Professor, São Paulo State University (Brazil)
Marcelo C. Borba is a Professor of the Graduate Program in Mathematics Education and of the Mathematics Department of São Paulo State University (UNESP) at Rio Claro, Brazil, where he chairs the research group GPIMEM. Marcelo researches the use of digital technology in mathematics education, online distance education, modeling as a pedagogical approach, critical mathematics education and qualitative research methodology. He is an Associate Editor of ZDM, The International Journal of Mathematics Education. He has presented lectures as an international guest in 14 countries around the world. He is the current chair in the Teaching Committee of CAPES, a funding agency of the National Ministry of Education in Brazil. He has also been a member of program committees for international conferences. Marcelo has published several books, book chapters, and refereed papers in journals in Portuguese and in English. He is the editor of a collection of books in Brazil, which has been published over the last twelve years and includes 33 books to date. He is currently leading a project of CAPES-PrInt that promotes internationalization of research in Brazil, with researchers from Australia, Austria, Canada, England, South Africa, and U.S.A.
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