Who we are
The TIDE group (Interactive & Distributed Technologies for Education) is part of the Engineering School and the ICT Department of Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona. Universitat Pompeu Fabra is a public university in Barcelona, founded in 1990, that stands out for its quality in teaching, research, and international outreach.
TIDE is an official research group recognized by the Catalan Government (2017 SGR 1698) and UPF, and collaborates with WSSC (Web Science and Social Computing) and FubIntLab researchers in the context of the TESI (Technology, Society, and Interactions) research initiative within the ICT department at UPF.
TIDE has expertise in research around design, development and evaluation of technology-enhanced learning applications, learning design, analytics to support teaching and learning, (co-)authoring and social tools, computer-supported collaborative learning, serious games, mobile learning, competence development and assessment tools, interoperability specifications, … through European and national research and innovation projects. TIDE is led by a Full Professor and a team of members including senior and postdoc researchers, a developer, PhD students, and research assistants. TIDE has developed a number of educational tools that are available for the community and has also a large experience in designing and offering teacher development workshops and courses.