Born in Aveiro, Portugal, in 1957, António Moreira holds a PhD in Didactics of Foreign Languages from the University of Aveiro, where he performs teaching and research activities as an Associate Professor. With several books, chapters, articles and educational and research software published in Portugal and abroad, he coordinated the Nónio Século-XXI Local Competence Centre, the Digital Contents Laboratory of the University of Aveiro of which he was the founder, and the director of the Specialisation Training Courses, Master's Course and PhD Programme in Multimedia in Education. He has also coordinated the [email protected]
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primary teacher education programmes for the Aveiro district between 2002-2007. With main involvement in post-graduation, he is the Director of the Doctoral Program in Multimedia in Education, has supervised five internships (including Erasmus), 62 pre-Bologna master's degrees, 42 doctoral and 5 post-doctoral students. His main research interests are Cognitive Flexibility Hypertexts in Learning, Communities of Practice and Random-Access Instruction, to name just a few. He was, from late 2010 until early 2015, the Director of the Department of Education, University of Aveiro, and is now the vice-coordinator of the CIDTFF R&D Centre.