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Internet Universe. Does the Internet make us more superficial or smarter?

Lecture by Cristina Sáez

The use of the Internet modifies our brain thanks to the organ’s plasticity. But what are its effects on cognitive processes? What influence does it have on our capacity for concentration, critical thinking, memory, mental agility and reasoning? Debate currently rages regarding what the effects of the Internet are on a cognitive level, with two contradicting views: those who see it as a tool that can make us smarter and those who think that it makes us more superficial.

Internet Universe. The logic of programming

Workshop with Irene Lapuente

The point of origin of good programming is to define what the problem is to be resolved, and from there, to decompose the process in order to get to it and construct all the modules necessary to make it possible. How can we apply this logic to everyday life? And to the planning of academic work in order to obtain better results? How is it applied to computing? During this workshop we worked on some concepts typical of Computational Thinking.


The Technorevolution in the Classroom

Cristina Sáez

Education experts warn that we have an anachronistic educational system, created 300 years ago to meet the needs of a period that revolved around the industrial production of objects. They advocate the need for a new educational approach based [...]