Ignacio M Despujol Zabala

Ignacio M Despujol Zabala
Universitat Politècnica de València | UPV · Information and Communication Systems Office (ASIC)

Ing Telecomunicación, Ing Aeronáutico, MBA, Piloto Comercial

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By the end of 2020, over 16,300 Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) from 950 universities worldwide had enrolled over 180 million students. Interest in MOOCs has been matched by significant research on the topic, including a considerable number of reviews. This study uses Machine Learning techniques and human expert supervision to generate a compre...
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During the 2020 COVID-19 lockdown, edX launched an initiative, called the Remote Access Program, to give access to free certificates for its Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) to the communities of its partners. This paper describes the experience of a Higher Education (HE) institution in Europe participating in this initiative as a strategic acti...
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Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) remarkably attracted global media attention, but the spotlight has been concentrated on a handful of English-language providers. While Coursera, edX, Udacity, and FutureLearn received most of the attention and scrutiny, an entirely new ecosystem of local MOOC providers was growing in parallel. This ecosystem is h...
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En la ingeniería aeroespacial la motivación se considera un factor crítico en el proceso de enseñanza-aprendizaje, sobre todo por la dificultad de las materias impartidas. Las metodologías activas, centradas en el aprendizaje del estudiante, pueden aumentar la motivación de los estudiantes y mejorar su aprendizaje, ayudándoles a perseverar a través...
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In March 2020, when massive lockdowns started to be enforced around the world to contain the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic, edX launched two initiatives to help students around the world providing free certificates for its courses, RAP, for member institutions and OCE, for any accredited academic institution. In this paper we analyze how Universi...
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El trabajo que se presenta tiene como objetivo el diseño de una propuesta de mecanismos automatizados fundamentados en machine learning para la mejora de la experiencia de los participantes en los cursos MOOC de la Universitat Politécnica de Valencia y la reducción de las tasas de abandono. Siguiendo una estrategia de investigación basada en el dis...
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Massive Online Open Courses (MOOCs) have become popular in various regions of the world through the years. Since 2008, this phenomenon has received plenty of attention from higher education and universities across countries began to produce these courses. The countries of Europe and the United States are the world's leading producers of MOOCs and r...
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Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) have opened new educational possibilities for learners around the world. Most of the research and spotlight has been concentrated on a handful of global, English-language providers, but there are a growing number of regional providers of MOOCS in languages other than English. In this work, we have partnered with...
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2020 Association for Computing Machinery. Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) have opened new educational possibilities for learners around the world. Most of the research and spotlight has been concentrated on a handful of global, English-language providers, but there are a growing number of regional providers of MOOCS in languages other than Engl...
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Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) have opened new educational possibilities for learners around the world. Numerous providers have emerged, which usually have different targets (geographical, topics or language), but most of the research and spotlight has been concentrated on the global providers and studies with limited generalizability. In this...
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Actualmente la evaluación de la experiencia de los Massive Open Onli-ne Course (MOOCs) de la Universitat Politècnica de València (UPV) se realiza a travès de una encuesta que valora únicamente la metodología pedagógica del curso y la funcionalidad de las plataformas edX y UPVx, sin registrar el placer de la experiencia de aprendizaje del usuario. C...
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Universitat Politecnica de Valencia (UPV) was the European institution with more MOOC course runs done by December 2016. This paper describes and analyses the decision-making process, and rationale of the development of this low budget real MOOC institutional initiative carried out by a traditional higher educational medium sized institution. This...
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Resumen En este artículo se analizan los aspectos más significativos del curso MOOC “Introducción a la Gestión de Proyectos” que la UPV imparte en EDX. La formación en Gestión de Proyectos es actualmente muy importante para todo tipo de empresas y organizaciones, y las perspectivas laborales para los profesionales formados en esta disciplina son mu...
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This paper deals with the Learn Spanish: Basic Spanish for English Speakers MOOC designed at Universitat Politècnica de València, Spain, for the edX platform. It focuses on the tools that had to be implemented in order to convert a generic xMOOC platform into an LMOOC (or Language MOOC) to reinforce the learners’ productive skills. Upon creating a...
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Completion rates have been a controversial topic since Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) became mainstream in 2012. In January 2016, based in previous trials, edx.org discontinued the free honor code certificate for new courses, trying to increase the number of verified certificates sold. After one year we have studied the effects of this measure...
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Se describe la utilizacion y resultados de los medios tecnologicos puestos por la UPVa disposicion de los profesores para transformar al modelo “flipped” la asignaturaIngenieria Aeroportuaria, de tercer curso del grado de Ingenieria Aeroespacial, queha contado en el curso 2015-16 con un total de 120 alumnos divididos en 2 grupos. Se ha utilizado de...
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En la UPV los equipos EICE:QtalNET e IEMA realizan conjuntamente el proyecto PIME “Social ePortafolios” en el que se ensayan diferentes tecnicas de evaluacion por medio de portafolios electronicos y en redes sociales. El objetivo principal del proyecto es elaborar un protocolo que permita usar las redes sociales durante el proceso de creacion de po...
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In this paper we will present a case study and an analysis conducted to evaluate the use of lecture learning as a helpful companion to the classical teaching. This effort is done around the Opencast Matterhorn software, a system that is able to record classroom presentations and publish them on a LMS automatically, without the intervention of a tec...
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We describe the demographics and comment the completion rate and satisfaction results of Universitat Politecnica de Valencia first three MOOC editions, 2 in its platform upvx.es and one in Universia's platform miriadax.net. We have the completion rate data of over 83.000 students, demographic data from precourse enrollment (more than 30.000) and op...
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En el artículo se trata la historia de los canales UPVRadio y Universidad Politécnica Televisión desde el año 2000 a 2008, incluyendo el proceso de estudio, diseño y puesta en marcha de ambos y una descripción de los objetivos, el modelo de gestión, la plantilla, los canales de emisión, la programación, la audiencia y las fuentes de financiación al...

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Evaluar la experiencia de usuario de la plataforma MOOC UPV
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