Eduardo Morais' C.V.
University of Porto, Faculty of Engineering, since 2018
Auxiliary guest professor:
- E-Learning Contexts (Multimedia MSc program, since 2018);
- Educational Software (Multimedia MSc, since 2018).
Maia Polytechnic Institute, since 2021
- Interactive Narratives (Digital Game Development BA program);
- Multimedia Production (Information & Multimedia Technologies BSc);
- Multimedia Interface Development (Information & Multimedia Technologies BSc);
- Intro to Game Development (Information & Multimedia Technologies BSc).
University of Porto, Faculty of Fine Arts, 2015 - 2017
- Sound & Image Laboratory (Communication Design BA program, 2015 - 2016).
- Sound & Image Laboratories (Communication Science & Journalism BSc, 2016 - 2017).
Escola Superior Artística do Porto, 2005 - 2015
Visiting lecturer (2005 - 2015):
- Digital Art (Visual Arts & Photography BA program, 2013 - 2015);
- Art & Multimedia Communication (Design & Multimedia BA, 2009 - 2015);
- Editing Theory & Practice (Film & Audiovisual BA, 2007 - 2015);
- Multimedia Lab II (Fine Arts & Intermedia BA, 2011);
- Audiovisual Expression (Photography BA, 2006 - 2007 );
- Editing (Film & Video BA, 2005 - 2007).
University of Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro, 2007 - 2008
- Film, Video & Multimedia (Theatre & Performing Arts BA program).
Independent videographer 2004 - 2016
Provider of audiovisual and multimedia services to a client portfolio which over the years included: ANDAR Filmes, Recycled Films, Toast’It Produções (film and vídeo production companies); Teatro Art’Imagem, TeatroEnsaio–Teatreia A. C. (theatre companies); the University of Porto, the ISCET Entrepeneurial Sciences & Tourism Institute; among others.
Ph.D. in Digital Media 2021
University of Porto / New University of Lisbon
Funded by FCT - Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia (2017-2021)
Thesis: Code and Creative Higher Education — understanding computer programming practices in Portuguese arts and design undergraduate courses
Supervisors: Profs. Carla Morais & João C. Paiva (U. Porto, Faculty of Sciences)
Master in Multimedia 2010
University of Porto, Faculty of Engineering
Dissertation: Cenário, Depósito de Matéria Criativa - Arquitectura e Implementação
Supervisor: Prof. Paula Viana (ISEP / INESCPorto)
Bachelor in Film & Video (BA / Licentiate) 2005
Escola Superior Artística do Porto
Scientific and technical production
Amado, P., Oliveira, V., & Morais, E. (2021). Desafios e oportunidades num contexto de ensino e aprendizagem STEAM: a abordagem do Design Computational e a Tipografia Interativa como um caso de estudo, Livro de Atas do 7.º Congresso Nacional de Práticas Pedagógicas no Ensino Superior, 69-76. Universidade de Aveiro.
Morais, E., Morais, C., & Paiva, J. C. (2019). Higher Arts and Design Students’ Attitudes Towards Learning Computer Programming, in M. Carmo (ed.), Education and New Developments 2019, vol. II, 115–119. Porto: InScience Press.
Morais, E., Morais, C., & Paiva, J. C. (2019). Leveraging Educational Software with Exploration Guides in Higher Arts Education: the Videolab simulation case study, in M. Carmo (ed.), Education and New Developments 2019, vol. 1, 187–191. Porto: InScience Press.
Morais, E., Morais, C., & Paiva, J. C. (2018). The Perspective of Higher Arts and Design Educators on Teaching Computer Programming, ICERI2018 Proceedings, 2043-2050. IATED.
Morais, E., Morais, C., & Paiva, J. C. (2018). Computer Programming Acceptance By Students In Higher Arts And Design Education, ICERI2018 Proceedings, 2058–2065. IATED.
Morais, E. (2015). Against Technological Determinism: learning objects and blended learning in higher arts education. 2nd Encounter of Practices of Research in Arts Education: some texts, 41–50. Porto, i2ADS-nEA, Faculdade de Belas Artes da Universidade do Porto.
Morais, E., Morais, C., & Paiva, J. C. (2014). Myths and Realities of E-Learning: Exploratory Survey of Higher Education Students. E-Learning and Digital Media, 11(3), 300–313. DOI: 10.2304/elea.2014.11.3.300
Morais, E., Morais, C., & Paiva, J. C. (2014). Mitos e Realidades do E-Learning: um estudo exploratório de estudantes da Universidade do Porto. Aires, Pinto de Moura, Seabra & Moreira (org.), Educação à Distância e Diversidade no Ensino Superior, 27–35. Porto: Universidade Aberta. ISBN 978-972-674-753-6
Morais, E. (2013). Criação na Era da Interrupção, Persona, 1, 167–175. Porto: Escola Superior Artística do Porto, Departamento de Teatro e Cinema. Peer-reviewed.
