Full professor at Málaga University, (Spain). Vice-rector of Innovation Teaching and Digital Transformation, International University of Andalusia (Since 2019-present). He has been director of several services of training of university teachers (Virtual Teaching -2000-2004-, Educational Innovation Service -1998-2000-, Sciences of Education Center -1994-98-). He has been an adviser to the Distance Education System (SINED) and the Rectors’ Association (ANUIES) in Mexico. He was awarded the “Order of Puerto Ayacucho” for Projects developed in Amazonas (Venezuela). External evaluator in evaluation agencies ANEP -Spain-.
Research lines: a) educational innovation vs technological innovation; B) University teaching c) Practicum.
Director of the research group: Globalization, Technology, Education and Learning (Gtea), Junta de Andalucía (SEJ-462), Málaga University. He has actively participated in Nacional (excellence projects R+D+i Spanish Ministry of Education) and international R+D+i projects [http://erubrica.org/] (Erasmus+, Tempus, Feder, etc.) in Europe, Central Asia (Silk road) and Iberoamerica (Resib). Since these projects has produced a significant production of scientific articles in journals indexed in JCR and Scopus, with recognition by the National Agency for Quality Assessment and Accreditation (ANECA) of 4 sexennia of research.
The last three projects: 1. Study of the impact of technologies in evaluating the competencies in the practicum; 2. European project Leading Learning by Networking (Lelenet) and 3. Video Annotation Network Project.