PRIMER initiative aims at testing the development potentials of interdisciplinary studies at the crossroad of education and research, based on the integration of Information Studies, Systems Science and Social Innovation. It targets at developing skills for the integration of knowledge to be applied to complex scientific or societal problems, as social or environmental sustainability, the divides and social exclusions of the information society, technology for human development, etc. The bounded development of education and research activities (within pre-PRIMER initiative) expects to provide a basis for a larger development of interdisciplinary studies under international support. More...

Activities. Under this focus, a number of activities and courses have been organised in which the participant institutions awards academic credits which are certified by the Open Badge System. It pursues a systematic and modular development of skills focused on the integrating of disciplines (at the student, academic of professional level) in order to cope with complex problems through a direct contact with research programmes.

Participant InstitutionsUniversidad de León (España), BITrum-Grupo de Investigación (España), Madrid Open University (Spain), Universidad a Distancia de Madrid (España), Instituto Politécnico de Leiria (Portugal), Universidad del Egeo (Grecia), Bertalanffy Center for the Study of Systems Science (Austria), Institut für Design Science (Alemania), Vienna University of Technology (Austria), UNED (España), Munich University of Applied Sciences (Alemania), Mälardalen University (Suecia), Open University (UK), International Society for the Study of Information (Austria), Centro de Supercomputación de Castilla y León (España), Observatorio de la Cibersociedad (España), Universidad Estatal Península de Santa Elena (Ecuador), Grupo Santander de Universidades (Europa), FLACSO-Ecuador, Yachay Tech (Ecuador), Universidad Politecnica Salesiana (Ecuador), Ministerio de Educación (Ecuador), Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Universidad Autónoma del Estado de Morelos (México).
Relevant Events

Workshop: EduSynergies - Education and technology synergies for current and future societies
ICAI-2019 | Madrid, Spain| 7-9 Nov 2019

EduSynergies

Education Programme: Intercultural and Inclusive Pedagogy
Blended-learning | Ecuador | 2016

Intercultural Pedagogy

Training Course: How to write a scientific interdisciplinary article
Santa Elena (Ecuador)| ago-sep 2015

Cómo escribir un artículo científico interdisciplinar

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