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  1. Authors: Josep M. Duart

    Citation: International Journal of Educational Technology in Higher Education 2015 10:10020252

    Content type: EditorialNotes

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  2. Informal learning is currently seen by some authors as a shift in current educational systems. Based on a trend instigated by connectivism, whereby informal networks are created between people who help each ot...

    Authors: Albert Sangrà and Steve Wheeler

    Citation: International Journal of Educational Technology in Higher Education 2015 10:10010286

    Content type: Dossier “Informalisation of Education”

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  3. Authors: Josep M. Duart

    Citation: International Journal of Educational Technology in Higher Education 2015 10:10010185

    Content type: EditorialNotes

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  4. Documents containing teaching information (course guides, curricula, rules, etc.) constitute an essential resource in higher education, particularly for students. Their importance has been stressed over the la...

    Authors: Francisco A. Ocaña and Ana del Moral García

    Citation: International Journal of Educational Technology in Higher Education 2015 9:9020311

    Content type: Dossier “Innovation and Good Practices in University Government and Management”

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  5. This brief introductory article takes a look at the main topics of this Dossier (innovation, good practices, government and management) in order to put them in context, to guide their scope and to open them up...

    Authors: Francisco Rubio

    Citation: International Journal of Educational Technology in Higher Education 2015 9:9020261

    Content type: Dossier “Innovation and Good Practices in University Government and Management”

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  6. Authors: Josep M. Duart

    Citation: International Journal of Educational Technology in Higher Education 2015 9:9020183

    Content type: EditorialNotes

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  7. Authors: Ángel A. Juan, María Antonia Huertas, Hans Cuypers and Birgit Loch

    Citation: RUSC, Universities and Knowledge Society Journal 2015 9:9010278

    Content type: Dossier “Mathematical e-learning”

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  8. Authors: Josep M. Duart

    Citation: RUSC, Universities and Knowledge Society Journal 2015 9:9010198

    Content type: EditorialNotes

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  9. The benefits of reflective practice for professionals who deal with complex settings have been widely reported. Similarly, different types of learning networks (LNs) are emerging as a promising alternative to ...

    Authors: David Garcia Cardenas

    Citation: International Journal of Educational Technology in Higher Education 2014 11:11010032

    Content type: Research Articles

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  10. An analysis was performed to identify the key points for achieving effective strategic communication in universities via Twitter. An evaluation and comparison was made of how 263 universities used Twitter by l...

    Authors: Ph. Alba Patricia Guzmán Duque and Ph. María Esther del Moral Pérez

    Citation: International Journal of Educational Technology in Higher Education 2013 10:10020478

    Content type: Dossier “Education and Technology in Mexico and Latin America: Outlook and Challenges”

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  11. In recent years, the Internet and Web 2.0 tools have played a fairly pivotal role in university education. Social software tools have stood out in particular, with social networks attracting the most attention...

    Authors: Julio Cabero Almenara and Verónica Marín Díaz

    Citation: International Journal of Educational Technology in Higher Education 2013 10:10020462

    Content type: Dossier “Education and Technology in Mexico and Latin America: Outlook and Challenges”

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  12. This article presents an evaluation of the institutional cooperation project entitled “Universidad y sociedad del conocimiento. Fortalecimiento institutional en áreas dedicadas a la enseñanza universitaria con nu...

    Authors: Adriana Gewerc Barujel and Almudena Alonso Ferreiro

    Citation: International Journal of Educational Technology in Higher Education 2013 10:10020446

    Content type: Dossier “Education and Technology in Mexico and Latin America: Outlook and Challenges”

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  13. This article presents the results of a study whose aim was to explore the experiences and perceptions that students, lecturers/tutors and coordinators had of the pedagogical models underpinning online undergra...

    Authors: Clelia Pineda Báez, Cristina Hennig and Yasbley Segovia

    Citation: International Journal of Educational Technology in Higher Education 2013 10:10020431

    Content type: Dossier “Education and Technology in Mexico and Latin America: Outlook and Challenges”

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  14. The aim of this article is to present an analysis of challenges and perspectives through a project supported by the Mexican National System of Distance Education (SINED) and based on a successful case called t...

    Authors: María Soledad Ramírez Montoya

    Citation: International Journal of Educational Technology in Higher Education 2013 10:10020414

    Content type: Dossier “Education and Technology in Mexico and Latin America: Outlook and Challenges”

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  15. With an increasing number of young people reaching university entrance age, the demographic reality of Latin American countries is changing the face of their traditional higher education spaces. The impact is dri...

