research

The UOC publishes a research about Dropout in Online Higher Education

2018-07-24

One of online distance learning’s positive attributes is its flexibility. However, the possibility of engaging in periods of non-enrollment (breaks) usually ends in students dropping out. In this paper, the intention to continue of those students who have not enrolled…

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#EDENChat: Road to Barcelona: Developing Joint International Researches Presenting Results at the 10th EDEN Research Workshop

2018-06-25

The next #EDENChat will take place on 27 June 2018, at 20:00 CEST and will be hosted by Maria Rosaria Re, from Roma TRE University and winner of the Young Scholar Award at the 2018 EDEN Annual Conference.  We will…

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For your diary: 9th EDEN Research Workshop – EDEN RW9, 4-6 October 2016, Oldenburg

2016-05-02

Forging new pathways of research and innovation in open and distance learning: Reaching from the roots Building on its success of the research workshop in Oxford, EDEN is pleased to announce that EDEN RW9 organised in collaboration with the Institute…

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Sustainable ‘Fishing’ in the EU

2016-05-11

The call for papers of the EDEN RW9, to be held this year in Oldenburg next 4-7 October, has just been announced. Following up on the success of the RW8, held in Oxford, two years ago, the theme is once…

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Lifelong and Lifewide Learning

2016-05-04

How could the educational systems nowadays respond better to social and economic needs? Why is it so difficult to improve the positions of ‘atypical’ learning modes? Why has been the progress of so slow? Which are the major constraints of…

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On the Public Good of Public Research Universities

2016-04-29

Public research universities are anchors of stability and growth in their regions

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Learning in Virtual Worlds: Research and Applications

2016-04-29

Three-dimensional (3D) immersive virtual worlds have been touted as being capable of facilitating highly interactive, engaging, multimodal learning experiences. In this authoritative collection (the book is also available as a free pdf download), a team of international experts outlines the…

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The University of the Future

2016-04-29

The university of the future will be more digital, more flexible and more specialized.

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The UOC is organizing its first research week to reflect on the university’s future

2016-04-12

The Universitat Oberta de Catalunya (UOC) is organizing the first UOC Research Week, which will offer a series of free activities from 18 to 22 April which will be completed with a series of internal workshops. The UOC proposes a…

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Soft skills needed for successful transition from university to the labour market

2016-03-02

What do we mean by soft skills and digital soft skills (soft skills 2.0)? What are the most important soft skills needed for successful transition from studying to employment? Which soft skills do students have and which should they aim…

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