Daniel Domínguez Figaredo


Dr. Daniel Domínguez is professor and researcher at National Distance Education University (UNED). His research focuses on digital mediation and theories that support open and connected lifelong learning. In his recent work he has delved into the analysis of data-based open education and knowledge management in digital and mixed environments. He is founding member of the teaching innovation group CO-Lab: Open & Collaborative Laboratory for Teaching Innovation, and Board of Directors of CyberPractices Foundation.

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Scholarly papers and academic contributions

Ferreiro, F., & Domínguez, D. (in press). Aprendizaje y práctica del diseño en contextos de diversidad: una aproximación basada en metodologías abiertas. Arte, Individuo y Sociedad. https://dx.doi.org/10.5209/ARIS

Domínguez, D., Gil-Jaurena, I., Morentin, J., Ballesteros, B., Izquierdo, A., & Kiczkowski, A. (2020, June). Where are the students? Social and learning practices in digital settings. Paper presented at the EDEN 2020 Annual Conference, Timisoara, Romania.

Domínguez, D. (2020). Data-driven educational algorithms pedagogical framing. RIED. Revista Iberoamericana de Educación a Distancia, 23(2), 65–84. http://dx.doi.org/10.5944/ried.23.2.26470

Gil-Jaurena, I., Domínguez, D., & Ballesteros, B. (2020). Learning outcomes based assessment in higher distance education. A case study. Open Learning: The Journal of Open and Distance Learning. https://doi.org/10.1080/02680513.2020.1757419 [Free access, https://www.tandfonline.com/eprint/FI6HISE4IDNRQN8NRFHC/full?target=10.1080/02680513.2020.1757419]

Freixas, R., Domínguez, D., & Gamboa, F. (2020). Práctica reflexiva y tecnologías digitales: Un estudio de caso en educación superior. Revista Espacios, 41(9). Retrieved from https://www.revistaespacios.com/a20v41n09/20410925.html

Domínguez, D., Reich, J., & Ruipérez-Valiente, J.A. (2020). Learning analytics and data-driven education: A growing field. RIED. Revista Iberoamericana de Educación a Distancia, 23(2), 33–43. http://dx.doi.org/10.5944/ried.23.2.27105

Domínguez, D., & Álvarez, J.F. (2019). Structural changes in the landscape of Spanish distance universities. Open Praxis, 11(2), 119–128. https://doi.org/10.5944/openpraxis.11.2.958

Gil-Jaurena, I., Domínguez, D., Ballesteros, B., & Morentin, J. (2019). Validation of the community of inquiry survey (Spanish version) at UNED courses. In A. Volungeviciene & A. Szűcs (Eds.), Connecting through Educational Technology. Proceedings of the European Distance and E-Learning Network 2019 Annual Conference (pp. 28–34). Bruges, Belgium: EDEN. Retrieved from http://www.eden-online.org/online/bruges/download/Annual_2019_Bruges_Proceedings.pdf

Domínguez, D., & Trillo, P. (2019). Heuristic framework design in the field of digital literacy: A case study based on the Mozilla Web Literacy Map. https://doi.org/10.31235/osf.io/fz7aq

Domínguez, D. (2019). Aproximación conceptual y aplicada a la educación permanente (Lifelong learning: Conceptual and applied approach). http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3496021

Domínguez, D., Gordo, C., & Álvarez, J.F. (2019). La capa digital: Empoderar y visibilizar. In Queremos sonreír. Activar la cultura local (pp. 258–287). Ulzama, Spain: Ned Ediciones.

Gil-Jaurena, I., & Domínguez, D. (2018). Teachers’ roles in light of massive open online courses (MOOCs): Evolution and challenges in higher distance education. International Review of Education, 64(2), 197–219. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11159-018-9715-0

Gil-Jaurena, I., Domínguez, D., Izquierdo, A., & Morentin, J. (2018). Análisis de cursos online y a distancia desde el modelo "Community of Inquiry". In J. Valverde-Berrocoso (Ed.), Campus Digitales en la Educación Superior. Experiencias e investigaciones (pp. 346–356). Cáceres, Spain: Universidad de Extremadura. Retrieved from https://www.eweb.unex.es/eweb/publicacionesuex/LibroCampusDigitalescompressed.pdf

Domínguez, D. (2018). Big Data, educación basada en datos y analítica del aprendizaje. In A. Sacristán (Coord.), Sociedad digital, tecnología y educación (pp. 299–329). Madrid, Spain: UNED. [Preprint, http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3124369]

