The evolution of new technology and its increasing use, has for some years been making the existence of informal learning more and more transparent, especially among young and older adults in both Higher Education and workplace contexts. However, the nature of formal and non-formal, course-based, approaches to learning has made it hard to accommodate these… (More)
This paper describes a learning activity on computational thinking in Ethics classroom with compulsory secondary school students (14-16 years). It is based on the assumption that computational thinking (or better "logical thinking") is applicable not only to STEM subjects but to any other field in education, and it is particularly suited to decision making… (More)
This chapter summarizes the experience collected after years of researching and experiencing on teaching and learning online in the form of an eLearning pattern-architecture. In this architecture, based upon the leading role of the human factor (according to the vision of the eLearning by GRIAL Group), the whole processes occurring within any training… (More)
In this paper, we describe the advances that have been made in a line of research on educational assessment between the years 2006 and 2016, within the research Group on "Evaluation in education and guidance", integrated in the GRIAL group and the University Institute of Educational Sciences of the University of Salamanca (Spain).
INTO project's (Intercultural Mentoring tools to support migrant integration at school), a Comenius Multilateral Project, leaded by Oxfam Italia (Ref. 540440-LLP-1-2013-1-IT-COMENIUS-CMP) main aim is to use the methodology of peer mentoring based on intercultural education on Secondary Compulsory Education of the countries that take part in this project… (More)
Despite the intervening centuries of discussions, firstly in Philosophy, then in Psychology and Pedagogy , and recently even in Computer Science, the search for excellent approaches regarding how to effectively teach and learn is still a challenge of our times. This became a very relevant issue during the last decades, parallel with the development of… (More)
INTO project (Intercultural Mentoring tools to support migrant integration at school), a Comenius Multilateral Project, leaded by Oxfam Italia (Ref. 540440-LLP-1-2013-1-IT-COMENIUS-CMP), aims to introduce in the partner countries' Secondary School context (Italy, Cyprus, Poland, United Kingdom and Spain) peer tutoring actions which could help migrant… (More)