PRIMER initiative aims at the development of interdisciplinary studies at the crossroad of education and research, based on the integration of Systems Science, Open Innovation and Design Science. 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.
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 Institutions. Universidad de León (Spain), UNED (Spain), Vienna University of Technology (Austria), Munich University of Applied Sciences (Germany), Mälardalen University (Sweden), Universidad del Egeo (Greece), Observatorio de la Cibersociedad (Spain), BITrum (Spain), Bertalanffy Center for the Study of Systems Science (Austria), Institut für Design Science (Germany), International Society for Information Studies (Austria), Santander Group of Universities (Spain), FLACSO-Ecuador, Yachay Tech (Ecuador), National University of Santa Elena (Ecuador), Universidad Politecnica Salesiana (Ecuador), Ministry of Education (Ecuador), Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México.
Education Programme: Intercultural and Inclusive Pedagogy
Blended-learning | Ecuador | 2016
Training Course: How to write a scientific interdisciplinary article
Santa Elena (Ecuador)| ago-sep 2015
International Workshop: Social Networks: Globalisation & Inequality
León, Spain | 19-21 September 2014