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    • Characterization of an ad-hoc Geo-referenced BPM supported by Microblogging 

      Antunes, Pedro; Zurita Alarcón, Gustavo; Baloian Tataryan, Nelson (IEEE, 2015)
      There are many scenarios in which business processes will benefit from the integration of geographical information for its management. In this paper we discuss a set of requirements for ad-hoc geo-referenced Business ...
    • A collaborative face-to-face design support system based on sketching and gesturing 

      Zurita Alarcón, Gustavo; Baloian Tataryan, Nelson; Baytelman Pilowsky, Felipe Bruno (ELSEVIER SCI LTD, 2008-07)
      Mobile and pervasive computing has seen a rapid development in the last years. Portable, handheld computing devices are getting more popular as their capabilities increase. Therefore, people having the need to work ...
    • Developing Distributed Collaborative Applications with HTML5 under the Coupled Objects Paradigm 

      Zurita Alarcón, Gustavo; Baloian Tataryan, Nelson; Aguirre, Diego (Universal Journal Series, 2014)
      One of the main tasks in developing distributed collaborative systems is to support synchronization processes. The Coupled Objects paradigm has emerged as a way to easily support these processes by dynamically coupling ...
    • Developing Motivating Collaborative Learning through Participatory Simulations 

      Zurita Alarcón, Gustavo; Baloian Tataryan, Nelson; Baytelman Pilowsky, Felipe Bruno; Farías Landabur, Antonio (2007)
      Participatory simulations are collaborative group learning activities whose goals are to improve teaching and learning, increasing motivation inside the classroom by engaging the learner in games simulating a certain ...
    • Findings when converting a summative evaluation instrument to a formative one through collaborative learning activities 

      Zurita Alarcón, Gustavo; Baloian Tataryan, Nelson; Jerez, Óscar; Peñafiel, Sergio; Pino Urtubia, José (Springer, 2018)
      Although illiteracy has been in constant decline over the last decades,there are too many reports about people having problems to identify the mainideas contained in texts they read. Reading comprehension is essential for ...
    • Integrating decision-making support in geocollaboration tools 

      Antunes, Pedro; Zurita Alarcón, Gustavo; Baloian Tataryan, Nelson; Sapateiro, Claudio (Springer, 2014)
      Collaborative spatial decision making (CSDM) involves multiple stakeholders making strategic decisions based on spatial data. Current CSDM tools have been exploring different ways to integrate spatial data with collaboration, ...
    • Key indicators for assessing the design of geocollaborative applications 

      Zurita Alarcón, Gustavo; Antunes, Pedro; Baloian Tataryan, Nelson (World Scientific Publishing Company, 2014)
      A geocollaborative application integrates geographical information with collaboration support. Its implementation involves reasoning about the most adequate mix of technical features, human requirements and collaboration ...
    • Practice of skills for reading comprehension in large classrooms by using a mobile collaborative support and microblogging 

      Zurita Alarcón, Gustavo; Baloian Tataryan, Nelson; Jerez, Óscar; Peñafiel, Sergio (Springer, 2017)
      Reading comprehension is essential for students, because it is a predictor of their academic or professional success, however, it is challenging for many students, even more if they are part of large classrooms. This paper ...
    • Sketchpad: A Learning Tool Supporting Creativity in Collaborative Learning Activities 

      Zurita Alarcón, Gustavo; Cárdenas, Catalina; Baloian Tataryan, Nelson (Springer International Publishing Switzerland, 2015)
      There is consensus among curriculum developers of Business Schools around the world that along with technical knowledge students should be trained to also acquire soft skills. Communication, collaboration, creativity, ...
    • Using PDAs in meetings: Patterns, architecture and components 

      Zurita Alarcón, Gustavo; Antunes, Pedro; Baloian Tataryan, Nelson; Carriço, Luis; Baytelman Pilowsky, Felipe Bruno; Sá, Marco (GRAZ UNIV TECHNOLGOY, INST INFORMATION SYSTEMS COMPUTER MEDIA-IICM, 2008)
      This paper addresses the role of Personal Digital Assistants (PDAs) in electronic meetings. Several real-world scenarios of PDA usage in meetings are defined using a pattern language. Anchored on these scenarios, we ...
    • Using the cloud to develop applications supporting geo-collaborative Situated Learning 

      Zurita Alarcón, Gustavo; Baloian Tataryan, Nelson; Frez, Jonathan (Elsevier, 2014)
      Situated Learning stresses the importance of the context in which learning takes place. It has been therefore frequently associated with informal learning or learning outside the classroom. Cloud technologies can play ...