The e-UCM Group Wins the ACM Student Research Competition-ASSETS12 Contest
Tuesday, 13 November 2012

The work "Reusable Game Interfaces for People with Disabilities", from th e-UCM group, has won the Student Research Competition organized within the international conference ASSETS 2012 on technologies for accessibility. This research group is part of the network eMadrid.

A Special Issue of IEEE-RITA promoted by eMadrid Is Published
Thursday, 08 November 2012

The special issue of the IEEE-RITA promoted by eMadrid can already be seen. This issue is titled "Recent Advances in e-Learning Technologies, Challenges and Opportunities" includes five items, which were selected from the 21 contributions received. The special editors of this issue are Carmen Fernandez Baker (UC3M), Gregorio Robles (URJC) and Pilar Sancho (UCM), all members of eMadrid.

eMadrid Seminar on “Electronic Textbooks” (2012-11-16)
Wednesday, 31 October 2012


Friday, November 16th 2012

Program PDF

Free seminar without pre-registration.

Event included in the program of the XII Semana de la ciencia.

Horizon Report for Technical Teaching Driven by eMadrid Partners
Thursday, 25 October 2012

The Electrical and Computer Engineering Department of UNED (Spanish University for Distance Education) in collaboration with the New Media Consortium, the Center for Virtual Education (CSEV) and the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) – Education Society have created a new report within the popular Horizon Report Project. This report is the first one that forecasts internationally the impact that the new learning technologies will have in techinical education during 2012-2017.

Interviews about e-Learning 2.0 at the III eMadrid Workshop
Monday, 15 October 2012

On the occasion of the III eMadrid Workshop, event held last 18 and June 19 in Building A of the Rectory of the UPM (Ciudad Universitaria, Madrid), a series of interviews was conducted. Participants responded on various aspects related to the central theme of this edition, the e-Learning 2.0. During the interviews they presented their points of view on how web 2.0 tools affect the boundaries between formal and informal education or on the dynamics of the learning process.

Call for Papers in a Special Issue of the Journal of Universal Computer Science
Friday, 05 October 2012

The Journal of Universal Computer Science (J.UCS) is going to release a special issue about Cloud Education Evironments. Because of this it’s already opened the call for papers, which deadline will be next 15 January 2013. The eMadrid Network coordinator, Carlos Delgado Kloos, is among the guest editors of this issue.

eMadrid Seminar on “Ethics and Security in e-Learning” (2012-10-19)
Tuesday, 25 September 2012


Friday, 19 October 2012

Programme PDF

Free seminar without pre-registration.

Technical Session at UNED with the Participation of Larry Johnson
Wednesday, 12 September 2012

A Seminar with the participation of Larry Johnson, Head of the New Media Consortioum (USA) will take place next Thursday, September 20th at the Assembly Hall of the Psicology Faculty of UNED (Ciudad Universitaria, Madrid). The New Media Consortium is the responsible of the Horizon Report. This report is on the impact of new technologies on teaching, learning and research in the educational field and in the museum sector as well. The organization of this event is a collaboration of the IEEE Spanish Section, the eMadrid Network, the Spanish Chapter of the IEEE and of the Technology Management Council and the IEEE Student Branch at UNED.

Workshop on Education with Free Software
Tuesday, 04 September 2012

Together with the OSS 2012 conference , the largest annual academic meeting on Free/Libre/Open Source Software of the world, to be held from 10 to 13 September in Tunisia, a specific workshop promoted by the eMadrid network on education with free software, FLOSSedu, will be held. The main topic of the workshop is the long-term sustainability of free software in education.

eAdventure 1.5 Is Released
Thursday, 02 August 2012

The eAdventure 1.5 platform was released last July 26, and this tool is already available to be downloaded. The new version of this tool for developing educational games offers new functionalities that, according to the words of its creators, add power to the tool, and error corrections and usability improvements as well. The purpose of these changes is to improve the game and authorship experience. eAdventure has been developed by the UCM group in The eMadrid Network.


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