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Educational videos may boost number of passing students All items

Educational videos may boost number of passing students

By Jordi Conesa, Victor García and Antoni Pérez-Navarro A study carried out by the UOC is analysing the acceptance and impact of different types of video in several university Introduction to Engineering Physics courses, both[…]

ESPRIA: UOC project presented at EDEN 2020 Annual Conference All items

ESPRIA: UOC project presented at EDEN 2020 Annual Conference

We presented the results of the ESPRIA project as two interrelated papers during the EDEN 2020 Annual Conference, held this year from 22 to 24 June. The UOC’s ongoing institutional project entitled ESPRIA, Millora de[…]

Dialogue: “Emergency Online Models/COVID-19” All items

Dialogue: “Emergency Online Models/COVID-19”

On Thursday 4 June 2020, the fifth collaboration took place between the Tecnológico de Monterrey (Monterrey Tech) Observatory of Educational Innovation, the Academic Affairs Directorate’s Academic Information Office of Peru’s Pontificia Universidad Católica (PUCP) and[…]

Artificial intelligence is here to stay All items

Artificial intelligence is here to stay

The Trends Observatory of the eLearn Center at the Universitat Oberta de Catalunya (UOC) has entered into collaboration with observatories at the Tecnológico de Monterrey (Observatorio de Innovación Educativa) and the Pontificia Universidad Católica de[…]

Disruption in the classroom All items

Disruption in the classroom

Innovative practices in schools commit to educational technology and new teaching styles In this post of La Reina Roja (The Red Queen) 2.0 – Disruption in the classroom: EdTech and new teaching styles in secondary[…]

Teaching practices and digital skills during the lockdown All items

Teaching practices and digital skills during the lockdown

It’s now nearly three months since we were confined to our homes because of the COVID-19 outbreak, and it appears that this will continue for some time despite some relaxing of the restrictions. In this[…]

Dialogue on Competencies and the Use of Rubrics in Education All items

Dialogue on Competencies and the Use of Rubrics in Education

On Wednesday 29 April 2020 the fourth collaboration took place between the Tecnológico de Monterrey Observatory of Education Innovation, the Academic Matters Directorate’s Academic Information Office at Peru’s Pontificia Universidad Católica (PUCP) and the eLearn[…]

XI International Symposium CIDUI 2020. Challenges of the hybrid models All items

XI International Symposium CIDUI 2020. Challenges of the hybrid models

XI CIDUI 2020 INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM (Online) Higher education in the knowledge society: challenges of hybrid models 1 and 2 July 2020 CIDUI, with its 20 years of history as space and agora for teaching innovation widely[…]

UOC’s GRAF project presented at Dxtera’s Next Generation by Design Symposium All items

UOC’s GRAF project presented at Dxtera’s Next Generation by Design Symposium

Tuesday 12 May marked the start of the three sessions scheduled to take place as part of Dxtera’s Next Generation by Design Symposium. This first session, entitled Comparative Taxonomy Management, included my presentation on the[…]

Three things we’ve learnt about chatbots in the classroom All items

Three things we’ve learnt about chatbots in the classroom

This semester we’ve introduced a chatbot on two UOC courses. It’s a pilot project in response to an ambitious long-term goal: to provide students with assistance 24/7, all year round. There’s a long way to[…]