Desenvolvendo Universidades Digitais para o século 21: as experiências da UoN e da UCDB (Developing Digital Universities for the century 21: the experiences of UoN and UCDB)

Project Details


CONFAP – THE UK ACADEMIES 2018, Newton Fund supporting exchange of academics in relation to knowledge exchange and mobilisation. The project is a comparative study of technology in use practices at two universities. The study has the following objectives:

•To explore current conceptualizations and practical implications of developing digital universities for the 21st century
•To explore and compare the role of technology as a pedagogical tool and as essential employability skill
•To share pedagogical and institutional practices to act as a starting point for collaboration and shared development
•To set out recommendations for the development and implementation of technology-enhanced teaching and learning

It will achieve the above by:

•Reviewing and comparing national and institutional policies and their practical implementation across the two institutions
•Seeking the views and exploring the experiences of senior management, academic and administrative staff and students on the role of technology for teaching and learning

It will comprise Dr Devecchi to visit the Universidade Católica Dom Bosco – Programa de Pós-Graduação em Educação (PPGE – UCDB), Mato Gros du Sul, Brazil and share research and expertise on how UoN developed teaching online.
Effective start/end date1/01/2131/12/22

Collaborative partners

  • University of Northampton (lead)
  • Dr Maria Cristina LIma Paniago, Universidade Católica Dom Bosco – Programa de Pós-Graduação em Educação (PPGE – UCDB)


  • Digital education
  • online teaching and learning
  • distance education
  • COVID19
  • active blended learning


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