Rocael Hernández

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—The significant quality increase in open-source e-learning platforms allows for large-scale e-learning courses with significantly reduced costs. This document describes a pedagog-ical model enhanced for effectively providing courses to a large number of students and producing media-rich content suitable to be managed by the open-source e-learning platform(More)
Social Network Sites such as Facebook are being now used by many academics for learning purposes, taking into account studies that report that a majority of young students spend more time in socially related online activities when compared to time in classroom. In online education there are mature models for creating and conducting learning experiences, one(More)
Innovation in technology-enhanced learning (TEL) is constantly evolving, and this includes virtual learning environments (VLE). A cloud education environment (CEE) is a VLE that uses external cloud-based (Web 2.0) tools for learning activities; those tools are loosely coupled to the VLE. To achieve a real CEE, interoperability between systems is needed to(More)
The ROLE project (Responsive Open Learning Environments, EU 7th Framework Programme, grant agreement no.: 231396, 2009–2013) was focused on the next generation of Personal Learning Environments (PLEs). A ROLE PLE is a bundle of interoperating widgets – often realised as cloud services – used for teaching and learning. In this paper, we first describe the(More)