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A comparative study on the support in engineering courses: a case study in Brazil and Spain

Alicia Garcia-Holgado, Carina S. Gonzalez, Aruquia Peixoto
2020 IEEE Access  
This paper presents a survey to analyze the gender and culture perceptions of supports in engineering studies, involving 208 female and male undergraduate students of engineering courses from Spain and  ...  In Spain, the support of families and friends is higher than Brazil, but the support received from their academic institutions and teachers were low in both countries, regardless of gender.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENT The authors are very grateful to the Spanish Chapter of the IEEE Education Society for their support in the survey.  ... 
doi:10.1109/access.2020.3007711 fatcat:qoaycshxwrdxjbzgwlyuu5uyri

Gamifying Massive Online Courses: Effects on the Social Networks and Course Completion Rates

Luis de-Marcos, Antonio Garcia-Cabot, Eva Garcia-Lopez, Raúl V. Ramírez-Valarde, Antonio Moreira Teixeira, José-Javier Martínez-Herráiz
2020 Applied Sciences  
This paper analyzes the effects of gamification in the social network of a massive online course.  ...  A gamification layer with three game elements (points, badges, and leaderboard) was then implemented in the online learning platform.  ...  Acknowledgments: Authors thank the support provided by the Junta de Comunidades de Castilla-La Mancha in the form of a postdoctoral training grant, and by the University of Alcala research mobility program  ... 
doi:10.3390/app10207065 fatcat:koy2qkve6bdglf6mprmtqitehi

Classical Studies around the World: An Overview of its Courses and Programs in Occidental Region

Ahmad Rizal Mohd Yusof, Muhammad Asri Mohd Ali, Zuliskandar Ramli, Mohammad Fauzi Sukimi, Mohamed Abu Bakar Kassim
2014 Research Journal of Applied Sciences Engineering and Technology  
The analyses show that courses and programs in classics offered by departments depend on the needs of such departments to sustain classical studies as a catalyst for knowledge construction and nation building  ...  Courses and programs will be discussed as a main focus in this study. This study was conducted online over a period of three months.  ...  But the nature on how these courses have been offered would depend on the education policy, cost, manpower and financial support to sustain the classical studies in the future.  ... 
doi:10.19026/rjaset.7.614 fatcat:ziaqgrzu6ffhxnbftxyj5utooa

The VISIR+ project-helping contextualize math in an engineering course

Natercia Lima, Marcelo Zannin, Clara Viegas, Arcelina Marques, Gustavo Alves, Manuel C. Felgueiras, Ricardo Costa, Andre Fidalgo, Juarez B. da Silva, Maria I. Pozzo, Elsa Dobboletta, Ingvar Gustavsson (+1 others)
2017 2017 4th Experiment@International Conference ('17)  
and calculus in a Math Course at the Federal University of Santa Catarina (UFSC).  ...  In the last decades the use of online resources (simulators and remote labs) has been growing, either as a complementary and/or as an alternative way of developing experimental competences.  ...  This research work is made within the University of Salamanca PhD Program on Education in the Knowledge Society  ... 
doi:10.1109/expat.2017.7984369 dblp:conf/expat/LimaZVMAFCFSPDG17 fatcat:na7cdestorffzceyajaaq75b2q

Getting Environmental Information from Construction Cost Databases: Applications in Brazilian Courses and Environmental Assessment

Luis Claudio A. Borja, Sandro Fábio César, Rita Dione A. Cunha, Asher Kiperstok
2019 Sustainability  
The research comprised: (a) a review of the use of cost bases in the environmental study, (b) identification of the most cited bases in 27 Brazilian civil engineering courses, and (c) analysis of the selected  ...  In the case of cost databases, widely used in the construction sector, this action can contribute to the communication and dissemination of environmental practices.  ...  Use of Cost Bases into the Engineering Course Curriculums in Brazil The documentary analysis identified only three construction cost databases in the 27 engineering courses analyzed, as described in Appendix  ... 
doi:10.3390/su11010187 fatcat:x2f5ic5adba2hlnwidvl4ltyiq


Binh T. Ngo, Marc Rendell
2020 medRxiv   pre-print
We performed a systematic review to determine the potential time course of development of treatments and vaccines focusing on availability in the last half of 2020. Methods.  ...  There are only a few randomized controlled studies in outpatients which can be expected to yield results in time to impact on the continuing spread of the epidemic in 2020.  ...  In a trial comparing 116 patients on FVP to 120 on umifenovir, the 7 day clinical recovery rate was 55.9% for the umifenovir group and 71% in the FVP group (15).  ... 
doi:10.1101/2020.05.27.20115238 fatcat:fv3wgetaonaqvofz2rltgoisji

Females' Enrollment and Completion in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Massive Open Online Courses [article]

Suhang Jiang, Katerina Schenke, Jacquelynne Sue Eccles, Di Xu, Mark Warschauer
2016 arXiv   pre-print
We explored the question of democratization by investigating whether females from different countries were more likely to enroll in and complete STEM MOOCs compared with males.  ...  Further, females were more likely than males to complete STEM MOOCs in countries identified as having a high potential to become the largest economies in the 21st century.  ...  Acknowledgement We are very grateful for the public MOOC dataset provided by HarvardX-MITx.  ... 
arXiv:1608.05131v1 fatcat:nkasoxmk5fhm3n56exbe3ron3a

