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Learning and teaching online All items

Learning and teaching online

The COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated the development and expansion of online education. In just a few days, educational institutions at all levels had to implement teaching methods that they had not previously contemplated. This way[…]

Alternative sources of funding in higher education institutions All items

Alternative sources of funding in higher education institutions

  At a time of crisis If you compare the news before the COVID-19 crisis with post-crisis news, you can see that for a few years now there has been a growing need on the[…]

Study on inclusion of students with disabilities at the UOC presented at ECER 2021 All items

Study on inclusion of students with disabilities at the UOC presented at ECER 2021

The initial results of the study on the inclusion of students with disabilities at the UOC were presented through two interlinked contributions at the European Conference on Educational Research (ECER 2021), which took place between[…]

Look at the camera, smile, and flash!: a debate to frame All items

Look at the camera, smile, and flash!: a debate to frame

What to some may seem very complicated, to others is very simple. We may find achieving a high level of student involvement and participation in debates to be relatively easy with a particularly interesting subject.[…]

Inclusion of online university students with disabilities All items

Inclusion of online university students with disabilities

Beyond accessibility: the role of support and socialization in the inclusion of online university students with disabilities. What do we know about interventions in online learning environments? To answer this question we conducted a systematic[…]

Revolutionizing the world and education All items

Revolutionizing the world and education

Technology has become the bedrock for developing the elements that make up our daily lives. Situations like the pandemic have tested the ability of businesses, organizations and education centres to strengthen their response to this[…]

A model for online advisory and mentoring services, transforming the UOC All items

A model for online advisory and mentoring services, transforming the UOC

Since its creation in 1995, the UOC has received and responded to institutional requests to provide support in the improvement and/or development processes of online educational or technology-based models. With the roll-out and implementation of[…]

La Reina Roja 2.0. Ch. 2. Online universities in Spain: 3 models All items

La Reina Roja 2.0. Ch. 2. Online universities in Spain: 3 models

Our society is becoming more and more demanding and having an accredited training is getting more necessary to get a job. Today, the opportunities to access education are varied and offer options to people who[…]

Educational videos may boost number of passing students All items

Educational videos may boost number of passing students

By Jordi Conesa, Victor García and Antoni Pérez-Navarro A study carried out by the UOC is analysing the acceptance and impact of different types of video in several university Introduction to Engineering Physics courses, both[…]

ESPRIA: UOC project presented at EDEN 2020 Annual Conference All items

ESPRIA: UOC project presented at EDEN 2020 Annual Conference

We presented the results of the ESPRIA project as two interrelated papers during the EDEN 2020 Annual Conference, held this year from 22 to 24 June. The UOC’s ongoing institutional project entitled ESPRIA, Millora de[…]