Federal University of Pernambuco (UFPE)
Marcelo Sabbatini is an associate professor and researcher at Federal University of Pernambuco, Brazil. He graduated from Methodist University of São Paulo with a MsC in Science Communication (2000) and earned his PhD in Education Theory from University of Salamanca, Spain (2004), presenting his doctoral dissertation on the potential of virtual science centers and science museums for science learning. As a consultant, he managed several projects on Internet and multimedia communication tools for the public communication of science and technology (PCST). His main research topics are open and distance education, educational technology, science communication, virtual museums.