UNESCO Chair in Education and Technology for Social Change

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The UOC UNESCO Chair in Education & Technology for Social Change was created in 2002 to promote research, learning, information and documentation in the intensive use of ICTs in education.

SOPA, PIPA, y ahora CISPA: ¿la libertad de expresión en la diana?

  Posiblemente a estas alturas estáis ya familiarizados con las palabras SOPA (Stop Online Piracy Act) y PIPA (Protect IP Act). Ambos son acrónimos que responden a proyectos de ley estadounidenses destinados, en un sentido[…]

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A process that may fundamentally redefine the credentials that validate higher learning

Original article by Kevin carey in The Chronicle of Higher Education […] Mozilla, a nonprofit organization built around the ethos of the open Internet, created the popular Firefox Web browser, which anyone can download, free.[…]

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“The Search for Meaning” By Doug (Borderland)

Original post By: Doug in Borderland      Via:  Stephen Downes’ Web The plain fact is that the planet does not need more “successful” people. But it does desperately need more peacemakers, healers, restorers, storytellers, and lovers[…]


Our News: The New Academic Council of the Chair

Last Wednesday, the 14th of March, UNESCO / UOC Chair in e-Learning held its 1st inaugural meeting of the Academic Council. The agenda of the meeting included the following issues, among others: The convening and the opening[…]

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UNESCO Chair International Seminar 2011

‘Teacher Training: Reconsidering Teachers’ Roles’ The VIII International Seminar was held Thursday, October 6 and Friday, October 7, 2011. The disruption of technology and, especially the Internet, has radically changed the way we live, the[…]

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UNESCO Chair International Seminar 2010

‘Mobile Technologies for Learning and Development’ The VII International Seminar of the Chair was held in Barcelona the 6-7 October 2010 with the title of Mobile Technologies for Learning Development. The goal was to explore[…]

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UNESCO Chair International Seminar 2009

‘Open Social Learning’ The VI International Seminar organized by the UOC-UNESCO Chair was held in Barcelona, Spain, on November 30th and December 1st 2009. To mark the end of the 2009 as the European Year[…]

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UNESCO Chair International Seminar 2008

‘Fighting the Digital Divide through Education’ The Chair’s V Seminar was held 12-14 November 2008 in Barcelona. It was focused on analyzing the different factors that can help overcome the so-called digital divide. Among other[…]

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UNESCO Chair International Seminar 2007

‘Web 2.0 and Education’ The Chair is the ideal framework for the construction of international cooperation networks between higher education institutions that wish to share and enrich the acquired knowledge provided by the incorporation and[…]