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Castaño, Carlos; Maiz, Inmaculada; Garay, Urtza – Online Submission, 2015
MOOCs are seen as the latest evolution in online learning and, since their launch in 2008, they have become an integral part of university course curricula. Despite the social success of these courses, the learning design and efficacy of their results have been questioned. Most current research has focused more on discussing their potential to…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Large Group Instruction, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education
Sotomayor, Gilda E. – Journal of Educational Psychology - Propositos y Representaciones, 2014
This article aims to outline and project three new learning scenarios for Higher Education that, after the emergence of ICT and communication through the Network-lnternet, have appeared under the generic name of virtual communities. To that end, we start from a previous conceptual analysis on collaborative learning, cooperative learning and…
Descriptors: Communities of Practice, Computer Simulation, Higher Education, Computer Mediated Communication
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Ricoy, María-Carmen; Feliz, Tiberio – Educational Technology & Society, 2016
Considering the potential and popularity of social media it is important to inquire into its use in learning. In this study the implementation of the activity carried out in Twitter with higher education students was analysed. The research was conducted following a mixed methodology, based on virtual ethnography complemented by quantitative…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Communities of Practice, Social Media, Mass Media Use
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Alonso, Patricia Dominguez – Journal of International Education Research, 2011
The working end of Law Degree is called to develop an important role when we consider that the European Higher Education Area is the student manager of his own learning and is considered essential that the student of law, among other skills, to acquire critical thinking skills, investigation techniques, personal development work and use of legal…
Descriptors: Legal Education (Professions), Higher Education, Thinking Skills, Bachelors Degrees
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Gvaramadze, Irakli – Campus-Wide Information Systems, 2012
Purpose: The current paper focuses on the increasing demand for generic competences both from governments and industries. Despite this fact, there is insufficient awareness and information in education systems on how to equip graduates with appropriate generic competences for the world of work and citizenship. This is even more complicated in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Competency Based Education, Distance Education, Electronic Learning
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Purarjomandlangrudi, Afrooz; Chen, David; Nguyen, Anne – Informatics in Education, 2016
Online learning has become a widespread method for providing learning at different levels of education. It has facilitated the learning in many ways and made it more flexible and available by providing learners with more opportunities to learn information, further access to different learning resources, and collaboration rather than face-to-face…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Technology Uses in Education, Dropout Rate, Online Courses
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Cimadomo, Guido – Journal of Learning Design, 2014
The changes that the European Higher Education Area (EHEA) framework obliged the School of Architecture of Malaga, University of Malaga. to make to its "History of Architecture" course are discussed in this paper. It was taken up as an opportunity to modify the whole course, introducing creative teaching and "imaginative…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Architectural Education, Higher Education, Educational Technology
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Marciniak, Renata – International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning, 2018
The quality assurance of online Higher Education online programmes is one of the great challenges faced by Spanish universities. Regular assessment of these programmes is essential in order to take actions to improve their quality. The said assessment should be complex and include all of the components of the programme, as well as its planning and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Quality Assurance, Higher Education, College Programs
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Guiné, Raquel; Costa, Daniela; Correia, Paula; Costa, Cristina; Correia, Helena; Castro, Moises; Guerra, Luis; Seeds, Catherine; Coll, Collette; Radics, Laszlo; Arslan, Meahmet; Soylu, Soner; Tothova, Monika; Toth, Peter; Basile, Salvatore – International Journal of Information and Learning Technology, 2017
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to characterize the agricultural activities and past experiences in professional training in the context of mobile learning in different countries (Portugal, Spain, Slovakia, Hungary, UK, Italy and Turkey). Design/methodology/approach: For the survey, a questionnaire was prepared in English and Portuguese and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Comparative Education, Agricultural Production, Food
Lobo, Marcos Fermin; Álvarez García, Víctor Manuel; del Puerto Paule Ruiz, María – International Association for Development of the Information Society, 2013
Learning management systems are increasingly being used to complement classroom teaching and learning and in some instances even replace traditional classroom settings with online educational tools. Mobile augmented reality is an innovative trend in e-learning that is creating new opportunities for teaching and learning. This article proposes a…
Descriptors: Technology Uses in Education, Educational Technology, Electronic Learning, Telecommunications
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Moore, Emilee – Language, Culture and Curriculum, 2016
In striving for internationalisation, government and university policies in Catalonia promote the use of English in classrooms in two ways that often overlap: (1) as a lingua franca aiding the participation of international students and (2) through immersion approaches targeting local students. However, as the findings presented in this article…
Descriptors: Multilingualism, Higher Education, Educational Policy, International Education
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Jurado-Navas, Antonio; Munoz-Luna, Rosa – International Journal of Higher Education, 2017
The present paper aims to detail the experience developed in a classroom of English Studies from the Spanish University of Málaga, where an alternative project-based learning methodology has been implemented. Such methodology is inspired by scrum sessions widely extended in technological companies where staff members work in teams and are assigned…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Cooperative Learning, Teamwork, Higher Education
Fortanet-Gómez, Inmaculada – Multilingual Matters, 2013
This book offers a unique view of multilingualism in higher education from a global perspective. It presents a contextualised case of a multilingual language policy which takes the Content and Language Integrated Learning (CLIL) approach. The volume discusses various approaches to multilingual education including CLIL and then proposes guidelines…
Descriptors: Multilingualism, Foreign Countries, Higher Education, School Policy
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Popov, Nikolay, Ed.; Wolhuter, Charl, Ed.; Almeida, Patrícia Albergaria, Ed.; Hilton, Gillian, Ed.; Ogunleye, James, Ed.; Chigisheva, Oksana, Ed. – Bulgarian Comparative Education Society, 2013
This volume contains papers submitted to the 11th Annual International Conference of the Bulgarian Comparative Education Society (BCES), held in Plovdiv, Bulgaria, 14-17 May 2013, and papers submitted to the 1st International Distance Partner Conference, organized by the International Research Centre "Scientific Cooperation,"…
Descriptors: Conferences (Gatherings), Conference Papers, Comparative Education, Global Approach
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Capa, Agueda Benito – Higher Learning Research Communications, 2012
Universidad Europea de Madrid, along with other universities and the support of the Agency for Quality Assurance, Accreditation and Prospects for the Community of Madrid (ACAP--Agencia de Calidad, Acreditación y Prospectiva de las Universidades de Madrid), developed a tool to measure progress in the construction of the European Higher Education…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Global Approach, Adoption (Ideas)
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