Stefania Manca is Research director and has been working in the field of educational technology, technology-supported learning, distance education and e-learning since 1995. Her previous interests include the analysis of social and cognitive processes in Computer Supported Collaborative Learning environments and the analysis of specific linguistic features used to express and construct the social dimension in asynchronous learning environments. Her current research interests include social media and social network sites in formal and informal learning, teacher education, professional development, digital scholarship and student voice supported participatory practices in schools, and she is also interested in studying MOOCs, pedagogical approaches to learning analytics and big data. She is working on a number of research projects on the use of social media for teaching and learning the Holocaust through an informal learning approach.
- Publications: https://publications.cnr.it/authors/stefania.manca
- LinkedIn: http://it.linkedin.com/in/stefaniamanca
- ResearchGate: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Stefania_Manca/
- Academia.edu: https://cnr-it.academia.edu/StefaniaManca