Laura Carpena Pinilla

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Learning to create an inclusive and enriching learning environment is possible

Online education brings together students with very diverse backgrounds and experiences. 
This diversity enriches the classroom and needs to be valued. How can teachers embrace and take advantage of student diversity? What tools and advice[…]

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Read in good company with the CEL reading club

More than fifty people belong to the online reading group, an interdisciplinary forum open to all UOC staff. Would you like to join? The aims of this initiative, launched by the Faculty of Computer Science,[…]

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Need a translation? Technology can help!

Technology is everywhere, our hardware and software supporting us, supplying us and changing the ways we live and behave. And while some may say it’s not essential, it is. Sending a WhatsApp message, an email,[…]

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Become a virtual volunteer: the pandemic means you can help out from anywhere in the world

Can you do charitable work from home for organizations all round the world? Yes, you can. Tests have been successfully carried out and there is now a whole host of options for you to help[…]

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Get back to healthy habits now that the holidays are over

Both your diet and your physical activity probably changed for the worse during the holiday period. In the summer break your focus is on relaxation, sunshine and leisure activities, so you are perhaps less likely[…]

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Back to school: Ten things to bear in mind

On Monday 13 September, Spain’s almost 30,000 schools open their doors to a new school year. For people with children, it’s time to make some decisions, help them get back to some old habits, and[…]

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Over 1,100 views of La UOC en viu!

Thanks to all of you, our live summer event A l’estiu, la UOC en viu! has become the third most viewed video of the month of July, even though it was unlisted and could only[…]

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La UOC en viu, your soundtrack for the summer!

The sweet scent of summer is in the air, and in just a few short days most UOC staffers will be off enjoying their very well-deserved holidays. Yippee! Before you close up shop, check out[…]

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UOC welcome for new members of staff!

We ended June by welcoming people who have recently joined the UOC with long-term or permanent contracts. The latest institutional welcome session took place on 21 July, and was attended by the President, Josep A.[…]

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Holidays and COVID-19: Three different plans for this summer

We know that travelling is particularly tricky right now – things won’t be quite back to normal yet this summer. Tourism experts believe that, although the summer season that’s about to start won’t be quite[…]