Entries tagged: UOC

Education Worldwide

First ladies Obama and Bush urge African leaders to educate, empower women and girls

In a conversation at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C. with former first lady Laura Bush, Michelle Obama shared her personal success story and the important role education played in her life. “I am an[…]


Working Together to keep the Web Open and Free: Tim Berners-Lee on its 25th Anniversary

In March 1989, Tim Berners-Lee, 58, established a place for himself in the history books by creating the World Wide Web. That month, the Briton, who at the time worked for the European Organization for[…]

OpenEd & OER

Open Access and Education: a work in progress

Last week, Oct. 21-27, the International Open Access Week was celebrated: a global event, now in its 6th year, promoting Open Access as a new norm in scolarship and research. The Universitat Oberta de Catalunya[…]

OpenEd & OER

Roundtable: Opening UP Higher Education: Open Content, Open Networked Learning, MOOCs, Open Business – What to Expect? What to Be Ready For?

  On June 25th, the Chair organised a Roundtable on Open Education & MOOCs with the title: Opening UP Higher Education: Open Content, Open Networked Learning, MOOCs, Open Business – What to Expect? What to[…]


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[…]

OpenEd & OER

Monogràfic sobre Recursos Educatius en Obert (Biblioteca Virtual de la UOC)

La Biblioteca Virtual de la UOC ha publicat recentment un Monogràfic sobre Recursos Educatius en Obert. Aquest monogràfic, mitjançant enllaços a diferents recursos disponibles de forma lliure a Internet, permet fer-se una idea del què[…]

Gender & ICTs

Women in ICT: International Research from a Lifecourse Perspective

In the link below you can access a special issue of the International Journal of Gender, Science and Technology, with the published outcome of a conference that was held last November (2010) in Barcelona. It[…]

Education WorldwideLearning Technologies

Presentación del libro: “Comunicación móvil y desarrollo económico y social en América Latina”

El próximo 28 de septiembre se presentará en el Internet Interdisciplinary institute (IN3) el libro: “Comunicación Móvil y Desarrollo Económico y Social en América Latina” Un trabajo de investigación de Manuel Castells, Mireia Fernández-Ardèvol (IN3)[…]

OpenEd & OER

Pasen y miren, está abierto

El siguiente post fue publicado originalmente por Julià Minguillón (@jminguillona) en iNFoRMáTiCa++  el blog académico de los Estudios de Informática y Multimedia de la UOC. El pasado día 9 de Julio, dentro de las 2a[…]

Education Worldwide

Isaac Mao i el Sharisme: noves estrategies per compartir el coneixement

Amb motiu de la V Trobada d’Institucions i Empreses Associades a la UOC, enguany s’ha comptat amb la presència d’Isaac Mao (@isaac), que ha presentat la seva ponència: Sharisme, noves estrategies per compartir el coneixement[…]