Rocael Hernández Rizzardini

Rocael Hernández Rizzardini

Rocael Hernández Rizzardini

Director and Founder of (IVN) Institute Von Neumann and the Master Degree in Management and Production of E-Learning in Galileo University. Director and main Researcher at GES Department, Galileo University, Guatemala

Professor, Dr. RHR, Ph.D. in Computer Science, Graz University of Technology, Graz, Austria

Twitter: @rocaelh Mail:  roc @ galileo . edu

Research Interests: Web Technologies for Education, Cloud Education Environments, MOOCs, Internet of Services, Personal Learning Environments, Development of learning methodologies through e-Learning, Open Educational Resources, Instructional Design, User Interface Design and User Interaction.

Research Experience:

ALFA III – ESVI-AL Project (2012-2014) www.esvial.org: ALFA III – ESVI-AL Project “Inclusive Virtual Higher Education – Latin America: Improving Accessibility to Virtual Higher Education in Latin America” (DCI-ALA/19.09.01/11/21526/279-146/ALFA 111(2011)-11), Subject areas: Technology-Enhanced Learning, Accessibility; E-Learning, E-Inclusion. Rocael Hernández is the technical coordinator for Latinamerica. Project Coordinator is Jośe Ramón Hilera, Universidad de Alcalá: Partners (3 Europe, 7 Latinamerica).

RED AUTI Project (2012-2015) www.redauti.net: 2012-2015 Research project in CYTED programme: REDAUTI: Thematic Network on applications and usability of interactive digital television, Subject areas: TVDI, Technology-Enhanced Learning, Accessibility, Usability: Coordinator: María José Abasolo Guerrero. Universidad Nacional de la Plata: Project ID: 512RT0461

SOLITE Project (2008-2011): 2008-2011 Research project in CYTED programme: SOLITE: Software Libre para Teleformación (Open Source for E-Learning), Subject areas: Technology-Enhanced Learning, collaborative learning Coordinator: Dr. Martin Llamas, Universidad Vigo, España Project ID: 508AC0341

E-LANE Project (2003-2007) International project for the @LIS programme E-LANE (European and Latin-American New Education). Subject areas:: e-Learning, Web Technologies, Learning Environments, Methodologies for Computer/Internet based Learning and Open Educational Resources.

Main Publications:

Books

  • Bengochea Martínez L, Hernández Rizzardini R, Hilera González JR. “Actas del V Congreso Internacional sobre Calidad y Accesibilidad de la Formación Virtual (CAFVIR 2014) ISBN: 978-9929-40-497-7,  Universidad Galileo 2014
  • José Ramón Hilera, Rocael Hernández Rizzardini, et. al., “Guía Metodológica para la implantación de desarrollos curriculares virtuales accesibles” (2013), Universidad de Alcalá, ISBN: 978-84-15834-07-6
  • Mikroyannidis, Alexander, Hans-Christian Schmitz, and Rocael Hernández Rizzardini. “Proceedings of the 1st International Workshop on Cloud Education Environments (WCLOUD 2012)”, Antigua, Guatemala, November 15-16, 2012.” (2012). CEUR Workshop Proceedings http://ceur-ws.org/Vol-945/ ISSN: 1613-0073
  • M.E. Auer, R. Hernández, A. Pester, “Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Interactive Computer Aided Blended Learning”, ISBN: 978-3-89958-556-8, Kassel University Press 2011
  • Hernandez R. “Conference Proceedings for: OpenACS and .LRN Conference”, Guatemala, February 2008, Main Editor, ISBN 978-99922-2-434-2

Book Chapters

  • Hernández, R., & Gütl, C. (2015). Towards a Flexible Cloud Education Environment – A Framework for E-learning. Fonseca D., Redondo E. (Eds.). Handbook of Research on Applied E-Learning in Engineering and Architecture Education. Hershey: Information Science Reference.
  • Hernández, R., & Gütl, C. (2015) A Cloud-Based Learning Platform: STEM Learning Experiences with New Tools. In: Cloud-Based STEM Education for Improved Learning Outcomes. IGI Global.

