Teaching

Courses

    University of Washington, Integrated Social Sciences Program
  • AU 2016: ISS 301A – Social Sciences Theories in Context.
    Core course, Bachelor in Integrated Social Sciences Program.
  • AU 2016: ISS 350A – Introduction to Portfolios in Social Sciences
    Core course, Bachelor in Integrated Social Sciences Program.
  • WI 2017: ISS 355A – Portfolio Seminar in Integrates Social Sciences
    Core course, Bachelor in Integrated Social Sciences Program.
  • WI 2017: ISS 401 – Capstone
    Core course, Bachelor in Integrated Social Sciences Program.
  • University of Washington Information School
  • SPRING 2016: IMT 570 Analytic Methods for Information Professionals
    Foundational Core Course, Master of Science in Information Management.
  • Università della Svizzera italiana
  • OCT-JAN 2013/14: Tecnologie Digitali nelle Istituzioni Pubbliche e Non Profit
    Bachelor’s Course, Faculty of Communication Sciences
    Co-teaching with Doc. Stefano Tardini.
  • OCT-JAN 2012/13: Tecnologie Digitali nelle Istituzioni Pubbliche e Non Profit
    Bachelor’s Course, Faculty of Communication Sciences
    Assistant to Doc. Isabella Rega
    Evaluated by the Students as the Best BA Course of the semester.
  • OCT-JAN 2011/12: E-Government 2011/2012 (MS)
    Master’s Course, Faculty of Communication Sciences
    Assistant to Prof. Lorenzo Cantoni

Summer Schools

Seminars and Invited Classes

  • Photo-Elicitation: understanding communities’ appropriation of ICTs and giving data ownership, at Maria Garrido‘s Graduate course COM 597 Social Spaces and Technology Tools: Dynamics of Community Organization and Participation, Department of Communication, University of Washington, Seattle, 22 February 2017
  • A Research Design:Social Representations of Community Multimedia Centers in Mozambique, at Matthew Saxton’s Graduate Research Methods Course, University of Washington Information School, Seattle, WA, 30 November 2016
  • The Mobile Revolution, Public Access to ICTs, and Information Literacy/ies
    at Maria Garrido‘s , Graduate course COM 597 Social Spaces and Technology Tools: Dynamics of Community Organization and Participation, Department of Communication, University of Washington, Seattle, 2 March 2016
  • African Music and Dance in the US: Kizomba & Seattle @ Stephanie Maher’s‘s Humanities of Africa Undergraduate course, College of Humanities and Social Sciences, Western Washington University, Bellingham, 18 February 2016.
  • Use of Mobile Devices in Public Access to ICTs in Latin America: Preliminary Results from a survey in Latin America, @ Change Group, CSE, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, 9 February 2016.
  • Perceptions of ICTs and Public Access:a research path @ Maria Garrido‘s , Graduate course COM 597 Social Spaces and Technology Tools: Dynamics of Community Organization and Participation of the Communication Leadership Curriculum, Department of Communication, University of Washington, Seattle, 20 January 2016.
  • Use of Mobile Devices in Public Access to ICTs in Latin America, @ iSchool Research Conversation, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, 30 November 2015.
  • Value-Sensitive Design, @ Ricardo Gomez’s Research Methods Master of Library and Information Science course (LIS 570 A and LIS 570 B), University of Washington, Seattle, WA, 30 November and 1 December 2015.
  • Fotohistorias: Participatory Photography with Hispanic Immigrants with: Ricardo Gómez, Bryce Newell, Verónica Guajardo, @ iSchool Research Conversation, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, 11 May 2015.
  • Fotohistórias: vidas en la frontera, en EEUU y en el territorio. @ Luis Fernando Barón’s course Laboratorio Migrantes, Tecno-Medios y Cambio Social (Migrants, Technologies and Social Change), Master in Periodismo (Journalism), Universidad ICESI, Cali, Colombia, 5 May 2015.
  • “Photo-elicitation” y Percepciones de los Centro Multimedia Comunitarios en Mozambique @ Luis Fernando Barón‘s Migración, movilización y TIC: Ciencia, tecnología y sociedad, Bachelor course, Universidad ICESI, Cali, Colombia, 30 April 2015.
  • Perceptions of Community Multimedia Centres in Mozambique @ Maria Garrido‘s Policy and Ethics: Information in Social Context, course of the Master of Science in Information Management, Information School, University of Washington, Seattle, 2 March 2015.
  • Public Access to ICTs and Social Representations @ Maria Garrido‘s Social Spaces and Technology Tools: Dynamics of Community Organization and Participation, course of the Graduate Communication Leadership Curriculum, Information School, University of Washington, Seattle, 21 January 2015.
  • Introduction to ICT4D @ Prof. Lorenzo Cantoni’s New Media for Tourism Communication, course of the Master in International Tourism, Faculty of Communication Sciences, Università della Svizzera italiana (USi), Lugano, 16 October 2013.
  • I motori di ricerca e la promozione online, Pubblico Acceso alle ICTs: Telecentri e Centri Multimedia Comunitari, Tecnologie Mobili per lo sviluppo. @ Doc. Isabella Rega‘s Tecnologie Digitali nelle Istituzioni Pubbliche e no Profit, course of the Bachelor in Comunicazione Pubblica, Faculty of Communication Sciences, Università della Svizzera italiana (USi), Lugano, September – December 2012.
  • Introduction to ICT4D, the Digital Divide, Telecentres and CMC in Mozambique. @ Prof. Lorenzo Cantoni’s eGovernment, course of the Master in Public Management and Policy (PMP), Faculty of Communication Sciences, Università della Svizzera italiana (USi), Lugano, 25 October 2012.
  • Photo-Elicitation: ottenere informazioni usando le foto. @ Doc. Luca Botturi‘s Research Atelier, course at the Dipartimento Formazione e Apprendimento (DFA), Scuola Universitaria Professionale della Svizzera italiana (SUPSI), Locarno, 12 October 2012.

