Teaching Research and Innovation


Members of EDO receive financial aid to improve their teaching activity and promote pedagogical research.

The activity of the members of the EDO group does not only focus on research, they also actively participate in teaching activities, mainly at the Autonomous University of Barcelona. For years, they have developed projects that help them to understand aspects directly linked to teaching, as well as introducing improvements in teaching methodologies by analyzing the results they have in the students' learning.

During 2018 members of EDO have received funding for the realization of three innovation projects directly linked to the teaching activity that takes place within the framework of the Primary Education and Early Childhood Education Bachelor’s Degrees.

Project 1:
Evaluation strategies for self-regulation of learning (EAAR) of university students, coordinated by Georgeta Ion and funded with € 2,500 by the Office of Teaching Quality of the UAB. Using a teaching approach based on research, the project aims to develop strategies and resources for evaluating student competencies that encourage self-regulation of their learning and professional development.

Project 2:
ARPA – Resources Site For Assessment, coordinated by Anna Díaz Vicario and funded with € 2,500 by the Faculty of Educational Sciences of UAB. Its objective is to develop the web portal ARPA (Aula de Recursos Per a l’Avaluació) with the aim of making available, in a single space, materials and resources related to different types of evaluation (infographics, rubrics, PPT presentations, videos, reports, success stories, papers, etc.).

Project 3:
Improvement of the Quality of TFG in the initial teacher training, coordinated by Patricia Olmos Rueda, and funded with € 5,000 by the Faculty of Educational Sciences of UAB. Among its objectives, it seeks to facilitate the processes of accompaniment, monitoring and tutoring of the task that students must develop during their TFG, seeking spaces for interaction, learning and consensus among students, university agents and the school (tutors).

Project 4:
Promotion of scientific lectures, coordinated by María Alejandra Bosco Paniagua, and financed with € 1,000 for the Faculty of Cc. Of the Education of the UAB. Among its objectives, it seeks to promote the interest in reading scientific and dissemination articles linked to professional work in education; Promote the consultation and reading of the basic biliography proposed in the framework of undergraduate studies (in subjects and seminars) through the selection of multimedia resources and the development of minivids that motivate and guide their approach; promote skills related to the selection and development of multimedia resources in the teaching staff; and monitor the role that these selected materials have produced and produced, in relation to the improvement of the bibliographical reading (linked to different subjects) by the students.

Project 5:
GAVI - Guide to improve vivencial learning at Educational Sciences Faculty, coordinated by Diego Castro, and financed with € 2.500 for the Faculty of Cc. Of the Education of the UAB. The objective of the project is to improve the different existing experiences of vivencial learning in the Faculty. Is for that reason that it pretends to provide a document with guidelines to the professors that are implementing this kind of study case activtities in order to facilitate the design of the activities.

For further information about the teaching innovation projects developed by members of EDO group, see section "projects / innovation projects".

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