eMadrid Seminar on "Serious Games" (2015-10-23)

Date

Friday, 23 October 2015

Programme

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eMadrid Seminar on "The flipped classroom model" (2015-09-10)

Date

Thursday, 10 September 2015

Programme

The "flipped classroom" model is being increasingly used in recent years, due to fact that producing video lectures is very easy today. This model promotes the viewing of video lectures at home or elsewhere by the student, rather than live in class, and uses the class time where the professor cannot be easily replaced by technology, namely for discussion, solving questions, and doing exercises. In this seminar, we are going to learn about three interesting experiences recently carried out in universities.

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Meeting of the IEEE Education Society Spanish Chapter and conferences by ANECA and Rob REILLY

On 7 July a meeting of the IEEE Education Society Spanish Chapter will be held at the Paraninfo of the Rector in the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid.

On this occasion, we will have the opportunity to know some details of the changes on the evaluation of teachers by Demetrio Castro, Coordinator of Teacher Evaluation of the ANECA, and will also have Rob Reilly, MIT & IEEE Division VI Director.

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V eMadrid Workshop

Date

June 30 and July 1st, 2015

Place

Salón de actos de la Facultad de Económicas, Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia (UNED), Calle Senda del Rey s/n, Madrid.
Organized by ETSI de informática (UNED).

Title

"Digital Education"

Attendance is free, but registration is required.

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Open Innovation Educational Technology: Case Studies with edX and Open edX

April 20 at 7 p.m. there will be a meet-up entitled "Open Innovation Educational Technology: Case Studies with edX and Open edX", an event organized by UC3M UNESCO Chair in collaboration with IBL Studios Education New York.

Universities, companies and organizations that are implementing or planning to implement the Open edX technology to create blended, payment or MOOCs courses will meet in this open meeting to expose their views and to interact with attendees.

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Evaluation of Collaborative Systems, UAM seminar (2015-03-25)

As part of the Research Seminars in Computer Science and Telecommunications of Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, next March 25th at 16h, Dr. José Alberto Pino, University of Chile, will present Evaluation of collaborative systems.

The presentation will cover the challenges and needs involved in the evaluation of Collaborative Systems. A clarification will be made concerning the corresponding techniques, methods, tools, outcomes, stakeholders. Then, an evaluation framework will be presented. This framework structures the way to proceed in practical cases, starting from the context of the evaluation. A review of the most interesting techniques will also be discussed. The presentation should be useful to students wishing to evaluate groupware at any stage of development.

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eMadrid at IEEE EDUCON 2015

The eMadrid network is present once again with a special session at EDUCON (IEEE Global Engineering Education Conference). EDUCON will be held this year from March 18 to 20 in Tallinn (Estonia). The eMadrid special session is entitled "Mixing and Blending MOOC Technologies with Face-to-Face Pedagogies", in which members of eMadrid universities will present different studies around this common theme.

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eMadrid Seminar on "Remote Labs" (2015-02-20)

Date

Tuesday, 20 February, 2015

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eMadrid Seminar on "Badges for the Recognition of Learning in the Digital Age" (2015-01-27)

Date

Tuesday 27 January 2015

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Conference of Professor Eric Grimson at University Autonoma of Madrid (Spain)

Professor Eric Grimson, Chancellor of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Professor at Faculty of Medicine of Harvard, visited Madrid the 15th and 16th of December. He was guest in several events held in his honour, among them highlighted the conference he gave at the University Autónoma of Madrid (UAM) – member of EdX consortium since March 2014 –.

On 15th of December, Prof. Grimson participated at a breakfast of the Foro España Innova, which was celebrated at Ritz Hotel (Madrid). This event was organised by Nueva Economía Fórum, sponsored by Asisa and institutional collaboration of the Ministry of Research, Development and Innovation. This ceremony was conducted by the Rector of the UAM, Professor José María Sanz.

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UNESCO Chair Seminar on "Exploring Educational Space of MOOCs and SPOCs" (2014-06-30)

On Monday June 30, the 2nd UNESCO Chair Seminar will be held at Leganés Campus of Universidad Carlos III of Madrid, with the title "Explorando el espacio educativo de MOOCs y SPOCs".

MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) have drawn the interest in educational technology at a global level, showing what you can achieve when implementing Internet technologies to education. But these same technologies can be used for purposes other than those strictly advocated by MOOCs. An example is SPOCs (Small Private Online Courses), in which the field is private and there are a reduced number of students. In short, the MOOC phenomenon has only just light the flame for many other interesting applications of TICs in education. In this seminar we will explore this ​​educational technology space in which are included MOOCs and SPOCs, analyzing the new opportunities open to us.

More info: http://educate.gast.it.uc3m.es/eventos/seminario2014-2/

eMadrid Seminar on "Past and Future of Educational Technologies and eMadrid Network" (2014-05-30)

Date

Friday, 30 may, 2014

ProgrammePDF

Free seminar without pre-registration.

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eMadrid at IEEE EDUCON 2014

The eMadrid network is present once again with a special session at the EDUCON conference. EDUCON (IEEE Global Engineering Education Conference) will be held this year from April 3 to 5, 2014 in Istanbul (Turkey). The eMadrid special session is entitled "On MOOCs, SPOCs and other online courses" in which members of eMadrid universities participate. Activities around the massive open online courses (MOOCs) are presented in both their original intent,  accessible to everybody, as its restricted version to private environments as SPOCs (Small Private Online Courses).

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