Editor of Universities and Knowledge Society Journal (RUSC)
Lecturer at the Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences
Rambla del Poblenou, 156
08018 Barcelona (Spain)
+ 34 933 263 600
Josep Maria Duart is a Doctor in Education from Ramon Llull University and Master in Business
Administration (MBA) from ESADE Business School. He has a degree in History and a teaching
qualification from the University of Barcelona. He has taught at various levels of the school and
university system, focusing on subjects in the field of teaching, school organisation, and
education and technology.
Lecturer in the UOC’s Psychology and Educational Sciences department, he is responsible
for the school organisation and educational policies subjects on the Educational Psychology degree
course, and the education in the information society area on the University’s PhD programme.
As a researcher at the UOC’s Internet Interdisciplinary Institute (IN3), he leads the
Information Technologies, Universities and Network Society (ITUNS) research group and the PIC
Universities research project, which analyses the changes in the university system brought on by
the use of ICT. He is Director of the
Chair in E-Learning and Editor of
Revista de Universidad y Sociedad del Conocimiento (RUSC), the University and the
Knowledge Society e-journal. He has supervised a number of PhD theses on the application of
technology in higher education.
He has played an active role in the development of the UOC’s educational model and
advised, in his role as an expert consultant on e-learning methodologies, a number of universities,
especially in Latin America.
He has published a range of books including
La organización ética de la escuela y la transmisión de valores (1999),
Aprenentatge i virtualitat (1999),
Aprender en la virtualidad (2000) and
La universidad en la sociedad red (2007), and articles in specialist academic journals. He
gives courses and lectures at international conferences on higher education and technology in the