Journal Special Issue

  • “Massive Open Online Courses: Combining Methodologies and Architectures for a Success Learning”. Guest editors: Al Essa, Research and Development, McGraw-Hill Education, USA, Francisco J. García-Peñalvo, University of Salamanca, Spain, Rocael Hernandez-Rizzardini, Galileo Univeristy, Guatemala. (in preparation)  Journal of Universal Computer Science. February 2015
  • Rizzardini, R. H., Schmitz, H. C., Mikroyannidis, A., Kloos, C. D., & Chao, L. (2013). “Cloud Education Environment J. UCS Special Issue”. Journal of Universal Computer Science, 19(14), 2034-2036.

Publications in JCR Journals

  • Hernández R. (2015). Cloud Interoperability Service Architecture for Education Environments. Special Issue on Massive Open Online Courses: Combining Methodologies and Architectures for a Success Learning.  Journal of Universal Computer Science.
  • Hernández, R., Morales, M., Medina, A., & Barchino, R. (2015). Modeling educational usage of cloud-based tools. Computers & Education journal.
  • Rizzardini, R. H., Linares, B. H., Mikroyannidis, A., & Schmitz, H. C. (2013). “Cloud services, interoperability and analytics within a ROLE-enabled personal learning environment”. Journal of Universal Computer Science, 19(14), 2054-2074.
  • Hernández, R.; Pardo, A.; Kloos, C.D, “Creating and Deploying Effective eLearning Experiences Using .LRN”, IEEE Transactions on Education, ISBN:0018.9359, Volumen 50, issue 4, 345-351, 2007

Publications in CORE Conferences

  • Amado-Salvatierra, H. R., Hernández, R., García-Cabot, A., García-López, E., Batanero, C., & Otón, S. (2014). Towards a Methodology for Curriculum Development within an Accessible Virtual Campus. In Computers Helping People with Special Needs (pp. 338-341). Springer International Publishing.
  • Miguel Morales, Rocael Hernández, Christian Guetl (2014). Telescope, a MOOCs initiative in Latin America: Infrastructure, Best Practices, Completion and Dropout Analysis. IEEE FIE 2014 Conference Proceedings. Madrid, Oct. 2014
  • Rocael Hernández Rizzardini, Vanessa Chang, Christian Gütl, and Hector Amado-Salvatierra (2013). “An Open Online Course with Accessibility Features.” In World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia and Telecommunications, vol. 2013, no. 1, pp. 635-643. 2013. ISBN 978-1-939797-03-2
  • Rocael Hernández, Hector R. Amado-Salvatierra, “Facebook for CSCL, Latin-American experience for professors”, Proceedings for the 12th IEEE International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies iCalt2012, 4-6 July 2012, pages 327-328  doi: 10.1109/ICALT.2012.129 ISBN: 978-1-4673-1642-2
  • Pastor, R.; Hernandez, R.; Ros, S.; Read, T.; Castro, M.; Hernandez, R.; “An effective way to plan a course for EHEA subjects: Translating didactical guides for a planning model”, Frontiers in Education, doi: 10.1109/FIE.2010.5673109, S1D-1-S1D-6, IEEE Xplore, 2010

