Marta Pinto, Francislê Souza, Fernanda Nogueira, Ana Balula, Luis Pedro, Lúcia Pombo, Fernando Ramos, António Moreira


Communication Technologies being used in Higher Education Institutions worldwide are producing changes in the design of teaching and learning practices, giving rise to learning paradigms such as e-learning, b-learning and m-learning. Research embraces different perspectives on how the use of Internet and Communication Technologies potentiate innovation and disruptiveness of more traditional forms of education, as well as promotion of changes in the way teachers and students work and in the roles they adopt. The present review suggests that web 2.0 technologies has promoted new forms of communication, interaction and sharing between users and content in formal education settings. Furthermore, the realization of how vast and disperse the body of literature is, revealed as significant the main goals of the project “Portuguese Public Higher Education Use of Communication Technologies”, that aims to characterize Portuguese higher education institutions according to their use and best practices, disseminating the information obtained through an online information visualization tool. The ultimate goal of the project is to contribute towards making valuable and up-to-date information available to Higher Education Institutions and users, facilitating and potentiating research in the area.


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Paper Citation

in Harvard Style

Pinto M., Souza F., Nogueira F., Balula A., Pedro L., Pombo L., Ramos F. and Moreira A. (2012). TRACING THE EMMERGING USE OF COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGIES IN HIGHER EDUCATION - A Literature Review . In Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Computer Supported Education - Volume 1: CSEDU, ISBN 978-989-8565-06-8, pages 181-186. DOI: 10.5220/0003920301810186

in Bibtex Style

author={Marta Pinto and Francislê Souza and Fernanda Nogueira and Ana Balula and Luis Pedro and Lúcia Pombo and Fernando Ramos and António Moreira},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Computer Supported Education - Volume 1: CSEDU,},

in EndNote Style

JO - Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Computer Supported Education - Volume 1: CSEDU,
SN - 978-989-8565-06-8
AU - Pinto M.
AU - Souza F.
AU - Nogueira F.
AU - Balula A.
AU - Pedro L.
AU - Pombo L.
AU - Ramos F.
AU - Moreira A.
PY - 2012
SP - 181
EP - 186
DO - 10.5220/0003920301810186