Theses Reader/Reviewer

Masters
  • Martínez Castro, D. F. (2015) Identificación de los factores de éxito en la implementación de TIC’s en comunidades con limitaciones de acceso en el contexto colombiano. Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Jose Ismael Peña Reyes. Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogotá, Colombia.
  • Maffioli, A. (2014). Assessment and Improvement of the Online Communication of a Lodge. The Case of Victoria Falls and Olga’s – The Italian Corner. Supervisor: Prof. Lorenzo Cantoni. Università della Svizzera italiana, Lugano, Switzerland.
Bachelors
  • Caspescha, L. (2014), ICT4E in Africa: progetti promossi dalle ONG ticinesi. Supervisor: Doc. Stefano Tardini. Co-reader: Doc. Sara Vannini. Università della Svizzera italiana, Lugano, Switzerland.
  • Moscatelli, J. (2014) La comunicazione online dei centri sportivi svizzeri. Social Media e sito web come strumenti di promozione. Supervisor: Doc. Stefano Tardini. Co-readers: Prof. Lorenzo Cantoni, Doc. Sara Vannini. Università della Svizzera italiana, Lugano, Switzerland.

Co-supervised Theses

Masters
  1. Grossenbacher, M. (2014). La relation entre les radio communautaires et les TIC au Pérou. Supervisor: Prof. Lorenzo Cantoni. Università della Svizzera italiana, Lugano, Switzerland.
  2. Franco Silva, L. (2013), Communicating a difficult past: Social Representations of Bahia Portete massacre as reported by Colombian digital media. Supervisor: Prof. Lorenzo Cantoni. Università della Svizzera italiana, Lugano, Switzerland.
  3. Diener, D. (2013), Civic Education and Digital Technologies: An Analysis of the Potential of Civic Websites for Civic Education in Switzerland. Supervisor: Prof. Lorenzo Cantoni. Co-Supervisor: Anna Picco Schwendener. Università della Svizzera italiana, Lugano, Switzerland.
  4. Sävström Müller, L. (2013), Factors affecting NPO social network adoption: A South African case. Supervisor: Prof. Lorenzo Cantoni. Università della Svizzera italiana, Lugano, Switzerland.
  5. Aguirre, L. (2012), Users and Staff perceptions about UNESCO model of Community Multimedia Centres in Mozambique: From qualitative data to design-oriented research outcomes in ICT4D. Supervisor: Prof. Lorenzo Cantoni. Università della Svizzera italiana, Lugano, Switzerland.
  6. Sala, L. (2010), Informal Learning and Cultural Understanding through the use of Mobile Devices. Supervisor: Prof. Lorenzo Cantoni. Co-supervisor: Doc. Elisa Rubegni. Università della Svizzera italiana, Lugano, Switzerland.
Bachelors
  1. Moccetti, S. (ongoing), Participatory Video in Perù. Supervisor: Doc. Stefano Tardini. Università della Svizzera italiana, Lugano, Switzerland.
  2. Starnini, A. (2014), ICT4D & HIV/AIDS: una mappatura degli interventi in Africa. Supervisor: Doc. Stefano Tardini. Università della Svizzera italiana, Lugano, Switzerland.
  3. Caspescha, L. (2014), ICT4E in Africa: progetti promossi dalle ONG ticinesi. Supervisor: Doc. Stefano Tardini. Co-reader: Doc. Sara Vannini. Università della Svizzera italiana, Lugano, Switzerland.
  4. Piazzoli, V. (2013), Le donne in India: Le tecnologie digitali per supportare i diritti umani. Supervisor: Doc. Isabella Rega. Università della Svizzera italiana, Lugano, Switzerland.
  5. Trama, F. (2010), Guide turistiche multimediali. Il caso di Varese turismo. Supervisor: Prof. Lorenzo Cantoni. Università della Svizzera italiana, Lugano, Switzerland.