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Francisco Iniesto

Research Student

I am Engineer in Computer Science with extensive experience in IT consulting and software development using Agile techniques, I have participated in several international projects in Spain, Belgium and The Netherlands.

I studied the Bachelor degree at the Autonomous UIniversity of Madrid (UAM) during which I took up an Erasmus scholarship at the University of Eastern Finland in Joensuu. My master's studies in Languages and Computer Systems were conducted in the National Distance Education University (UNED) in the area of teaching, learning, collaboration and adaptation. My master dissertation was entitled: “Accessibility and standardization in the cycle of creation of educational resources”. I also have a teaching certificate from the Complutense University of Madrid (UCM).

In 2013 I joined the doctoral program in Intelligent Systems from UNED, my supervisors were Associate Professors Covadonga Rodrigo and Timothy Read. At this moment I am PhD research student in the Institute of Educational Technology (IET), under the program Leverhulme Open World Learning (OWL) researching accessibility and Massive Online Open Courses (MOOC) my supervisors are Professor Patrick McAndrew, Professor Shailey Minocha and Dr Tim Coughlan.

I am a member of the Global OER Graduate Network, a worldwide network of PhD researchers and their supervisors in the field of Open Educational Resources (OERs), MOOCs and open learning. I am also collaborating with the research chair “Technology and Accessibility” UNED – Fundación Vodafone España..










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