We thank life, family, friends and my profession, where I have acquired a way of seeing the world, we have acquired learning and knowledge through experiences inside and outside educational institutions, being more satisfying when there was a balance and influence between both contexts: Life and the Academy -InOutPractice-
Professor at the University of Malaga, (Spain).
Vice-Rector for Virtual Campus and Educational Innovation at the International University of Andalusia during 2019-2023. Director of several university teacher training services at the University of Malaga (Centre for Educational Sciences -1994-98-, Educational Innovation Service -1998-2000-, Virtual Teaching -2000-2004-).
Experience as an international advisor to the Distance Education System (SINED) and the Association of Rectors (ANUIES) in Mexico. Awarded with the "Order of Puerto Ayacucho" for the projects developed in Amazonas (Venezuela). External evaluator in various evaluation agencies ANEP and other Autonomous Communities. Director of the research group Globalisation, Technology, Education and Learning -GTEA- (http://gteavirtual.org/) of the Junta de Andalucía (SEJ-462), from where we have been director of R+D+i projects in European calls, Spain and Andalusia (Erasmus+, Tempus, Feder, etc.) and from where we lead in four lines of research (see):
Line 1. Practicum and external internships.
Line 2. Educational vs. technological innovation: dangers and opportunities for education.
Line 3. ICT and learning assessment.
Line 4. Educational robotics, computational thinking, artificial intelligence and emerging technologies.
Erasmus research and teaching stays in other foreign universities: Harvard University (USA), University of Stockholm (Sweden), University of Cologne (Germany), University of Colima and the University of Guadalajara (Mexico)...
Editor of the Practicum Journal and member of the Practicum Network: Association for the development of practicum and external placements (REPPE).