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Pedro José Muñoz Merino
Associate Professor

Telphone: (+34) 91-624-5972
Fax: (+34) 91-624-8749
Address: Universidad Carlos III de Madrid. Avda de la Universidad, 30
E-28911 Leganés (Madrid) Spain
Visits: Escuela Politécnica Superior · Building Torres Quevedo ·
Office 4.1C04


Course 2019/2020

Teaching in previous years

  • Spreadsheets (Grado en Periodismo, 2º cuatrimestre)
  • Arquitectura de Sistemas (Grado en Ingeniería de Sistemas y Comunicaciones, 2º curso, 1º cuatrimestre)
  • Servidores de Información (Ing. Informática, 5º curso,1º cuatrimestre)
  • Software de comunicaciones (Ing. Telecomunicación, 5º curso, 1º cuatrimestre)
  • Arquitectura de Ordenadores (Ing. Telecomunicación, 4º curso, 1º cuatrimestre) (Coordinador)
  • Computer Architecture (Ing. Telecomunicación, 4º curso, 1º cuatrimestre) (Coordinador)
  • Computer Architecture Laboratory (Ing. Telecomunicacion, 4º curso, 2º cuatrimestre) (Coordinador)
  • Laboratorio de Arquitectura de Ordenadores (Ing. Telecomunicación, 4º curso, 2º cuatrimestre) (Coordinador)
  • Research Tools in Telematics Engineering (Máster Ing. Telemática, 1º curso, 1º cuatrimestre) (Coordinador)
  • Diseño de Aplicaciones Telemáticas (Máster Ing. Telecomunicación,1º curso, 2º cuatrimestre) (Coordinador)
  • Plataformas para Comunidades en Red (Master Ing. Telemática, 2º curso, 2º cuatrimestre)
  • Network Programming (Master Erasmus Mundus)
  • Máster en Innovación Educativa, Laboratorio de la Nueva Educación (Máster propio)

10 Selected publications in Journals (from the last years)

  • Pedro Manuel Moreno-Marcos, Ting-Chuen Pong, Pedro J. Muñoz-Merino, Carlos Delgado Kloos, “Analysis of the Factors Influencing Learners' Performance Prediction With Learning Analytics”, IEEE Access 8: 5264-5282 (2020), [open access]
  • Pedro Manuel Moreno-Marcos, Pedro J Muñoz-Merino, Jorge Maldonado-Mahauad, Mar Pérez-Sanagustín, Carlos Alario-Hoyos, Carlos Delgado Kloos, "Temporal analysis for dropout prediction using self-regulated learning strategies in self-paced MOOCs", Computers & Education, 2020 [online link]
  • Alexander Whitelock-Wainwright, Dragan Gasevic, Yi-Shan Tsai, Hendrik Drachsler, Maren Scheffel, Pedro J. Muñoz-Merino, Kairit Tammets, Carlos Delgado Kloos, “Assessing the validity of a learning analytics expectation instrument: A multinational study”, Journal of Computer Assisted Learning vol. 36, no. 2, pp. 209-240 (2020), [online link]
  • Pedro Manuel Moreno-Marcos, Carlos Alario-Hoyos, Pedro J. Muñoz-Merino, Carlos Delgado Kloos, “Prediction in MOOCs: A Review and Future Research Directions,” IEEE Transactions on Learning Technologies vol. 12, no. 3,pp. 384-401, 2019 [online link]
  • Pedro J. Muñoz-Merino, Ruth González Novillo, Carlos Delgado Kloos, "Assessment of Skills and Adaptive Learning for Parametric Exercises Combining Knowledge Spaces and IRT", Applied Soft Computing, 2018, vol. 68, no. 2, pp.110-124 [online link]
  • Giora Alexandron, José A. Ruipérez-Valiente, Z. Chen, Pedro J. Muñoz-Merino, Dave E. Pritchard, “Copying@ scale: Using harvesting accounts for collecting correct answers in a MOOC”, Computers & Education 2017, vol. 108, pp. 96-114 [online link]
  • José A. Ruipérez-Valiente, Pedro J. Muñoz-Merino, Derick Leony, Carlos Delgado Kloos, “ALAS-KA: A learning analytics extension for better understanding the learning process in the Khan Academy platform”, Computers in Human Behavior (2015), vol. 47, pp. 139-148 [postprint pdf]
  • Pedro J. Muñoz-Merino, José A. Ruipérez-Valiente, Carlos Alario-Hoyos, Mar Pérez-Sanagustín, Carlos Delgado Kloos, "Precise effectiveness strategy for analyzing the effectiveness of students with educational resources and activities in MOOCs", Computers in Human Behavior (2015), vol. 47, pp. 108-118, [postprint pdf]
  • Pedro J. Muñoz-Merino, Manuel Fernández Molina, Mario Muñoz-Organero, Carlos Delgado Kloos, “An Adaptive and Innovative Question-driven Competition-based Intelligent Tutoring System for Learning”, Expert Systems With Applications, vol 39, no 8 (2012), pp. 6932-6948 [postprint pdf]
  • Mario Muñoz-Organero, Pedro J. Muñoz-Merino, Carlos Delgado Kloos,"Personalized Service Oriented E-Learning Environments", IEEE Internet Computing, vol. 14, no. 2 (2010), pp. 62-67 [postprint pdf ]

Complete list of publications

Selection of 10 international and national research projects (participation or/and coordination)

Doctoral Thesis (European PhD Thesis)

Title: "Theory of e-learning modeling and application to an adaptive hinting system for intelligent tutoring using semantic Web techniques"

Author: Pedro J. Muñoz Merino

Supervisor: Dr. Carlos Delgado Kloos

Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, 25 May 2009.

Special PhD award Universidad Carlos III de Madrid

Master Thesis

"Diseño de un módulo de gestión de red para un PLC de Siemens S7", Author: Pedro J. Muñoz Merino, Supervisor: Dr. Carlos E. Palau Salvador, Universidad Politécnica de Valencia, 12 March 2003.

AMPER award for the Best Master Thesis in Telematic Engineering by the Spanish Association of Telecommunications Engineering



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