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Friday, November 25, 2022 at 11:31

URJC professors win all the Teaching Innovation Awards

URJC professors win all the Teaching Innovation Awards URJC professors win all the Teaching Innovation Awards

The three awarded projects have been presented by teachers from different schools and faculties of the Rey Juan Carlos University. In the same award ceremony, the 'Excellent Teachers' of the 'DOCENTIA' program were also recognized.

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The first prize went to the professors Irene Huertas Valdivia, Irene Campos García and María Carmen De la Calle Durán; the second for Desiré García Lázaro and the third for teachers Ana Segovia Gordillo and Cristina V. Herranz Llácer.

The rector, Javier Ramos, presented the awards this past Thursday, November 24, at the ceremony that puts the final touch on the 'IV Week of Teaching Innovation'. Ramos has given "thanks to the three proposals because with your contributions you have contributed to raising awareness in the educational community of this Institution about the value and usefulness of innovation processes."

The rector has taken advantage of the occasion to "recognize the effort of all the URJC teaching staff for the effort made in adapting to hybrid and remote teaching carried out during the past academic year 2021-22. Thanks to you we have been a benchmark for digital transformation nationwide. And we will continue to be so with your support”, he stated.

Winning projects

The project that has been done with the first prize has been presented by the professors Huertas Valdivia, Campos García and De La Calle Durán. It bears the title of 'RR.HH.: Revolutionizing Skills. A holistic model that connects Classroom and Company'. For her part, the teacher García Lázaro. Her proposal is called 'Gamified Research: Learn, Compete, Play and Investigate (ACJI) and has won the second prize. Finally, the third prize went to the work of professors Segovia Gordillo and Herranz Llácer, with the title '#MultimodalidadModoOn'

The three have prevailed over a total of 40 educational practices admitted to the call, behind which there are many hours of effort from a total of 42 teachers (24 women and 16 men).

The vice-rector for Transformation and Digital Education of the URJC, Alberto Sánchez Campos, who also took the floor at the award ceremony, pointed out that these 'IX Teaching Innovation Awards' “seek to focus on teachers, recognize the enormous and magnificent innovative effort that is given every day in the teaching of the URJC”.

Excellence also has a prize

In addition to the prizes for teaching innovation, during the event the prizes were awarded to the excellent teachers participating in the DOCENTIA programme, which, on this occasion, went to a total of 143 professors from the different areas of knowledge.


With this act, the 'IV Week of Innovation' comes to an end, which has been a total success in terms of call and participation with 700 registrations in the different activities proposed.

Photos: CIED