Understanding Computer Programming Practices in Higher Arts Education (2018). UT Austin | Portugal Digital Media Doctoral Symposium. Communications Museum, Lisbon.
Hacking (and) Educational Practice (2016). Futureplaces Digital Media Doctoral Symposium. University of Porto.
VideoLab – Educational Software in Higher Arts Education (2014). Futureplaces Digital Media Doctoral Symposium. University of Porto.
Mitos e Realidades do E-Learning - um estudo exploratório de estudantes da Universidade do Porto (2014). Seminário Educação a Distância e Diversidade no Ensino Superior. Porto, Universidade Aberta.
Open Educational Resources for Blended Learning in Higher Arts Education (2013). 2nd Encounter of Research in Arts Education. University of Porto, Faculty of Fine Arts.
Open Educational Resources enhancing blended learning for Arts in Higher Education (2013). Futureplaces Digital Media Doctoral Symposium. University of Porto.
Educational software for teaching concepts of digital video technology.
Digital portfolios platform for Arts students. Restricted availability.
Analog Software: Real-world craft using software structures, 4 to 8-hour roundtable and workshop. First edition October 2014 at Futureplaces Media Lab, University of Porto; UTAustin Portugal program. Regular editions through 2019.
Powerpointers Anonymous: can we kick the slideware habit?, 4 to 8-hour roundtable and workshop. First edition October 2015 at Futureplaces Media Lab, University of Porto; UTAustin Portugal program. Regular editions through 2018.
Mementos from a Better Future, 8-hour workshop. Futureplaces Media Lab, University of Porto; UTAustin Portugal program (2016).
Cinemalogia, da ideia ao filme (módulo Imagem), 16-hour workshop. Centro de Estudos Cinematográficos, Coimbra (2012).
1st Meeting on Digital Media Research Methods, organizing (2013).
University of Porto; UTAustin Portugal program.
Capacity: Website and communication.
Porto chapter host and coordinator, 2016-2017.
Citizenship and public space intervention project, founding member and core team member, 2013-2016.
Cultural association, member and regular collaborator, 2010-2015.
Cultural non-profit, founder and core team member, 2008-2011.
Artistic creation highlights
Videographic pieces for the Para Lá da Memória dos 35 Anos do Fazer a Festa exhibition. Curated by José Maia and produced by Teatro Art’Imagem and Teatro Nacional S. João. April 22nd to May 1st at Teatro Carlos Alberto.
Stage video for Só Se Eu Quiser. A TeatroEnsaio production directed by Pedro Estorninho. Opened July 17th at Teatro Carlos Alberto, Porto.
Stage video for Transumância. A TeatroEnsaio production directed by Inês Leite. Opened September 18th at Teatro Helena Sá e Costa, Porto.
Directed the video featurette Terra da Lã e do Queijo. A TeatroEnsaio production. First showing September 18th at Teatro Helena Sá e Costa, Porto.
Directed the video featurette Caos. A TeatroEnsaio production. First showing November 23rd at Teatro Nacional S. João, Porto.
Stage video for As Veias Abertas da Humanidade – Memória de Amor e Guerra. A Teatro Art’Imagem production directed by José Leitão. Opened May 31st at Teatro A Barraca, Lisbon.
Dedication to the Public Domain (via CC-0) of the short films Life is Change (2006) and Words and Thoughts in RGB (2005).
Stage video for Cântico dos Cânticos A TeatroEnsaio production directed by Pedro Estorninho. Opened November 22nd at TNSJ – Mosteiro de S. Bento da Vitória, Porto.
Directed the video featurette Damião. A TeatroEnsaio and Porta 27 co-production. First presented October 28th at Teatro Nacional S. João, Porto.
Peer-to-Peer performance piece, co-directed with Sérgio Brás d’Almeida. A Sem Palco production first presented June 4th at Fundação José Rodrigues, Porto.
Directed the short documentary Segredos da Luz e da Matéria: A Cor. An Andar Filmes production for the Science Museum of the University of Coimbra.
Cinematography of the short film Corações Plásticos. An Andar Filmes production directed by Sérgio Brás d’Almeida. First presented March 5th at the Cinemateca Portuguesa, Lisbon.