Research Group

Data Analytics

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Apart from the Research and Knowledge Transfer Support Office (OSRT) at the UOC, the researchers/curators behind this edition of the Open Thoughts blog are:

Dr. Juan conducts research in Operations Research & Analytics, including the quantitative analysis of learning processes in online engineering courses. He is also interested in how to efficiently teach and learn mathematical-related courses in an online environment. He has published a number of journal articles and book chapters regarding these issues. His website is

Dr. Minguillón is interested in the study of virtual learning environments, where ICT tools are used to support teaching and learning processes. He is member of the LAIKA research group that aims to develop methodologies and techniques to analyze educational scenarios, identify significant variables, build analytical models and interpret them from an educational perspective, in order to extract knowledge useful to improve such scenarios in a continuous cycle of observation, analysis and intervention.