University of Extremadura (UEx), Spain

Project researchers

Cubo Delgado, Sixto

Professor. Faculty of Education, Director of Educational Sciences Department. Teaching and research. Lines of investigation: Research Methods, Data Analysis, New Technologies, ICT, Guidance or Counselling.

The University of Extremadura was founded in 1973. In figures, there are 23862 students, 17 Faculties and Schools, 1800 teachers, 48 departments, an offer of 75 degrees, 40 doctoral programmes, 39 official masters, 5 Double Degrees, distributed in its 4 campuses located in the cities of Badajoz, Cáceres, Mérida and Plasencia. In the field of Research the UEx tackles a wide range of scientific fields, with 2077 researchers distributed in 207 research groups. Scientific and Social Sciences are the most productive groups. In 2009, a total of 558 projects were financed by regional, national or EU Institutions which meant a total economic funding of 19.057.893 €. The University actively collaborate at international level. International Relations is a pillar of the University policy The recently created Vicerectorship of International Relations has for objective the internationalisation of structures, departments, and University community. The University signed agreements with most European Universities and nearly 100 Latin America Institutions and participated in all actions of the Erasmus Programme, as well as Leonardo da Vinci, Tempus, ALFA and ATLANTIS.

Gutiérrez Esteban, Prudencia

Full time PhD Lecturer at the Educational Sciences Department. Teaching and research aspects of three areas of knowledge: Educational Technology, Research at Educational Technology, Teaching Methods - Organisation and School Management - Innovation in Education. Responsible of Academic Unit at Virtual Campus of the UEx. Teacher training and assessment in b-learning and e-learning. Vice-chancellor of Digital University of the UEx. 2008-2011 Vice-Dean of International Affairs and Mobility Studies Programmes Coordinator at the Faculty of Education. Coordinator of educational and research aspects of three areas of knowledge: -Teacher training and Educational Syllabuses at HE - International Affairs and HE - Mobility and Interexchange Programmes, Faculty of Education.

Yuste Tosina, Rocío, Associate Professor

Education Studies Department of the Teacher Training Faculty at the University of Extremadura in Caceres. Lecturer at University of Extremadura. Research topics: New Technologies, Teaching and school organization, Teaching methodologies.


Alonso Díaz, Laura, PhD

Full time Lecturer. Educational Sciences Department  of the University of Extremadura in Caceres, Faculty of Teacher Education, University of Extremadura. Teaching and research. Research topics: Educational Technology, Teacher and Educators, Training, Information Society - Social Pedagogy. 2007 PhD Thesis Title E-Learning Tutors’ Training.

Juan Arias Masa, Professor

Professor at the Educational Sciences Department. Teacher of the area of Telematic Engineering. College/university teaching professional Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia, España Teacher tutor of the area of Languages and IT Systems. 2008 PhD Thesis Evaluation of the quality of Virtual Courses: Indicators of Quality and construction of a questionnaire of measure. Application to the area of subjects of Telematic Engineering. 1998 IT engineer at the Universidad of Sevilla.

Gemma Delicado Puerto, PhD

Gemma Delicado, Associate Dean for International Affairs and Movility since 2012.  She  has been involved in different study abroad programs since 2004  as a professor and Director. She is currently the Resident Director of the Purdue (EE.UU) study abroad program in Spain and ICRP (The Integrative Cultural Project Coordinator) for the Kalamazoo College (EE.UU) study abroad program in Caceres, Spain. In her faculty, she also coordinates and directs the Bilingual B.A. in Primary Education and two innovation projects in education.
She holds a B.A in English from the University of Extremadura, an MA in Literature from Western Michigan University (EE.UU) and a PhD from the University of Chicago (EE.UU). She attended Kalamazoo College and was a visiting researcher at the Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spain. Currently she is an Assistant Professor for the English Department at the University of Extremadura where she also teaches Spanish as a foreign language.
She has attended a great number of conferences and published a book, several chapters and numerous articles. She has been involved in 2 European projects entitled “NELLIP,  Network  of  European  Language  Labelled Initiatives  Project, ( 519129-LLP-1-2011-1-IT-KA2-KA2NW), Lifelong Learning Programme de la Education” and  “LiMe – Languages in Media - KA2 Languages - Project No. 530866-LLP-1-2012-1-DE-KA2-KA2MP” and also a Marie Curie Actions one entitled “IRNet - International Research Network for study and development of new tools and methods for advanced pedagogical science in the field of ICT instruments, e-learning and intercultural competences (PIRSES-GA-2013-612536)”
Her research interests include the role of women in literature as well as the teaching and learning of literature and languages via E-learning and bilingual education.  Although, she collaborates with different institutions, she belongs to GEXCALL a research group based on the unification of differing scientific areas working under the auspices of the information technologies dedicated to the teaching of modern languages through computer support and the design of hypermedia language learning systems.

Antonio dos Reis, Professor

The Graal Institute Director and scientific coordinator, teacher and consulting adviser in e-learning multimedia projects. Coordinator of research project Teacher´s skills for the school of the futures. Consulting adviser of the University for implement virtual classrooms. Consulting adviser of WeZupport, Sweden, for e-Campus global project. Move Nations Course, about 3D environments in education. Coordinator of post graduation course Pedagogic and didactic skills in e-learning and multimedia (2008/09). Coordinator of post graduation course in Pedagogic and didactic skills in e-learning, teacher at Azores University (2007/08). Teacher’s trainer of teacher trainers in Portuguese education Ministry. Distance learning platform, Webmaster and multimedia coordinator in 2006 ISEG UTL (Technical University Lisbon). Scientific Coordinator of pilot project The school of the future – Today. International conferences key speaker and conference chair at Azores – Online learning conference and Workshop 2008/2009. Education website coordinator at: More than 500 videos of conferences and pedagogic contents, e-round tables and debates. Youtube Contents channel: Moodle platform administrator:


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