Last September 19th 2013 the researchers Carlos Alario-Hoyos, Mar Pérez-Sanagustín, Carlos Delgado-Kloos, Hugo A. Parada G., Mario Muñoz-Organero from the Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (UC3M), all researchers of the Gradient Lab were awarded with the best paper award and the first and second prizes for the best application demo at the European Conference on Technology Enhanced Learning (EC-TEL).
The best paper award was granted to Alario-Hoyos et al. for their contribution entitled “Analysing the impact of built-in and external Social Tools in a MOOC on Educational Technologies”, which analyzes the impact of different social tools in a MOOC carried out at the UC3M.
The first prize for the best application demo was for etiquetAR from the UC3M, an application to design interactive learning experiences using intelligent tags. Finally, the second prize for the best application demo was for the Signal Orchestration System from the UPF, an interactive tool to support orchestration in face-to-face group activities.
The best student paper award went for the work “Usage Context-Boosted Filtering for Recommender Systems in TEL” by Katia Niemann and Martin Wolpers, researchers from the Fraunhofer FIT.
See some pictures of the all granted researchers.