    Authors: Margarita Ontiveros y Sánchez de la Barquera and José Raúl Canay Pazos

    Citation: International Journal of Educational Technology in Higher Education 2013 10:10020407

    Content type: Dossier “Education and Technology in Mexico and Latin America: Outlook and Challenges”

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  16. The study presented in this article examines various conceptual aspects for assessing the quality of learning objects (LOs). The main aim is to design an assessment guide enabling the level of quality attained...

    Authors: Yuniet del Carmen Toll Palma and Yohandri Ril Gil

    Citation: International Journal of Educational Technology in Higher Education 2013 10:10020394

    Content type: Research Articles

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  17. In order to improve university government and management, in this article we propose a tool for identifying the stage of growth in the organisational learning capacity of a university. It consists of a questio...

    Authors: Mireia Tintoré Espuny and Albert Arbós Bertran

    Citation: International Journal of Educational Technology in Higher Education 2013 10:10020375

    Content type: Research Articles

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  18. The aim of this article is to identify the relationships and synergies between two basic management skills — teamwork and leadership — in the virtual learning environment of a master’s degree programme subject...

    Authors: Ana R. Pacios and Gema Bueno de la Fuente

    Citation: International Journal of Educational Technology in Higher Education 2013 10:10020358

    Content type: Research Articles

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  19. The main aim of this study is to show the utility of information and communication technologies (ICTs) in primary education teacher training. A series of experiences using these resources was produced and then...

    Authors: Pedro Miralles Martínez, Cosme Jesús Gómez Carrasco and Laura Arias Ferrer

    Citation: International Journal of Educational Technology in Higher Education 2013 10:10020344

    Content type: Research Articles

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  20. This study identifies the relationships between the learning styles and certain characteristics of the navigational practices of a group of students taking an online postgraduate course in Moodle.1 These two aspe...

    Authors: Gilles Lavigne, Karla María Díaz López, Lewis McAnally Salas and Javier Organista Sandoval

    Citation: International Journal of Educational Technology in Higher Education 2013 10:10020328

    Content type: Research Articles

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  21. The aim of this research project is to use Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) as an appropriate method for strengthening the learning processes of pre-school children. The experience was carried...

    Authors: Ángel Leonardo Hernández Rojo and María Piedad Acuña Agudelo

    Citation: International Journal of Educational Technology in Higher Education 2013 10:10020316

    Content type: Research Articles

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  22. Improving the quality of education systems is one of the major challenges of the 21st century. In many cases, this can be put down to the specific demands of accreditation regulations placed on higher educatio...

    Authors: Carlos G. Giorgetti, Lucila Romero and Marcela Vera

    Citation: International Journal of Educational Technology in Higher Education 2013 10:10020301

    Content type: Research Articles

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  23. This article focuses on the topic of interactions among peers in virtual environments. The analytical approach considers both the cognitive dimension and the social dimension (addressed more recently in the li...

    Authors: Analía Claudia Chiecher and Danilo Silvio Donolo

    Citation: International Journal of Educational Technology in Higher Education 2013 10:10020285

    Content type: Research Articles

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  24. Corporate universities are a growing phenomenon in present-day Spanish society. Corporations increasingly depend on knowledge and, as an alternative to the gaps identified in traditional education, they are cr...

    Authors: Antonio J. Baladrón Pazos and Beatriz Correyero Ruiz

    Citation: International Journal of Educational Technology in Higher Education 2013 10:10020269

    Content type: Research Articles

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  25. In a previous study published in RUSC. Universities and Knowledge Society Journal, we observed that blogs in Spanish aimed at textual comprehension and production still lacked the instruments and materials to ...

    Authors: Guadalupe Álvarez and Lorena Bassa

    Citation: International Journal of Educational Technology in Higher Education 2013 10:10020254

    Content type: Research Articles

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  26. While the professionalisation of teaching is not a new topic of pedagogical study, its consideration in today’s training context is relevant from a three-fold perspective: 1) Integrating formal, non-formal and...

    Authors: José Tejada Fernández

    Citation: International Journal of Educational Technology in Higher Education 2013 10:10010345

    Content type: Dossier “Informalisation of Education”

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  27. The growth of non-formal education is expanding teaching and learning pathways for the delivery of global education. This growth, in concert with the expanded use of Open Educational Resources (OERs), is creat...

