Born in Aveiro in 1957, António Moreira holds a PhD from the University of Aveiro, where he develops teaching and research activities. With several books and articles published in Portugal and abroad, he coordinated the ICT Competence Centre of the University of Aveiro, the Digital Content Lab, which he founded, the Department of Education and Psychology at the same university, as well as the Specialization Courses and Master’s in Multimedia in Education. He also coordinated the Internet@eb1 and CBTIC@EB1 programs to the Aveiro district. With main activity in post-graduation studies, he supervised 64 Pre-Bologna Master’s Degree dissertations, 44 PhD theses and 3 postdocs. He is currently the Director of the Doctoral Program in Multimedia in Education and an elected member of the Scientific Council of the Doctoral School of the University of Aveiro. He has been Department Director, by nomination and appointment of the Rector, from 2010 to 2015.
He founded the online journal Indagatio Didactica, from the Research Centre “Didactics and Technology in Teacher Education”, of which he was Chief Editor from its inception until 2010, currently being a member of the editorial board of this and other 12 international journals.
His main research interests are in Cognitive Flexibility Hypertexts, Learning and Practice Communities, Random Access Education, Cognitive Architectures, Web 2.0 tools, PLE and Social Networks, and Digital Identities.