VII eMadrid Workshop


July 3, 4 and 5, 2017


Universidad Carlos III de Madrid. Campus Puerta de Toledo. Ronda de Toledo, 1, 28005, Madrid.


"Education in exponential times"

In collaboration with SNOLA


Eventbrite - VII Jornadas eMadrid "Education in Exponential Times"

Attendance is free, but registration is required.


Monday, July 3, 2017



  • José Manuel Torralba, Director General de Universidades e Investigación, Comunidad de Madrid
  • Javier Prieto, Vicerrector de Política Científica, UC3M
  • Carlos Delgado Kloos, coordinador de eMadrid y vicerrector de estrategia y educación digital, UC3M 

eMadrid 2017 awards 

  • Prize for the best final degree project or master work
  • Prize for the best doctoral thesis
10:15-11:15 Invited lecture:

John Domingue  

(OU, UK)

"Blockchains and their Potential for Adult Education" 

11:15-11:45 Coffee break
11:45-12:15 Invited lecture:

Ángel Hernández Bravo 

(IBM, Spain)

"New disruptive education models around blockchain" 

12:15-13:00 Invited lecture:

Claudia Hauff  

(TU Delft, Países Bajos)

"Analysing and Altering MOOC Learners' Behaviours at Scale"

13:00-13:45 Invited lecture:

Antonio Mendes  

(Universidad de Coimbra, Portugal)

"Learning and teaching introductory programming in Higher Education, strategies and tools"

13:45-15:00 Lunch

Lightning talks: 


Conferences of the winners of the eMadrid 2017 Awards:

  • Antonio Balderas Alberico 
  • Federico Alonso Pallarés 


Tuesday, July 4, 2017


Invited lecture:

Hendrik Drechsler  

(OUNL, Netherlands)

"Maturing the learning analytics framework for applied learning analytics" 


LASI session of paper presentations on learning analytics:

  • Alejandra Martínez-Monés: "What information do teachers demand from a computerized classroom? An exploratory analysis" 
  • Omar Alvarez-Xochihua: "Learning Analytics Implementation in a Multidomain Computer-Based Learning Environment" 
  • Adolfo Ruiz Calleja: "Paper presentation: Towards a Living Lab to support evidence-based educational research and innovation" 
  • Manuel Caeiro Rodríguez: "Ongoing research about the use of commercial-off-the-shelf wrist wearables in educational contexts" 
11:00-11:30 Coffee break

eMadrid roundtable "Learning Analytics"

  • Baltasar Fernández Manjón (UCM) 
  • Ruth Cobos Pérez (UAM)
  • Salvador Ros Muñoz (UNED)
  • Pedro Muñoz Merino (UC3M)
  • Edmundo Tovar Caro (UPM) 

Invited lecture:

Katrien Verbert 

(KU Leuven, Belgium)

"Student-facing learning dashboards"

13:45-15:00 Lunch

LASI session of paper presentations on learning analytics:

  • Erkan Er: "Predicting Peer-Review Participation at Large Scale Using an Ensemble Learning Method" 
  • Miguel Ángel Conde: "Study of the flexibility of a Learning Analytics tool to evaluate teamwork competence acquisition in different contexts" 
  • Carmen Ruiz-De-Azcárate: "Proposal of a system of indicators to assess teamwork using log-based learning analytics" 
  • Antonio Robles, "Using Kibana and ElasticSearch for the Recommendation of Job Offers to Students" 
16:15-17:00 Invited lecture:

Marina Marina Umaschi Bers

(Tufts U, EEUU)

"Coding as a Playground: Young children, robots and kittens"


Wednesday, July 5, 2017


Invited lecture:

Dragan Gasevic  

(U Edinburgh, UK)

"Supporting higher education in integrating learning analytics" 


Invited lecture:

Ramiro Rego Álvarez   

(IBM Universidades, España)

"Using IBM Analytics to help learn taking better decisions" 


 Invited lecture:

Miguel Pellicer 

(Entornos de Formación. Fundación APEREO)

"Open Analytics in an Open Source ecosystem"
11:15–11:45 Coffee break

LASI session of paper presentations on learning analytics:

  • Felix Buendia: "Instructional perspective using Learning Analytics in Computer Science education" 
  • Aarón Rubio Fernández: "A Data Collection Experience with Canvas LMS as a Learning Platform" 
  • Llanos Tobarra: "Studying Students' Behavior in UNED-COMA MOOCs"
  • Mikel Villamañe: "RaMon, a Rating Monitoring System for Educational Environments" 
13:15-15:00 Lunch

Workshop about Learning Analytics Policies. SHEILA Project.

"Key Steps to Creating and Implementing a Learning Analytics Policy"

Dragan Gasevic

17:00-17:15 Closing


  VII Jornadas eMadrid & LASI 2017

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