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Work in progress: Preliminary survey results on the first year of the Bologna process in engineering education in Spain
Found in: 2012 IEEE Frontiers in Education Conference (FIE)
By Martin Llamas,Manuel Caeiro,Manuel Castro,Inmaculada Plaza,Edmundo Tovar
Issue Date:October 2012
pp. 1-2
This paper shows the preliminary results of a study carried out by the IEEE-Education Society Spanish Chapter on the state of implementation of the Bologna process in engineering degrees along Spain and the opinion of teachers about the main aspects of thi...
 
Use of LMS functionalities in engineering education
Found in: Frontiers in Education, Annual
By Martin Llamas,Manuel Caeiro,Manuel Castro,Inmaculada Plaza,Edmundo Tovar
Issue Date:October 2011
pp. S1G-1-S1G-6
This paper shows the partial results of a survey sent to all the members of the IEEE Education Society around the world about some aspects on the use of Learning Management Systems (LMSs) in Engineering Education. The main interest of this study was to lea...
 
A Generalized Proposal to Support Development and Reuse of Practical Educational Scenarios in LMSs
Found in: Advanced Learning Technologies, IEEE International Conference on
By Manuel Caeiro, Martín Llamas, Luis Anido, Jorge Fontenla, Sergio Martin, Rosario Gil, Francisco García, Miguel Latorre, Manuel Castro, Juan Peire
Issue Date:July 2008
pp. 46-48
This paper introduces a generalized solution to support the development and reuse of practical educational scenarios. It is intended to complement the reuse initiatives already proposed for LMS resources, such as LOM, SCORM or IMS. These initiatives are ma...
 
A Good Practice Example on Learning Object Reutilization
Found in: Advanced Learning Technologies, IEEE International Conference on
By Miguel Latorre, Francisco García-Sevilla, Eugenio López, Sergio Martín, Rosario Gil, Martin Llamas, Manuel Caeiro, Manuel Castro, Juan Peire
Issue Date:July 2008
pp. 54-55
Creating, cataloguing and distributing high quality learning contents requires a significant investment of resources and time. Nowadays information technology applied as a tool in education has drastically reduced these efforts. It makes it possible to sha...
 
Sharing Existing Knowledge between E-Learning Platforms: Enhancing Interoperability
Found in: Advanced Learning Technologies, IEEE International Conference on
By Sergio Martín, Rosario Gil, Francisco García, Miguel Latorre, Martín Llamas, Manuel Caeiro, Manuel Castro, Juan Peire
Issue Date:July 2008
pp. 764-769
The arrival of new technologies to universities creates new situations and problems that must be solved in order to improve the care, support and tutoring provided to students. In many cases, the communication flows between teachers and students place an e...
 
Adoption of the MPEG-21 digital broadcast item model (DBIM) towards QoS metadata management
Found in: International Conference on Automation, Quality and Testing, Robotics
By Artur Lugmayr, Margarida Igreja, Bjoern Stockleben, Helder Castro, Ingo Wolf, Bernhard Feiten, Pekka Vorne, Jose Manuel Castro Torres
Issue Date:May 2008
pp. 352-357
MPEG-21 is a multimedia framework well suited for asset management of broadcast content. Especially for television broadcasters, MPEG-21 has been applied as asset management standard within the Digital Broadcast Item Model (DBIM). Within the scope of this ...
 
Practical experiences on building structured remote and virtual laboratories from the student's point of view
Found in: 2012 IEEE Frontiers in Education Conference (FIE)
By Rafael Pastor,Daniel Sanchez,Nourdine Aliane,Roberto Hernandez,Antonio Robles-Gomez,Agustin Caminero,Salvador Ros,Gabriel Diaz,Manuel Castro
Issue Date:October 2012
pp. 1-6
Nowadays, the use of remote laboratories is a common feature in order to get students involved in practical experiences. This is particularly important in distance learning environment. The regular practice is to develop a particular laboratory, required b...
 
Modelling remote laboratories integrations in e-learning tools through remote laboratories federation protocols
Found in: 2012 IEEE Frontiers in Education Conference (FIE)
By Pablo Orduna,Elio Sancristobal,Mikel Emaldi,Manuel Castro,Diego Lopez-de-Ipina,Javier Garcia-Zubia
Issue Date:October 2012
pp. 1-6
An educational remote laboratory is a software and hardware tool that allows students to remotely access real equipment located in the university as if they were in a hands-on-lab session. Federations of remote laboratories have existed for years: they are...
 
