Silvar RibeiroVisiting Researcher
Silvar Ferreira Ribeiro graduated in Pedagogy from the Catholic University of Salvador - Bahia and holds a Master’s Degree in Production Engineering from the Federal University of Santa Catarina. He finished his Doctoral Research at the Federal University of Bahia at the Multidisciplinary Postgraduate Programme in Knowledge Diffusion (DMMDC-UFBa) on 26th of March of 2015.
Silvar F. Ribeiro currently works as a lecturer at the graduate course in "Administration" at State University of Bahia in Camaçari and as a researcher in Information and Communication Technologies at UNEB University. Before it, he was a local coordinator of the Open University in Bahia-Brazil.
His doctoral research on the Brazilian Open University System focuses on collaborative network management through knowledge mapping for developing key competences in the digital age. He was a visiting researcher at the Knowledge Media Institute - Open University - UK (KMi-OU) under the supervision of Dr. Okada in 2013.
Ribeiro is currently an international research member of the Scientific Committee of the COLEARN Open Research Network (KMi/OU) and representative of the institutional partnership between the Digital Literacy Training Programme of the Secretary of Digital Inclusion of Brazil Government and Colearn KMI-OU.
His research interests comprise the areas of distance education, e-learning, social networking sites, knowledge mapping, collaborative network management, and educational technology.
Visiting Researcher at the Knowledge Media Institute - KMi - Open University he did the Post Doctoral Research under Alexandra Okada's supervision (2016/17). The project is entitled "The 21st Century Skills Development - integrated studies Brazil - United Kingdom".
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
Okada, A., Serra, A.R.C., Ribeiro, S. and Pinto, S. (2014) Competências-Chave para coaprender em ambientes abertos massivos, RIED. Revista Iberoamericana de Educación a Distancia, Asociación Iberoamericana de Educación Superior a Distancia (AIESAD)
Okada, A., Pinto, S. and Ribeiro, S. (2014) Scientific Literacy through co-Inquiry based on non-formal and informal learning, PCST2014 - 13th International Public Communication of Science and Technology Conference, Salvador-Brazil
Okada, A., Serra, A.R.C., Barros, D., Ribeiro, S. and Pinto, S. (2014) Competencias-clave para coaprender y coinvestigar en la era digital en entornos abiertos y massivos, in eds. Alexandra Okada, Open Educational Resources and Social Networks, 2nd edition, 933162227, S. Luis: EDUEMA