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Open science, as a common good, opens possibilities for the development of nations, through innovations and collaborative constructions, which help to democratize knowledge. Advances in this area are still emerging, and the open science, cocreation of knowledge and open innovation [...]

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The impact that Information and Communications Technologies have in the way today’s young people communicate and interact is unquestionable. This impact also affects the educational field, which is required to respond to the needs of twenty first century students by training [...]

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The word LOCAL shouldn’t mean restriction but nearness, a closeness which allows an active collaboration of studens, from just a visit to the station to an active involvement in programme planning (either participating or producing reports, news, or TV game shows). We give a chance [...]

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This paper presents an exploratory analysis of the experience of educational innovation in the configuration of a social learning network in a subject for the Education degree course at the University of Santiago de Compostela (Spain). This innovation is based on the premise of student-centered [...]

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This paper presents design thinking as an alternative approach to conduct research on collaborative learning with technology. The underlying premise of the paper is the need to adopt human-centered design principles in research and design of computer-supported collaborative tools. [...]

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This paper reports on collaborative research on and with young people. In this study five groups of students in the final year of their Compulsory Secondary Education (CSE) from five different schools developed five ethnographic studies about how they communicate, express themselves [...]

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Librarians and information scientists must seek collaboration with other professionals, not only –as until now– with the computer scientists, but also with teaching experts. In this sense they must talk less about information and communication technologies (ICT) and more about [...]

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With desktop availability of electronic publications, researchers have reduced significantly their visits to libraries. A new role for librarians is described: their integration into academic departments, becoming part of research teams. They would perform tasks such as information [...]

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Videoconferences, collaboration tools, or virtual meeting software have all been in use for years on the Internet and have steadily become more affordable and accessible. Nevertheless, their actual presence in organizations is still very small: technological and cultural problems [...]

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The evolution of the MIAR project (Matriu d’Informació per l’Avaluació de Revistes ) –Journal evaluation information matrix– is described. Originally MIAR  was designed to quantify the indexing of humanities and social sciences journals in bibliographic data bases. Given [...]