Monthly Archives: November 2013

Call For Papers: JOURNAL OF BUSINESS AND PSYCHOLOGY (INBAM)

SPECIAL EDITION: JOURNAL OF BUSINESS AND PSYCHOLOGY.
INBAM, BARCELONA, 2014
“Social Media and Organizational Behavior/HRM/Organizational Psychology:  New Avenues and Empirical Advances”
Track chairs:

Steven G. Rogelberg, editor-in-cheaf, University of North Carolina Charlotte
sgrogelb@uncc.edu
Vicenc Fernandez, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya
vicenc.fernandez@upc.edu
Social media is fundamentally changing the nature of work, communication, collaboration, business, and organizations.  In this special feature we seek to highlight research […]

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Comparative analysis of the efficiency of three scenarios of higher education from the perceptions of engineering students (I Workshop en e-learning en l’Economia i l’Empresa)

Resa, X., Fernandez, V. (2013). Comparative analysis of the efficiency of three scenarios of higher education from the perceptions of engineering students. I Workshop en e-learning en l’Economia i l’Empresa. Universitat Oberta de Catalunya, Barcelona (Spain).

Abstract:
This paper aims to examine the role of virtual distance learning according to the need for continuous training pointed to by […]

By |Wednesday, November 20 2013|Research|Comments Off on Comparative analysis of the efficiency of three scenarios of higher education from the perceptions of engineering students (I Workshop en e-learning en l’Economia i l’Empresa)

The importance of attention and effort in education

Today I want to share with you an excerpt from Weil on attention and effort in education:
If we concentrate our attention on trying to solve a problem of geometry, and if at the end of an hour we are no nearer to doing so than at the beginning, we have nevertheless been making progress […]

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Weekly summary about research on Social Sciences (November, 9th 2013)

This week I recommend the following posts and papers:

1. Writing Across Boundaries: An opportunity for researchers to reflect on the process and anxiety of academic writing. Discussion about the Writing Across Boundaries initiative, which is aimed at supporting early career researchers who are seeking to engage more effectively with the practical and intellectual issues […]

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Manage your career with the Vitae RDF Planner

Vitae RDF Planner is an online tool that has been developed by Vitae in response to sector-wide requests for an interactive, straightforward way for researchers to manage their professional development using the comprehensive Vitae Researcher Development Framework (RDF).

The Planner enables to:

keep a record of all your professional development activities in one place
identify your expertise […]

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Weekly summary about research on Social Sciences (November, 2nd 2013)

This week I recommend the following posts and papers:

1. 23 things for research. This time, I do not suggest an entry in a blog, but the 23 posts of a blog. This blog is an online learning programme for researchers, students and staff at the University of Oxford. Link

2. Commenting on scientific papers. This […]

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