eLC’s Annual Review and Preview. Farewell 2017. Welcome 2018.

A year finishes and a new one begins. In terms of eLearning, this means that we can overview both year incomes and outcomes. From the eLearn Center, we want to focus on what the different specialized media have said about 2017 trends results and to point out some 2018 eLearning news forecasts. We take the chance to wish a Happy New Year to all our readers and colleagues.   eLC overview of some selected 2017.. Read More

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Chronicle of the Singularity University Italy Summit 2017

Singularity University (SU) is a think tank and educational institution in Silicon Valley that offers educational programs and works as a business incubator. Its differential feature is that it explores the limits of scientific progress and “exponential” technologies, especially the technological singularity where the explosion of artificial intelligence has to take us. It was founded in 2008 by Peter Diamandis and Ray Kurzweil at the NASA Research Park in California. I heard about.. Read More

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Crònica del Singularity University Italy Summit 2017

La Singularity University (SU) és un think tank i institució educativa de Silicon Valley que ofereix programes educatius i una incubadora d’empreses. La seva característica diferenciadora és que explora els límits del progrés científic i les tecnologies “exponencials”, especialment la singularitat tecnològica a la que ens ha de portar l’explosió de la inteligència artificial. Va ser fundada el 2008 per Peter Diamandis i Ray Kurzweil al Parc de Recerca de la NASA a.. Read More

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Crónica de la Singularity University Italy Summit 2017

La Singularity University (SU) es un think tank e institución educativa de Silicon Valley que ofrece programas educativos y una incubadora de empresas. Su característica diferencial es que explora los límites del progreso científico y las tecnologías “exponenciales”, especialmente la singularidad tecnológica a la que nos tiene que llevar la explosión de la inteligencia artificial. Fue fundada en 2008 por Peter Diamandis y Ray Kurzweil en el Parque de Investigación de la NASA.. Read More

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L’ eLearn Center representa a la UOC a la xarxa RED-U

El 14 de novembre passat l’equip de Processos d’Aprenentatge de l’eLearn Center de la UOC va participar en una sessió de treball orientada a definir un marc de desenvolupament professional docent del professorat universitari. La sessió, organitzada per la Xarxa Estatal de Docència Universitària (RED-U), va tenir lloc en el marc de les jornades Universitat i Desenvolupament Sostenible: Experiències d’Aprenentatge que Comprometen el Futur, que van tenir lloc a la Universitat del País.. Read More

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El eLearn Center representa a la UOC en la red RED-U

El pasado 14 de noviembre el equipo de Procesos de Aprendizaje del eLearn Center de la UOC participó en una sesión de trabajo orientada a definir un marco de desarrollo profesional docente del profesorado universitario. La sesión, organizada por la Red Estatal de Docencia Universitaria (RED-U), tuvo lugar en el marco de las jornadas Universidad y Desarrollo Sostenible: Experiencias de Aprendizaje que Comprometen el Futuro, celebradas en la Universidad del País Vasco (UPV/EHU).. Read More

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Diego Redolar: «La neurociencia ya permite utilizar técnicas para mejorar las capacidades cognitivas»

En el marco del What if… beer celebrado el pasado mes de octubre –en su primera edición– en la UOC y organizado por el eLearn Center, se plantearon las siguientes preguntas: ¿Qué pasaría si llegáramos al punto en el que una competencia pudiera adquirirse con una pastilla o poniéndose un objeto? ¿Qué papel tendrían entonces las universidades en general y la UOC en particular? Para debatir este tema invitamos a Diego Redolar, doctor.. Read More

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Diego Redolar: “Neuroscience already allows us to use techniques to improve cognitive skills”

As part of the first What if… beer held at the UOC in October and organized by the eLearn Center, the following questions were posed: What would happen if we got to the point where a skill could be acquired with a pill or by putting on an object? What role would universities in general and the UOC in particular then play? To debate this question, we invited Diego Redolar, PhD in Neuroscience,.. Read More

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Diego Redolar: «La neurociència ja permet utilitzar tècniques per millorar les capacitats cognitives»

En el marc del What if… beer que va tenir lloc el mes d’octubre passat –en la primera edició– a la UOC i  organitzat per l’eLearn Center, es van plantejar les preguntes següents: Què passaria si arribéssim al punt en què una competència es pogués adquirir amb una pastilla o posant-se un objecte? Quin paper tindrien aleshores les universitats en general i la UOC en particular? Per debatre aquest tema vam convidar Diego.. Read More

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Making possible a new generation of technologies for education

In the latests months of 2017, the eLearn Center has intensified its diffusion in the field of technologies that will revolutionize the field of education. Last August, EDUCAUSE, one of the most influential institutions in the use and adoption of technologies in the educational field, published  an article entitled “International Perspectives on Next Generation Digital Learning Environments“in its monthly bulletin EDUCAUSE reviews. This article reflects the contents of a conference that took place.. Read More

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