Carina Soledad González González

About me

Dr. Carina Gonzalez is Associate Professor at the Department of Computer Engineering and Systems.  

PhD in Computer Science, specialized in AI and HCI techniques. Also, I am the head of Interaction, Technology and Education (ITED) research group at Department of Computer Engineering and Systems (ULL). For over 20 years I have put my focus in the field of the technologies applied to education and human computer interaction (intelligent tutoring systems, intelligent interfaces, human centered design, UX, serious games, gamification, elearning, digital culture). I have published widely on these topics.

I have been the head of the Educational  Innovation and ICT and the Digital Education Service at ULL, creating this service for the University from scratch (2005-2011; 2015-2019). Also, I have been responsible for the creation and implementation of the ULLMEDIA, the Center for Digital Content Production at the University of La Laguna, OCW platform, CampusMOOC (based in Open edX), CampusMedia (based in Kaltura) among other elearning platforms. I serve on the boards of the Open Access Knowledge Group of the ULL. Besides, I serve on the boards of AIPO (Association Human-Computer Interaction) and ADIE (Association for the Development of Computer Education), president of the RUCV (Association University Virtual Campuses Network), as well as various academic committees, publishers and national and international academic conferences. I have been the academic director of several online posgraduate courses, including the Master Online in Creation of Video Games (ULL-UOC) or the 3D Design Expert and the Use of ICT for Hospital Classrooms, or professor of several MOOC courses such as Artificial Intelligence in Education or Hospital Classrooms and ICT .  

She has been a research visitor at different Interational Universities, recently, at ‘Tufts University’(USA) (2017), 'University of Waterloo' (Canadá) at HCIGAMES group (2016) or the ‘University of Massachussets’ (USA) at Center for Knowledge Communication, Computer Science Department (2015), among others.