Open Education Practices as Answer to New Demands of Training in Entrepreneurship Competences: The Role of Recommender Systems

  • Edmundo Tovar
  • Nelson Piedra
  • Jorge López
  • Janneth Chizaiza
Conference paper
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 583)


Entrepreneurship in Europe is a priority as a powerful driver of economic growth and job creation. The increasing demand for this skill and to reduce unemployment requires innovative ways to train. This paper present the StartUp model composed by the redefinition of Entrepreneurship in terms of competences and an Open Educational Practice based on an Open Learning Architecture including steps of a quality lifecycle model for OER. A critical component of this model, the recommender system is described. This work has been done in the context of the European Project StartUp funded with support of the European Commission.


OER OEP Open Educational Practice Entrepreneurship Competences Recommender system Linked data 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Edmundo Tovar
    • 1
  • Nelson Piedra
    • 2
  • Jorge López
    • 2
  • Janneth Chizaiza
    • 2
  1. 1.Technical University of MadridMadridSpain
  2. 2.Universidad Técncia Particular de LojaLojaEcuador

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