The World in the Demographic Transition: Are You Ready?

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The vertigo of 21st century globalization is responsible for an unprecedented turn in demography. Few people have realized that, as a result of ICTs, the advances in science and the frenzy of modern life, there are more and more migrants, the population is aging and fewer children are born. These three demographic phenomena are irreversible.

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ICT in educational curricula

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The social, political, and educational reality that exists today in the world and affects students and teachers themselves is forcing educational institutions to try to adapt their teaching and learning processes to the divergent situations that society presents to politicians, theorists, and practitioners of education. Thus, the development of digital resources aimed at improving the didactic act has rapidly increased. This is evidenced by the articles found in journals such as EDMETIC, which has recently published a monograph discussing experiences in the development of content learning mediated by augmented reality and pointing out its great possibilities…

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Lectura y sociabilidad

Reading and sociability in the days of social media

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Have those interested in reading ever wondered what elements characterize contemporary reading practices? Or, by chance, have they wondered how new technologies have transformed the ways of being a reader in the last decades?
The research titled “Sociabilidad y nuevas tecnologías en las prácticas lectoras. Un estudio en Ciudad de México“ …

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digital communication

New online skills

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I wish to address some very interesting aspects of the academic article in the Revista Digital Universitaria published by the Universidad Autónoma de México, entitled “‘Hablar por escrito’, Nuevas habilidades de comunicación en la digitalidad” (Speaking in Writing: New Skills in Digital Communication). The work deals with a topic that is currently of great importance: what particularities does digital communication have? I will explain interesting trends that have defined the new form of expression through online media…

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publishing is business

Publishers in turbulent times (1)

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In the 29th Bogota International Book Fair (2016), the book Manual de edición: guía para estos tiempos revueltos was launched. We had the opportunity of interviewing their two authors, Manuel Gil and Martín Gómez, to find out what they think about certain editorial issues that are discussed in depth in their book. This is the first of two deliveries we have for you…

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