Prof. Daniel Burgos
Prof. Dr. Daniel Burgos works as Vice-rector for International Research (UNIR Research, http://research.unir.net), at Universidad Internacional de La Rioja (UNIR, http://www.unir.net). In addition, he holds the UNESCO Chair on eLearning (http://unesco-elearning.unir.net), and the ICDE Chair in Open Educational Resources (http://www.icde.org). He works also as Director of the Research Institute for Innovation & Technology in Education (UNIR iTED, http://ited.unir.net). He is Professor of Learning & Teaching at An-Najah National University (Palestine). Previously, he worked in Atos and the Open University of The Netherlands. In 1996, he developed the first postgraduate online school on multimedia training and user interaction (ESAC), with over 6.000 students, worldwide
- His interests are mainly focused on Educational Technology & Innovation: Adaptive/Personalised and Informal eLearning, Learning Analytics, Social Networks, eGames, and eLearning Specifications. He has published over 120 scientific papers, 15 books and 17 special issues on indexed journals. He is or has been involved in +50 European and Worldwide R&D projects, most of them with a clear ICT implementation for underprivileged groups and social progress.
- He is a visiting professor at Coventry University (UK), Universidad Nacional de Colombia (UNAL, Colombia) and Universidad de las Fuerzas Armadas (ESPE, Ecuador). He has been chair (2016, 2018) and vice-chair (2015, 2017) of the international jury for the UNESCO King Hamad Bin Isa Al Khalifa Prize for the Use of ICTs in Education. He holds degrees in Communication (PhD), Computer Science (Dr. Ing), Education (PhD), Anthropology (PhD), Business Administration (DBA) and Artificial Intelligence (MIT, postgraduate).