Fostering Collective Intelligence Education

  • Jaime MezaEmail author
  • Josep M. Monguet
  • Francisca Grimón
  • Alex Trejo
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes of the Institute for Computer Sciences, Social Informatics and Telecommunications Engineering book series (LNICST, volume 160)


New educational models are necessary to update learning environments to the digitally shared communication and information reality. Collective intelligence is an emerging field that already has a significant impact in many areas and will have great implications in education, not only from the side of new methodologies but also as a challenge for education, currently more focused on the individual than in the collective. This paper proposes an approach to a collective intelligence model of teaching using Internet to combine two strategies: idea management and real time assessment in the class. A digital tool named Fabricius has been created supporting these two elements to foster the collaboration, empowerment and engagement of students in the learning process. As a result of the research we propose a list of KPI trying to measure individual and collective performance in a course. We are conscious that this is just a first approach to define which aspects of a class following a course can be qualified and quantified. We finally discuss the need to connect research and innovation in this field.


Collective intelligence education Learning patterns Teaching KPI 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jaime Meza
    • 1
    Email author
  • Josep M. Monguet
    • 1
  • Francisca Grimón
    • 2
  • Alex Trejo
    • 3
  1. 1.Universitat Politècnica de CatalunyaBarcelonaSpain
  2. 2.Universidad de CaraboboValenciaVenezuela
  3. 3.OnsanityBarcelonaSpain

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