Friday, 19 July 2024, 12:18 PM
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Event: Researchers Hub 研究者ハブ (Researchers Hub)
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Abdullah Konak

Abdullah Konak is a Distinguished Professor of Information Sciences and Technology, at Penn State Berks, USA.

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Álvaro H. Galvis

Álvaro Hernán Galvis Panqueva is a full professor at UNIANDES (Faculty of Engineering, 1995) and is a senior advisor of educational innovations supported by ICT at the Center for Innovation in Technology and Education - CONECTA-TE, UNIANDES. He is a Systems and Computer Science Engineer from Uniandes, with Masters and Doctorate degrees in Adult Education with support of digital technologies from The Pennsylvania State University. His areas of interest include: Strategic management of information technologies in higher education; design and evaluation of technology-based educational innovations; design and creation of learning environments supported by the use of digital interactive environments. One of his projects - Ludomatica - won the Global Bangemman Challlenge Award (1999, Mayor of Stockholm) in the category of Educational Innovation with Social Impact. His publications include books and scientific and dissemination articles. One of his books - Educational Software Engineering - (1992) received the National Pedagogy Award (1993) in the innovation category.

Alvaro is co-editor in chief of the International Journal of Educational Technology in Higher Education
, a Springer´s open-access publication He has been creator, leader and advisor of innovative educational projects that rely on the use of digital technology, nationally and internationally.


Amirrudin Kamsin

Associate Professor Dr. Amirrudin Kamsin is currently working at the Department of Computer System & Technology, Faculty of Computer Science and Information Technology, at Universiti Malaya in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

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Antonia Makina

Dr Antonia Makina is an education consultant at Directorate: Curriculum Development and Transformation (DCDT), in the University of South Africa. 



Cesar Navarrete

Cesar Navarrete is an Assistant Professor in Department of Education at St. Francis College, USA.

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Charoula Angeli-Valanides

Dr. Charoula Angeli-Valanides is Professor of Instructional Technology at the University of Cyprus. She has undergraduate and graduate studies at Indiana University-Bloomington, USA (BS in Computer Science, MS in Computer Science, and Ph.D. in Instructional Systems Technology). She also pursued post-doctoral studies at the well-respected Learning Research and Development Center (LRCDC) at the University of Pittsburgh, USA. Her research interests include the utilization of educational technologies in K-12, the design of computer-enhanced curricula, joint cognitive systems, distributed cognition, technological pedagogical content knowledge, educational software design, teacher training, teaching methodology, online learning, and the design of learning environments for the development of thinking skills.

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Chijioke Jonathan Olelewe

Chijioke Jonathan Olelewe works as a Lecturer in Faculty of Vocational Technical Education, at University of Nigeria Nsukka, Nigeria.

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Chun-Yen Chang

Professor Chang is currently a chair professor of National Taiwan Normal University, the director of the Science Education Center, a joint professor of the Science Education Research Institute and the Department of Earth Sciences. In the past, he served as a visiting professor at the Education University of Hong Kong, Paris VIII University and Taipei Medical University. His research interests mainly cover science education, digital learning, learning science across domains, and science communication. Professor Chang has long served as a member of the preliminary review and review committee of special research projects of the Science and Technology Development and International Cooperation Division of the National Science and Technology Commission of the Executive Yuan (hereinafter referred to as the National Science and Technology Council). From 2008 to 2013, he served as the project chief host of the "Excellent Digital Learning Science Research Center" in the national plan of digital archives and digital learning of the National Science Council, leading and promoting the integration of research projects Quite a lot of experience. From 2011 to 2016, he served as the chief project director of the Science Education Research Center of the "Towards the Top University Project" subsidized by the Ministry of Education of Taiwan Normal University, striving to develop and improve the scientific literacy of the whole people in the future. At present, nearly 150 papers have been published (including accepted) in journals with censorship systems at home and abroad, and nearly 100 of them are included in the SCI/SSCI (Science/Social Science Citation Index) journal database.

Note: the above bio was a direct translation from Prof. Chang's personal website using Google Translate. For more accurate bio, please visit Prof. Chang's website directly. 

Cris Castro Alonso

Dr Juan Cristobal Castro-Alonso (Cris Castro) is a Biochemist, Master’s in Communication and Education, and PhD in Education working at University of Birmingham. He is principal investigator and collaborator in research projects about educational psychology, cognitive science, STEM education, and multimedia learning. He has a proven record in quantitative experimental design, data processing, and statistical analyses. Dr Cris Castro is editor in the prestigious international journals Educational Psychology ReviewPLOS ONEFrontiers in Psychology, and Educational and Developmental Psychologist. He has edited and coauthored the book “Visuospatial processing for education in health and natural sciences” (2019, Springer), and has published more than 30 journal articles and book chapters.

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Diógenes Carvajal

Diógenes Carvajal is a Psychologist (Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, 1996) and Magister in Education (Universidad de los Andes, 2009), who combines both disciplines to work as a researcher, professor and advisor in the field of education. He has been Assistant Professor at Universidad de los Andes (Faculty of Education) and a Visiting Scholar in many other universities in Colombia and abroad. He is also a qualitative researcher moving to mixed methods. Currently he is a Learning Assessment Advisor at the Office of the Vice Provost for Academic Affairs of Universidad del Rosario (Bogotá, D.C.), and Clinical Professor (Social Medicine) at Universidad de los Andes (Bogotá, D.C.). His research fields are Education, Curriculum evaluation, Pedagogical innovation, Learning assessment and Qualitative research itself. He is also a dogs lover.