eMadrid talks at EDUCON2019 about how to develop a more human educational technology


{ Madrid, 1 Apr. 2019 } The eMadrid network visits EDUCON (IEEE Global Engineering Education Conference) once again, a congress hold this year between 9 and 11 of April in Dubai (United Arab Emirates), focused on «Engineering education through student engagement», as EDUCON2019's motto points. eMadrid researchers will paticipate in a special session on the 11th, starting at 1.30 pm, with several presentations related to the idea of developing a more human educational technology («Experiences from the eMadrid network: making educational technology more human»). 

  • Check out eMadrid's special session here 
  • Please review the whole programme of EDUCON2019 
  • Keep on reading to see all eMadrid presentations

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"ACM-W Informática para tod@s" runs its four edition


{ Madrid, 27 mar. 2019 } "ACM-W Informática para tod@s" celebrates its fourth edition on the 28th and 29th of March in La Coruña with the aim of promoting the role of women in the field of technology, in Spain. We would like to highlight one of the talks of its interesting programme, given by Ruth Cobos, professor at UAM (Universidad Autónoma de Madrid) and eMadrid member, on "Informatics applied to education: advances and contributions of informatics to the field of education". 

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eMadrid at the Conference on Educational Technologies of the CRUE-TIC in SIMO EDUCATION 2018

|Madrid, 8 nov. 2018| Carlos Delgado Kloos, currently vice rector of Digital Strategy and Education at UC3M and eMadrid project coordinator, will participate next Tuesday, November 13, at 10.30 am, in the Conference on Educational Technologies organized by CRUE-TIC in this edition of SIMO EDUCATION, called «Learning Ecosystems». Delgado Kloos will assess the impact of digital disruption on universities, along with other leading experts from the spanish academic world. The event, at the Aula Magna of pavilion 14.1 of Ifema (Feria de Madrid), will be free of charge but requires registration at the following link.

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eMadrid special session at SIMO EDUCATION 2018 on «Innovation in the classroom»


|Madrid, oct. 30th 2018| For the third consecutive year, the eMadrid network will attend SIMO EDUCATION 2018, a technological leading event for teachers and other professionals in this sector, scheduled for 13-15 November at IFEMA (Feria de Madrid). In this new edition, the eMadrid session will focus on «Innovation in the classroom», through research developed in new methodologies such as gamification, flipped classroom, MOOCs and SPOCs and coding at pre-university levels. If you are interested in these topics, please join us the 14th, from 12 pm to 1.30 pm, in the Orange Room of pavilion 14.1. eMadrid's presentations will be made by:  

  • Ahmed Alzaghoul, from UPM: «Experimenting with gamification in the classroom».
  • Carlos Alario Hoyos, from UC3M: «Reusing MOOCs in a flipped clasroom for learning how to code at UC3M».
  • Diana Pérez, de la URJC: «Introducing the teaching of coding at pre-university levels».

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eMadrid session at OEB 2018 Conference (Online Educa Berlin) next December

OEB Global, the world’s leading conference on technology supported learning and training, will take place in Berlin from December 5 – 7, 2018. The eMadrid project will offer a special session on «Data-Driven Education», as part of the official programme of this conference. If you are interested in attending, you can benefit from our eMadrid member rate for OEB.

  • To obtain a reduction to the ticket price (a 795€ member benefit rate, versus the 895 standard participant rate), request your discount code at this email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • To see the eMadrid speakers and their talks on «Data-Driven Education», please click here 
  • Check out some interesting facts about the Conference and the conditions to register   

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Madrid welcomes the 5th LWMOOCS Conference, «MOOCs for all: a social and international approach»

Madrid will host the 5th LWMOOCS (Learning with MOOCs) Conference next september (26, 27 and 28), a meeting that until now had always been organized in the Unites States. This educational event around massive open online courses (MOOCs) aims to achieve greater international and social projection, under the umbrella of the largest engineering association in the world, the IEEE.

More information about the Congress http://learningwithmoocs2018.org/index.php

See how to register http://learningwithmoocs2018.org/index.php#registration

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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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