Publications

  • Hernández, R., Gütl, C., & Amado-Salvatierra, H. R. (2014). Cloud Learning Activities Orchestration for MOOC Environments. In Learning Technology for Education in Cloud. MOOC and Big Data (pp. 25-36). Springer International Publishing.
  • Hernández, R., Gütl, C., & Amado-Salvatierra, H. R. (2014). Using JSON-LD and Hydra for Cloud-Based Tool Interoperability: A Prototype Based on a Vocabulary and Communication Process Handler for Mind Map Tools. In Open Learning and Teaching in Educational Communities (pp. 428-433). Springer International Publishing.
  • Rizzardini, R. H., Gütl, C., & Amado-Salvatierra, H. R. (2014, September). Interoperability for cloud-based applications for education settings based on JSON-LD and Hydra: ontology and a generic vocabulary for mind map tools. In Proceedings of the 14th International Conference on Knowledge Technologies and Data-driven Business (p. 20). ACM.
  • Gütl, C., Rizzardini, R. H., Chang, V., & Morales, M. (2014). Attrition in MOOC: Lessons Learned from Drop-Out Students. In Learning Technology for Education in Cloud. MOOC and Big Data (pp. 37-48). Springer International Publishing.
  • Rocael Hernández Rizzardini, Christian Gütl, Vanessa Chang, and Miguel Morales. “MOOC in Latin America: Implementation and Lessons Learned.” In The 2nd International Workshop on Learning Technology for Education in Cloud, pp. 147-158. doi:10.1007/978-94-007-7308-0_16 ISBN: 978-94-007-7307-3 Springer Netherlands, 2014.
  • Rocael Hernández Rizzardini, Miguel Morales, Christian Gütl, and Vanessa Chang (2013). MOOCs Concept and Design using Cloud-based Tools: Spanish MOOCs Learning Experiences. In Proc. of LINC 2013 Conference, June 2013, Boston, USA
  • Rocael Hernández Rizzardini, Vanessa Chang, Christian Gütl, and Hector Amado-Salvatierra. “An Open Online Course with Accessibility Features.” In World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia and Telecommunications, vol. 2013, no. 1, pp. 635-643. 2013. ISBN 978-1-939797-03-2
  • Rocael Hernández Rizzardini, Hector Amado-Salvatierra, Christian Guetl “Cloud-based Learning Environments: Investigating learning activities experiences from Motivation, Usability and Emotional Perspective”. Owen Foley, Maria Teresa Restivo, James Uhomoibhi, Markus Helfert (Eds.): CSEDU 2013 – Proceedings, Aachen, Germany, 6-8 May, 2013. SciTePress 2013, ISBN 978-989-8565-53-2
  • Gudrun Wesiak, Rocael Hernández Rizzardini, Hector Amado-Salvatierra, Christian Guetl and Mohammed Smadi, “Automatic Test Item Creation in Self-Regulated Learning. Evaluating quality of questions in a Latin American experience”: CSEDU 2013, Aachen, Germany, 6-8 May, 2013. SciTePress 2013, ISBN 978-989-8565-53-2
  • Rocael Hernández, Héctor R. Amado-Salvatierra. “Identificación de instrumentos, métodos y técnicas de aplicación en la enseñanza virtual accesible”. Para uma Formacao Virtual Acessível e de Qualidade (CAFVIR 2013), Universidad de Lisboa, 2013, ISBN: 978-989-8553-18-8
  • Rocael Hernández Rizzardini, Hector R. Amado-Salvatierra “Measuring emotional responses to experiences with Cloud-based learning activities”. Proceedings of the 1st International Workshop on Cloud Education Environments (WCLOUD 2012), Antigua Guatemala, 15-16 november 2012. ISSN http://ceur-ws.org/Vol-945/ ISSN: 1613-0073
  • Rocael Hernández, Hector R. Amado-Salvatierra, José R. Hilera, “E-Inclusion project. Implementation of accessibility standards in the process of course design in virtual learning environments”, Proceedings for the IADIS International Conference e-Learning 2012, Lisbon,Portugal, 17-20 July 2012. ISBN: 978-972-8939-71-7, pp 529-531
  • Hector R. Amado-Salvatierra, Rocael Hernández, José R. Hilera, “Implementation of accessibility standards in the process of course design in virtual learning environments”, Proc. 4th International Conference DSAI 2012 19-21 July 2012, Portugal, Procedia Computer Science, Elservier, 2012 ISSN: 1877-0509, 2012
  • Hernández R, Guetl C “Facebook for e-moderation: a Latin-American experience”, Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Knowledge Management and Knowledge Technologies, ACM 2011, ISBN: 978-1-4503-0732-1 doi: 10.1145/2024288.2024332
  • Pastor, R; Read, T; Ros, S; Hernandez, R; Hernández, R, “Virtual Communities Adapted to the EHEA in an Enterprise Distance e-Learning Based Environment”, doi:10.1007/978-3-642-02774-1_53 LNCS, Volumen 5621/2009, 488-491 Springer-Verlang, 2009

For a complete list of publications visit: http://research.ges.galileo.edu/publication

Last update: May, 2015