How in-class assessments can improve learning

Studies on the use of formative assessments with university students consistently show improvements in performance.

Some How-Tos for Building and Supporting Open Source Science Communities in Africa and Latin America

In this post we focus on short-, medium- and long-term actions that funders, researchers, and others can take to remove some of the barriers to participation, based on the contributions of the panelists and moderators of the Fireside Chat developed at the CZI Open Science 2022 Annual Meeting.

2022 Report. A Year of Changes and Growth.

2022 was a very special year for the MetaDocencia community 🍎. After two years of growing by fostering education in virtual environments, we consolidated that experience and became stronger to face new challenges to come 🚀.

Advances of MetaDocencia's new governance

We will soon communicate and share with other communities the organizational model we are thinking for MetaDocencia.

What do we gain from a virtual meeting: content or experience?

We analyze the responses to the end-of-course surveys through a word cloud.

Open Source and Open Science in Latin America

A conversation on growing global communities with local roots

Open grant narrative: A Collaborative Interactive Computing Service Model for Global Communities

We recently submitted a grant to Chan Zuckerberg Initiative and wish to share some details about it as well as the grant narrative for others to read and re-use.

MetaDocencia collaboratively builds its governance

Between July and October 2022 we host 8 events with the goal of contributing to the collaborative design of our governance

MetaDocencia keeps growing

In June, we incorporated 3 new roles and our team grows to promote capacity building.

Metadocencia. Nurturing educators in Spanish-speaking research communities

Last Year Paola Corrales and Yanina Bellini Saibene members from the MetaDocencia community offered the workshop From Spreadsheet to R at the Research Software Camp - Beyond the Spreadsheet. Later today (17 May 2022, they're teaching the same workshop but in Spanish (Desde las Hojas de Cálculo a R) at the Research Software Camp - Next Steps in Coding, for the benefit of Spanish-speaking research communities. In this blog post, they tell us more about MetaDocencia.