Desirée Rosa Gómez Cardosa

About the author
Desirée Gómez is a specialist in educational innovation within the Generation and Knowledge Transfer Operational Group of the UOC eLearn Center. She carries out tasks of detection and analysis of educational trends, innovation and technology, content curation, communication and observation. She has a bachelor's and a master's degree in Art History from the University of Barcelona and specializes in international relations and educational and technological observation. She is currently studying a Postgraduate Course in Direction and Management of e-learning at the UOC.
Transferable skills for a world which is advancing more rapidly than the educational system All items

Transferable skills for a world which is advancing more rapidly than the educational system

Technology is advancing in leaps and bounds and academic programmes are striving to keep up.   How can students join the labour market in such a rapidly changing world in which the social and economic[…]

A major challenge for e-literacy: the gender digital divide All items

A major challenge for e-literacy: the gender digital divide

Although the digital transformation of society has social and economic implications for the majority of the world’s population, it has a particular effect on women.   With an increasing number of countries undergoing their fourth[…]

Alternative sources of funding in higher education institutions All items

Alternative sources of funding in higher education institutions

  At a time of crisis If you compare the news before the COVID-19 crisis with post-crisis news, you can see that for a few years now there has been a growing need on the[…]

Blockchain in education All items

Blockchain in education

What is blockchain The blockchain is a large and global encrypted database which attends the need for decentralization and security of processes common to citizens and businesses, ending the monopoly or oligopoly of information by the[…]

Envisioning the future of technology and education. A chronicle of the Next Generation by Design Symposium 2019 All items

Envisioning the future of technology and education. A chronicle of the Next Generation by Design Symposium 2019

The Next Generation By Design Symposium was held at the Palau Macaya in Barcelona from 21st to 23rd May. It was jointly organized by DXtera Institute, the Universitat Oberta de Catalunya and the technology partners[…]

SWOT analysis of innovative technologies applied to the educational sector in 2018 All items

SWOT analysis of innovative technologies applied to the educational sector in 2018

In this post, we have highlighted three of the technologies that have had the greatest impact in 2018, being our will to focus on their strengths and weaknesses in relation to the world of learning.[…]

Chronicle about GUNi 2018 Barcelona. A reflection about the future relations of Humanities and the Scientific and Technological disciplines All items

Chronicle about GUNi 2018 Barcelona. A reflection about the future relations of Humanities and the Scientific and Technological disciplines

Chronicle about the International Conference on Humanities and Higher Education: Generating Synergies between Science, Technology and Humanities Last 19th and 20th November 2018, I was attending the GUNi International Conference on Humanities and Higher Education[…]

Personal and social robots in education All items

Personal and social robots in education

The role of robots in the education of the future Whether robots will replace the work done by humans on a large scale within the next 10 years is currently a subject of heated debate.[…]

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[…]

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[…]