Gil-Jaurena, I., Domínguez, D., Theeraroungchaisri, A., & Yamada, T. (2018). "EdX Insights" Metrics from a Socio-Constructivist Pedagogical Perspective. In A. Volungeviciene & A. Szűcs (Eds.), EDEN 2018 Annual Conference: Exploring the micro, meso and macro — Navigating between dimensions in the digital learning landscape (pp. 53–60). Budapest, Hungary: EDEN. Retrieved from http://www.eden-online.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/Annual_2018_Genova_Proceedings.pdf

Domínguez, D. (2017). Heuristics and web skills acquisition in open learning environments. Journal of Educational Technology & Society, 20 (4), 102–111. Retrieved from https://drive.google.com/file/d/14rxFbbWU-VFDpVun5kB2hTXbvsX8NShB/view

Domínguez, D. (2017). [Review of the book MOOCs and Their Afterlives: Experiments in Scale and Access in Higher Education, by E. Losh (Ed.)]. Open Praxis, 9(4), 483–484. http://dx.doi.org/10.5944/openpraxis.9.4.773

Domínguez, D., & Gil-Jaurena, I. (2017, October). Assessment methods in massive distance education courses: Analysis of the internal coherence. Paper presented at the World Conference on Online Learning — ICDE 2017, Toronto, Canada.

Domínguez, D., Álvarez, J.F., & Gil-Jaurena, I. (2016). Learning Analytics and Big Data: Heuristics as Interpretive Frameworks. DILEMATA, International Journal of Applied Ethics, 22, 87–103. Retrieved from https://www.dilemata.net/revista/index.php/dilemata/article/view/412000042

Gil-Jaurena, I., Domínguez, D., & Álvarez, J.F. (2016). Digital Environments for Argumentation, Debate and Collective Knowledge. In A.M. Teixeira, A. Szűcs & I. Mázár (Eds.), EDEN 2016 ANNUAL Conference: Re-Imagining Learning Environments (pp. 147–148). Budapest, Hungary: EDEN. Retrieved from http://www.eden-online.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/Annual_2016_Budapest_BoA.pdf

Domínguez, D. (2015). [Review of the book The Battle for Open: How Openness Won and why it Doesn’t Feel Like Victory, by M. Weller]. Open Praxis, 7(2), 191–193. http://dx.doi.org/10.5944/openpraxis.7.2.208

Domínguez, D. (2015). The Universities and ICTs. To What Degree Do they Oblige Us to Reinvent Ourselves? In N. Martínez (Ed.), III Universia International Rectors' Meeting — The University of the Twenty-First Century. A Reflection from Ibero-America (pp. 90–97). Madrid: Turner-Banco Santander.

Domínguez, D., & Trillo, P. (2014). Learning Competences in Open Mobile Environments: A Comparative Analysis Between Formal and Non-Formal Spaces. Open Praxis, 6(3), 235–244. http://dx.doi.org/10.5944/openpraxis.6.3.131

Domínguez, D. (2014). La digitalización como factor de cambio en la educación superior. Cuadernos Hispanoamericanos, 769-770, 51–63.

Gil-Jaurena, I., & Domínguez, D. (2012). Open Social Learning y educación superior. Oportunidades y retos. Revista Iberoamericana de Educación, 60, 191–203. Retrieved from https://rieoei.org/RIE/article/view/452

Domínguez, D. (2012). Escenarios híbridos, narrativas transmedia, etnografía expandida. Revista de Antropología Social, 21, 197–215. http://dx.doi.org/10.5209/rev_raso.2012.v21.40056

Domínguez, D., & Masana, E. (2012). Aprendizaje ubicuo y ecosistemas híbridos. NovATIca, 216, 40–45.

Álvarez, J.F., & Domínguez, D. (2012). Entornos tecnosociales y nuevos modelos de extensión universitaria. En M. De la Cuesta & D. Sánchez (Coords.), Responsabilidad social universitaria 2.0 (pp. 171–184). La Coruña, Spain: NetBiblo.

Domínguez, D., & Álvarez, J.F. (2012). Social Networks and University Spaces. Knowledge and Open Innovation in the Ibero-American Knowledge Space. RUSC, Universities and Knowledge Society Journal, 9(1), 245–257. https://doi.org/10.7238/rusc.v9i1.1100

Domínguez, D. (2011). Conceptualización y prospectiva de los mundos virtuales como escenarios formativos. Revista Española de Pedagogía, 249, 305–321.

