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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Edul@b participates in the 3rd EPICA Consortium Meeting held in Germany


Professor Marcelo Maina from the Edul@b research group has participated in the 3rd EPICA Consortium Meeting that took place in Potsdam on December 10-11, 2018. The EPICA H2020 project is a strategic partnership for the co-design of an innovative and scalable ePortfolio ecosystem to improve the quality and visibility of skills.   EPICA aims to…

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Interview with Dr. Meritxell Monguillot on ICT and the field of physical education for the blog tiching


Dr. Meritxell Monguillot  recently gave an interview for the blog in education and ICT tiching. In the interview, he reflects, among other issues related to education and new technologies, on how ICT can contribute in an area such as Physical Education. You can read the complete interview with Dr. Monguillot in the following link: http://blog.tiching.com/meritxell-monguillot/. Doctoral thesis in the…

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International seminar of the UNESCO chair: “Aprendizaje a lo largo de la vida: ¿Cómo aprende nuestra sociedad?”


On November 12, the international seminar organized by the UNESCO Chair in Education and Technology for Social Change entitled “Aprendizaje a lo largo de la vida: ¿Cómo aprende nuestra sociedad?” took place, held at the Col·legi d’Agents Comercials of Barcelona. The objective of the seminar was to discuss the new forms of learning throughout the…

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The first workshops of the SELFEE project begin


On 12, 13 and 14 of November, the partners participating in the SELFEE project, including the UOC, met in Paris. The meeting was also attended by professors Teresa Romeu and Gemma Abellán, from the studies of Psychology and Educational Sciences of the UOC. In different work sessions, the first workshops that have been implemented in…

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Edul@b participates with various communications at the international conference ICERI 2018 held in Seville


From November 12 to 14 the international conference ICERI 2018 took place in the city of Seville. ICERI is one of the largest international conferences of education, and has the participation of many teachers, researchers, technologists and professionals in the education sector. The Edul@b research group has actively participated in the conference with three communications…

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