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Participation of Edul@b in the final conference of the DECODE Project to be held in Rome


The researchers Teresa Romeu and Marc Romero of the research group Edul@b will participate next Thursday (May 30) and Friday (May 31) in the Final Conference of the European Project DECODE to be held in the city of Rome. The main topic of the conference will be the Digital Competence for Education and during the…

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New article of Edul@b: “Lifelong learning ecologies in online higher education: Students’ engagement in the continuum between formal and informal learning”


The article “Lifelong learning ecologies in online higher education: Students’ engagement in the continuum between formal and informal learning” written by the researchers of Edul@b Mitchell Peters and Marc Romero  has been published in the British Journal of Educational Technology. The article outlines ways in which students shape their learning ecologies in virtual contexts to support formal…

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New article of Edul@b: “Learning ecologies through a lens: Ontological, methodological and applicative issues. A systematic review of the literature”


The article “Learning ecologies through a lens: Ontological, methodological and applicative issues. A systematic review of the literature” written by the researchers of Edul@b Albert Sangrá, Juliana Raffaghelli and Montse Guitert  has been published in the British Journal of Eduational Technology. The objective of this work has been to try to frame a concept on…

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Edul@b participates in the initial ceremony of the Erasmus + project AMED held in Maldives


The researchers from the Edul@b research group Marcelo Maina, Nati Cabrera and Lourdes Guàrdia have participated in the official ceremony that marked the beginning of the Erasmus + project AMED. The ceremony took place in the Maldives National University on March 26. The event was also attended by national media, deans and university staff, all…

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The UOC and the Edul@b research group organise the FIET 2019 seminar about Artificial Intelligence in education


The Edul@b research group and the Open University of Catalonia (UOC) are the organizers of this year’s edition of the Fòrum Internacional d’Educació i Tecnologia (FIETxs2019) that will take place on May 30 at the Colegio Oficial de Agentes Comerciales de Barcelona (COACB). With the title “Artificial Intelligence in Education“, this edition of FIETxs2019 aims…

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CRISS project explained in one minute


Can we assess digital Competence in primary and secondary education? The CRISS project is dealing with this challenge. After two years devoted to the creation of a Digital Competence framework and the development of an adaptive learning environment, the CRISS ecosystem is currently piloted by around 2000 teachers and 13000 students in 400 centers across…

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A research on online training is selected by the ACUP for the compilation of good teaching innovation practices


The research on online training Form@TIC, coordinated by the researchers of the research group Edul@b Montse Guitert, Teresa Romeu and Marc Romero, together with the UOC professor Gemma Abellán, has been one of the educational experiences selected by the Catalan Association of Public Universities (ACUP) and the Government of Catalonia for the compilation of good…

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Edul@b team participated in the CRISS H2020 project meeting held in Athens


The members of Edul@b involved in the CRISS project (Lourdes Guàrdia, Marcelo Maina, Federica Mancini, and Pablo Baztán) participated in the project meeting held in Athens from 6 to 8 of February. The meeting was an opportunity to present the development of the work packages and to discuss crucial issues foreseen in this third year…

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The UOC and the city council of Barcelona begin a project to promote the digital competences of citizens and reduce the digital divide


The City Council of Barcelona and the Open University of Catalonia (UOC) will work on a project to improve the digital competences of citizens, with the aim also of reducing the digital gender divide. The project will be active until the end of 2019 and and will have the participation of the researchers of Edul@b…

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Research stay summary of the Edul@b doctoral student Mitchell Peters in Edinburgh


Research Stay Purpose After completing a 3 month research stay at the Centre for Research in Digital Education, I feel it is an important moment to reflect on how the stay has informed my work, including key research findings, implications and emerging questions.  My intention in working in Edinburgh as a visiting researcher was to…

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