Dr. Karine Souza examined the impact of networks on the economy (e-economy sector, especially creative economy) including the educational innovation in mobile and ubiquitous territories. She developed a model to foster skills for co-entrepreneurship and social innovation.
This study was developed under Dr. Okada's Supervision at the Knowledge Media Institute of the Open University, where Dr. Souza collaborated to the weSPOT European project by developing a co-inquiry on entrepreneurial learning with students and lecturers from Portugal and Brazil.
Dr. Pinheiro holds a master’s degree in Public Policy and Planning from the University of Ceara (UECE), doctoral degree in Educational Technology from the University of Minho – Portugal, post-doctoral degree in Social Sciences at Aveiro University in Portugal and a BA in Linguistics from UECE.
She worked in the deployment of Educational Technology Centers (NTE) with PROINFO, a Program from the Ministry of Education in Brazil and was an advisor for Public Policies in Education and Technology. Her experience includes managing ODL programs, acting on the themes of digital inclusion, virtual environments, instructional design, articulation of technological projects and entrepreneurship networks.
Currently, Karine Pinheiro coordinates the Digital Design Agents (UFCVirtual). She is also an international researcher member of the Scientific Committee of the COLEARN Open Research Network (KMi/OU).
She received an ICT award from the Ministry of Culture (BR) for Notice Creative Economy in the category of Training Creative Skills for the “Brazil RiverWalk Project” in partnership with the University of Michigan (USA). Her research interests includes: digital inclusion, entrepreneuship network, instrucional design.
Dr Andre Correa, Dr Claudia Machado, Dr Bento Silva, Dr Alexandra Okada
Souza, K. ; Machado, A. C. T. . (2018). Redes Sociais: itinerância no âmbito da unidade curricular de Didática. INDAGATIO DIDACTICA , v. 10, p. 151, 2018.
Souza, K; Silva, R.; Abreu,P. (2018) Ciência na praça: um diálogo com a responsabilidade e inovação na pesquisa. Revista e-curriculum, v. 16, p. 315, 2018.
Okada, A., Costa, A.M., Kowalski, R., Torres, P., Nakayama, M. and Souza, K. (2016) Open Educational Resources for Responsible Research and Innovation: a case study with Brazilian universities and schools, International Conference on Responsible Research in Education and Management and its Impact. London 2016
Souza, K., Okada, A. and Silva, B. (2014) Competences For Co-Entrepreneurship: contribution to the understanding of the concept for Entrepreneurial education, International Congress on Education, Innovation and Learning Technologies, Barcelona, Spain