Self-organizing Symposium II. VII Iberoamerican Congress of University teaching. Porto. Portugal. 2012

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II. self-organizing Symposium"Service of erubrica Federated College learning assessment"is part of the" VII Iberoamerican Congress of University didactics.

The VII Ibero-American Congress of University teaching, dedicated to the general theme of higher education - innovation and quality in teaching, held at the Faculty of psychology and Education Sciences of the University of Porto, of the 24 to the 27 of June of 2012. It is a joint organization of the FPCEUP and the American Association of University didactics (AIDU), that has take to practice these events year by half in Latin America.

The spread of higher education as a condition of access to development policy is a reality under construction in all the countries of Ibero-America. If in some countries, the key issue is access, This fact can not hide the need to ensure students access to higher education, regardless of their economic base conditions, … , not only because it is a condition of social justice, but also because it is a condition of effectiveness, quality and even survival of the institutions of higher education. We believe that the innovation of teaching plays in this context.

The VII Ibero-American Congress of University teaching, It is organized in Portugal for the first time, It aims first thinking about this challenge of educational innovation as a player of quality and credibility of institutions, objective from the conditions they become possible, ten years after Bologna.