Prof. Josep Maria Duart holds a PhD in Education from Ramon Llull University and an MBA from ESADE Business School. He has a degree in History and a teaching qualification from the University of Barcelona. He has taught at various levels of the school and university system, focusing on subjects in the field of teaching, school organization, and education and technology. A lecturer in the UOC’s Psychology and Educational Sciences department, he is responsible for the school organization and educational policies subjects on the Educational Psychology degree course, and the education in the information society area on the University’s PhD programme. As a researcher at the UOC’s Internet Interdisciplinary Institute (IN3), he leads the Information Technologies, Universities and Network Society (ITUNS) research group and the PIC Universities research project, which analyses the changes in the university system brought on by the use of ICT. He is also the Editor of International Journal of Educational Technology in Higher Education, and has played an active role in the development of the UOC’s educational model and advised, in his role as an expert consultant on e-learning methodologies, a number of universities, especially in Latin America.