Entries tagged: eLearning

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[…]

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[…]

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[…]

Dialogue: “Emergency Online Models/COVID-19” All items

Dialogue: “Emergency Online Models/COVID-19”

On Thursday 4 June 2020, the fifth collaboration took place between the Tecnológico de Monterrey (Monterrey Tech) Observatory of Educational Innovation, the Academic Affairs Directorate’s Academic Information Office of Peru’s Pontificia Universidad Católica (PUCP) and[…]

UOC’s GRAF project presented at Dxtera’s Next Generation by Design Symposium All items

UOC’s GRAF project presented at Dxtera’s Next Generation by Design Symposium

Tuesday 12 May marked the start of the three sessions scheduled to take place as part of Dxtera’s Next Generation by Design Symposium. This first session, entitled Comparative Taxonomy Management, included my presentation on the[…]

Three things we’ve learnt about chatbots in the classroom All items

Three things we’ve learnt about chatbots in the classroom

This semester we’ve introduced a chatbot on two UOC courses. It’s a pilot project in response to an ambitious long-term goal: to provide students with assistance 24/7, all year round. There’s a long way to[…]

Digital transformation and pandemic: seven educational trends for the post-COVID-19 era All items

Digital transformation and pandemic: seven educational trends for the post-COVID-19 era

Since the dawn of mass access to the Internet in the mid-1990s, the digital transformation phenomenon has affected all areas of human activity. In the early stages, the process consisted merely of digitizing the analogue,[…]

The University of the Future. Artificial Intelligence in Education All items

The University of the Future. Artificial Intelligence in Education

A talk between Dr.Wayne Holmes and Guillem Garcia Brustenga 29/03/2019   Last March 29, 2019 at the UOC, during the meeting of the EADTU Artificial Intelligence Task Force, we took advantage of the presence of[…]

Briefing paper: chatbots in education All items

Briefing paper: chatbots in education

By Marc Fuertes-Alpiste and Núria Molas-Castells Chatbots or conversational assistants are programs that integrate artificial intelligence and are able to simulate or maintain a certain level of conversation with people through the use of natural[…]