Delfín Ortega-Sánchez

University of Burgos

Delfín Ortega-Sánchez holds a Ph.D. in Didactics of History and Social Sciences from the Autonomous University of Barcelona, a Ph.D. in Education from the University of Burgos and a Ph.D. in History from the University of Extremadura. His research interests focus on the processes of construction of cultural, social and gender identities from the educational, anthropological and ethnohistorical fields, and education for a democratic, inclusive and committed citizenship with social problems and controversial issues. These lines of interest articulate the activity of the Recognized Research Group DHISO, directed by Dr. Ortega-Sánchez. His research career has been acknowledged through his nomination as one of the Top 10 best social science researchers globally under the age of 40 in the seventh edition of the Universal Scientific Education and Research Network (USERN) Prize 2022. His nomination was put forward by an international jury consisting of several Nobel laureates and the top 1% of scientists in their respective fields. He currently serves as the Vice-Rector for Social Responsibility, Culture, and Sport at the University of Burgos. In this role, he oversees activities promoting equality, diversity, social inclusion, and non-discrimination, as well as initiatives addressing the needs of individuals with disabilities. Additionally, he holds the position of Director of the Chair of Human Rights and Democratic Culture at the Auschwitz Birkenau Institute, which is the first of its kind globally. This initiative is a collaboration with the Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum in Poland and is supported by the Ministry of Universities of the Government of Spain.

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This book provides theoretical answers, applied methodological models, and didactic experiences that seek to reflect and analyze the potentialities and challenges of the active learning concept in STEAM disciplines and social sciences education. It also contributes to the understanding, intervention, and resolution of contemporary social problems and to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals through the design, implementation, and evaluation of educational programs that incorporate integrated active learning as one of its explanatory axes.

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