Manuel Castro, Electrical and Computer Engineering Professor in the Spanish University for Distance Education (UNED), is expert in Applications of Simulation and Electronics and in Technology Enhanced Learning. He co-chaired the conferences LWMOOCS 2018, REV 2016, FIE 2014. Is IEEE Fellow, IEEE HKN (Eta Kappa Nu) Professional member, President Emeritus of the IEEE Education Society and Past Director of the IEEE Division VI. He has been awarded among others with: IEEE EdSoc WilliamE. Sayle Award for Achievement in Education, TAEE Tomás Pollán to Discipline Merit, and IGIP Nicola Tesla Chain. Is Honour Ambassador of Madrid Convention Bureau and co-editor of IEEE-RITA.
Abstract of the talk
Adapted Education for all: The long way from Distance/Online through Pandemic
This plenary will show the long way we were involved during more than thirty years around distance education, the convergence with online learning in the use of Technology Enhanced Learning (TEL) Engineering and the new way that we are facing after the main effects of the pandemic time where we should go to new era, more inclusive, diverse and personalized adapted for all.
We will review the activities and the technology that allows new challenges and activities, from practical competence learning to remote and pocket laboratories, the implication of the pandemic time in institutions, academy, teachers, students and all actors involved in the education world.