping with and addressing the risks of children TV and online devices usage: A review and proposal of guidelines for parents 

      Casany Guerrero, María José; Alier Forment, Marc (Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), 2019)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      Children start to be heavy users of media and connected devices as young as 5 years old. This widespread change of habits, while it is regarded as an opportunity for enhanced learning and acquisition of digital literacy, ...
    • De la teoría a la práctica: cinco años después de la integración de la competencia genérica de sostenibilidad en el Grado en Ingeniería Informática 

      García Almiñana, Jordi; Sánchez Carracedo, Fermín; López Álvarez, David; Vidal López, Eva María; Cabré Garcia, José M.; García, Helena; Alier Forment, Marc (Universidad de Oviedo. Escuela de Ingeniería Informática, 2014-07-09)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      La sostenibilidad es una de las competencias transversales básicas que todo ingeniero debería adquirir durante su formación. De hecho, seguir desarrollando ciencia y tecnología de espaldas a la sostenibilidad provocaría ...
    • Designing a secure exam management system (SEMS) for m-learning environments 

      Kaiiali, Mustafa; Ozkaya, Armagan; Altun, Halis; Haddad, Hatem; Alier Forment, Marc (2016-02-03)
      Article
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      M-learning has enhanced the e-learning by making the learning process learner-centered. However, enforcing exam security in open environments where each student has his/her own mobile/tablet device connected to a Wi-Fi ...
    • Designing an informal learning support framework 

      Galanis, Nikolaos; Mayol Sarroca, Enric; Alier Forment, Marc; García Peñalvo, Francisco José (Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), 2015)
      Conference lecture
      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 ...