    Authors: Don Olcott Jr

    Citation: International Journal of Educational Technology in Higher Education 2013 10:10010327

    Content type: Dossier “Informalisation of Education”

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  28. Open Educational Resources (OER) and Open Educational Practices (OEP) are making an evergrowing impact on the field of adult learning, offering free high-quality education to increasing numbers of people. Howe...

    Authors: Tony Coughlan and Leigh-Anne Perryman

    Citation: International Journal of Educational Technology in Higher Education 2013 10:10010312

    Content type: Dossier “Informalisation of Education”

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  29. This article reports a small-scale experiment of a strategy designed to support the sharing of academic expertise at a Distance Learning University. Two small and separate groups of academic staff members (one...

    Authors: Josianne Basque

    Citation: International Journal of Educational Technology in Higher Education 2013 10:10010294

    Content type: Dossier “Informalisation of Education”

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  30. Virtual learning environments (VLEs) make intensive use of information and communication technologies (ICTs) to underpin the delivery of basic higher education institution functions (teaching, administrative p...

    Authors: María Jesús Martínez-Argüelles, Miguel Blanco Callejo and José M. Castán Farrero

    Citation: International Journal of Educational Technology in Higher Education 2013 10:10010268

    Content type: Research Articles

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  31. This exploratory qualitative study identifies and tests a unit of analysis in order to describe and interpret, in a holistic manner, the hypertextual academic reading and writing practices that take place on a...

    Authors: Beatriz Figueroa Sandoval, Mariana Aillon Neumann and Omar Salazar Provoste

    Citation: International Journal of Educational Technology in Higher Education 2013 10:10010254

    Content type: Research Articles

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  32. Innovation in universities is not a new object of study. Indeed, such innovation used to be considered an individual, sporadic and isolated phenomenon. This article presents it as a fundamental process for the...

    Authors: Miguel Casas Armengol and Lily Stojanovic

    Citation: International Journal of Educational Technology in Higher Education 2013 10:10010240

    Content type: Research Articles

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  33. The presence and development of ICTs in higher education is ever greater, and so are the efforts that universities everywhere have been making to incorporate them into areas such as management, research and te...

    Authors: Julio Cabero Almenara, M.a del Carmen Llorente Cejudo and Juan Antonio Morales Lozano

    Citation: International Journal of Educational Technology in Higher Education 2013 10:10010226

    Content type: Research Articles

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  34. This article analyses the possibility of integrating new learning practices into health-related postgraduate programmes to enable students to acquire specific competencies in their field of study while improvi...

    Authors: Alicia Aguilar Martínez, F. Xavier Medina, Joan Antoni Pons Albalat and Francesc Saigí Rubió

    Citation: International Journal of Educational Technology in Higher Education 2013 10:10010210

    Content type: Research Articles

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  35. The new European university context requires a methodological and evaluative shift towards active didactic, socio-constructive and investigative perspectives that are student-centred. This study describes the ...

    Authors: José Ignacio Aguaded Gómez, Eloy López Meneses and Alicia Jaén Martínez

    Citation: International Journal of Educational Technology in Higher Education 2013 10:10010188

    Content type: Research Articles

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  36. In this paper, the author aims to demonstrate that a practical barometer of how universities are dealing with the changes wrought by a digital, networked world can be found in the manner in which their reward ...

    Authors: Martin Weller

    Citation: International Journal of Educational Technology in Higher Education 2012 9:9020347

    Content type: Dossier “Innovation and Good Practices in University Government and Management”

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  37. Creating university spin-offs (USOs) should be one of the cornerstones of a country’s business development. Yet a number of studies have identified two factors that limit their growth: access to funding diffic...

    Authors: David Rodeiro Pazos, Sara Fernñndez and Nuria Calvo

    Citation: International Journal of Educational Technology in Higher Education 2012 9:9020329

    Content type: Dossier “Innovation and Good Practices in University Government and Management”

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  38. The main aim of this article is to reflect on the possibilities of developing pluralist university government in the current political and social context, which requires university institutions to be much more...

