L’Institut de Ciències de l’Educació (ICE) és una unitat bàsica que contribueix a la millora de la qualitat docent a la Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, mitjançant, entre altres, la promoció de la millora i la innovació de l’activitat docent i la formació de caràcter docent del professorat.

En aquest marc, les seves principals línies d’actuació són les següents:

- Formació del Personal Docent i Investigador (PDI)

- Promoció de la millora i la innovació de l’activitat docent

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  • Together at home! Coronavirus days 

    Copons, Jaume; Fortuny, Liliana; Macip, Salvador; Hernández Fernández, Antonio; Rottier, Elena (Combel, 2020-05)
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    TOGETHER AT HOME. Coronavirus Days invites readers to learn to live under lockdown and subsequent lifting of the lockdown and act as heroes, helping to prevent the pandemic from spreading. As Agus says: “each of us was in ...
  • ¡Juntos en casa! Los días del coronavirus 

    Macip, Salvador; Hernández Fernández, Antonio; Rottier, Elena; Copons, Jaume; Fortuny, Liliana (Combel, 2020-05)
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    Este libro solidario de Agus y los monstruos es un libro muy especial que ha surgido en un contexto excepcional. Se trata de una novela gráfica breve, en formato digital, resultado del momento actual y que tiene un objetivo ...
  • Junts a casa! Els dies del coronavirus 

    Macip, Salvador; Hernández Fernández, Antonio; Rottier, Elena; Copons, Jaume; Fortuny, Liliana (Combel, 2020-05-11)
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    Aquest llibre solidari de “L’ Agus i els monstres” és un llibre molt especial generat en un context excepcional. Es tracta d’una novel·la gràfica breu, en format digital, que és el resultat del moment actual i que té un ...
  • Good practices, innovation or scientific research in education? A conceptual reflection 

    Hernández Fernández, Antonio (FORUM XXI, 2020-02)
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    In this work a conceptual delimitation of "good teaching practices", "educational innovation" and "educational research" is proposed, based on both the experimental design and the quality of the ...
  • Las prácticas externas curriculares ante un modelo de enseñanza semipresencial : La experiencia de una prueba piloto en el máster de secundaria 

    Sanz Gómez, M. Carmen; Mayol Sarroca, Enric (2019)
    Conference report
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    .. El Máster de Educación Secundaria se viene realizando en la UPC, desde el curso 2009/10 en las especialidades de Tecnología y Formación Profesional. Inicialmente coordinado por el Instituto de Ciencias de la Educación ...
  • The challenges of statistical patterns of language: the case of Menzerath's law in genomes 

    Ferrer Cancho, Ramon; Forns Fradera, Núria; Hernández Fernández, Antonio; Bel Enguix, Gemma; Baixeries i Juvillà, Jaume (2013-01)
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    The importance of statistical patterns of language has been debated over decades. Although Zipf's law is perhaps the most popular case, recently, Menzerath's law has begun to be involved. Menzerath's law manifests in ...
  • ¿Es el habla una señal crítica auto-organizada? 

    González Torre, Iván; Artime, Oriol; Hernández Fernández, Antonio; Luque Serrano, Bartolome (Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, 2020-01-01)
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    A lo largo del siglo XX, los estudios en lingüística cuantitativa han ido mostrando la aparición de leyes potenciales en las lenguas, primero en textos escritos y posteriormente en el habla. Son leyes que parecen ubicuas ...
  • A statistical model from information theory to explain Zipf's law of brevity 

    Hernández Fernández, Antonio; González Torre, Iván; Lacasa, Lucas; Kello, Christopher; Luque Serrano, Bartolome (Basque Center on Cognition, Brain and Language, 2019)
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    Brevity and frequency are two crucial factors in the processes of statistical learning. The compression principle had already been used previously to explain the origin of Zipf’s law for the frequency of words. Here we use ...
  • Log-normal distribution in acoustic linguistic units 

    González Torre, Iván; Lacasa, Lucas; Kello, Christopher; Luque Serrano, Bartolome; Hernández Fernández, Antonio (Basque Center on Cognition, Brain and Language, 2019)
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    In this work we verify with accuracy that acoustically transcribed durations of linguistic units at several scales (phonemes, words and Breath Groups) comply with log-normal distribution. To do this we have used a very ...
  • On the physical origin of linguistic laws and lognormality in speech 

    González Torre, Iván; Luque Serrano, Bartolome; Lacasa, Lucas; Kello, Christopher; Hernández Fernández, Antonio (2019-08-21)
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    Physical manifestations of linguistic units include sources of variability due to factors of speech production which are by definition excluded from counts of linguistic symbols. In this work, we examine whether linguistic ...
  • Linguistic laws in speech: the case of Catalan and Spanish 

    Hernández Fernández, Antonio; González Torre, Iván; Garrido, Juan Maria; Lacasa, Lucas (2019-11-26)
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    In this work we consider Glissando Corpus—an oral corpus of Catalan and Spanish—and empirically analyze the presence of the four classical linguistic laws (Zipf’s law, Herdan’s law, Brevity law, and Menzerath–Altmann’s ...
  • Polysemy and brevity versus frequency in language 

    Casas Fernández, Bernardino; Hernández Fernández, Antonio; Catala Roig, Neus; Ferrer Cancho, Ramon; Baixeries i Juvillà, Jaume (Elsevier, 2019-11-01)
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    The pioneering research of G. K. Zipf on the relationship between word frequency and other word features led to the formulation of various linguistic laws. The most popular is Zipf’s law for word frequencies. Here we focus ...

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