Dionísio, Maria de Lourdes Profile Page
Dionísio, Maria de Lourdes
Associate Professor
Institute of Education
University of Minho
Campus de Gualtar
4710-057 Braga, Portugal
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Curriculum Vitae

Since 2006

  • Associate Professor at the Department of Integrated Studies in Literacy, Didactics and Supervision of the Institute of Education, University of Minho, Braga; Professor of “Didactics of Portuguese Language” and “Education and Literacies” in Master and PhD Courses of the Institute of Education, University of Minho, Braga; Pre-service language teachers trainer
  • Member of the Scientific Committee of the Portuguese Reading Plan of the Ministry of Education, PT.
  • Member of the Advisory Board of PIAAC (Programme for the International Assessment of Adult Competencies) (since 2010)
  • Invited Research fellow of the Research Unit on Multiple Literacies, Ottawa University, Canada
  • Editor of Revista Portuguesa de Educação [Portuguese Journal of Education], since 2004

1999-2006

  • Lecturer at the Department of Methodologies of Teaching of the Institute of Education and Psychology of the University of Minho; Teacher of “Didactics of Portuguese Language” and “Education and Literacies” in Graduation and Master Courses; Pre-service language teachers trainer
  • Member of the PISA/PIRLS Task Force of the International Reading Association (2002-2006)
  • Consultant of the Ministry of Education for PISA 2000 (1998-2000)

1999

  • PhD at the University of Minho with the Thesis: “The Construction of Communities of Readers. Readings of the School textbook”

Since 1997

  • President of Littera – Portuguese Association for Literacy
  • Portuguese representative in the European Committee of the International Reading Association

1989-1999

 

 

  • Academic assistant at the Department of Methodologies of Teaching of the Institute of Education and Psychology of the University of Minho; Teacher of “Didactics of Portuguese Language” and “Supervision of Portuguese Language Teaching”

1989

  • Master on Portuguese Language Teaching with the Dissertation “The Interpretation of texts in Portuguese Language Classrooms. Aspects of the verbal interaction”.

1985-1989

  • Assistant at the Department of Methodologies of Teaching of the Institute of Education and Psychology of the University of Minho

1983

  • Qualification as secondary school teacher for Portuguese Language

Main Publications

Sousa, J. & Dionísio, M. L. (2010). Between the market and the school. The textbooks' approval, selection and evaluation in Portugal. Proceedings of the 10th IARTEM International Conference on Learning and Educational Media.

Dionísio, M. L.; Carvalho, J. A. B. & Castro, R. V. (2009). Discovering Worlds of Literacy. Proceedings of the 16th European Conference on Reading/1st Ibero-American Forum on Literacies. Braga: Littera/CIEd.

Dionísio, M. L.; Castro, R. V. (2009) (Re)Defining literacy: new roles of the workplace. In M. Bron Jr; P. Guimarães & R. V. Castro (Eds.), The State, Civil Society and the Citizen. Exploring Relationships in the Field of Adult Education in Europe. Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang, pp. 185-195

Dionísio, M. L. (2008). Multiple Literacies Pedagogy. An Interdisciplinary Endeavor. In C. Maltais (Ed.), Perspectives on Multiple Literacies: International Conversations. Alberta: Detselig Enterprises Ltd.

Dionísio, M. L. (2003). The impact of PISA on teachers: from knowledge to action. Caractères, n. 30, p. 47-54.

Dionísio, M. L. & Castro, R. V. (2007). Literacies in Work Places: A case study. In G. Shiel; I. Stricevic & D. Sabolovic-Krajina (Eds.), Literacies without Boundaries. Proceedings of the 14th European Conference on Reading, Ojijek: Croatian Reading Association, pp. 113-117.

Dionísio, M. L. & Castro, R. V. (2007). Literacy and car radios. Reading and writing as market goods in the context of Adult Education in work places. In R. V. Castro; P. Guimarães; M. Bron Jr; I. Martin & R. Oliveira (Eds.), Changing Relationships between the State, the Civil Society and the Citizen. Implications for Adult Education and Adult Learning. Braga: UEA/ESREA.

Dionísio, M. L. (2003). Literacies. Contexts and practices. In G. Shiel & U. N’Daguy (Eds.), Other Ways of Seeing: Diversity in Language and Literacy. Proceedings of the 12th European Conference on Reading. Dublin: Reading Association of Ireland/Colour Books, v. 1, p. 162-171.

Dionísio, M. L. (2000). Reading pedagogic discourse. Social linguistic features of school teaching practices of reading. In AA.VV. (Eds.). Literacy: Challenges for the New Millenium. Selected Papers of the 11th European Conference on Reading. Stavanger: Norwegian Reading Association, v. 1, p. 249-258.

Dionísio, M. L. (1997). What do textbooks say about reading?. In E. Pedro (Ed.). Discourse Analysis. Selected Papers of the 1ST International Conference on Discourse Analysis, Lisboa: APL/Colibri, v. 1, p. 87-102.

Valtin, R.; Brozo, W.; Dionísio, M. L.; Roller, C.; Topping, K. (2003). Policy and Practice Implications of the Program for International Student Assessment (PISA) 2000. Report of the International Reading Association PISA Task Force

Research & Projects

Since 2009

  • Coordinator of the Research Group Literacies. Practices and Discourses in Educational Contexts. Research Centre on Education, University of Minho
  • Coordinator of the Research Project “Changing Lives: Literacy in Adult Education” (FCT/PTDC/PT)
  • Coordinator at the University of Minho of the Comenius Project LIFT2 – Literature Framework for Teachers secondary education (Partners Universities: of Groningen, NL (Coord.); Hildesheim, DE; Karlova, CZ; Bucharest, RO; Joensuu, FI, Minho, PT)

2006-2008

  • Coordinator of the Intervention Program in the North of Portugal - New Experiences with Literacy – with at risk secondary students

2001-2005

  • Coordinator of the Research Project Literacies: Contexts; practices, discourses (FCT/POCTI/PT)

1996-2000

  • Member of the team of the Research Project: School textbooks: Status, Roles and History (FCT/POCTI/PT)