GNSS Receiver Based on a SDR Architecture Using FPGA Devices
Found in: Electronics, Robotics and Automotive Mechanics Conference
By Miguel S´nchez Meraz,Juan Manuel Castro Arvizu,Amadeo José Argüelles Cruz
Issue Date:November 2011
pp. 383-388
This paper presents the development of a FPGA based GNSS receiver. The developed prototype is based on a Software Radio Architecture and integrates all the main GPS signal processing algorithms as IP modules do. Furthermore, description of a developed syst...
 
Work in progress -- Design of interactive learning objects for improvement of digital electronics teaching and learning in high school and distance learning universities
Found in: Frontiers in Education, Annual
By Sergio Martin,Jose Joaquin Fabuel,Elio Sancristobal,Manuel Castro,Juan Peire
Issue Date:October 2011
pp. T4C-1-T4C-2
This paper introduces the use of interactive animations in a blended learning approach for a digital electronics course. These interactive animations help students in the concepts acquisition, thanks to their visual and interactive features. The designed a...
 
VISIR deployment in undergraduate engineering practices
Found in: Frontiers in Education, Annual
By Mohamed Tawfik,Elio Sancristobal,Sergio Martin,Charo Gil,Alberto Pesquera,Pablo Losada,Gabriel Diaz,Juan Peire,Manuel Castro,Javier Garcia-Zubia,Unai Hernandez,Pablo Orduna,Ignacio Angulo,M. C. Costa Lobo,M. A. Marques,M. C. Viegas,Gustavo R. Alves
Issue Date:October 2011
pp. T1A-1-T1A-7
Practical sessions are the backbone of qualification in engineering education. It leads to a better understanding and allows mastering scientific concepts and theories. The lack of the availability of practical sessions at many universities and institution...
   
A video-message evaluation tool integrated in the UNED e-learning platform
Found in: Frontiers in Education, Annual
By Rafael Pastor,Roberto Hernandez,Salvador Ros,Antonio Robles-Gomez,Agustin Caminero,Manuel Castro,Rocael Hernandez
Issue Date:October 2011
pp. F3C-1-F3C-6
Use of multimedia services has become very important in learning process. This is due to the traditional approach of document based assignments not provide any feature which allows to evaluate some basic competences (oral communications skill, for example)...
 
Applying a assessment tool in distance learning education
Found in: Frontiers in Education, Annual
By Elio Sancristobal,Nuria Oliva,Juan J. Aguado,Juan Vicente Miguez,Sergio Martin,Gabriel Diaz,Jose Carpio,Manuel Castro
Issue Date:October 2011
pp. F4C-1-F4C-8
Spanish National University for Distance Education (UNED) has a great number of students located in different places from Spain, Europe and South America. By this reason, it is necessary to use e-learning tools that make easier learning process of our stud...
 
The UNED's interoperable virtual campus service management architecture
Found in: Frontiers in Education, Annual
By Salvador Ros,Roberto Herna´ndez,Timothy Read,Rafael Pastor,Manuel Castro,Miguel Rodriguez-Artacho,Antonio Robles-Gomez
Issue Date:October 2010
pp. S3J-1-S3J-6
The creation and maintenance of a virtual campus is a task that not only implies the deployment of sophisticated hardware and software but also requires considerable effort in the integration of the main university management systems with the chosen teachi...
 
A Middleware for Mobile and Ubiquitous Learning Ecosystems Based on a Reconfigurable Plug-and-Play Architecture: Application to Mashups
Found in: Advanced Information Networking and Applications Workshops, International Conference on
By Sergio Martin, Manuel Castro, Alex Talevski, Vidyasagar M. Potdar
Issue Date:April 2010
pp. 1-6
This paper describes a middleware intended to support the development of mashup applications in mobile and ubiquitous learning environments. It is based on a framework that integrates different contextual information (e.g. geographic location, profile, his...
 
