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  • Mathematics training in engineering degrees: an intervention from teaching staff to students 

    López-Díaz, María Teresa; Peña Carrera, Marta (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI), 2021-06-23)
    Article
    Open Access
    There has always been a great concern about the teaching of mathematics in engineering degrees. This concern has increased because students have less interest in these studies, which is mainly due to the low motivation of ...
  • A service-learning based computers reuse program 

    Sánchez Carracedo, Fermín; López Álvarez, David (2021-07-12)
    Article
    Open Access
    Higher Education Institutions are facing a challenging situation: how to introduce concepts such as Sustainability or the Circular Economy into their curricula. This study presents how to organize a Computer Reuse Program, ...
  • Academic and emotional effects of online learning during the COVID-19 pandemic on engineering students 

    Balta Salvador, Roso; Olmedo Torre, Noelia; Peña Carrera, Marta; Renta Davids, Ana-Inés (2021-06-05)
    Article
    Open Access
    The unprecedented situation of the COVID-19 pandemic has caused the closure of universities worldwide and has forced the transition to online learning. This excep tional context compels us to understand students’ experience ...
  • Change in gap perception within current practices in assessing students learning mathematics 

    Cellmer, Anna; Serrat Piè, Carles; Bruguera Padró, Maria Montserrat; Pantazi, Chara; Estela Carbonell, M. Rosa; Bocanet, Vlad I.; Brown, Ken; Uukkivi, Anne; Soares, Filomena; Feniser, Cristina; Serdean, Florina M.; Safiulina, Elena; Kelly, Gerald; Cymerman, Joanna; Kierkosz, Igor; Volodymyr, Sushch; Latõnina, Marina; Labanova, Oksana; Lopes, Ana Paula (2021-04-17)
    Article
    Open Access
    The COVID pandemic has touched many aspects of everyone’s life. Education is one of the fields greatly affected by it, as students and teachers were forced to move online and quickly adapt to the online environment. ...
  • 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)
    Article
    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 ...
  • Introducing and Evaluating the Effective Inclusion of Gender Dimension in STEM Higher Education 

    Peña Carrera, Marta; Olmedo Torre, Noelia; Mas de les Valls Ortiz, Elisabet; Lusa García, Amaia (2021-04-29)
    Article
    Open Access
    The need to incorporate the gender dimension in higher education is a central element of gender equality policies within the European Union (EU). When most institutions of higher education have already strengthened and ...
  • Atenea exams, an IMS LTI application to solve scalability problems: A study case 

    Alier Forment, Marc; Casany Guerrero, María José; Llorens García, Ariadna; Alcober Segura, Jesús Ángel; Prat Farran, Joana d'Arc (2021-01-01)
    Article
    Open Access
    In 2004, the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya decided to change one of its critical and strategic information services: the online teaching support platform. An Open Source software, Moodle, was adopted and the previous ...
  • Education for sustainable development in Spanish engineering degrees: case study 

    Sánchez Carracedo, Fermín; Sureda Carbonell, Bàrbara; Moreno Pino, Francisco Manuel; Romero Portillo, Daniel (2021-04-20)
    Article
    Restricted access - publisher's policy
    The purpose of this work is to present a methodology for analyzing the perception of engineering students about the sustainability learning they have achieved during their university studies. This study has been carried ...
  • Successful engineering lecturing based on neuroscience 

    Sánchez Carracedo, Fermín; Trepat de Ancos, Esther; Barba Vargas, Alejandra (Tempus Publications, 2021-01)
    Article
    Open Access
    Many engineering professors teach their classes without having received previous training in psycho-pedagogy and neuroscience. While a few of them have received some form of pedagogical training during their academic career, ...
  • Education for sustainable development in Spanish university education degrees 

    Sánchez Carracedo, Fermín; Moreno Pino, Francisco Manuel; Romero Portillo, Daniel; Sureda Carbonell, Bàrbara (2021-01-31)
    Article
    Open Access
    This work presents an analysis of student perception of Spanish university education degrees regarding their training in sustainable development. A sample of 942 students was used. The methodology consists of analyzing the ...
  • Is classroom gamification opposed to performance? 

    Hernández Fernández, Antonio; Olmedo Torre, Noelia; Peña Carrera, Marta (2020-11-28)
    Article
    Open Access
    Learning through digital media is currently considered as a mixture of methodologies that aim to approach the reality of students to motivate them. Gamification emerges as one of the pedagogical methodologies on the rise ...
  • Robustness of focused and global impedance estimates of bladder volumes against uncertainty of urine conductivity 

    Mosquera Leyton, Víctor Hugo; Bragós Bardia, Ramon; Rengifo Rodas, Carlos Felipe (2020-07-01)
    Article
    Open Access
    Bioimpedance measurements are currently used to monitor various biological processes and are potentially useful for studies of urodynamics. Global impedance (GI) and focused impedance measurements (FIM) can be used to ...

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