Ana Paula Afonso

Ana Paula Afonso is a Doctoral student in Educational Sciences, major in Educational Technology, at the Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences of the University of Coimbra, Portugal. Simultaneously with her doctoral studies, she is a researcher at the Centre for Informatics and Systems of the University of Coimbra, since 2000. She was also a researcher at the Institute of Cognitive Psychology, a Research & Development unit of the same Faculty, since 1999. She obtained her M.Sc. in Educational Sciences, major in Educational Psychology, from the University of Coimbra, Portugal, in 2000. She graduated in Educational Sciences in 1996, at the same University. Her main scientific research interests include Educational Sciences, Educational Psychology, Organizational Psychology, Organizational Learning, Knowledge Management, Web-based Learning, Learning Communities, and Information Systems.


The Challenges Behind the Development of an E-Mentoring Model for Online Distance Education: A Pilot Experience
Lina Morgado, Ana Paula Afonso, Nathalie Ferret, Marta Gomes. © 2022. 14 pages.
Different higher education institutions (HEI) have broadly adopted peer mentoring as a strategy to provide initial and continuous support for new students, to promote their...
Managing Learning in Virtual Settings: The Role of Context
Antonio Dias de Figueiredo, Ana Paula Afonso. © 2006. 333 pages.
Managing Learning In Virtual Settings: The Role Of Context discusses the basis for the development and management of learning contexts, with contributions from many diverse...
Communities as Context Providers for Web-Based Learning
Ana P. Afonso. © 2006. 29 pages.
This chapter addresses the use of communities as a context-creating approach forthe management of learning in virtual settings. It stresses the lack of consensusaround the...