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First open webinar “Teaching and learning online: overcoming social distance”


UOC institution opens its virtual space to the university and non-university educational community with a cycle of webinars entitled ‘Docencia no presencial de emergencia’ with the aim of supporting teachers who have to face the challenge of adapting their face-to-face pedagogical activity to carry it out virtually as a consequence of the coronavirus crisis.. Each…

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Fourth publication of the Edul@b Smartpapers’ collection on ePorfolio in the educational context


The current educational context promotes the implementation of competency-based learning models and intensive use of ICTs in all processes that promote a permanent dialogue among all actors involved in educational action.  From this approach, when we talk about evaluating competencies, extended processes are activated over time, and this implies the need to adopt strategies such…

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Decalogue for unexpected online teaching


The current emergency situation has caused many educational institutions to consider transitioning to online education to provide coverage to their students as long as the instructions for closing schools and universities and home confinement last. The members of the Edul@b research group, of the Open University of Catalonia, want to share in solidarity with the…

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DETECT project: Opening the conversation with teachers on critical digital literacy


By Teresa Romeu, Marc Romero, Juliana Raffaghelli Between Monday 3rd and Friday 6th March, the project DETECT made an important step on the way to build a critical perspective for the digital literacies needed to live in the contemporary society. Edul@b group (represented by Teresa, Marc and Juliana) encountered a group of teachers from the…

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The Webinar Series “Data Cultures in HE” goes on! “Opening Data in Technology Enhanced Learning Research: The challenge, the practices”


Justgrimes, 2012 – CC-BY https://www.flickr.com/photos/notbrucelee/8016189356 By Juliana E. Raffaghelli On March 12, we have a new Webinar Series’ appointment with Davinia H. Leo from the TIDE Research Group on Interactive and Distributed Technologies for Education. Davinia will shed light on a topic of growing interest: the participation of Technology enhanced learning research to the Open Science…

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Next webinar “We used to have fun but then data came into play…”: Potentials and pitfalls of social media in academic professional development” by Stefania Manca


On January 28th, the Webinar Series on Data Cultures in Higher Education return with the webinar “”We used to have fun but then data came into play…”. Potentials and pitfalls of social media in academic professional development” by Stefania Manca. For the occasion, Stefania Manca from the Institute of Educational Technology of the National Research…

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Edul@b participates in the CRISS H2020 Symposium


Marcelo Maina, member of the Edul@b group, participated in the “CRISS H2020 Symposium on Acquiring Digital Competence in the classroom – the experience of primary and secondary schools in Europe” held last November 14th 2019 in Heraklion (Crete). The event was organised by the CRISS project, supported by the European Commission within the Horizon 2020…

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EDUL@B participates at the E+ DETECT project’s kick-off meeting


Edul@b at work! So far, this is the starting point of a three years long journey for Edul@b (represented by Teresa, Marc and Juliana) into a highly necessary discussion: to address the critical dimension of digital competence. The kick-off meeting was held at the University of Hull, coordinator of the project. In past years we…

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Visiting Scholar – Bonnie Stewart in the context of the Programme Data Cultures in Higher Education led by Edul@b


E-Learning Caffé https://www.flickr.com/photos/aspire-edu/5670674164/ – CC-BY-2.0 by Aspire-Edu During the first week of December Edul@b will warmly welcome Prof. Bonnie Stewart. She has been exchanging ideas and jointly working with Juliana E. Raffaghelli (Edul@b member) in the topic of Faculty Development to promote a critical data culture in HE. This collaboration is placed in the context of the…

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Quo Vadis? Or of the mysterious (and not so mysterious) roads of the digitalized data


By Juliana E. Raffaghelli I took part on September 27 at 8:30 PM at the European Researchers’ Night , at the headquarters of the CSIC in Barcelona. This event has been designed to disseminate research, that is, to communicate the method and results of work to a wide audience. The day chosen for the Researchers ‘ Night implies an activity that takes place not only…

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