Entries tagged: eLC

Artificial intelligence: humans, machines and everything in between All items

Artificial intelligence: humans, machines and everything in between

Mitsuku, Pandorabots’ three-time winner of the prestigious Loebner Prize, awarded to the most “human-like” chatbot, when asked who she is would say: “I am the latest result in artificial intelligence, which can reproduce the capabilities[…]

2018 Summer eLC Crew Holidays’ Recommended Reading All items

2018 Summer eLC Crew Holidays’ Recommended Reading

We have worked hard this year and we all deserve time for rest and for fun and also… to recharge our energies and keep on moving the wheel of educational advances! To be well informed[…]

My teacher will be an AI (maybe) All items

My teacher will be an AI (maybe)

An important distinction in the field of Artificial Intelligence (AI) is between weak (or narrow) AI and strong (or general) AI, the later referring to artificial general intelligence, or AGI. The former consists of a[…]

Next Generation Student Success Symposium chronicle All items

Next Generation Student Success Symposium chronicle

By Marta Bernabeu and Desirée Gómez From 19 to 21 June, the Next Generation Student Success meeting was held in Barcelona, jointly organized by DXtera Institute, Strada Education Network and German Alliance for Education (Bündnis für[…]

Next Generation Student Success Symposium on 19 to 21 June All items

Next Generation Student Success Symposium on 19 to 21 June

The UOC, DXtera Institute, Bündnis für Bildung (German Alliance for Education) and Strada Education Network organize the Next Generation Student Success Symposium from 19 to 21 June in Palau Macaya in Barcelona, also with the presence of some eLearnCenter experts. This symposium is open to researchers, innovators, influencers, leaders and entrepreneurs who are seeking to transform the[…]

eLC’s Annual Review and Preview. Farewell 2017. Welcome 2018. All items

eLC’s Annual Review and Preview. Farewell 2017. Welcome 2018.

A year finishes and a new one begins. In terms of eLearning, this means that we can overview both year incomes and outcomes. From the eLearn Center, we want to focus on what the different specialized media[…]

Diego Redolar: “Neuroscience already allows us to use techniques to improve cognitive skills” All itemsInterviews

Diego Redolar: “Neuroscience already allows us to use techniques to improve cognitive skills”

As part of the first What if… beer held at the UOC in October and organized by the eLearn Center, the following questions were posed: What would happen if we got to the point where[…]

Making possible a new generation of technologies for education All items

Making possible a new generation of technologies for education

In the latests months of 2017, the eLearn Center has intensified its diffusion in the field of technologies that will revolutionize the field of education. Last August, EDUCAUSE, one of the most influential institutions in[…]

Weekly Tweet Selection. 10th to 14th July 2017 All items

Weekly Tweet Selection. 10th to 14th July 2017

This week we are focusing mainly on e-Learning tweets. Topics such as Microlearning, EdTech related to Language Learning and HEI in general, the ethical aspects of LA and Strategic Planning are treated by some of[…]

Interview with Lluís Pastor, director of the eLearn Center of the UOC All itemsInterviews

Interview with Lluís Pastor, director of the eLearn Center of the UOC

«At the UOC we want the students to be passionate about learning» The UOC is committed to time as an engine of change, with a 0-24 hours learning immersion, in any environment and in which[…]