Patricia Cirera Diaz
Doctoral student, Educational Developer
Kungliga Tekniska Högskolanhttps://www.kth.se/profile/pdiaz/
Since 2017, Patricia has been employed as a pedagogical developer at KTH and has mainly worked there within the MOOC team (edX) and in the working group for digital examinations. In autumn 2020, she was hired as a full-time doctoral student at KTH. The focus of her doctoral position is to study how teacher educators develop their competence to integrate digital tools in their teaching to support the learning of teacher students. For example, she is interested in how response systems are used to promote student participation in teacher education. On a more general level, her research interests lie in school digitalization, digital competence and the use of digital tools.Patricia is a high school teacher in English and Spanish (graduated in 2010) and has always had a great interest in languages, learning and digitization. During her eight years as a teacher at various high schools in the Stockholm area, she has always strived to develop the use of digital tools in a way that supports the students' learning in different ways.