Gisela de Clunie

Gisela de Clunie
Universidad Tecnológica de Panamá | UTP · Facultad de Ingeniería de Sistemas Computacionales

PhD

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Introduction
El interés actual se centra en actividades de especificación de requerimientos de productos software y en actividades de formación, capacitación e investigación en ambientes virtuales de aprendizaje.

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This article presents a short research report on the relationship between perceived antagonism in social relations measured using the Belief in a Zero-Sum Game (BZSG) scale, life satisfaction, and positive and negative affect. Given that individuals who believe that life is like a zero-sum game are likely to perceive their daily interactions with o...
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This report examines the measurement invariance of the Personal Well-being Index with 8 items (PWI-8). University students (N = 5,731) from 26 countries completed the measure either through paper and pencil or electronic mode. We examined unidimensional structure of PWI and performed a Multi-group CFA (MGCFA) to assess the measurement invariance ac...
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Objective: The Mental Health Continuum – Short Form is a brief scale measuring positive human functioning. The study aimed to examine the factor structure and to explore the cross cultural utility of the MHC-SF using bifactor models and exploratory structural equation modelling (ESEM). Method: Using multigroup confirmatory analysis (MGCFA) we exa...
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This paper describes the process of three-dimensional animation of the Sports City Irving Saladino, where UTPVirtual Research Center participated as part of the work team. The Center assumed the responsibility to design: the building to house administrative offices, including the Hall of Fame and offices of Pan Deportes, the sports accommodation, t...
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Os métodos de ensino tradicionais dos sistemas de gerenciamento de aprendizagem (ou LMS do termo em inglês (Learning Management System) são rígidos por natureza e impōem limitações ao processo de ensino. Por terem um padrão fechado, essas ferramentas acabam prejudicando o aluno, pois o impedem de interagir com qualquer pessoa que compartilhe dos me...
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La nueva economía supone nuevos retos para los trabajadores, ya que se requieren niveles más elevados de conocimiento, actualización continua y permanente de la información, adquisición de nuevas competencias tecnológicas, pensamiento crítico y capacidad de síntesis, entre otras. Lo anterior hace evidente, por tanto, la necesidad de evolucionar los...
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The research paper describes the development of a user friendly 3D virtual world. For the research, we modeled building number 3 of the Technological University of Panama, Victor Levi Sasso Campus. For the virtual world development we consider the use of an avatar, which becomes the user's virtual representation that interacts with certain objects...
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Social networking sites make it possible for Internet users to communicating, sharing, cooperating and expressing their ideas. Also known as SNSs, theywield impressive attraction within its users, who spend several daily hours in this kind of sites. This paper advocates that the popularity and social tools these sites provide can be used in behalf...
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This paper presents the implementation of the System user interface KINFO-UTP using video game technology. We discuss the cataloging facilities building # 3 of the Technological University of Panama, which are displayed in the system. We report the use case diagram KINFO-UTP system and discuss how to combine four programming languages to enable int...
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This paper presents MLEA, a mobile learning application that brings together functionalities of Android devices, Moodle LMS and needs of Mobile learning system users. The application is an answer to young adult learners ‘preferences for mobile technologies. It also provides for professors to close the bridge with their students as well as the trend...
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This paper is about the development of a platform that eases, throughout Android based mobile devices, mobility of users of virtual courses at Technological University of Panama. The platform deploys computational techniques such as "web services," design patterns, ontologies and mobile technologies to allow mobile devices communicate with Moodle C...
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This paper is about the development of MLEA, a platform that assists, through Android cellphones and tablets, the mobility of users of learning virtual environments. MLEA is an application that implements computational techniques such as web services, design patterns, ontologies, and mobile computational techniques in order to allow the communicati...
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Architectural Engineering Technology AET (for its acronym in English, Architectural Engineering Technology) using game development tools for creating 3D virtual environments. Institutions of higher education, using 3D game engines in order for students to acquire skills in designing and modeling using this technology. We describe the development of...
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The traditional teaching methods of the Learning Management Systems (or LMS) are rigid in nature and impose limitations on the teaching process. By having a closed pattern, these tools end up hurting the student, for preventing it from interacting with anyone who shares the same interests as him. As a result, the concepts of community, relationship...
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Social networking sites are great tools for aggregating and bringing people together, in the sense they offer various forms of interaction. This article defends the idea that social networking sites have great potential to expand education beyond the classrooms. In this article, we discuss the main advantages and difficulties of using SNS for educa...
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The traditional teaching methods of the Learning Management Systems (or LMS) are rigid in nature and impose limitations on the teaching process. By having a closed pattern, these tools end up hurting the student, for preventing it from interacting with anyone who shares the same interests as him. As a result, the concepts of community, relationship...
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Teaching software engineering has been recognized as an important challenge for computer science undergraduate programs. Instruction in such area requires not only to deliver theoretical knowledge, but also to perform practical experiences that allow students to assimilate and apply such knowledge. This paper presents some results of two Computer-S...
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Este artículo propone un modelo instruccional colaborativo, para la enseñanza de las técnicas más comunes de evaluación de la usabilidad de interfaces de usuario. El modelo facilitó el trabajo colaborativo entre diversas universidades latinoamericanas, geográficamente dispersas, como un medio para transmitir conocimiento específico a estudiantes de...
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Software engineering education has been recognized as an important challenge in computer science undergraduate programs. Instruction in such area requires not only to deliver theoretical knowledge, but also to perform practical experiences that allow students to assimilate and apply such knowledge. This paper introduces a computer-supported Collabo...
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The traditional teaching methods of the Learning Management Sys-tems (or LMS) are rigid in nature and impose limitations on the teaching pro-cess. By having a closed pattern, these tools end up hurting the student, for preventing it from interacting with anyone who shares the same interests as him. As a result, the concepts of community, relationsh...
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Social networking sites are great tools for aggregating and bringing people together, in the sense that they offer various forms of interaction, provi-ding its participants the ease of communication and the ability to create discus-sions, comments and share resources that they find relevant. The popularity of these sites is undeniable, with thousan...
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This paper describes a design of an educational platform for a mobile learning architecture, which is a state of the art topic in distance education. The product will allow users to interact in an efficient, flexible, and transparent fashion with a web-based education environment, in this case Module Object-Oriented Dynamic Learning Environment (Mo...

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We plan to examine the role of dark personality in predicting quality of life during COVID-19 pandemic. We examine the mediating role of beliefs (health, conspiracy, magical) and behaviors in the link between personality and human functioning during pandemic in cross-cultural context.
Archived project
Describir y compartir con la audiencia local y visitante, tanto docente, de investigación y estudiantil, así como con el público en general, la experiencia adquirida durante la participación del Centro de Investigación, Postgrado y Extensión UTPVirtual, en la realización de la animación tridimensional de instalaciones y áreas de la Ciudad Deportiva.