Marta Pinto

Marta Pinto
University of Porto | UP · Centre for Research and Intervention in Education

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Aug 2017 - Aug 2021
Apr 2014
Apr 2011 - Mar 2014
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Projeto de investigação que tem como foco compreender o modo como os/as estudantes, docentes e investigadores/as do Ensino Superior se relacionam com videojogos e jogos sérios, particularmente em contextos educativos. FCT/FPCEUP/CIIE
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Video games are commonly considered transgressive for providing the context for excessive violence, hypersexualized imaginaries, cheating, bullying and other sorts of inadequate behavior. Transgressions can be linked to struggles for social change, and video games present and represent ideological materializations, and therefore it is possible to l...
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Video games are commonly considered transgressive for providing the context for excessive violence, hypersexualized imaginaries, cheating, bullying and other sorts of inadequate behavior. Transgressions can be linked to struggles for social change, and video games present and represent ideological materializations, and therefore it is possible to l...
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O estudo dos videojogos sérios tem vindo a crescer nas últimas décadas, apontando para o potencial dos videojogos como meios digitais importantes para a aprendizagem da cidadania e da participação cívica e política. Este artigo apresenta o estudo de caso de um ciclo de experimentação e de reflexão sobre o videojogo sério “Unmanned”, no contexto de...
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Nos últimos anos, e sobretudo na esteira de uma ampla hiperdigitalização global, os videojogos sérios têm assumido um interesse crescente, quer como objeto de estudo, quer como dispositivo de formação. No plano da educação formal, e sobretudo ao nível do Ensino Superior, ainda que se apresentem como um potencial recurso pedagógico declaradamente in...
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This article presents a literature review about the educational use of videogames in the context of Higher Education in Portugal. This contribution emerges from the project "Serious Games in Higher Education: Impacts, Experiences and Expectations," which has as one of its aims, to contribute to characterize how students and teachers in Higher Educa...
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This paper explores the provision of adaptive hints based on attainment levels in the context of supporting the development of young adults’ ICT information processing skills. We describe the design of the LIBE VLE, particularly its personalisation and adaptation features, and a User Study undertaken with young adults at a vocational education cent...
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This paper explores the provision of adaptive hints based on attainment levels in the context of supporting the development of young adults' ICT information processing skills. We describe the design of the LIBE VLE, particularly its personalisation and adaptation features, and a User Study undertaken with young adults at a vocational education cent...
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“If you do not know something, Google® it”. In this well-known motto, whatever kind of information appears to be undeniably at a hand. However, there is a subtle but sensible difference between surfing on the web casually but, thanks to serendipity, finding useful information, and looking for some piece of information intentionally, devoting time,...
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This chapter presents and discusses best practices and future trends in the use of Communication Technologies (CT) in Portuguese public Higher Education Institutions (HEI), from a literature review between 2008 and 2013, triangulated with the opinion of Higher Education teachers, using interviews. This contribution emerges from the project “TRACER—...
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This chapter presents a comprehensive view of the main activities and findings of a research project entitled TRACER-Portuguese Public Higher Education Use of Communication Technologies, which focused on how the information about the use of Communication Technologies in Higher Education Institutions can be collected, systematized, processed, and de...
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Europe and its Member States realize the need to improve employability, social inclusion and personal fulfilment of its citizens, giving special attention to citizens from a disadvantaged background, young and young adults with low basic skills or early leavers from education and training. This paper presents an overview on the goals of LIBE projec...
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This chapter presents a comprehensive view of the main activities and findings of a research project entitled TRACER-Portuguese Public Higher Education Use of Communication Technologies, which focused on how the information about the use of Communication Technologies in Higher Education Institutions can be collected, systematized, processed, and de...
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Typically youth and young adults (16 to 24) face high unemployment rates in European countries, mainly amongst those with lower levels of education, basic competences and skills. During times of high unemployment, in some countries, employers reported shortages of basic skills (literacy, numeracy, problem solving in technology-rich environments). T...
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The use of Communication Technologies (CTs) to support teaching and learning in higher education (HE) has emerged as a research topic worldwide. At the University of Aveiro (Portugal) the TRACER project began researching in 2011 the use of CTs to support teaching and learning practices in Portuguese Public Higher Education Institutions (PPHEIs). Da...
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U-TRACER is a tool aiming to give visibility to the data collected within project TRACER, data concerning the use of Communication Technologies in Portuguese Public Higher Education Institutions. Data was provided by institutions and its teachers, through two online questionnaires. The dissemination of the data is done through U-TRACER tool which a...
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Aiming to characterize the way Portuguese Public Higher Education Institutions use Communication Technologies (CTs), the on-going project at University of Aveiro TRACER will apply a national online survey, therefore developing a prior pilot-study undertaken with validation purposes. This paper describes and summarizes part of the work developed wit...
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As Tecnologias da Comunicação estão a ser utilizadas nas Instituições de Ensino Superior, à escala mundial, produzindo mudanças no design das práticas de ensino e aprendizagem, fazendo surgir paradigmas da aprendizagem como o e-learning, b-learning, m-learning. A investigação abraça diferentes perspetivas, ora enfatizando que o uso da Internet e da...
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Com o objetivo de caracterizar o uso das Tecnologias de Comunicação (TC) pelas instituições de Ensino Superior Público Português, o projeto em curso, TRACER, na Universidade de Aveiro irá aplicar um questionário online a nível nacional, validade por um estudo-piloto realizado. Este artigo descreve e resume o trabalho desenvolvido no âmbito do estud...
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This paper presents a literature review concerning the use of Communication Technologies (CTs) in Portuguese Higher Education Institutions (HEIs), between 2008 and 2013. This contribution emerges as part of the review within project “TRACER – Portuguese Public Higher Education Use of Communication Technologies”, which aims to contribute towards the...
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Information Visualization online tools have gradually found its way into various contexts of use and Higher Education Institutions are not an exception. The considerable amount of data and information continuously produced in Higher Education Institutions provide Information Visualization professionals an interesting set of challenges which, if loo...
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Communication Technologies are used in Higher Education Institutions worldwide, producing changes in the design of teaching and learning practices, giving rise to learning paradigms such as e-learning, b-learning, m-learning and cloud learning. Research embraces different perspectives, emphasizing that Internet and Communication Technologies use is...
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YouTube is a Web 2.0 platform of distributed video sharing, widely used by students, universities and scholars. This article looks into the YouTube channels set by three scholars - Dave Cormier, Wendy Drexler and Michael Wesch -, whose research interests are linked to technology enhanced learning. The focus of analysis is on the sample of videos ea...
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The increase equipping of schools with computers and Internet access, the increase of its use in the educational context, and the incentive for such. The existence of resources published on the Internet that can be used in the art class. The role of the teachers and students in the new context of ICT - Information and Communication Technologies. Th...