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  • Fostering sustainability and critical thinking through debate: a case study 

    Rodríguez Dono, Alfonso; Hernández Fernández, Antonio (2021-06)
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    Transversal competences such as sustainability or critical thinking have become more important in the last decades in University teaching. The objective of this article is to assess the effectiveness of debate as a teaching ...
  • Qualitative and quantitative examples of natural and artificial phenomena 

    Hernández Fernández, Antonio (2021-05-24)
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    The dichotomy between the qualitative and the quantitative has been a classic throughout the history of science. As will be seen, this dichotomy permeates all ontological levels of reality. In this work, phenomenological ...
  • Is classroom gamification opposed to performance? 

    Hernández Fernández, Antonio; Olmedo Torre, Noelia; Peña Carrera, Marta (2020-11-28)
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    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 ...
  • Cap a l'educació tecnològica 

    Hernández Fernández, Antonio (Institut d'Estudis Catalans (IEC), 2020-11)
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    En aquest article s’apunta la necessitat d’una educació tecnològica que inclogui la filosofia de la tecnologia i la reflexió tecnoètica a l’educació secundària obligatòria, en la línia del pensament bungeà, i que vagi més ...
  • Cuatro consideraciones para la enseñanza en la pandemia 

    Hernández Fernández, Antonio (2020-09-01)
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    La pandemia de la COVID-19 ha provocado la mayor disrupción en los sistemas educativos de la historia de la Humanidad, según el informe de este agosto de 2020 de las Naciones Unidas. En el mejor de los casos se ha dado ...
  • Evaluar con juegos: herramientas y métodos para una evaluación diversificada en la ludificación 

    Hernández Fernández, Antonio (2020-08)
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    En este trabajo se presentan algunas herramientas y consideraciones metodológicas sobre la evaluación mediante actividades y herramientas ludificadas. Más específicamente, se defenderá la mezcla de dinámicas y diferentes ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • The polysemy of the words that children learn over time 

    Casas Fernández, Bernardino; Catala Roig, Neus; Ferrer Cancho, Ramon; Hernández Fernández, Antonio; Baixeries i Juvillà, Jaume (2018-12)
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    Here we study polysemy as a potential learning bias in vocabulary learning in children. We employ a massive set of transcriptions of conversations between children and adults in English, to analyze the evolution of mean ...

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