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Ulisses Araujo

Program Year : 
Fellow Type: 
Visiting Scholar
Academic Degree: 
Full Professor in the School of Arts, Sciences and Humanities at the University of São Paulo
Previous Education: 
Ph.D in Psychology - São Paulo University (1998)
M.A. in Education - State University of Campinas (1993)
B.A. in Pedagogy - Catholic University of Goias (1988)
Associated University in Brazil: 
University of São Paulo

President of the Pan-American Network of Problem-Based Learning and Director of the Research Center on "New Pedagogical Architectures" at the University of São Paulo. As an academic consultant of the Virtual University of São Paulo, the first truly virtual Brazilian University, Ulisses is supporting the creation of blended undergraduate majors in Engineering and Science Teacher Educators for over 3,000 students. His projects aims at improvement and innovation in basic and higher education through the articulation between active learning methodologies and educational technologies. More information about his projects, 10 books published in Brazil, and access to other publications are available at

Research Interests: 
Citizenship education
Technology and education
Higher education