Antonella Poce is presently full Professor in Experimental Pedagogy at the department of History, Heritage, Education and Society - University of Roma Tor Vergata, where She teaches Experimental Pedagogy, Educational Research Methodology, Museum Education. From December 2020 to February 2023, she was full professor in the same subject at the Dept. of Education and Humanities, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, where she chaired the INTELLECT International Research Centre for Research into Heritage and Museum Education, Well-being and Teaching Technology.
She still coordinates the following joint (UNIMORE/UNIROMATRE) degrees: annual postgraduate course “Museum Education ''
and biennial post graduate course “Advanced Studies in Museum Education”.
Her research concerns innovative teaching practices in higher education at national and international level. She is EDEN (European Distance and E-learning Network) senior fellow and presently member of the managing board. She coordinates national and international research groups within European project frameworks, and she has been chairing international academic committees dealing with assessment and distance learning.
She used to be a member of the AEA- Europe Council Board (since 2012 to 2016) where She chaired the Professional Development Committee (from 2013 to 2016). In 2011, she was elected member of the EDEN (European Distance and E-Learning Network) - NAP (Network of Academics and Professionals) Steering Committee. She chaired the EDEN NAP SC from 2017 to 2020. She has been a member of ICOM (International Council of Museums) since 2003, CECA Committee for Education and Cultural Action and UMAC Universities Museums and Collections, since 2019 so far. She is author of different publications of national and international relevance on the topics of innovation, assessment, and use of technology in teaching and learning, mainly in the context of heritage experiences.
David Guralnick holds a Ph.D. from Northwestern University, where his work synthesized concepts from the fields of computer science and artificial intelligence, instructional design, and cognitive psychology. His work synthesizes concepts from several fields with the goal of using new technology to create immersive experiences that reimagine education and training. Over the past 30 years, he has designed and evaluated a variety of simulation-based training applications, performance support systems, online courses, mobile applications, and authoring tools for corporate, non-profit, and university audiences.
Dr. Guralnick is President and CEO of New York-based Kaleidoscope Learning; President of the International E-Learning Association (IELA) and founding chair of the International E-Learning Awards program; an Adjunct Professor at Columbia University; a regular keynote speaker at international conferences; founder and chair of The Learning Ideas Conference, (formerly the International Conference on E-Learning in the Workplace (ICELW)); Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal on Advanced Corporate Learning (iJAC); and was founding chair of the American Society for Training & Development (ASTD)’s New York E-learning Special Interest Group. His work has been featured in Wired magazine, Trainingmagazine (as an Editor’s Choice), and the Wall Street Journal, and he is the recipient of numerous e-learning design awards.