Ramon Fabregat at Pontificia Universidad Javeriana


Ramon Fabregat,  co-director of the BCDS research group, conducted a research stay at Pontificia Universidad Javeriana (PUJ) in Bogota, Columbia, on 1 - 4 July. Fabregat is an international advisor for ASHIY, a research project carried out by PUJ in the field of personalised learning, and took part in some of its meetings. ASHIY seeks to develop an agent-based platform which provides smart, dynamic and adaptive scheduling of training activities tailored to the individual needs of each student. The project is led by Dr Ángela Cristina Carrillo Ramos, Associate Professor at PUJ's Department of Systems Engineering.

Moreover, Fabregat was also a member of the Thesis Committee evaluating PhD candidate Diana Janeth Lancheros Cuesta. The title of her doctoral dissertation was "Sistemas adaptativos de apoyo a los procesos de enseñanza-aprendizaje orientados a estudiantes con discapacidad".

In addition,  Fabregat delivered the course "Inclusive, accessible virtual learning environment", one of the modules PUJ's MSc in Engineering is made up of. The goals and results of the "Inclusive Learning" project were part of the course syllabus. This project was also presented to the academic staff of the Department of System Engineering.

While in Columbia Fabregat also held a meeting with Dr Yezid Donoso, President of IEEE - Colombia and Associate Professor at Universidad de Los Andes.