Carla V. Leite

Carla V. Leite
University of Aveiro | UA · Division of New Communication Technologies

PhD candidate
Invited Researcher at the University of Turku, Finland.

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Introduction
Carla V. Leite is an Invited Researcher at the Dept. Nursing Sciences at he University of Turku (Finland), and, a Doctoral Student in Multimedia in Education at the University of Aveiro (Portugal), where she is part of E-health and Wellbeing Research Group of DigiMedia. Her work establishes bridges across disciplines - Digital Media, Education, Health and Human Rights - in order to design emerging technologies with a noble purpose.
Additional affiliations
September 2017 - present
University of Aveiro
Position
  • PhD Student
March 2017 - November 2017
University of Aveiro
Position
  • Fellow
December 2016 - February 2017
Education
September 2017 - November 2020
University of Aveiro
Field of study
  • Multimedia in Education
April 2010 - December 2013
University of Aveiro
Field of study
  • Multimedia Communication and Interaction
October 2006 - January 2010
University of Aveiro
Field of study
  • New Communication Technologies

Publications

Publications (14)
Conference Paper
This paper describes the research design of an ongoing study that overlaps three main fields: technology, health, and social science. This transdisciplinarity approach naturally brings challenges to the methodological plan, which this paper presents, and aims to guide the creation, validation and evaluation of a digital decision aid, and its compar...
Article
Purpose This research proposes a framework to guide the development and analysis of digital interventions, namely, through mobile applications, regarding labor and birth. By complying with current scientific evidence, this paper aims to contribute to the safeness and completeness of perinatal health education targeting expectant parents. Design/me...
Conference Paper
In order to build knowledge and to make informed- decisions regarding childbirth, women need to gather information. Online resources can play a relevant role to its access, and health professionals can recommend, support and endorse it. The aim of this study is to understand the current state of e-health services for childbirth education provided b...
Conference Paper
This research aims to provide an overview of the existent digital solutions for birth plans’ creation, intending to contribute for the advance of e-health services focused on the perinatal decision-making process. Primary data was found through a web search procedure. Better ranked options complying with the following criteria were included: (a) av...
Conference Paper
The fast demographic ageing and technological progress are leading to a greater demand to develop digital solutions that can foster communication, information, and socialization of the elderly population. In the past decade, kiosks have been used to prevent digital exclusion and to promote the quality of life of this age group. This paper analyses...
Chapter
The inherent demand for scientific production commonly leads us to rely on digital tools for the data analysis process, such as Computer Assisted Qualitative Data Analysis Software. However, learning those tools can be challenging for researchers, especially since it is commonly an autonomous task. Taking that into account, webQDA software displays...
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Smartphones and tablets have become essential tools in users’ daily life, as they include a whole range of digital services, enlarging the connection to the virtual world. Nonetheless, the use of these tools in the educational context, known as mobile learning, is still a recent and scarcely embraced practice. A 1-day MOOC (massive open online cour...
Poster
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Poster presented on Educa&Care International Seminar: Educating Professionals to Enhance the Quality of Informal Caregiving
Conference Paper
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The world's scientific community is building the largest radio telescope ever imagined, with a total collection area of one square kilometre, i.e. a million square meters. This represents a huge technological advance, massive investment, and even greater opportunities. The radio astronomers will be able to monitor the sky with unprecedented detail,...
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This paper analyses the role of the mobile phone as a second screen and simultaneously as a companion device for a bigger screen. It also describes in which ways the device may be leveraged to provide infotainment and improve the public knowledge related to audiovisual contents. The term audiovisual contents is used to refer to audiovisual creation...
Thesis
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Over the last few years, the television viewer has been assuming an ever increasingly active behaviour, creating new habits in face of television using the technology available. In this perspective, the mobile device has been playing a key role as second screen, into which the plot leaks or where complementary information is presented. The perfect...

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