Middleware for the Development of Context-Aware Applications inside m-Learning: Connecting e-Learning to the Mobile World
Found in: Computing in the Global Information Technology, International Multi-Conference on
By Sergio Martin, Rosario Gil, Elio San Cristobal, Gabriel Díaz, Manuel Castro, Juan Peire, Mihail Milev, Nevena Mileva
Issue Date:August 2009
pp. 217-222
This paper addresses the issue of the creation of context-aware applications inside the Mobile-Learning approach. It tries to clarify aspects like the most suitable environments of application; how new features of mobile devices, such as GPS (Global Positi...
 
A Context-Aware Application Based on Ubiquitous Location
Found in: Mobile Ubiquitous Computing, Systems, Services and Technologies, International Conference on
By Sergio Martín, Elio S. Cristobal, Rosario Gil, Gabriel Díaz, Manuel Castro, Juan Peire
Issue Date:October 2008
pp. 83-88
Location tracking systems are becoming more relevant in many new environments, due to the fact they are the core of context aware applications. This new concept can improve the way organizations provide services and do business. Inside university area, use...
 
Interoperability and Integration of Context-Aware Services in an Ambient Intelligence Environment
Found in: Internet and Web Applications and Services, International Conference on
By Sergio Martín, Elio Sancristobal, Guillermo Temiño, Pablo Losada, Nuria Oliva, Antonio Colmenar, Manuel Castro, Juan Peire
Issue Date:June 2008
pp. 541-546
The present paper introduces the creation of an interactive system for university environments based on personalization of services thanks to Radio Frequency Identification (RFID). The described system is a mosaic application that integrates different serv...
 
Generic integration of remote laboratories in learning and content management systems through federation protocols
Found in: 2013 IEEE Frontiers in Education Conference (FIE)
By Pablo Orduña,Sergio Botero Uribe,Nicolas Hock Isaza,Elio Sancristobal,Mikel Emaldi,Alberto Pesquera Martin,Kimberley DeLong,Philip Bailey,Diego Lopez-de-Ipiña,Manuel Castro,Javier Garcia-Zubia
Issue Date:October 2013
pp. 1372-1378
Educational remote laboratories are a software and hardware tool that allows students to remotely access real equipment located in universities as if they were in a hands-on-lab session. Their integration in Content and Learning Management Systems (CMSs or...
   
Scaffolding online laboratory experiences as inclusive and motivational tools for students and teachers
Found in: 2013 IEEE Frontiers in Education Conference (FIE)
By German Carro Fernandez,Manuel Castro Gil,Elio Sancristobal Ruiz,Miguel Latorre,Gabriel Diaz,Sergio Martin,Pablo Losada
Issue Date:October 2013
pp. 1921-1927
The ability for accessing learning tools at any time and from anywhere is highly increasing. Technologies such as Internet and mobile devices provide universal integration of teaching and learning. For scientific or engineering subjects, the use of real re...
   
Towards an adaptive system for the evaluation of network services
Found in: 2013 IEEE Frontiers in Education Conference (FIE)
By Antonio Robles-Gomez,Salvador Ros,Roberto Hernandez,Llanos Tobarra,Agustin C. Caminero,Rafael Pastor,Miguel Rodriguez-Artacho,Manuel Castro,Elio SanCristobal,Mohamed Tawfik
Issue Date:October 2013
pp. 1011-1017
This paper presents a new educational system to automatically adapt the evaluation activities to the students' needs in the context of Higher Engineering Education. As an example, a subject focused on the configuration of network services has been chosen t...
   
Rethinking remote laboratories: Widgets and smart devices
Found in: 2013 IEEE Frontiers in Education Conference (FIE)
By Miguel Latorre Garcia,German Carro Fernandez,Elio Sancristobal Ruiz,Alberto Pesquera Martin,Manuel Castro Gil
Issue Date:October 2013
pp. 782-788
Until the last decades, students of distance learning universities had to go to traditional and physical laboratories to acquire practical knowledge and skills. Currently, thanks to the advances in communication and computer networks and the evolution of p...
   
Web Tests in LMS Using Fingerprint Identification
Found in: Advanced Learning Technologies, IEEE International Conference on
By Charo Gil, Manuel Castro, Mudasser F. Wyne, Russ Meier
Issue Date:July 2010
pp. 679-681
This project aims to solve the problems of identity authentication of users in online tests. The project integrates a biometric identification module based on techniques of fingerprint recognition in the educational communities and learning management syst...
 
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