Patrizia Ghislandi is full professor of “educational technologies” at the Faculty of Cognitive Sciences, Trento University, Italy. Between 1987 and 2000 she was director of the CTU-Centro di Tecnologie per l’Apprendimento, the eLearning Center of the University of Milan, which she had set up in 1976. She initiated, and between 2001 and 2004 coordinated, the Trento\'s university Online Teaching project, and for that period was pro-rector for distance teaching/learning. She has been carrying out researches and experimentations in the field of training technologies and methodology since 1976. She has been a speaker at over 100 national and international conferences; published more than 150 scientific papers and edited 5 monographs and textbooks. She is member of several editorial boards of scientific journals.