eMadrid at the EMOOCS 2016 conference

EMOOCs 2016, the most important event on MOOCS in Europe, will take place 22 - 24 February in Graz (Austria). This edition has a significant representation of the eMadrid project, since Carlos Delgado Kloos, the network coordinator, will be the Institutional & Corporate Chair, and some members of the project will publish the results of their research in this field:

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eMadrid seminar on "Learning of programming in different educational levels" (2016-01-22)

Date

Friday, 22 January, 2016

Programme

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edX Global Forum 2015

The edX Global Forum is an interactive, energetic conference designed to bring the entire edX community together -- educators and university leadership, cultural and learning institutions, course teams and instructional technologists, researchers, marketers, and online learning visionaries and innovators of all stripes - from dozens of countries around the globe.

Two partners of eMadrid Network, UC3M and UAM, have taken part in this edition, where they have presented two posters.

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Ada Lovelace Seminar, UAM

The series of "Ada Lovelace Seminar [EPS-UAM]" is an initiative of the Polytechnic School of the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, which aims to raise awareness of the contributions of female researchers in Information Technology and Communications (ICT).

This year, to mark the bicentenary of Ada Byron Lovelace, regarded as the first programmer in history, we hold a symposium in her honor, in which both her role in the history of computing and her current relevance as a scientific, technologist and maker will be addressed.

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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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