«It is time to move up to the next level in digital education»




Carlos Delgado Kloos


In the last decade, we have seen how cloud computing, video hosting and interactive web technologies have deeply impacted education. Kahn Academy, cMOOCs, xMOOCs, and SPOCs are some of the new formats that appeared. It is time to pay attention to technologies that are maturing and getting ready to impact education in the next decade. We live in times of exponential change, where the Gardner hype cycles get shorter and shorter, so it is particularly important to think ahead.



28_09_2018 eMadrid seminar on «MOOCs as part of the future of digital learning» from eMadrid net on Vimeo.

Author's Biography

Carlos Delgado Kloos 


Carlos Delgado Kloos received the Ph.D. degree in Computer Science from the Technische Universität München and in Telecommunications Engineering from the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid. He is full professor of Telematics Engineering at the Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (UC3M), where he is the director of the GAST research group, director of the UNESCO Chair on «Scalable Digital Education for All» and vice president for Strategy and Digital Education. He is also the coordinator of the eMadrid research network on educational technology in the region of Madrid, the spanish representative at IFIP TC3 on Education, senior member of IEEE and associate editor of IEEE Transactions on Learning Technologies.

He has been the manager of ICT research projects at the spanish ministry and has carried out research stays at several universities such as Harvard, MIT, Munich, and Passau. He has been involved in a large number of research projects and published over 400 articles in conferences and journals. He has coordinated several MOOCs (on edX and MiríadaX).


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