TRAILER Project Overview: Tagging, Recognition and Acknowledgment of Informal Learning ExpeRiences

Francisco J. García-Peñalvo, Valentina Zangrando, Alicia García Holgado, Miguel Ángel Conde González, Antonio Seoane Pardo, Marc Alier Forment, José Janssen, Dai Griffiths, Aleksandra Mykowska, Gustavo Ribeiro Alves, Miroslav Minovic

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    Abstract

    The evolution of new technology and its increasing use, have for some years been making the existence of informal learning more and more transparent, especially among young and older adults in both Higher Education and workplace contexts. However, the nature of formal and non-formal, course- based, approaches to learning has made it hard to accommodate these informal processes satisfactorily, and although technology bring us near to the solution, it has not yet achieved. TRAILER project aims to address this problem by developing a tool for the management of competences and skills acquired through informal learning experiences, both from the perspective of the user and the institution or company. This paper describes the research and development main lines of this project.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationActas del XIV Simposio Internacional de Informática Educativa SIIE 2012
    EditorsFrancisco José García, Lluís Vicent, Miquel Ribó, August Climent, José Luis Sierra, Antonio Sarasa
    PublisherPublicaciones La Salle
    Pages315-320
    ISBN (Print)978-84-939814-6-4
    Publication statusPublished - 18 Dec 2012
    EventXIV Simposio Internacional de Informática Educativa - Andorra La Vella, Andorra
    Duration: 29 Oct 201231 Oct 2012

    Symposium

    SymposiumXIV Simposio Internacional de Informática Educativa
    Country/TerritoryAndorra
    CityAndorra La Vella
    Period29/10/1231/10/12

    Keywords

    • TRAILER project
    • acknowledgement
    • competences
    • education
    • ICT
    • informal learning
    • multilateral project
    • recognition
    • skills
    • tagging

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