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ClassON

ClassON

Analytics system aimed at supporting teachers in face-to-face activities in the computer lab.
Authors: Israel Gutiérrez, Raquel M. Crespo, Carlos Delgado Kloos
Universidad Carlos III de Madrid
info@class-on.org
Keywords: learning analytics, awareness, lab sessions

etiquetAR

etiquetARetiquetAR is an authoring tool for designing and enacting your own personal learning experiences using QR codes. This tool allows to créate, to edit, to personalize and to share QR tags with any educative content, from URLs to files. The etiquetAR added values are.
etiquetAR is a tool specially interesting for designing and enacting augmented reality activities indoors, where the GPS signa doesn’t work. The tags are an easy, quick and cheap way to transform any physical space into a digitally augmented space.

Authors: Mar Pérez-Sanagustín, Alejandro Martínez
Universidad Carlos III de Madrid
URL: http://etiquetar.com.es
mmpsanag@it.uc3m.es
Keywords: mobile learning, situated learning, QR codes, augmented reality.
Additional info: etiquetAR has been used into two real educational contesxt with very positive resoults. Both, teachers and students see etiquetAR as an easy-to-use tool and with lot of potential for creating innovative experiences.
Currently, we are working in a new version of the tool that will enable users to share their tags with the aim of creating a tag community where teacher and students could share their practices an ideas.

LearnGLASS

Application that generates interactive charts that summarize activity data collected from different tools used by a group of students.

Authors: Raquel M. Crespo, Carlos Delgado Kloos, Luis de la Fuente Valentín, Derick Leony, Abelardo Pardo, Iago Quiñones Otero, David Sánchez de Castro
Universidad Carlos III de Madrid
learnglass@inv.it.uc3m.es, iagoqo@inv.it.uc3m.es, rcrespo@it.uc3m.es, dleony@it.uc3m.es
Keywords: visualization, graphics, events
Additional info: The original name was GLASS but later was modified to LearnGLASS.

Hinting module for XTutor

Module for the generation of different types of hints while solving exercises in the XTutor platform.
Authors: Pedro J. Muñoz-Merino, Carlos Delgado Kloos
Universidad Carlos III de Madrid
pedmume@it.uc3m.es
Keywords: feedback, intelligent tutoring systems, semantic web

Genghis Authoring Tool for Exercises

Tool for helping teachers without technological expertise to generate exercises in the Khan Academy format.
Authors: Juan Luis Sanz, Pedro J. Muñoz-Merino, Carlos Delgado Kloos
Universidad Carlos III de Madrid
pedmume@it.uc3m.es
Keywords: assessment, exercises, authoring tools

Learning Analytics Extension for Khan Academy

Extension of the learning analytics module of the Khan Academy platform for including new parameters and visualizations about useful higher level information for understanding the learning process.
Authors: José Ruiperez Valiente, Pedro J. Muñoz-Merino, Carlos Delgado Kloos
Universidad Carlos III de Madrid
pedmume@it.uc3m.es
Keywords: learning analytics, visualization

The Final Circle

Conversational adventure with elements of alternative reality for improving abilities of algorithmic thinking.

Autores: Carmen Martínez Ferrari, Jose Jesus García Rueda
Universidad Carlos III de Madrid
rueda@it.uc3m.es
Keywords: computer game, algorithmic thinking, logic games

SimuBattle

Sofware for recreation and simulation of historical battles.

Autores: Alejandro Alonso Muñoz, Jose Jesus García Rueda
Universidad Carlos III de Madrid
rueda@it.uc3m.es
Keywords: Simulation, historical battles, learning of history

Dante

Conversational adventure for the review of basic programming topics. Special mention in the Premio MadridOnRails – eMadrid 2011 awards for the best Project or development of free software related to education.

Authors: Alberto José Corrales García, Jose Jesus García Rueda
Universidad Carlos III de Madrid
rueda@it.uc3m.es
Keywords: computer game, Java, La Divina Comedia.