Elena Cano

Elena Cano is currently associate professor at the Department. Department of Didactics and Educational Organization. She has two Bachelors in Educational Sciences and in Economics and Business Administration and PhD in Philosophy and Education. PhD Extraordinary Award of the University of Barcelona 1995-1996. She teaches courses in different bachelos and master studies of Pedagogy and Teacher Training, basically on school organization and educational assessment subjects.

She belongs to LMI (research consolidated group with a government's recognition) and she mainly researches on assessment and feedback in higher education. She has coordinated two R & D projects on competencies' assessment. Some publications on this topic are: Evaluación por competencias en educación superior (2015, La Muralla); Regulating the Writing Process in the Teacher Training Practicum Guided by Feedback at the University of Barcelona (2015, Cambridge Journal of Education, DOI: 10.1080/0305764X.2015.1011083); La evaluación formativa de competencias a través de blogs. La experiencia de seis universidades catalanas (2013, Digital Education Review Journal); Assessment Practices at Spanish Universities: From a Learning to a Competencies Approach (2011, Evaluation & Research in Education Journal).


Innovative Practices for Higher Education Assessment and Measurement
Elena Cano, Georgeta Ion. © 2017. 472 pages.
Both educators and their students are involved in the process of assessment – all parties are expected to meet and exceed expectations in the face of competing conditions. New...
Curriculum Development through Competency-Based Approach in Higher Education
Elena Cano, Georgeta Ion. © 2014. 17 pages.
The purpose of this chapter is to present existing research about competency-based approach curricula and its implications on the higher education system. At first, a broad...