eMadrid Seminar on "Collaborative learning: How technology enables learning with others" (2014-03-14)

Date

Friday, March 14, 2014

Programme PDF

  • 15:00-15:15: Openning
    • Carlos Delgado Kloos (UC3M, eMadrid Network Coordinator)
    • Gregorio Robles (Coordinator Madrid at the Rey Juan Carlos University)
  • 15:15-16:00: Peer learning: making notes in collaboration, Jesús M. González Barahona (Grupo de Sistemas y Comunicaciones, Universidad Rey Juan Carlos)
  • 16:00-16:45: Collaborative learning experiences via multiuser educational videogames, Julian Martin (oneclick)
  • 16:45-17:30: Herramienta social para el aprendizaje colaborativo a través de vídeos, Isidoro Hernán (Laboratorio de Tecnologías de la Información en Educación, Universidad Rey Juan Carlos)

Seminario gratuito sin necesidad de preinscripción.

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eMadrid Seminar on "Free Software and Freedom in Education" - Talk by Richard Stallman (2013-12-13)

Program PDF

  • 15:00-17:00 hrs.: Talk by Richard Stallman (GNU Project- Free Software Foundation).

Free seminar without pre-registration.

The talk will be given in Spanish.

Summary of the Talk

This talk with cover the ethical issue of free software, and why schools must make sure to teach exclusively free software. More generally it will cover the issue of freedom in regard to works that are useful for education: textbooks, reference works and scholarly publications.

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Telspain Day on Trends in Virtual Training

First edition of the Telspain Day on Trends in Virtual Training will be held next November 29 at the Spain's School of Industrial Organization (Madrid). This event is raised in order to “discover and discuss cutting-edge international trends in three key areas of virtual training : MOOC , technological platforms and e-Learning in companies". Carlos Delgado Kloos, the eMadrid Network coordinator, is a member of the organizing committee of this Day.

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EMOOCs 2014: 2nd MOOC European Stakeholders Summit

EMOOCs 2014, the 2nd MOOC European Stakeholders Summit, will take place in Lausanne (Switzerland) from 10 to 12 February 2014. This conference is the main European event about MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses). It will feature four tracks (Policy Track, Experience Track, Research Track, and Business Track) in order to cover the different relevant topics around MOOCs.

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IV eMadrid Workshop on MOOCs

Date

June 13 and 14, 2013.

Place

Campus de Leganés, Salón de grados del edificio Padre Soler, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Avda. de la Universidad, 30 (Leganés)

Títle

"The Transformational Effect of Technology over Education"

Attendance is open and free.

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eMadrid Seminar on "MOOC Experiences in Germany” (2013-04-19)

Program PDF

Free seminar without pre-registration.

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eMadrid in the IEEE EDUCON 2013

The fourth edition of the IEEE EDUCON, to be held in Berlin (Germany) from 13 to 15 March 2013, will host this year a new session promoted by the eMadrid Network. The six talks included in this session will be clustered under the title “The Power of Analytics to Engage and Guide: Experiences at the eMadrid Excellence Network”. These conference will be about several aspects of the enforcement of web analytics to online and open education. This session is held Thursday 4th in the morning and is also a contribution of the eMadrid Network to the Open Education Week 2013. Its complete content can be seen here.

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The Power of Analytics to Engage and Guide: Experiences at the eMadrid Excellence Network

Contribution from eMadrid to the Open Education Week (11-15 March 2013) PDF

The year 2012 has seen the rise of a new kind of online education. Initiatives like the Khan Academy or platforms for MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses), like edX or Coursera, have stricken the education sector like a tsunami. One of the key enabling features of these initiatives is the use of a fine-grained analytics to provide a much better learning experience. In this session, several experiences carried out by members of the eMadrid network are presented that are related to learning analytics.

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eMadrid seminar on "Learning Analytics" (2012-12-14)

Date

Friday, December 14, 2012

Programme PDF

Free seminar without pre-registration.

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eMadrid Seminar on “Electronic Textbooks” (2012-11-16)

Date

Friday, November 16th 2012

Program PDF

Free seminar without pre-registration.

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

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Educational On-line Tournament on Free Software with a Tool Created by eMadrid

On June 11th an on-line education tournament on the topic of free software using a tool created by the project eMadrid at the Universidad Rey Juan Carlos will begin. This tool, called FLEQ, automates the organization of trivial on-line championships and is offered as free software (for download) or as a web service (so teachers can organize their own tournaments without having to install anything).

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