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Montse Guitert receives the Jaume Vicens Vives 2016 teaching quality distinction

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The Government of Catalonia has approved to grant the Jaume Vicens Vives 2016 distinctions, in the university teaching quality category, to three teachers and four projects from Catalan universities. The winners have been selected from proposals made by the social councils of public universities or equivalent bodies in private universities. Montse Guitert Catasús, principal investigator of…

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New Smartpapers’ collection of Edul@b


In the Edul@b group we have as main objective to investigate the emerging educational scenarios and the open, flexible and online learning and teaching strategies, in order to transform and improve the educational practice. Therefore, with the intent to disseminate widely the content and knowledge acquired by the group, we have started a collection of…

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Edul@b participation in the CIDUI 2016 Congress


From 5 to 7 of July took place the IX International Congress of University Teaching and Innovation (CIDUI 2016), held in Barcelona and organised, among other institutions, by the Open University of Catalonia. Since its beginnings in 2000, CIDUI has consolidated as a biannual initiative that brings together a big name teachers and other education…

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Edul@b hosts the final meeting of the EMMA project

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On June 30 and July 1, 2016 took place the final meeting of the EMMA project (European Multi MOOC Aggregator), a project in which members of Edul@b are involved. The meeting was attended by representatives of the 11 institutions that are part of the project with a double objective: to conclude the tasks in process…

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Edul@b participation in the FIET 2016


On July 8th will take place the International Forum for Education and Technology (FIET 2016), held in Gerona and organised, among others, by the Open University of Catalonia. With the slogan FIETxs2016, “New Trends“, this edition of the congress aims to reflect on the skills, knowledge and attitudes needed to address today’s society: an interconnected,…

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Edul@b Participation in the SEP 2016 Congress


From 28 to 30 June will take place the XVI National Congress and VII Ibero American Congress of Education (SEP 2016), held in Madrid and organised by the Spanish Society of Pedagogy and the Complutense University of Madrid. Participation of the Edul@b group At the congress, it will be held the annual conference of RUTE…

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Analysing the possibilities of open educational resources in adult education


The Open Educational Resources (OER) are resources such as documents or multimedia material that are useful for teaching, learning or assessing, and are usually freely accessible and openly licensed. The OERup! project -in which the Edul@b group participates- aims to: promote and encourage the successful implementation of open educational practices in adult education institutions in Europe,…

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How to produce a MOOC on EMMA and boost its impact

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Would you like to know more about accommodating diversity through multilingualism in your MOOC? Are you interested in finding out how to enrich your learning offer through an innovative use of videos? Are you able to use social media effectively to boost the impact of your online course? A series of Webinars on how to…

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New article: E-assessment process: giving a voice to online learners


The International Journal of Educational Technology in Higher Education (ETHE journal) of SpringerOpen has recently published the article “E-assessment process: giving a voice to online learners” by the Edul@b researchers Teresa Romeu, Marc Romero and Montse Guitert. In the article, active pedagogies are remarked considering the student as the centre of the teaching and learning process, because…

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Summer course: How to be a good digital citizen?

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Nowadays, our digital identity is so important that we can be dismissed from a job based on how we show ourselves. In fact, 30% of the companies rule out candidates because of their image on the Internet. From the moment in which we live permanently with the new digital technologies and social media we become…

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