Learning COMPASS: open pathways in a sea of learning





The COMPASS project is working on a twofold objective to modernise higher education institutions: to support the discovery of new learning opportunities and to develop flexible lifelong learning pathways. If you are interested in these lines of research, you can learn more about this project at the event organized at the Puerta de Toledo Campus of the UC3M, on July 2, 2018. For more information and the complete programme, please visit http://compass.gast.it.uc3m.es/ and don't forget to bring your laptop or tablet!



** with the support of the Lifelong Learning Programme of the EU  

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Meet the winners of the eMadrid 2018 Awards

The eMadrid network, as part of the call for R&D programs in IT 2013, The eMadrid network, has selected the winners of the eMadrid 2018 Awards, all of them authors of papers in which the theme was wholly or partly related to research or development of educational technologyWe would like to thank all the candidates who have participated in this edition for their efforts and to highlight the quality of the work presented.

We announce the winners of each category below:

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IV Workshop on Innovation and Educational Technologies (JITE) at UNED

The IV Workshop on Innovation and Educational Technologies (JITE), organised by the UNED Computer Science School, will be held on wednesday, May 16 at the Faculty of Education (calle Juan del Rosal, 14, Madrid) of this institution. The event, which proposes a joint review of both methodological proposals and the digital support of educational technologies, is free of charge, from 10.15 a.m. to 17.30 p.m.   

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VIII eMadrid Workshop on «Cyberlearning», July 2-3

The eMadrid network will hold its VIII Workshops on July 2-3, 2018Experts 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. 

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eMadrid Excellence Network special session on multi-learning experiences at EDUCON 2018

eMadrid Excellence Network took part in EDUCON once again, a congress hold this year between 17 and 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 has participated in a special session on the 19th, with several presentations related to the «multi-learning» experiences of this group, that put together researchers from UC3M, UAM, UCM, UPM, UNED and URJC. 

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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.

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Call for eMadrid 2018 Awards

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 

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Conference about innovative experiences on technology and autism, at URJC


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. 

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Manuel Castro, UNED researcher and eMadrid member, receives the Nikola Tesla Chain

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.

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eMadrid talk this week in SIMO 2017 about Learning Analytics

Four researchers associated with the eMadrid network project will present practical examples of the advances in the field of learning analytics this week at SIMO 2017 (Learning Technology Exhibition). This important event it's been celebrated at IFEMA (Feria de Madrid), at Hall 12, a space where the most innovative technology and the best education walk together.  

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Interviews VII eMadrid workshop "Education in exponential times"

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.

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Winners of the eMadrid 2017 awards

The eMadrid network, as part of the call for R&D programs in IT 2013, has launched a new Call for the eMadrid 2015 Awards for papers in which the theme was wholly or partly related to research or development of educational technology.

The awardees in each category are as follows:

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Call for the eMadrid 2017 Awards

The eMadrid network, as part of the call for R&D programs in IT 2013, launches the Call for the eMadrid 2015 Awards. The following categories have been enabled:

- Prize for best doctoral thesis
- Prize for best final degree project or master work.

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