Teaching

Interactive R class for the intimidated

Last week, I found out an amazing course to learn R. The course introduces students to the very basics of R from running simple functions to manipulating datasets and creating graphs. Moreover, the course is designed for people with very little or no programming experience at all. The course contains 30 videos and 30 […]

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Book: Modeling and solving linear programming with R

Hi everyone,

I have just published a new book about linear programming and its resolution with R. I attach the reference and the link to the book.
Linear programming is one of the most extensively used techniques in the toolbox of quantitative methods of optimization. One of the reasons of the popularity of linear programming is that […]

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Summer School in Beijing

This summer I participated in the first edition of the Summer School of SINO-EU Doctoral School for Logistics, Information, Management, and Service Science held at the Beijing Jiaotong University (China).

The summer school was held from 21 to 30 August 2015 with the participation of about 40 PhD students from various countries (mainly Chinese) and […]

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TexStudio: Latex Editor

We have previously spoken of Latex, that allows us to write scientific papers with absolute control on the final result. Most distributions have a basic Latex editor, but there are a lot of  “vitamin” Latex editors  to simplify the wording of such documents. One of the most popular is TexStudio, a fork of Texmaker, which works in […]

By |Wednesday, June 17 2015|Research, Software, Teaching|Comments Off on TexStudio: Latex Editor

(July 1-3, 2015) SAIC: Strategies for design and analysis

Workshop: Strategies for design and analysis: content analysis, grounded theory, narrative analysis

(Students 50% discount on the registration fee)

Date: 1-3 July 2015

Hours: 10.00-13.30 and 15.00-17.00.

Location: Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Facultat d’Economia i Empresa, SALA DE GRAUS (B3/012). Bellaterra (Cerdanyola del Vallès), Barcelona..

More information here

 

By |Tuesday, May 5 2015|Research, Teaching|Comments Off on (July 1-3, 2015) SAIC: Strategies for design and analysis

2-day seminar Foundations of Qualitative Data Analysis

Last week, I attended the 2-day seminar Foundations of Qualitative Data Analysis which took place in the Universitat Autónoma de Barcelona (Spain). This seminar was bilingual with all taught content and exercises in English and group plenary, discussions, and questions in the language attendees were most comfortable with (English, Spanish and Catalan).

The teacher was […]

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SAIC: Research Courses with Qualitative Data

Most social science research follows a positivist (and post-positivist) paradigm characterized, among other things, the use of quantitative data. However, to answer certain questions and achieve certain goals of research in social sciences, we need to raise research with a more interpretive/constructivist paradigm with a more intensive use of qualitative data. Although the Spanish […]

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Notability: Taking Notes

Most people around me know that I quite like the technology (For this reason I decided to study an engineering degree in telecommunications), and therefore always ask me about devices and programs to do certain tasks. One of the most common questions is: what is best program to take notes? The answer is never […]

By |Wednesday, December 3 2014|Software, Teaching|Comments Off on Notability: Taking Notes

Cornell Notes

Everyone knows that students (and anyone else who is in a learning process) are required to synthesize and apply knowledge if they want to consolidate them in the medium and long term. However, few people suggest methods or systems that facilitate taking notes. The Cornell Notesmethod is a system for taking notes created by Walter […]

By |Tuesday, November 18 2014|Private, Teaching|Comments Off on Cornell Notes

Book Chapter: Past, Present, and Future of Podcasting in Higher Education

Hello everyone,

I have just published a new chapter about the use of Podcasting in Higher Education. I attach the reference and the link.

Fernandez, V.; Sallan, J.M.; Simo, P. (2015). Past, Present, and Future of Podcasting in Higher Education, Mang Li and Yong Zhao (Eds.), Exploring Learning and Teaching in Higher Education, , pages: 305-330, DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-55352-3_14, pISBN: […]

By |Wednesday, October 15 2014|Research, Teaching|Comments Off on Book Chapter: Past, Present, and Future of Podcasting in Higher Education