Categoria / Category
Investigadora / Researcher

Indicador / Researcher indicator
Orcid: 0000-0002-3517-7821

Página pessoal / personal page

Palavras chave / Keywords
Physics Education Research, Collaborative learning environment, Lab Stations model, Metacognition

Currículo Resumido / Short resume

Ana Rita Mota is a physics and chemistry teacher in middle
and high schools. She obtained her PhD in physics education from the Department of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Porto, Portugal, where she worked under the supervision of João Lopes dos Santos. In the academic year of 2015-2016, she was post-doc researcher in Physics Education Mazur’s Group, School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Harvard University. In Harvard, she was teaching assistant of the courses Energy within Environmental Constraints and Applied Physics.

Ana Rita Mota is a member of Centro de Física do Porto since 2013, where she remains as a post-doc researcher in PER (Physics Education Research). Her research is devoted to developing and testing a dynamical and versatile inquiry-based method in a collaborative context: the Lab Stations model. Most recently, she has been studying the role of metacognition in learning and teaching of physics.