Candiduria in ICUs: incidence, course and outcome

D Juneja, P Nasa, O Singh, Y Javeri, S Garg
2012 Critical Care  
Clearly there is need for a means of defining steps in the septic process that would apply to individuals, and to better define the course of sepsis in each patient after they are enrolled in a trial.  ...  Methods: For core model development, 30 septic patients were studied for time-related progression in relation to biomarkers, employing a Load Model in a neural net algorithm in MatLab.  ...  Acknowledgements: Supported by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology Japan as a part of Regional Innovation Cluster Program (City Area Type) in Southern Gifu Area.  ... 
doi:10.1186/cc11706 pmcid:PMC3504820 fatcat:lh4gwcdxtjaebn6huhm4mtey4a

PBL method in the formative process in postgraduate courses

Juan Arturo Castañeda-Ayarza, Samuel Carvalho De Benedicto, Denise Helena Lombardo Ferreira, Marileide Barbosa
2019 International journal for innovation education and research  
Master's Degree in Sustainability, from a private university in the state of São Paulo - Brazil.  ...  Finally, it can be said that PBL is a teaching method with broad potential in the learning process of a postgraduate course, both for the possibility of building knowledge autonomously, and for the development  ...  (2011) published a study case of the adapted use of PBL in the Web Programming discipline in the computer science course at the University of Oviedo, Spain.  ... 
doi:10.31686/ijier.vol7.iss12.2069 fatcat:wwmmnzu4rvabvgvbqcuoqceyde

EAP 2019 Congress and Master Course

2019 European Journal of Pediatrics  
A better guidance is needed to support these adolescents in the transition to adulthood. Adolescent Medicine  ...  Objective: To access the educational attainment, employment status and personal autonomy among adolescents aged 17-20 years followed in the neurodevelopment clinic of a tertiary hospital.  ...  Aim of the Work: Estimate statistical relationship of overweight, obesity, and HBP in children based on the analysis of Russian big data.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s00431-019-03466-w pmid:31760508 pmcid:PMC7086733 fatcat:vnquglssdnf3ragxecogprq36i

Equipping the Next Generation for Responsible Research and Innovation with Open Educational Resources, Open Courses, Open Communities and Open Schooling: An Impact Case Study in Brazil

Alexandra Okada, Tony Sherborne
2018 Journal of Interactive Media in Education  
This study focuses on the ENGAGE Project, with 14 partners in Europe who produced more than 300 OER, 60 MOOC in ten languages and supported 27 CoP with more than 17,000 members in the world including more  ...  Through a novel framework on impact assessment of OER for RRI underpinned by a mixed method approach, this study examines the influence of open education on academic and non-academic groups and the correlation  ...  GM decision was a very popular theme in this Brazilian state whose economy is based on agronomy and food engineering.  ... 
doi:10.5334/jime.482 fatcat:37nu2ebnhvg3vp7odtdrohjbx4

Massive Open Online Courses and E-learning in Higher Education

S. Alumu, Padma Thiagarajan
2016 Indian Journal of Science and Technology  
Effectiveness of E-learning with help of case studies, collaborative learning, student's satisfaction, comparative study of MOOCs around the world, understanding MOOCs, its history and evolution in detail  ...  The main objective of this is to review the literature to know about MOOCs and its role in Higher Education.  ...  Acknowledgement The authors thank the Management of VIT University for providing the facilities for the preparation of this review. References  ... 
doi:10.17485/ijst/2016/v9i6/81170 fatcat:rdcsivtderafvm6m23dyickwwy

Internet Search Patterns Reveal Clinical Course of Disease Progression for COVID-19 and Predict Pandemic Spread in 32 Countries [article]

Tina Lu, Ben Y. Reis
2020 medRxiv   pre-print
This is the first study to show that Internet search patterns can be used to reveal the detailed clinical course of a disease.  ...  AbstractEffective public health response to COVID-19 relies on accurate and timely surveillance of local pandemic spread, as well as rapid characterization of the clinical course of disease in affected  ...  We obtained data on reported COVID-19 cases and deaths for each of these countries from a publicly available dataset maintained by the Center for Systems Science and Engineering at Johns Hopkins University  ... 
doi:10.1101/2020.05.01.20087858 fatcat:vyhptn7qrvffjoicegl5rqnsy4

Histopathological and immunohistochemical characterisation of hepatic granulomas in Leishmania donovani-infected BALB/c mice: a time-course study

Francisco J. Salguero, Waldo L. Garcia-Jimenez, Isadora Lima, Karin Seifert
2018 Parasites & Vectors  
Conclusions: Our results reflect the role of macrophages during the early stage of infection and the establishment of a lymphocytic response to control the infection in more advanced stages.  ...  Neutrophils were lower in numbers compared to other cell types, particularly at later time points.  ...  Funding The generation of tissues analysed in this study was supported by a grant jointly funded by the UK Medical Research Council and the UK Department for International Development under the MRC/DFID  ... 
doi:10.1186/s13071-018-2624-z pmid:29386047 pmcid:PMC5793367 fatcat:em4vmy3tqvem5j4yvhezapurwa

Engaging students by Moodleing a Course? Case studies at the Polytechnic of Porto – School of Engineering

Clara Viegas, Arcelina Marques, Gustavo R. Alves, Cristina Costa-Lobo
2012 International Journal of Engineering Pedagogy (iJEP)  
This work presents a comparative study covering four different courses lectured at the Polytechnic of Porto -School of Engineering, regarding the usage of a particular Learning Management System, i.e.  ...  This study addresses teachers who used this platform as a complement to their courses (b-learning) and identifies some particular issues in order to potentiate students' engagement and learning.Even though  ...  I CASE STUDIES IDENTIFICATION Course 1 Course 2 Course 3 Course 4 Degree Civil Engi- neering Chemistry Engineering Electronic Engineering Electronic Engineering Year / semester 1 st  ... 
doi:10.3991/ijep.v2i3.2154 fatcat:kodduekxf5dgremp64lu2m7yka
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