The way babies communicate before their first words

The way babies communicate before their first words

a n12Before their first wordsis an educational website addressed to parents and educators to encourage communication and language development of children aged between 0 and 12 months. It is a multimedia science tool with a video gallery, practical tips, teaching materials, and even expert advice in the field.

The website is the result of the project Precursors of language, led by the scientific researchers Pilar Prieto, from Prosodic Studies Group of Universitat Pompeu Fabra (GrEP-UPF), and Laura Bosch, from the Attention, Perception and Language Acquisition Laboratory of Universitat de Barcelona (SALW-UB), together with the collaboration of Danielle Matthews, from University of Sheffield.
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Researchers from RecerCaixa programme publish a guide to promote the use of Wikipedia in universities

Researchers from RecerCaixa programme publish a guide to promote the use of Wikipedia in universities

wilkipediaFrom today, university lecturers have at their disposal a Best Practice Guide to Use Wikipedia in University Education in their classrooms. The manual, available in English, Catalan and Spanish, seeks to help extend the innovative use of open access educational resources on the Internet and can be downloaded free from the project website Wiki for Higher Education (wiki4HE Project) of the Internet Interdisciplinary Institute from Universitat Oberta de Catalunya. (IN3-UOC).

The initiative forms part of the results of the broad research led by Professor Eduard Aibar and is framed within the RecerCaixa research programme of excellence promoted by ”la Caixa” Foundation in collaboration with the Catalan Association of Public Universities (ACUP).
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Recerca per millorar la qualitat de vida a les ciutats

Recerca per millorar la qualitat de vida a les ciutats

debat ciutats (1)Com imaginem les ciutats del futur? I què caldria fer per millorar-les? Com es pot aconseguir que siguin espais més participatius i impulsar el seu desenvolupament sense perdre qualitat de vida? Es tracta d’una qüestió complexa que planteja molts interrogants i que requereix creativitat, treball interdisciplinari i la implicació de la ciutadania.
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