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The pandemic accelerates the process towards digitalization of educational institutions All items

The pandemic accelerates the process towards digitalization of educational institutions

The Universitat Oberta de Catalunya, through its eLearning Innovation Center, has supported Ecuador’s Catholic University of Cuenca in the training of its teachers   The COVID-19 pandemic has brought to the fore the need for[…]

eLearn Center adopts new focus and changes name to eLearning Innovation Center All items

eLearn Center adopts new focus and changes name to eLearning Innovation Center

  The eLearning Innovation Center (eLinC) will now place particular emphasis on innovation, training, analysis and knowledge transfer in e-learning   The eLearning Innovation Center (eLinC), headed by Sílvia Sivera, is changing its name to[…]

Teachers play a key part in the digital transformation of schools and universities All items

Teachers play a key part in the digital transformation of schools and universities

At the first virtual teaching seminar, organized by the University of Vigo, Spanish public and private universities shared their educational models and reflected on learning in online and blended experiences during the pandemic   If[…]

The eight e-learning trends for 2022 All items

The eight e-learning trends for 2022

Nearly two years into the pandemic and after the initial shock of seeing the world’s habits turned on their heads, some educational trends for 2022 are headed in the direction they first took months ago.[…]

Learning and teaching online All items

Learning and teaching online

The COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated the development and expansion of online education. In just a few days, educational institutions at all levels had to implement teaching methods that they had not previously contemplated. This way[…]

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[…]

Study on inclusion of students with disabilities at the UOC presented at ECER 2021 All items

Study on inclusion of students with disabilities at the UOC presented at ECER 2021

The initial results of the study on the inclusion of students with disabilities at the UOC were presented through two interlinked contributions at the European Conference on Educational Research (ECER 2021), which took place between[…]

Look at the camera, smile, and flash!: a debate to frame All items

Look at the camera, smile, and flash!: a debate to frame

What to some may seem very complicated, to others is very simple. We may find achieving a high level of student involvement and participation in debates to be relatively easy with a particularly interesting subject.[…]

Inclusion of online university students with disabilities All items

Inclusion of online university students with disabilities

Beyond accessibility: the role of support and socialization in the inclusion of online university students with disabilities. What do we know about interventions in online learning environments? To answer this question we conducted a systematic[…]

Revolutionizing the world and education All items

Revolutionizing the world and education

Technology has become the bedrock for developing the elements that make up our daily lives. Situations like the pandemic have tested the ability of businesses, organizations and education centres to strengthen their response to this[…]