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International Journal of ePortofolio

International Journal of ePortofolio

Pixel BIT In contexts in which we are, in which the "Information and Communication Technology' (ICT), become an element of development and empowerment of our schools and training institutions. Pixel-Bit, Journal of Media and Education, aims to provide a platform for the exchange of ideas, experiences and research on the application of ICT, regardless of the format in which they are submitted and training contexts in which they develop, whether these formal, non-formal or informal, and educational level. Pixel-Bit, Journal of Media and Education, aims to be a channel of distribution and exchange of ideas and information between researchers in different countries and communities concerned about the introduction, improvement and understanding of ICT in training processes.

5 Steps To Make You A Better Researcher Research involves a lot of information and data which have to be easily and efficiently managed under tight deadlines and time restraints. The following steps will offer you a bit of insight into how you can become a better researcher using some simple web tools like mind maps and bookmarklets. 1. Use a bookmarking tool After hours, days and weeks of research, what a relief it is to find all your links and selected information gathered in a library of resources. Whether we talk about writing a paper, an essay, a journal article or a simple research draft, bookmarks are a good partner for organizing your work. ● researched links ● images ● text 2. As opposed to the linear thinking pattern, a mind map will allow you to visualize your research bookmarks in a non-linear format. 3. All the resources you gather on the mind map can be classified according to your research purpose, objectives and structure. ● organized ● manageable ● logical ● fun to work with 4. 5.

Bienvenido a SCOPEO | Observatorio SCOPEO Using Twitter to Enhance Your Research & Teaching: A Brief Introduction for Academics & Postgraduate Students Revista Virtual Universidad Católica del Norte La “Revista Virtual Universidad Católica del Norte” -ISSN 0124-5821- es una publicación académica e investigativa de la Católica del Norte Fundación Universitaria, Pionera en educación virtual en Colombia. No 41 (2014): Febrero-Abril Revista Virtual Universidad Católica del NorteISSN-0124-5821 Editor: Alexánder Arbey Sánchez UpeguiContacto: / Católica del Norte Fundación UniversitariaCampus Santa Rosa de Osos (Antioquia) Carrera 21 No 34B – 07Sede Administrativa Medellín (Antioquia) Calle 52 No 47 – 42 Edificio Coltejer, Piso 5PBX (57) (4) 6 05 15 35ColombiaContacto: - Portal Web:

Citelighter (The Pinterest For Research) Launches Massive Global Learning Database For those of you who haven’t heard of the new(ish) startup Citelighter , take note: it’s a pretty awesome tool. I’ve been playing around with it and chatted with founders of the company last week and am thoroughly impressed. So what exactly is Citelighter and why should you care? How It Works - Like Pinterest, you download their toolbar which allows you to quickly capture content that you’re looking at online. - Then, you can add comments while they’re still fresh in your head (perhaps to remind you why you thought it was useful in case you forget later on?) - Once you’re done, you export your facts, citations, and notes to a word document to use later when writing a paper or creating a reference document. Today’s Announcement I think we can all agree that millions of articles = a whole lotta research material = awesome research papers written by you. “The team over at Citelighter has spent, and continues to spend, a lot of time with students understanding their research habits. 1. 2. 3.

RED. Revista de Educación a Distancia. Elearning. Instructional design. Director Honorífico: Charles M. Reigeluth Miguel Zapata Ros.- Editor. Manuel Esteban Albert y María Teresa Caro Valverde.- Directores científicos. Nora Lizenberg.- Editora adjunta. Consejo Científico: José Ignacio Aguaded, Universidad de Huelva, España. Manuel Area, Universidad de La Laguna. Karen Belfer, Centre for Instructional Development and School of Instructor Education at Vancouver Community College Mark Bullen, The Commonwealth of Learning. Cabero, Julio. Celia Chain Navarro, Universidad de Murcia. Gráinne Conole, University of Leicester. Carflos de Castro, Universidad de Córdoba. M. Manuel Esteban Albert. Ramón Ferreiro, Nova Southeastern University, USA. Lorenzo García Aretio, UNED, Cátedra UNESCO de Educación a Distancia. Francisco GarcíaPenalvo. Carina González, Universidad de La Laguna Wolfram Laaser, Worldwide Education, Austria-EU. John Mak, Sydney Institute, TAFE NSW. Carlos Marcelo, Universidad de Sevilla. Marta Mena, Universidad Tecnológica Nacional, Argentina. Consejo Editorial:

The Journal of Distance Education / Revue de l'Éducation à Distance The Journal of Distance Education is an international publication of the Canadian Network for Innovation in Education (CNIE). Its aims are to promote and encourage scholarly work in e-learning and distance education and provide a forum for the dissemination of international scholarship. Original material in either English or French is invited in three broad categories: (a) Scholarly articles and research papers that focus on issues related to e-learning and distance education; (b) Reports that highlight unique solutions to critical problems, short descriptions of work underlying new or innovative programs or contemporary events, and brief notes on research in progress; and (c) Dialogues devoted to the discussion or debate of issues in e-learning and distance education that may arouse controversy. Vol 28, No 1 (2014) Table of Contents From the Editors Research Articles This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License.

LA FORMACIÓN DEL PROFESOR UNIVERSITARIO EN EL ENTORNO DIGITAL Carlos Oliva Marañón (CV) Doctor en Ciencias de la Comunicación. Universidad Rey Juan Carlos Facultad de Ciencias de la Comunicación Departamento de Ciencias de la Comunicación I, Madrid La formación del profesor universitario en la Sociedad del Conocimiento se fundamenta en la instrucción y la investigación competitivas. Actualmente, la docencia se basa en el soporte de las Nuevas Tecnologías que permiten una mayor interacción entre alumno y docente. Palabras clave: Formación del Profesorado, Educación Superior, Nuevas Tecnologías, Correo electrónico, Campus Virtual. La docencia se considera como una red compleja de expectativas, tareas y comunicaciones para la formación de las personas, especialmente, de los jóvenes. En este sentido, durante la última década, la comunidad universitaria ha experimentado un conjunto de vertiginosos cambios motivados, esencialmente, por los avances económicos y tecnológicos en continua producción. Ventajas Inconvenientes