“Conference about collaborative learning in virtual environments” is a initiative developed by the thematic network for collaborative learning in virtual environments (RACEV) where 8 institutions take part: Universitat Oberta de Catalunya, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC), Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB), Universidad de La Laguna (ULL), Universitat de les Illes Balears (UIB), Universidad de Sevilla (US), Universidad de Valladolid (UVA) and Universitat de València (UV).
Dr. Montse Guitert is the coordinator of the network, who is the Edul@b research group chief investigator.
RACEV target is to make easier the on-line collaborative learning between students, by analyzing social interaction phenomenon within higher education. Using this knowledge, we try to provide pedagogical strategies to teachers.
During the conference, which will be held in Barcelona on 26 and 27 November 2012, participants are invited to share their experiences and ideas focused in the exploration and study of collaborative on-line learning topic, from three points of view Experiences on collaborative tools and platforms; Collaborative methodical proccesses; and Collaborative processes evaluation.
The key speakers are Pierre Dillenbourg and Yannis Dimitriadis.
Deadline for participation: 30th september.