Public profile Begoña Gros Salvat
Vice President for Research and Innovation at the Universitat Oberta de Catalunya and Director of the eLearn Center.
She holds a PhD in Pedagogy. She has been a lecturer at the University of Barcelona since 1988 and holds the Advanced Research accreditation from the AQU (2004). In recent years, she has supervised research at the Faculty of Education Sciences (2001-2003) and has been head of research at the Institute for Education Sciences at the University of Barcelona (2004-2007).
She has participated in a number of research and innovation projects at national level (R+D Programme of the Ministry for Education and Science, MQD of the Catalan Regional Government, etc.) and at international level (Fifth Framework Programme, E-learning Programme, Minerva). She sits on a number of scientific committees of national and international journals (International Journal of Web Based Communities, Educational Research and Development, etc.). She has published a number of papers on virtual learning environment design and materials for university teaching.
She is currently the primary researcher of the research group set up by the Catalan Regional Government Environments and materials for learning (EMA). Her specialisation focuses on studying the integration of information and communication technologies in education and learning.