Eduardo Morais' C.V.

University of Porto, Faculty of Engineering 2018-2021

Visiting lecturer, part-time (in articulation with doctoral studies):

  • E-Learning Contexts (Master in Multimedia, 2018 - 2021).
  • Educational Software (Master in Multimedia, 2018 - 2021).
University of Porto, Faculty of Fine Arts 2015 - 2017

Visiting lecturer, part-time:

  • Sound & Image Laboratory (Communication Design BA program, 2015 - 2016).
  • Sound & Image Laboratories (Communication Sciences, Journalism & Multimedia BA program, 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 Communication BA program, 2009 - 2015);
  • Editing Theory & Practice (Film & Audiovisual BA program, 2007 - 2015);
  • Multimedia Lab II (Fine Arts & Intermedia BA program, 2011);
  • Audiovisual Expression (Photography BA program, 2006 - 2007 );
  • Editing (Film & Video BA program, 2005 - 2007).
University of Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro 2007 - 2008

Visiting lecturer, part-time:

  • 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.


Academic qualifications

Digital Media PhD scholar
University of Porto / UTAustin Portugal
Funded by FCT - Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia (2017-2021)

Research proposal: Understanding computer programming practices: case studies in portuguese Higher Arts and Design Education

Supervisors: Profs. Carla Morais & João C. Paiva (U. Porto, Faculty of Sciences)

Master in Multimedia 2008 - 2010
University of Porto, Faculty of Engineering

Dissertation: Cenário, Depósito de Matéria Criativa - Arquitectura e Implementação

Supervisor: Prof. Paula Viana (ISEP / INESCPorto)

Film & Video Licentiate 2001 - 2005
Escola Superior Artística do Porto

Scientific and technical production

Publications

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.

Oral Presentations

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.

Software

Videolab (2014)
Educational software for teaching concepts of digital video technology.

Cenário (2010)
Digital portfolios platform for Arts students. Restricted availability.

Workshops

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).

Others

1st Meeting on Digital Media Research Methods, organizing (2013).
University of Porto; UTAustin Portugal program.
Capacity: Website and communication.


Voluntary activities

CreativeMornings/Porto

Porto chapter host and coordinator, 2016-2017.

Imagin’Oporto

Citizenship and public space intervention project, founding member and core team member, 2013-2016.

TeatroEnsaio

Cultural association, member and regular collaborator, 2010-2015.

Sem Palco

Cultural non-profit, founder and core team member, 2008-2011.


Artistic creation highlights

2016

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.

2015

Stage video for Só Se Eu Quiser. A TeatroEnsaio production directed by Pedro Estorninho. Opened July 17th at Teatro Carlos Alberto, Porto.

2014

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.

2012

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).

2011

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.

2010

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.

2008

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.