    Authors: Ricardo Gaete Quezada

    Citation: International Journal of Educational Technology in Higher Education 2012 9:9020296

    Content type: Dossier “Innovation and Good Practices in University Government and Management”

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  39. Since their introduction into higher education institutions, information technology (IT) resources have become an indispensable, dynamic and controversial component of teaching- and research-related activities...

    Authors: Javier Fombona Cadavieco, Celestino Rodríguez Pérez and Carolina Barriada Fernández

    Citation: International Journal of Educational Technology in Higher Education 2012 9:9020280

    Content type: Dossier “Innovation and Good Practices in University Government and Management”

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  40. Governance is one of the most important higher education policy reform areas in the European Commission. The experience of many years in this field shows that in Europe the diversity of both higher education s...

    Authors: Endika Bengoetxea Castro

    Citation: International Journal of Educational Technology in Higher Education 2012 9:9020267

    Content type: Dossier “Innovation and Good Practices in University Government and Management”

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  41. This article presents a new teaching methodology implemented on a basic mathematics course for Engineering students at the Open University of Catalonia (UOC). The experience of its implementation in the 2010/1...

    Authors: Teresa Sancho-Vinuesa and Núria Escudero Viladoms

    Citation: International Journal of Educational Technology in Higher Education 2012 9:9020240

    Content type: Research Articles

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  42. In this article, we present a system that helps tutors to answer questions asked by their students at an online university: the Open University of Catalonia (UOC). Communication between UOC students and their ...

    Authors: Joaquim Moré, Salvador Climent and Marta Coll-Florit

    Citation: International Journal of Educational Technology in Higher Education 2012 9:9020229

    Content type: Research Articles

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  43. Interaction is a basic element in any educational process, and it is something that needs to be reconsidered in the light of technology. In order to examine the methodological changes that ICTs bring to teachi...

    Authors: Òscar Flores Alarcia and Isabel de Arco Bravo

    Citation: International Journal of Educational Technology in Higher Education 2012 9:9020213

    Content type: Research Articles

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  44. Given the proliferation of student plagiarism from the Internet, the intention of this study is to understand academic plagiarism among university students and how they cite and reference the information they ...

    Authors: Txema Egaña

    Citation: International Journal of Educational Technology in Higher Education 2012 9:9020200

    Content type: Research Articles

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  45. Many studies have emphasised the difficulties that students have when it comes to dealing with typical reading and writing tasks in higher education. With advances in information and communication technologies...

    Authors: Guadalupe Álvarez

    Citation: International Journal of Educational Technology in Higher Education 2012 9:9020185

    Content type: Research Articles

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  46. The following text reviews the book Teaching Mathematics Online: Emergent Technologies and Methodologies, recently published by IGI Global. This book brings together experiences and best practices related to the ...

    Authors: Hans Cuypers

    Citation: RUSC, Universities and Knowledge Society Journal 2012 9:9010371

    Content type: Dossier “Mathematical e-learning”

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  47. The aim of this article is to present a distance e-learning experience of mathematics in higher education. The course is offered as a remedial program for master’s degree students of Computer Science. It was d...

    Authors: José Luis Ramírez, Manuel Juárez and Ana Remesal

    Citation: RUSC, Universities and Knowledge Society Journal 2012 9:9010320

    Content type: Dossier “Mathematical e-learning”

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  48. This paper concerns modelling competence in mathematics in an e-learning environment. Competence is something complex, which goes beyond the cognitive level, and involves meta-cognitive and non-cognitive facto...

    Authors: Giovannina Albano

    Citation: RUSC, Universities and Knowledge Society Journal 2012 9:9010306

    Content type: Dossier “Mathematical e-learning”

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  49. Repeated formative, diagnostic assessment lies at the heart of student-centred learning, providing students with a continuous stream of information on the mastery of different topics and making suggestions to ...

    Authors: Dirk T. Tempelaar, Boudewijn Kuperus, Hans Cuypers, Henk van der Kooij, Evert van de Vrie and André Heck

    Citation: RUSC, Universities and Knowledge Society Journal 2012 9:9010284

    Content type: Dossier “Mathematical e-learning”

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  50. The rise of the information technology society and the advent of the Web 2.0 phenomenon in university education contexts have brought about a profound shift in the functions of teaching staff. The teaching and...

    Authors: M. Esther del Moral Pérez and Lourdes Villalustre Martínez

    Citation: RUSC, Universities and Knowledge Society Journal 2012 9:9010231

    Content type: Miscellany

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