eMadrid talks at EDUCON2019 about how to develop a more human educational technology

{ Madrid, 1 Apr. 2019 } The eMadrid network visits EDUCON (IEEE Global Engineering Education Conference) once again, a congress hold this year between 9 and 11 of April in Dubai (United Arab Emirates), focused on «Engineering education through student engagement», as EDUCON2019’s motto points. eMadrid researchers will paticipate in a special session on the 11th, starting at 1.30 pm, with several presentations related to the idea of developing a more human educational technology («Experiences from the eMadrid network: making educational technology more human»). 

  • Check out eMadrid’s special session here 
  • Please review the whole programme of EDUCON2019 
  • Keep on reading to see all eMadrid presentations

The annual IEEE Global Engineering Education Conference, better known as EDUCON, has become an important meeting point for professors, researchers and other professionals, offering attendees an interesting forum for exchange and collaborate on engineering teaching and learning around the world. Sponsored by IEEE Education Society, it’s the largest reference in education in the IEEE 8 Region (Europe, Middle East and North Africa). An appointment that this time has been set on Dubai, in collaboration with the American University of Dubai (AUD). 

The eMadrid members participation will start at 1.30 p.m., next Thursday 11th of April, with a special session led by the coordinator of eMadrid, Carlos Delgado Kloos, and one of the members of the network, Manuel Castro, current president of the steering committee of IEEE EDUCON. The presentations will be as follows: 

  • «Game learning analytics for educators» («Analíticas de aprendizaje de juegos para educadores»). Antonio Calvo Morata, Cristina Alonso Fernández, Manuel Freire Morán, Iván Martínez Ortiz y Baltasar Fernández Manjón. Universidad Complutense de Madrid (UCM).   
  • «Do MOOCs sustain the UNESCO’s quality education goal?» («Mantienen los MOOCs el objetivo de calidad de la educación de la UNESCO?»)Edmundo Tovar (1), Bernardo Tabuenca (1), Ahmed Alzaghoul (1), Nelson Piedra (3), Carlos Delgado Kloos (4), Jim Sluss (5), Russ Meier (6), África López Rey (2), Elena Ruiz (2), Félix García Loro (2), Elio Sancristóbal (2), Miguel Rodríguez Artacho (2), Sergio Martín (2), Manuel Castro (2). UPM (1), UNED (2), UTPL (3), UC3M (4), UO (5) y MSoE (6).
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