Dr. Almudena Cotán

Inclusive educational practices in Higher Education institutions through the use and application of digital technologies in the classroom

Almudena Cotán has a degree in Pedagogy (2008) and a PhD in Education (Attention to Diversity) from the Universidad de Sevilla with a qualification of Outstanding Cum laude and the Extraordinary Doctorate Award (2015/2016). With a trajectory of 11 years of teaching at the University, she currently works in the Department of Didactics and School Organization of the University of Cádiz, Spain. She has previously held other positions at Universidad Isabel I, Universidad de Nebrija, CEU San Pablo Andalucía and Universidad de Sevilla. She has a Master’s Degree in Management, Evaluation and Quality in Training Institutions and Experts in Digital Competences for Teaching and Gender, Development and Participation: Building Citizenship. At the same time, throughout her career, she has held courses and conferences focused on innovation, teacher improvement and attention to diversity. She has been responsible for the Educational Innovation through ICT research line at the Isabel I University, external evaluator of numerous SJR and JCR journals and coordinator of scientific symposia and committees at international conferences. She assiduously collaborates with Project B.U.D.A. on barriers and aids that students with disabilities find at the University, directed by Dr. Anabel Moriña. Her research activity focuses on Higher Education, students with disabilities, inclusive pedagogy, ICT, teacher training, innovation, Universal Learning Design and qualitative research.


 

Dr. Elena González Burgos

Service-Learning in Pharmacology: advance educational innovation with community service action

Elena González Burgos, Doctor (Ph.D.) in Pharmacy (Pharmacology) from the Complutense University of Madrid (UCM) with a European doctorate mention and first Extraordinary Doctorate Award. She is currently a Contracted Doctor Professor in the Department of Pharmacology, Pharmacognosy and Botany of the Faculty of Pharmacy of the UCM. She teaches undergraduate and graduate degrees nationally and internationally. She presents two triennial evaluations of the teaching activity of the teaching staff within the framework of the DOCENTIA program (2015-2018; 2019-2021), both of which are evaluated as EXCELLENT. She is the author of various educational publications and presentations at education conferences. In addition, she has participated as a manager and team member in various teaching innovation and Service-Learning (ApS) projects.


 

EDUNOVATIC Conference 2021 will be held on December 1 and 2, 2021 from 3 p.m. (Madrid, Spain). Your local time can be check HERE

(Please note that this is a provisional program. The final Conference program will be available in the virtual platform from November 29, 2021).


Wednesday 1 – Session 1 –

3 p.m. Welcome to the Conference. Keynote speaker Dr. Almudena Cotán: “Inclusive educational practices in Higher Education institutions through the use and application of digital technologies in the classroom”. At the end there will be a question and answer session in the Conference forum.

4 to 6 p.m. Virtual communications and discussion forums “Education, Innovation and ICT at university settings”. 

6 to 8 p.m. Virtual communications and discussion forums  “Education, Innovation and ICT at non-university settings”. 


Thursday 2 – Session 2  –

3 p.m. Welcome to the Conference. Keynote speaker Dr. Elena González Burgos: “Service-Learning in Pharmacology: advancing educational innovation with community service action”. At the end there will be a question and answer session in the Conference forum.

4 to 6 p.m. Virtual communications and discussion forums “Education, Innovation and ICT at university settings”. 

6 to 8 p.m. Virtual communications and discussion forums  “Education, Innovation and ICT at non-university settings”.