Luis Miguel Villar Angulo

University of Seville

Luis M. Villar Angulo has a Ph.D in Educational Sciences. He served as chairman of the Department of Didactics and School Organization at the Universities of Granada and Seville, Spain. His present position is Full Professor at the University of Seville, where he has been teaching Teacher Professional Development and University Teaching classes and is leading a research group on teaching. He has written peer-research articles and books focusing on teacher development. Since his first book, "La Formación del Profesorado" (1977), he has extended his research work to abstract and empirical research on teacher learning and development. During the 2000’s, he also launched a program of research on University Development supported by the Central Government. Results from his work have been summarized in several books published with Olga M. Alegre de la Rosa ("Manual para la Excelencia en la Enseñanza Superior", 2004; "Evaluation of Online Faculty Development", 2006, etc.).