José A. Valente

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Universidade Estadual de Campinas - UNICAMP
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Full Professor of the Multimedia Department at the Art Institute and Researcher of the Nucleus of Informatics Applied to Education, (Núcleo de Informática Aplicada à Educação – NIED), Coordinator of the Management Group on Educational Technologies (Grupo Gestor de Tecnologias Educacionais – GGTE), at the State University of Campinas (Universidade Estadual de Campinas - UNICAMP), and collaborating Professor in the Graduate Program in Education: Curriculum, at the São Paulo Pontific Catholic University (Pontifícia Universidade Católica de São Paulo – PUC/SP). PhD from the Department of Mechanical Engineering and Division for Study and Research in Education, at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), MS in the Interdisciplinary Science and Education Program at MIT, and MS in Computer Science at UNICAMP.

Research topics include development of ICT based learning environments and training methodology to be utilized in schools and in socio-economical disadvantaged communities, using face-to-face or on-line approaches, and the study of the potentials of ICT (especially mobile technology) as educational tools.

The experience of NIED using laptops in public schools: implementing inquiry-based education
Friday, March 14, 2014
15:00 - 16:00
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