Domínguez, D. (2011). El Open & Social Learning y su potencial de transformación socioeducativa. In G. Pérez (Coord.), Intervención Sociocomunitaria (pp. 183-206). Madrid: UNED.

Trillo, P., & Domínguez, D. (2011). Crowdsourcing Pedagogical Models in the Context of Quality Assurance in Open Online Courses. In L. Gómez, D. Martí & A. López (Coords.), EDULEARN11 proceedings: International Conference on Education and New Learning Technologies, July 46, 2011, Barcelona (pp. 3192–3195) [CD]. Valencia, Spain: IATED.

Domínguez, D., & Trillo, P. (2011). Defining Competences for Digital Curator in Organizational Contexts. In L. Gómez, I. Candel & A. López (Coords.), INTED2011: Proceedings of the International Technology, Education and Development Conference, celebrated 79 March 2011 in Valencia (pp. 5099–5102) [CD]. Valencia, Spain: IATED.

Domínguez, D., & Gil-Jaurena, I. (2011, October). Acreditación de aprendizajes en escenarios formativos abiertos: Aproximación conceptual al modelo de los "badges". Paper presented at the XII Congreso Internacional de Teoría de la Educación, Barcelona, Spain. Retrieved from http://www.cite2011.com/

Álvarez, J.F., Álvarez, L., Domínguez, D., & Kiczkowski, A. (2011). Gobierno electrónico y gobernanza en el Sistema Universitario Español (Final Report, Analysis & Studies Program, EA-2010-0147). Madrid, Spain: Ministry of Education.

Domínguez, D. (n.d.). Cibercampo [Research blog]. Retrieved from https://cibercampo.blogspot.com.es/

Álvarez, J.F., Domínguez, D., Albaladejo, C., Sebastián, N., & Sanz, E. (2010). UniversiaG10: Gestión en la nube del II Encuentro de Rectores Universia (Report for the II Encuentro de Rectores Universia). Retrieved from https://www.slideshare.net/universiag10/informe-universiag10-30062010

Domínguez, D., & Trillo, P. (2009, November). Open Learning Based on Social Networks: Facebook Integration in an OCW Course. Paper presented at the Second international on-line conference on “Innovation in Training Practice”.

Domínguez, D. (2009). La organización red en educación a distancia. RIED. Revista Iberoamericana de Educación a Distancia, 12(1), 15–36. http://dx.doi.org/10.5944/ried.1.12.919

Dominguez, D. (2009). Tendencias en educación a distancia. In M.A. Murga (Ed.), Escenarios de innovación e investigación educativa (pp. 319–331). Madrid, Spain: Universitas.

Ardébol, E., Estalella, A., & Domínguez, D. (Coords.)(2008). La mediación tecnológica en la práctica etnográfica. San Sebastián, Spain: ANKULEGI.

Domínguez, D., Beaulieu, A., Estalella, A., Gómez, E., Read, R., & Schnettler, B. (2007). Virtual Ethnography. Forum: Qualitative Social Research, 8(3). http://dx.doi.org/10.17169/fqs-8.3.274

Domínguez, D. (2007). Modelos de aprendizaje en la Web Social. Comunicación y Pedagogía, 223, 41–55.

Domínguez, D. (2007). Sobre la intención de la etnografía virtual. Education in the Knowledge Society (EKS), 8(1). Retrieved from http://campus.usal.es/~teoriaeducacion/rev_numero_08_01/n8_01_dominguez_figaredo.pdf

Domínguez, D. (2007). Devenir histórico de mitos y usos tecnológicos en educación a distancia: de la lectoescritura al e-learning. TEXTOS de la CiberSociedad, 10.

Domínguez, D. (2006). E-alfabetización y acceso a la formación virtual en la universidad. In R. Casado (Coord.), Claves de la alfabetización digital (pp. 315–334). Madrid: Ariel & Fundación Telefónica.

Domínguez, D. (2006). E-learning 2.0 en el contexto de la educación a distancia. Divulgación OCS.

Domínguez, D. (2006). Educational Ethnography beyond Scholary Ethnography. Transferring Meanings to Cyberspace. Forum: Qualitative Social Research, 7(2). http://dx.doi.org/10.17169/fqs-7.2.95

Domínguez, D. (2006). An Autoethnographic Approach to Fieldwork at the "Centre for Qualitative Research", Bournemouth University (England), Summer 2006.

