Leonel Morgado

Leonel Morgado is an Assistant Professor at the University of Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro, in Portugal, where he lectures on programming and the use of virtual worlds. His main research interest is the use of virtual worlds as tools for learning and business. Before pursuing an academic career, he was terminologist for a MS Office 97 localization team, a manager of Web-development and software-deployment teams, a business technical manager, and a programmer.


Virtual Worlds and Metaverse Platforms: New Communication and Identity Paradigms
Nelson Zagalo, Leonel Morgado, Ana Boa-Ventura. © 2012. 423 pages.
While metaverse platforms are no longer a novel topic, they still pose challenges for the adaption of conventional research methodologies and communication practices. Virtual...
Leonel Morgado. © 2012. 2 pages.
This Foreword is included in the book Handbook of Research on Business Social Networking: Organizational, Managerial, and Technological Dimensions.
Procedural Virtual Worlds
Nuno Rodrigues, Luís Magalhães, João Paulo Moura, Alan Chalmers, Filipe Santos, Leonel Morgado. © 2012. 17 pages.
With the increasing demand for more complex and larger models in different fields, such as the design of virtual worlds, video games, and computer animated movies, the need to...
PLAYER: A European Challenge Game to Discover Young Entrepreneurs
Pedro Neves, Ricardo Rodrigues Nunes, Jorge Lima, Paulo Martins, Hugo Paredes, João Varajão, Leonel Morgado, Ramiro Gonçalves, Benjamim Fonseca, Robert Sanders, Vera Barracho, Viktorija Bojovic, Saša Bošnjak, Zita Bošnjak, Alberto Soraci, Urban Lapajne, Matej Rus, Martin Rahe, Andre Mostert, João Carvalho, Isabel Duarte. © 2012. 15 pages.
Serious games are playing an increasing role as educational tools and the last decade witnessed a growing number of proposals in this field. One of the major challenges of the...
SME Managers’ Required Entrepreneurship and Business Competences
George Velegrakis, João Varajão, Leonel Morgado, Caroline Dominguez, Clara Rodrigues, Dalila Coelho, Aura Haidimoschi, Chiara Sancin, Gerhard Doppler, Hillevi Koivusalo, Erja Lakanen. © 2011. 8 pages.
In a dynamic and competitive world, understanding the knowledge, skills and competences that managers of small and medium enterprises (SMEs) require is an important endeavour, to...
TEL Practices in Preschool and Kindergarten Education: Integrating Computer Use and Computer Programming in Off-Computer Activities
Leonel Morgado. © 2008. 29 pages.
The explosion in the use of computing in learning holds great potential for preschool education, and yet information on common educational practices with computers at the level...