The eMadrid network will hold its VIII Workshops on July 2-3, 2018. Experts from academia and the business world will share with the audience the latest researchs in the development of Technology Enhanced Learning, during two days focused on «Cyberlearning». The meeting will be at Puerta de Toledo Campus of Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (UC3M), the institution that runs this project, in collaboration with the UAM, the UCM, the UPM, the UNED and the URJC.
Friday, May 11, 2018
- 11.00 - 11.40 / «Bridging the gap». Michael Kirch, academic counsel at the department of Pedagogy and Rehabilitation at Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität (LMU) in Munich.
- 11.40 - 12.20 / «Conversational agents in MOOCs: What’s the point?». Stavros Demetriadis, associate professor at the School of Informatics, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (AUTh), Greece.
- 12.20 - 13.00 / «Innovations in pedagogy using MOOCs». Ting-Chuen Pong, professor of Computer Science and Engineering at The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST).
- 13.00 - 13.30 / Spanish wine sponsored by the MOOC-Maker project (www.mooc-maker.org), co-organizer of this seminar.
The SHEILA Project will discuss at a conference how to integrate learning analytics into higher education
To assist european universities to become more mature users and custodians of digital data about their students as they learn online, the SHEILA Project is developing a policy framework that promotes formative assessment and personalized learning. This project is using innovative strategies to disseminate and translate the outputs, and to set up a long term learning analytics policy agenda and community among higher education institutions across Europe.
eMadrid Excellence Network, dedicated to the research and development of educational technologies in the Comunidad de Madrid and financed by the regional administration, as part of the call for R&D programs in IT 2013, launches a new edition of eMadrid Awards. This year three categories have been enabled:
- Best Final Degree Proyect
- Best Master's Thesis
- Best PhD Thesis
Friday, March 16, 2018
- 15.00 - 15.40 / «COOL Lab: a teaching-learning Lab for STEM education». Barbara Sabitzer, professor for Instructional Technology at the Department of STEM Education at Johannes Kepler University Linz (JKU, Austria).
- 15.40 - 16.20 / «From Salt to Bengaluru, passing through the MIT». Jordi Freixenet, professor for Architecture and Computer Technology at Universidad de Girona (UdG).
- 16.20 - 17.00 / «Coding, robotics and computational thinking in the classroom. Spanish situation». Jesús Moreno León, researcher at Universidad Rey Juan Carlos (URJC) and computational thinking's promoter at INTEF (National Institute of Educational Technologies and Teacher Training).
Anant Agarwal, full professor at Massachussetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and edX CEO, one of the most important MOOCs platforms created by MIT and Harvard, has been named -on February 16, 2018- Doctor Honoris Causa by Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (UC3M). During the academic ceremony, at Getafe's Campus, professor Eric S. Maskin, Nobel Prize in Economics 2007, was granted with the same honor.
Friday, February 23, 2018
- 11.00 - 11.40 / «"Conectado", gaming as a teaching tool against cyberbullying». Antonio Calvo Morata, researcher at Universidad Complutense de Madrid (UCM) and Cátedra Telefónica-Complutense de Educación Digital y Juegos Serios.
- 11.40 - 12.20 / «Skills for positive digital living with video games». Jorge Flores Fernández, PantallasAmigas' founder & director.
- 12.20 - 13.00 / «eConfidence project, a european model of "serious games" against bullying based on pedagogy and psychology». Marta Martín del Pozo, Researcher at Universidad de Salamanca (USAL).
eMadrid Excellence Network will take part in EDUCON once again, a congress to be held this year from 17 to 20 of April in Santa Cruz de Tenerife (Canary Islands), focused on the latest trends and challenges in the field of engineering education. Specifically, eMadrid team will participate in a special session on the 19th, with several presentations related to the «multi-learning» experiences of this group, that brings together researchers from UC3M, UAM, UCM, UPM, UNED and URJC
Friday, January 19, 2018
- 15.00 - 15.40 / «EntreComp into action: be inspired & making it happen». Rebecca Weicht, co-founder of Brussels-based non-profit Bantani Education, developing and supporting creative and entrepreneurial learning policy and practice.
- 15.40 - 16.20 / «"actúaupm: supporting entrepreneurship at college». Elisa Navarro Carrillo. Entrepreneurship Programme Coordinator in «actúaupm», at Universidad Politécnica de Madrid (UPM). Leading initiative of college entrepreneurship.
