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The meeting organized by the University of La Serena, will be held on 14 and 15 on November 2019

This September 30 expires the deadline to submit contributions to the First Teaching Congress in Higher Education (CODES 2019), organized by the University of La Serena, through the Academic Vice Rectory and the Vice Rectory of Research and Postgraduate, with the aim of promoting innovation and reflection in the exercise of teaching in higher education.

CODES 2019 will make visible research and experiences related to teaching in higher education in the national and international context through 5 topics that will be addressed in this first edition: Interdisciplinarity in training, Assessment and monitoring systems of learning processes, Incorporation of ICT in the training process, curriculum innovation and inclusion.

Research papers must be sent to the mail This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., where you must indicate to which line of work you subscribe. While the letters of acceptance will be sent until the 18 of October of 2019.

For more information regarding this event, which will take place on November 14 and 15 in La Serena, go to http://codes.userena.digital/

Inaugural conference

The inaugural conference of CODES 2019 will be in charge of Dr. Óscar Jerez, deputy researcher of the Center for Advanced Research in Education, of the University of Chile; Director of the Teaching and Learning Center of the Faculty of Economics and Business of the U. de Chile; and academic director and founder of the Higher Education Training Program (FES) of the University of Chile.

The guest speaker has been a consultant and advisor for several governmental and higher education entities in Latin America, and a pre and postgraduate teacher in several programs on Quality Management, Teaching in Higher Education and co-creator of Teaching and Learning Centers or “Teaching and Learning Center ”in different universities in Latin America, Europe and Africa. In addition, he has been head of Education & Business projects in the Society for Factory Development (SOFOFA) and Innovation coordinator of the Undergraduate Department of the University of Chile.

Dr. Jerez has worked with the European Union on projects to support higher education in Africa and Latin America. Recognized both nationally and internationally, through his various academic actions, advice and professional work in higher education for more than 20 years.

Second version of the Academic Writing Course

It should be noted that, within the framework of this Congress, the second version of the Academic Writing Course will be held from the 25 of September to the 3 of October: “The road to academic publication on teaching in higher education”, which seeks to encourage the participation of the ULS academics.

The course had a successful first version and is aimed at academics who are starting to develop publications, with a theme focused on teaching in higher education.

Written by Gonzalo Lozano, DirCom