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Dr. Ferial Khaddage  holds a Ph.D. in Information Technology from Deakin University Australia, a Masters in Professional Education and Online Learning Systems and Technologies, Bachelor in Computing and Multimedia Technology, an Honor Degree in Computer Science also from the School of Information Technology, Deakin University , and a Diploma in Micro-Computing (Swinburne University) Melbourne Australia,

Dr Khaddage is a lecturer and researcher. She is a Research Scientist on a long-term mobile learning project in Singapore (Nan Chiau Primary School with Singapore Ministry of Education, in collaboration with the University of North Texas & The University Of Michigan, USA. Dr. Kadagge works close to the UNESCO Paris, and contributes to the research seminar and to the policy form regularly during the Mobile Learning Week.She is the associate editor of the iJIM (International Journal of Interactive Mobile).

Dr. Juan Silva Quiroz He is a Doctor of Pedagogy Educational Multimedia Program at the University of Barcelona. He is currently an academic in the Department of Education at the University of Santiago and director of the Center for Research and Innovation in Education and ICT  of the same university. He has published books , book chapters and articles in national and international journals, most of them indexed, and has presented conferences and papers at national and international conferences. These works are related to the pedagogical use of ICT, the design and moderation of virtual learning environments, digital teaching competence in initial and continuous training, flexible training environments such as Mooc, M-elarnigg, _cc781905-5cde-3194-bb3b -136bad5cf58d_among other topics related to ICT and education.

Anabela de Jesus Gomes PhD , MSc and BSc in Informatics Engineering at the University of Coimbra. She is a Professor at the Department of Informatics Engineering of the Polytechnic Institute of Coimbra, where she has taught Digital Systems, Operating Systems, Informatics Technology, Computer Architecture, Multimedia, Programming and Human Computer Interaction She has over 50 scientific articles in prestigious international journals and conferences. She is a member of the “Cognitive and Media Systems” research group at the Center for Informatics and Systems of the University of Coimbra and of the “Applied Research Institute” of the Polytechnic Institute of Coimbra. Her research work focuses mostly on the area of Programming Teaching and Learning, Learning Styles, Learning Taxonomies, Learning Theories, Psychology of Programming, e-Learning, Assistive Technologies and Human Computer Interaction. Her work has been referenced in many other author publications.

Dr. Daniel Cebrián R , Scientific and technological training with degrees of Technical Industrial Engineer in Mechanics (extraordinary award 2003-06) and Industrial Engineering, 2009. CSIC scholarship and UIMP master's degree in Renewable Energy, Madrid 2009. With a first international Doctorate in Mechanics of Fluo Cum Laude, and MEC doctorate scholarship to stay in Nottingham (3 months). I was born into a family of educators teaching science and technology, taking the CAP course and the master's degree in NNTT applied to education 2009-10 and the doctorate "Educational Research and Innovation" -UMA- 2010-11.  This training involved me in the team -Gtea (SEJ-462)- where I was able to build educational tools ( for Educational Innovation projects (PIE13-171) and two R+D+ Projects i (EDU2010-15432 2010-13 and in work team EDU2013-41974-P).

Karolien Huylebroek is a lecturer and researcher at the Artevelde University College in Ghent (Belgium), Early Childhood Education. Karolien is a licensee in communication sciences and holds a Master in Management Sciences._cc781905-5cde-3194-bb3b-136 after establishing a self-employed organization for self-employed servicebad5cf58d_ establishing a self-employed organization for establishing a service in Government childcare sector (both at the start and during their business), she started working at the Artevelde University College to focus more on the future of the childcare sector. She elaborates the professionalization Academy 'Education & Coaching' and stimulates entrepreneurship among students. Furthermore Karolien does research in the field: talents and competencies in organizations and leads a project to support the childcare sector. 

Luis Alejandro Hernández Rentería is a teacher in Serious Games from the University of Skövde, Sweden, a teacher in Technologies for Learning from the University of Guadalajara (UdeG), Mexico, and a Computer Engineer, also from the UdeG. It is a regional partner of the Ibero-American school of disruptive prototyping Outliers School. He actively collaborates in the Coordination of Educational Innovation and undergraduate studies at the University of Guadalajara, mainly in the Area of Technologies for Learning. His line of research is motivation and engagement in educational processes through gamification and serious games. He is also a designer and developer of web applications and video games.  He has collaborated on both national and international projects designing and implementing gamification strategies in diverse educational environments.