- 16.20 - 17.00 / «New employability, a reality». Luis Miguel Olivas Torrijos. Employability Area manager at Fundación Telefónica.
Friday, December 15, 2017
- 10.30 - 11.10/ «Spaces as educacional tools». Javier González-Patiño, professor at the Faculty of Teacher Training and Education in Universidad Autónoma de Madrid (UAM) and Mediatica's founder, a research group that gives advice of digital transformation for learning communities.
- 11.10 - 11.50/ «New learning scenarios in future’s classroom». Javier Monteagudo, teacher at Infant & Primary School Manuel Bartolomé Cossío (Madrid) and Musical Education specialist.
Friday, November 24, 2017
- 15.00 - 15.45/ «EdX MOOC organization about Open Education and OERs repositories». Manuel Castro, PhD in Industrial Engineering at UPM (Universidad Politécnica de Madrid) and full professor of Electronic Technology at UNED (Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia); Sergio Martín, PhD in Electrical Engineering, Electronics and Control at UNED; and Edmundo Tovar, PhD in Computer Science at UPM and professor in the Higher Technical School of Engineers (ETS) at the same institution.
- 15.45 - 16.30/ «Lets educate, learn and flourish: how can we open doors, light fires and race with machines?». Rebecca Strachan, full professor of Digital Technology and Education and associate pro vice chancellor for Strategic Planning and Engagement in the Faculty of Engineering and Evironment at Northumbria University (UK).
- 16.30 - 17.15/ «Analysis of social interactions and prediction of assignment grades in a Massive Open Online Course». Pedro Manuel Moreno Marcos, PhD student and a pre-doctoral researcher through a FPU fellowship in the Department of Telematics Engineering UC3M (Universidad Carlos III de Madrid).
The Rey Juan Carlos University (URJC) celebrates a «Conference on Technology and Autism» on november 13 with the aim of disseminating some of the innovative experiences carried out as the result of the collaboration between these two areas. The meeting, located at Vicálvaro Campus (Madrid), at 10 am, will welcome all kind of audience: students and professionals interested in the application of technologies to groups with disabilities, relatives or guardians of people with TEA. Free access, the conference is part of the large activity program of the Science Week in Madrid, between 6 and 19 of november. For more details, please visit http://bluethinking.es/tya2017 and sign to register in https://goo.gl/9wz7ry.
Manuel Castro, full professor at UNED (National Distance Education University) and member of the research team of eMadrid project, has received the Nikola Tesla Chain, the highest award of the International Society for Engineering Pedagogy (IGIP ), a prize that recognizes professor Castro's international achievements in both fields. The award was presented at the International Conference on Interactive Collaborative Learning (ICL), that took place in Budapest (Hungary) last september.
Friday, October 20, 2017
- 11.00 - 11.15/ Opening by Pilar Laguna, dean of the Faculty of Legal and Social Sciences of the URJC and director of the Observatory of Education.
- 11.15 - 12.00/ «Digital teacher competence: common framework and portfolio». María Jesús García San Martín, head of the Network Training, Experimentation and Social Networks Area of INTEF (National Institute of Educational Technologies and Teacher Training).
- 12.00 - 12.40/ «Developing digital competence for future teachers in the Early Childhood and Primary Education levels». Liliana Santacruz, lecturer and member of the LITE (Laboratory of Information Technologies in Education) of the URJC.
- 12.40-13.10/ «From training in digital competence to the experience in the classroom and "cervanbot"». Antonio Ruiz, teacher at «Miguel de Cervantes» public school in Leganés, Madrid.
Friday, September 29, 2017
- 11:00 - 11:40: Using Collaborative Learning scenarios to teach programming. Leovy Echeverría UAM & UPB (Colombia).
- 11:40 - 12:20: Investigating the effect of student’s motivation in Collaborative Learning. Maximiliano Paredes, URJC.
- 12:20 - 13:00: Towards the efficient design of collaborative learning scenarios with explicit definition of artifact flow. Osmel Bordiés, UVA.
On the occasion of the VI eMadrid Workshop, held on 3, 4 and 5 July 2017 in Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Puerta de Toledo campus, it conducted a series of interviews in which the participants at the event responded on various aspects related to the topic central to this issue, "learning analytics". During the interviews they presented their opinions on the subject and the main bets they are making in their companies.