Mel - Management & eLearning

About Us

The Management & eLearning (MeL) research group is part of the Economics and Business studies at the Universitat Oberta de Catalunya (UOC).

Our research group is dedicated to studying and developing innovative educational technologies. We use scientific methodologies to investigate how digital technologies can improve education and distance learning.

From the Management & eLearning research group we work in collaboration with educators, productive fabric, administration and other interested parties to develop practical solutions that can be implemented in real educational environments. We are committed to improving the quality of education through research and the development of innovative educational technologies.

We also promote collaboration and knowledge exchange between researchers, educators and industry professionals through joint projects. Our research is based on ethical principles and seeks to have a positive impact on society.

Scientific activity

From the research group, we focus scientific activity on the following sections:

  1. Analyze the effectiveness of teaching tools for the development of professional administration and business management skills in a virtual learning environment (EVA).
  2. Study which is the most efficient virtual personalized feedback strategy.
  3. Deepen the degree of student satisfaction with e-learning, both in universities and in workplace training.
  4. Examining the determinants of online training in companies.
  5. Assess the skills profile of the students and their degree of employability.
  6. To investigate the organizational commitment and job satisfaction of part-time university teachers.

The importance of e-Learning

E-Learning has risen to prominence as a pivotal force in revolutionizing the landscape of education and learning. Its trajectory indicates that in the foreseeable future, e-Learning will assume an even more paramount role in shaping educational experiences for diverse populations.

As technological advancements continue to unfold, e-Learning platforms are poised to undergo a transformation, becoming increasingly interactive, adaptive, and universally accessible. This evolution promises to empower students with enhanced learning capabilities, facilitating a deeper comprehensive understanding of educational content.

Moreover, the potential cost-saving benefits of e-Learning can contribute to a more financially inclusive education system, particularly benefiting those facing constraints due to physical disabilities or geographical remoteness.

Beyond traditional academic pursuits, e-Learning holds tremendous potential as a dynamic tool for upskilling and reskilling the workforce. In an era defined by rapid technological evolution, businesses are recognizing the imperative of equipping their employees with the latest skills and knowledge.

E-Learning platforms offer a flexible and efficient means to achieve this objective, ensuring that enterprises remain competitive and adaptable in an ever-changing global marketplace.

Furthermore, the versatility of e-Learning extends its impact beyond formal education and corporate training. It has the potential to foster lifelong learning, enabling individuals of all ages to pursue their intellectual passions and career aspirations at their own pace.

This democratization of knowledge can lead to a more informed, empowered, and innovative society, with the potential to drive progress across various sectors.

In conclusion, e-Learning stands as a catalyst for educational transformation, promising a future where learning is more accessible, inclusive, and tailored to individual needs.

Its multifaceted benefits, from cost-effectiveness to adaptability, position e-Learning as a cornerstone of modern education for continuous personal and professional development. It is for this reason that our research group is dedicated to advancing this field, as well as enhancing business management practices.

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