Ancla 1


affective computing

Deeper Learning

BYOD Bring Your Own Devices

Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality

Personal Learning Environment (PLE) in various contexts


Serious Games and Gamification


Learning Analytics

Ancla 2

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Alumnos UCG           _cc781905-5cde -3194-bb3b-136bad5cf58d_         _cc781905-5cde-3194-bb3b- 136bad5cf58d_          31,50 _cc781905- 5cde-3194-bb3b-136bad5cf58d_         _cc781905-5cde-3194-bb3b -136bad5cf58d_       _cc78190 5-5cde-3194-bb3b-136bad5cf58d_    35.00

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Registrations will be accepted until the number of seats available is covered. The registration payment entitles: 

  • Attendance at the acts of the VIII Pedagogical Conference

  • Certificate of participation

  • Refreshments.

Online participants will receive an access code to the Jornadas Pedagógicas website once they have canceled their registration. The Diploma of participation will be sent by mail.

Ancla 3

November 23

4:30 PM - 5:00 PM  

Registration of participants

17H00 - 17H30  

Inauguration VIII Pedagogical Conference

17H30 - 19H00   

Forum: "Importance of Digital Competencies in Teacher Training"

  • Pablo Cisneros Quintanilla 

      Catholic University of Cuenca


  • Martha Agila Palacios

      Technical University of Loja


  • Narcissa Ramia

      Universidad San Francisco de Quito


  • Maria Mercedes Zerega



19H00 - 19H30  

welcome cocktail

November 24

08H30 - 09H00  

Registration of participants

09H00 - 10H00   Master Conference 1: 

Fostering Computational Thinking - from pre-school to higher education: for schools, families and societies.

Dr. Anabela Gomes

University of Coimbra


10H00 - 10H45  Ponencia 1:    

Gamification strategies in the classroom

Dolores Zambrano

Great House University


10H45 - 11H00  Recess

11H00 - 12H00  Keynote 2:

Flexible environments for lifelong learning

Dr Juan Silva

University of Santiago


12H00 - 12H45  Paper 2:

Experiences in the implementation of the pre-class of the Flipped Learning model

Jose Urgiles Cardenas

University of Cuenca


12H45 - 13H30  Lecture 3:

Use of Augmented Reality for learning

Henry Guevara

Great House University


13H30 - 14H30  Recess

14H30 - 15H15  Presentation 4:

Shared analysis of results of the development phases of the mentoring model in the open and distance modality

Xiomara Carrera

Private Technical University of Loja


15H15 - 16H15  Keynote 3:

Technological Innovations & The New Paradigm Evolution.  Where to from Here and How?

Dr. Ferial Khaddage

Deakin University


16H15 - 16H30  Recess

16H30 - 17H15  Presentation 5:

Erika Taranto

Serious games for young people to discover their passion in the digital age 

Great House University


5:15 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. Presentation 6:

ICT-mediated sign language learning

Blanca Cuji

Technical University of Ambato


6:00 p.m. - 6:45 p.m. Presentation 7:

Formative assessment through the use of e-Rubrics

Jeddah Martial

Polytechnic Educational Unit


November 25

08H30 - 09H00  

Registration of participants

09H00 - 10H00   Master Conference 4: 

A Digital Platform: an answer to the challenge of embedding the learning effect of professionalization activities?

Prof Karolien Huylebroek

Artevelde University College in Ghent


10H00 - 10H45  Ponencia 8:    

Inclusive design: pedagogical experiences for the development and inclusive design of interactive teaching material for children and teachers in the city of Santa Marta

Diana Angarita

National Unified Corporation for Higher Education - CUN


10H45 - 11H00  Recess

11H00 - 12H00  Keynote 5:

Playing Seriously with Gamification and Serious Games

Prof. Luis Hernandez

University of Guadalajara


12H00 - 12H45  Paper 9:

"Cyborg researchers": Use of facebook for learning digital ethnography. Design of authentic research performance incorporating technology. 

Maria Mercedes Zerega

Great House University


12H45 - 13H30  Presentation 10:

Learning scenarios for teacher training in Pedagogy and Emerging Technologies

Ramiro Anduviri Velasco

Autonomous University of Chiriquí in the City of David


13H30 - 14H30  Recess

14H30 - 15H15  Presentation 11:

Name of the paper

Hna. Rivadeneira Rose

Santo Domingo de Guzman School


15H15 - 16H00  Presentation 12:

The Exergames as an alternative for the Gamification of the curricular activities of the digital natives

Fernando Juca Maldonado

Metropolitan University 


16H00 - 16H30  Recess

16H30 - 17H15  Presentation 13:

Literary Circles at the University: a motivation to read and write in English through social interaction.

Amalia Rodriguez

Salesian Polytechnic University


5:15 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. Presentation 14:

CourseLab on Taxation Learning

Sabina Arriaga

Great House University


6:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. Closing

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