How to build fair data cultures in HEIs?


Overcoming the tension between technology and social criticism: closing the Webinar Series “Fair Data Cultures in Higher Education: emerging practices, professionalism and the challenge of social justice” On December 16, a work chapter related to the Ramón y Cajal UOC project “Professional Learning Ecologies for Digital Scholarship: Modernizing Higher Education by Supporting Professionalism” (Ministry of…

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Edul@b participates in the EPICA Final Conference


The EPICA Final Conference was held on December 10th via Zoom. The event was organised in collaboration with eLearning Africa, the global network of professionals working in the field of ICT supported education and training. The conference marked the closure of the EPICA EU-project which started in 2018 and presented the results obtained involving some…

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Mitchell Peters wins the doctoral thesis award for the doctoral program in Education and ICT (e-learning)


Each year, the Academic Commission at the UOC awards prizes for outstanding excellence in a doctoral dissertation within each program stream offered by the doctoral school.  Candidates must have received the highest grade during the initial defence, including the Cum Laude mention, among a range of other criteria, and later be included in a program…

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Carry out your doctoral thesis on education and ICT in the Edul@b research group!


The Edul@b group, research group consolidated by the Generalitat de Catalunya (SGR1471) specialised in education and digital technologies, offers places to those interested in carrying out a doctoral thesis within the research group. We are looking for doctoral thesis proposals with a focus on analyzing the effects of the pandemic in online educational environments, with…

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Edul@b participates in the ICERI 2020 Conference


On the 9th and 10th of November 2020 the Conference of Education, Research and Innovation “ICERI” 2020 was held virtually with a focus on “Transforming Education, Transforming Lives”. Marcelo Maina, Lourdes Guàrdia, Sandrine Albert, Federica Mancini and Derek Clougher, members of the Edul@ab team, presented the paper “Using an ePortfolio to Showcase Student’s Employability Skills:…

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Compilation of resources on emergency remote teaching


From the publication of the “Decalogue for unexpected online teaching“On March 16, our research group, Edul@b, activated a strategy to contribute from their experience with the needs of educational institutions as a product of the impact of Covid-19. This contribution then continued with the webinar cycle Emergency remote teaching. In order to continue to support…

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Edul@b participate in the EDEN 2020 Conference


This year the EDEN 2020 Conference, in its newly adopted virtual format, invited researchers to participate and share their work with a focus on “enhancing the human experience of learning with technology: new challenges for research in digital, open, distance & networked education”. Lourdes Guàrdia, Marcelo Maina, Derek Clougher and Federica Mancini, members of the…

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Impact of using learning analytics in asynchronous online discussions in higher education


The article “Impact of using learning analytics in asynchronous online discussions in higher education” written by Edul@b researchers Montse Guitert and Teresa Romeu and Edul@b doctoral student Juan Pedro Cerro has been published in the International Journal of Educational Technology in Higher Education. Abstract of the article Following asynchronous online discussion activities as a complex…

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Exploring data practices in Higher Education Institutions


(Read the synthesis of results) We keep on exploring the idea of Data Cultures. We did it now through this survey which uncovered data practices in teaching. Our initial assumption is that the institutions adopt  data practices (or get used to them) according not only to individual initiatives of research and innovation, but above all,…

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Upcoming event “Strategies and actions for discontinuous educational contexts”


In the wake of the exceptional situation that the COVID-19 health crisis has brought, and due to the current circumstances, from Edul@b we have considered it necessary to offer all teachers an event to learn about strategies and actions to develop the teaching task in these discontinuous educational contexts, from the perspective of what online…

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