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  1. Authors: Josep M. Duart
    Citation: International Journal of Educational Technology in Higher Education 2015 10:10020252
  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
  3. Authors: Josep M. Duart
    Citation: International Journal of Educational Technology in Higher Education 2015 10:10010185
  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
  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
  6. Authors: Josep M. Duart
    Citation: International Journal of Educational Technology in Higher Education 2015 9:9020183
  7. Authors: Ángel A. Juan, María Antonia Huertas, Hans Cuypers and Birgit Loch
    Citation: RUSC, Universities and Knowledge Society Journal 2015 9:9010278
  8. Authors: Josep M. Duart
    Citation: RUSC, Universities and Knowledge Society Journal 2015 9:9010198
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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
  21. 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
  22. 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
  23. 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
  24. 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
  25. 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
  26. 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
  27. 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
  28. 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
  29. 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
  30. 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
  31. 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
  32. 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
  33. 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
  34. 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
  35. 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
  36. 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
  37. 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
  38. 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
  39. 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
  40. 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
  41. 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
  42. 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
  43. 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
  44. 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
  45. 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
  46. 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
  47. 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
  48. 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
  49. Information technology-based social spaces can open up new ways to facilitate the university community’s participation in decision-making processes. Although the appropriation of technology is very high and wi...

    Authors: Daniel Domínguez Figaredo and José Francisco Álvarez Álvarez
    Citation: RUSC, Universities and Knowledge Society Journal 2012 9:9010245
  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

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