Ana Loureiro is an Assistant Professor at Department of Educative Technologies, with a Status of Expert, School of Education, Polytechnic Institute of Santarém (Portugal). She is also a Researcher at Research Centre Didactics and Technology in Teacher Education (CIDTFF), University of Aveiro (Portugal) - Research field: Education, Teaching / Learning and Society. Member of the Investigation Unit of the Polytechnic Institute of Santarém (UIIPS) - Research field: Distance Education. Member of the research european network TELeurope. My main research fields are connected with e-learning and Technology Enhanced Learning (TEL), more specifically with the use of 3D virtual immersive worlds and web 2.0 tools for collaborative, cooperative and social learning (with an impact in lifelong learning process) and digital literacies.