Antonio Roberto Coelho Serra (Alumni)Visiting Post Doctoral Research Fellow
Antonio Serra holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Administration from the State University of Maranhão (UEMA), a Master’s Degree from the Federal University of Santa Catarina (UFSC) and a Doctoral Degree from the Brazilian School of Public and Business Administration of Fundação Getúlio Vargas (FGV).
He is a Senior Lecturer/Adjunct Professor at the Applied Social Sciences Center at the Department of Administration at UEMA as well as the Coordinator of the Educational Technology Centre in that Institution.
Antônio Serra has been working in Higher Education for over 15 years in the areas of teaching and research with large experience in planning, implementation and evaluation of Distance Education Programmes.
He was a visiting postdoctoral researcher at the Knowledge Media Institute (KMi-OU) under the supervision of Dr. Okada in 2013/2014. He contributed to several projects:
1.“21st century education” (by Telefonica Foundation) as part of the coordinator team of COLEARNERS21
2.“weSPOT ( working with social personal open technologies for inquiry based learning)”, responsible for co-supervising the the first pilot in co-inquiry between Educational and Business Organisations in Brazil.
3.OER & Social Newtorks member of the Brazilian Editorial Team leading the partnership between EDUEMA Brazil and Colearn UK.
Currently, Dr. Serra is an international member of the Advisory Scientific Committee of the COLEARN Open Research Network (KMi/OU) and representative of the institutional partnership between the e-Tec Brasil Network of the Ministry of Education and Colearn KMI-OU.
Okada, A., Serra, A.R.C., Ribeiro, S. and Pinto, S. (2015) Key skills for co-learning and co-inquiry in two open platforms: a massive portal (EDUCARED) and a personal environment (weSPOT), Open Praxis International Journal, 7, 1, International Council for Open and Distance Education
Serra, A.R.C., Ribeiro, S., Pinto, S. and Okada, A. (2014) A utilização de REA na Universidade Aberta do Brasil, III Colóquio Luso Brasileiro de Educação a Distância e Elearning, Lisboa-Portugal
Calonego, R., Andrello, R., Serra, A.R.C. and Okada, A. (2014) A comunicação estratégica empresarial por meio de ambientes virtualizados, Anais do 37º. Congresso de Ciências da Comunicação, Foz do Iguaçu, Brasil
Calonego, R., Serra, A.R.C. and Okada, A. (2014) A comunicação estratégica empresarial por meio de ambientes virtualizados, 20º. Congresso Internacional ABED de Educacao a Distancia, Curitiba, Brasil
Calonego, R., Serra, A.R.C. and Okada, A. (2014) Social, open and personalised environments for communication and knowledge management between business and educational organisations, i-KNOW 2014 International Conference on Knowledge Technologies and Data-Driven Business, Graz, Austria, ACM International Conference Proceeding Series