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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. 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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  5. Authors: Josep M. Duart

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

    Content type: EditorialNotes

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  6. Web-based forums are the major form of asynchronous communication in online courses. They are considered suitable collaborative learning environments to conduct discussions among groups of learners (Lieblein, ...

    Authors: Gibran Alejandro Garcia Mendoza

    Citation: International Journal of Educational Technology in Higher Education 2014 11:11010222

    Content type: Dossier “Mobile Learning Applications in Higher Education”

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  7. Mobile devices are everywhere to be found on university campuses. This has changed the nature of higher education and led to a new mobile form of e-learning known as m-learning. The aim of this article is to a...

    Authors: Fernando A. López Hernández and María Magdalena Silva Pérez

    Citation: International Journal of Educational Technology in Higher Education 2014 11:11010208

    Content type: Dossier “Mobile Learning Applications in Higher Education”

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  8. Educational institutions are facing the challenge of providing students with tools for mobile learning (m-learning). However, the evolution of technology makes the development and continuous improvement of the...

    Authors: Àngels Rius, David Masip and Robert Clarisó

    Citation: International Journal of Educational Technology in Higher Education 2014 11:11010192

    Content type: Dossier “Mobile Learning Applications in Higher Education”

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  9. The experience presented in this article highlights the educational potential of using mobile learning and QR codes in a secondary physical education classroom to foster healthy physical activity. The experien...

    Authors: Meritxell Monguillot Hernando, Carles González Arévalo, Montse Guitert Catasús and Carles Zurita Mon

    Citation: International Journal of Educational Technology in Higher Education 2014 11:11010175

    Content type: Dossier “Mobile Learning Applications in Higher Education”

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  10. This educational research focuses on the use of mobile learning (m-learning) in the field of Architecture and Building Construction. It was conducted at various levels of university teaching (bachelor’s and ma...

    Authors: Ernest Redondo Domínguez, David Fonseca Escudero, Albert Sánchez Riera and Isidro Navarro Delgado

    Citation: International Journal of Educational Technology in Higher Education 2014 11:11010152

    Content type: Dossier “Mobile Learning Applications in Higher Education”

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  11. The need to advance towards a methodology that strengthens self-directed learning and competency development among students has become a key focus of university teaching in recent years. This focus has given r...

    Authors: Gemma Olmos, M. Piedad Ruiz-Torres, Laura Calleros, María Alicia Cortés, Sergio de Frutos, Rafael Ospina and Manuel Rodríguez-Puyol

    Citation: International Journal of Educational Technology in Higher Education 2014 11:11010108

    Content type: Research Articles

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  12. This article presents a techno-pedagogical lecturer training model that was validated in an intensive hybrid-mode workshop/course for lecturers. The aim of the course was to train lecturers how to use the Mood...

    Authors: Mónica Inés Monsiväis Almada, Lewis McAnally Salas and Gilles Lavigne

    Citation: International Journal of Educational Technology in Higher Education 2014 11:11010091

    Content type: Research Articles

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  13. This article presents a case study about the implementation of a teaching innovation project aimed at applying the project-based learning technique through the use of new technologies, and specifically through...

    Authors: Esther Márquez Lepe and María Luisa Jiménez-Rodrigo

    Citation: International Journal of Educational Technology in Higher Education 2014 11:11010076

    Content type: Research Articles

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  14. This article presents a university-context teaching innovation proposal that combines various ICT-supported active methodologies to undertake a project. The experience’s feature is the design of a blended lear...

    Authors: Rosa García-Ruiz, Natalia González Fernández and Paloma Contreras Pulido

    Citation: International Journal of Educational Technology in Higher Education 2014 11:11010061

    Content type: Research Articles

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  15. The aim of this article is to report on an experience undertaken by a group of students during the implementation of a programme targeting innovative students at the University of Valencia (UV), Spain. The cur...

    Authors: Fernando Gómez Gonzalvo

    Citation: International Journal of Educational Technology in Higher Education 2014 11:11010049

    Content type: Research Articles

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  16. 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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  17. This article describes the experience of creating and piloting a digital writing template in blended learning mode in order to optimise essay-writing strategies and to formalise hypertext use in academic liter...

    Authors: Beatriz Figueroa Sandoval, Mariana Aillon Neumann and Andrés Fuentealba Urra

    Citation: International Journal of Educational Technology in Higher Education 2014 11:11010018

    Content type: Research Articles

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  18. A major challenge for the knowledge society is to narrow the education gap, hence the need for strategies that foster innovation and improvement in education. Thus, with the support of technology and the Inter...

    Authors: María del Carmen Betancourt Franco, Rosario Celaya Ramírez and María Soledad Ramírez Montoya

    Citation: International Journal of Educational Technology in Higher Education 2014 11:11010004

    Content type: Research Articles

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  19. 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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  20. 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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  21. 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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  22. 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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  23. 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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  24. 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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  25. 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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  26. 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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  27. 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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  28. 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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  29. 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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  30. 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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  31. 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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  32. 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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  33. 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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  34. 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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  35. 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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  36. 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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  37. 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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  38. 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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  39. 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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  40. 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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  41. 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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  42. 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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  43. 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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  44. 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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  45. 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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  46. 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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  47. 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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  48. 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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  49. 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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  50. 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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