The Government of Catalonia awarded the Jaume Vicens Vives Award for quality university teaching to Teresa Sancho, a professor from the UOC's Faculty of Computer Science, Multimedia and Telecommunications, for her many years of hard work in the teaching of mathematics, her pursuit of continuous improvement in the planning and creation of online learning resources for maths courses, and her use of learning analytics.
The Government of Catalonia awarded the Jaume Vicens Vives Award for quality university teaching to Mar Sabadell, a professor from the UOC's Faculty of Economics and Business, for her drive and dedication in the development and innovative design of business internships in the context of online learning.
The Government of Catalonia awarded the Jaume Vicens Vives Award for quality university teaching to Montse Guitert, a professor from the UOC's Faculty of Psychology and Education Sciences, for her leadership in online education, specifically in the field of digital competencies in universities and the benefits felt by the public.
The UOC's mobile apps – Explica!, Assess and Submissions – received an honourable mention at the IMS Global Learning Impact Awards. The Learning Impact Awards recognize the most outstanding and influential learning technology applications from around the world. They were created in 2007 to showcase excellent technological applications that tackle the most important challenges in education on a worldwide scale.
The EHEA Bachelor's Degree in Tourism and the Master's Degree in Tourist Destination Strategy and Sustainable Management have been awarded this certificate for promoting sustainable development in tourism. TedQual is the only international teaching and training certificate awarded by the World Tourism Organization, a United Nations agency specialized in the field. The UOC is the first online university in the world to receive this certification.
The UOC's award-winning project is the Present@ tool, an interactive videoblog that makes it easy to upload and view large format video presentations. The IMS Global Learning Consortium has its headquarters in the US state of Florida and its members include large corporations and institutions such as IBM, Samsung, the University of Cambridge, the University of California, the Open University of Japan or Australia's Department of Education, among many others.
SpeakApps, the innovative language learning portal developed by a team of faculty from the UOC, has won a silver medal at the prestigious international 2014 Learning Impact Awards organized by the IMS Global Learning Consortium, a non-profit organization promoting use of learning technologies in higher education. The main aim of these awards is to recognize the best innovative initiatives in technological applications that contribute to improving education worldwide.
Two mobile applications developed by the UOC's Office of Learning Technologies have won awards in LTI App Bounty, an international competition organized by the IMS Global Learning Consortium, an institution that works to develop technologies that improve open and online learning around the world.