Gloria Nogueiras holds a Ph.D. in Education, with a major in Human Development and Educational Intervention from the University of Alcalá (Spain), and two Master Degrees, one in Psychological Intervention with DBM (Developmental Behavioural Modelling), from University of Valencia (Spain), and the other in Communication and Learning in the Digital Society, with a major in Communication in Everyday Contexts, from the University of Alcalá.
She has received numerous research grants, is a member of the research group “Train, Inquiry, and Transform”, from the University of Alcalá, and has participated in varying research projects in the area of Education.
In addition to giving several oral presentations at international conferences, she is also the author of several publications in both English and Spanish. Likewise, she has done three research stays in the Faculty of Behavioural and Social Sciences at the University of Groningen (The Netherlands).
In her PhD thesis, she investigated the emotional experience over time of higher education students immersed in experiential and collaborative learning contexts as a way to understand the potential changes -epistemological, cognitive- that these students underwent throughout such learning experiences.
She has taught several courses in the areas of Developmental Psychology and Educational Psychology both to undergraduate, master, and doctoral students. Regarding the foundations of her teaching, she strongly believes in the need to promote students’ self-direction, reflection, and critical thinking.
A native Spanish speaker, Gloria is also fluent in English, and speaks some French, German and Italian.