Cisneros, C.A., Domínguez, D., Faux, R., Kölbl, C., & Packer, M. (2006). Editorial: About Qualitative Research Epistemologies and Peripheries. Forum Qualitative Social Research, 7(4). http://dx.doi.org/10.17169/fqs-7.4.158

Domínguez, D. (2005): El papel de las nuevas tecnologías en los Servicios de Orientación Profesional de las Universidades de la Comunidad de Madrid (Spain). Unpublished PhD thesis, UNED, Madrid, Spain.

Domínguez, D., & Alonso, L. (2005). Combined Evaluation of Online Learning Communities. In A. Méndez, B. González, J. Mesa & J.A. Mesa (Eds.), Recent research developments in learning technologies (pp. 384–389). Badajoz, Spain: FORMATEX.

Domínguez, D., & Alonso, L. (2004, November). Metodología para el análisis didáctico de foros virtuales. Paper presented at Edutec 2004: Educar con tecnologías, de lo excepcional a lo cotidiano, Barcelona, Spain. Retrieved from http://www.lmi.ub.es/edutec2004/pdf/46.pdf

Domínguez, D. (2003). Gestión del Servicio de Orientación de la UNED basada en nuevas tecnologías. Enseñanza & Teaching: Revista Interuniversitaria de Didáctica, 21, 141–162. Retrieved from http://revistas.usal.es/index.php/0212-5374/article/view/4037/4060

Domínguez, D. (2003). Investigación educativa en contextos tecnológicos: Apropiación metodológica de las nuevas tecnologías. In S. Castillo & A. Medina (Coords.), Metodología para la realización de proyectos de investigación y tesis doctorales (pp. 267–289). Madrid: Universitas.

Domínguez, D. (2003, July). Aspectos metodológicos en la investigación didáctica basada en herramientas de comunicación en Internet. Paper presented at VIII Congreso Internacional de Informática Educativa, Madrid, Spain.

Domínguez, D. (2003, December). Assessing Educational Processes in Cyberspace. Paper presented at m-ICTE 2003, Badajoz, Spain.

Opinion pieces

Domínguez, D. (2019, December 4). Micro-credenciales y planes de estudio universitarios (English version, A roadmap for microcredentials in post-Bologna degrees) [Blog post]. UniverSÍdad. Retrieved from https://www.universidadsi.es/micro-credenciales-y-planes-de-estudio-universitarios/

Domínguez, D., & Álvarez, J.F. (2019). The challenges of distance universities in an increasingly digital context (Spanish version, Las universidades a distancia en un contexto crecientemente digital). Retrieved from https://ssrn.com/abstract=3458809

Domínguez, D. (2017, September 7). Learning Playlists to Capture Scientific Informal Knowledge [Blog post]. STEAM Education. Retrieved from https://medium.com/steam-education/learning-playlists-to-capture-scientific-informal-knowledge-577249244638

Domínguez, D., & Álvarez, J.F. (2016, October 13). Movilidad presencial o movilidad digital: un falso dilema para la educación superior (English version, Physical or Digital Mobility in Higher Education: A False Dilemma) [Blog post]. UniverSÍdad. Retrieved from http://www.universidadsi.es/movilidad-presencial-o-movilidad-digital-un-falso-dilema-para-la-educacion-superior/

Gordo, C., & Domínguez, D. (2016, August 17). España Vota, en Snapchat [Blog post]. CyberStories. Retrieved from https://medium.com/about-cyberstories/espa%C3%B1a-vota-en-snapchat-62397d65c466

Domínguez, D., & Álvarez, J.F. (2016, May 30). Universidad conectada: Apertura versus monopolio (English version, Connected University: Openness versus Monopoly) [Blog post]. UniverSÍdad. Retrieved from http://www.universidadsi.es/universidad-conectada-apertura-versus-monopolio/

Domínguez, D. (2016, February 16). An Open Project/Product Based Centre [Blog post]. CyberStories. Retrieved from https://medium.com/about-cyberstories/an-open-project-product-based-centre-93cbe581fe

Domínguez, D., & Álvarez, J.F. (2016, February 8). Apertura y coordinación en la universidad de la era digital (English version, University Coordination in Connected Societies) [Blog post]. UniverSÍdad. Retrieved from http://www.universidadsi.es/apertura-y-coordinacion-en-la-universidad-de-la-era-digital/