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Work-in-Progress: Needs and Training in Microelectronics Courses in the MicroElectronics Cloud Alliance

  • Rosario Gil Ortego
  • Manuel Alonso Castro Gil
  • María José Albert Gómez
  • Isabel Ortega Sánchez
  • María García Pérez
  • Slavka Tzanova
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 716)

Abstract

The MicroElectronics Cloud Alliance brings together eighteen partners from higher education institutions and enterprises to develop Cloud-based European infrastructure and a new educational system for micro and nanoelectronics, providing a range of open educational resources, remote access and sharing of educational and professional software as well as remote and practice-based learning facilities. The aim of the mClouds project is to define and develop this cloud-based European infrastructure. For this purpose, an analysis of institutions’, teachers’ and students’ needs was carried out in shared IT infrastructure, teaching materials and learning resources, thus meeting the requirements of enterprises in micro- nanoelectronics, and translated into functional specifications of mClouds, obtaining direct information from the users of the courses that allows a feedback and an improvement of the courses.

Keywords

Cloud-based e-learning environment Microelectronics  Open educational resources 

Notes

Acknowledgment

We would like to acknowledge the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department of UNED for their support within the project “Knowledge Alliance 562206-EPP-1-2015-1-BG-EPPKA2-KA MicroElectronics Cloud Alliance (MECA)”, as well as the eMadrid excellence network, “Investigación y desarrollo de tecnologías educativas en la Comunidad de Madrid – S2013/ICE-2715” and the Industrial Engineering School of UNED support within the project “2017-IEEC14 Prácticas de laboratorio y publicaciones en congresos”.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Rosario Gil Ortego
    • 1
  • Manuel Alonso Castro Gil
    • 1
  • María José Albert Gómez
    • 2
  • Isabel Ortega Sánchez
    • 2
  • María García Pérez
    • 2
  • Slavka Tzanova
    • 3
  1. 1.Industrial Engineering Technical School (ETSII)Spanish University for Distance Education (UNED)MadridSpain
  2. 2.School of EducationSpanish University for Distance Education (UNED)MadridSpain
  3. 3.Technical University of Sofia (TUS)SofiaBulgaria

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