Author: José Armando Valente
Bio Note: José Armando Valente is a Professor at the Multimedia Department of the Art Institute at the State University of Campinas (Universidade Estadual de Campinas – UNICAMP) in Brazil, teaching graduate and undergraduate students on topics related to the use of digital technology in education. As co-founder and researcher at the Nucleus of Informatics Applied to Education, (Núcleo de Informática Aplicada à Educação – NIED) he has been instrumental in the advancement of technology in the Brazilian educational system for the past 35 years. Valente is also a Collaborating Professor in the Graduate Program in Education: Curriculum, at the São Paulo Pontific Catholic University (Pontifícia Universidade Católica de São Paulo – PUC/SP), where he develops research and projects related to the integration of technologies and curriculum. Valente earned a PhD from the Department of Mechanical Engineering and Division for Study and Research in Education, at MIT. As a doctoral student, he had Seymour Papert as his advisor, and he used Logo with children with cerebral palsy as a means to understand their intellectual development and to help them to acquire new academic knowledge.
Affiliation: State University of Campinas, UNICAMP, Brazil
Publications in Constructivist Foundations
Valente J. A. (2019) The role of debugging in knowledge construction. Constructivist Foundations 14(3): 287–288. https://constructivist.info/14/3/287
Blikstein P. & Valente J. A. (2019) Authors’ response: Professional development and policymaking in maker education: Old dilemmas and familiar risks. Constructivist Foundations 14(3): 268–271. https://constructivist.info/14/3/268
Valente J. A. & Blikstein P. (2019) Maker education: Where is the knowledge construction? Constructivist Foundations 14(3): 252–262. https://constructivist.info/14/3/252