Bárbara Mariana Gutiérrez Pérez.
Teaching Staff and Researcher in Training
Graduate in Pedagogy from the Faculty of Education at Salamanca University in 2016. Following her degree, she continued studying at the same university, and in 2017 received her master’s degree in “TIC en educación: análisis y diseño de procesos, recursos y prácticas educativas” [ICT in education: analysis and design of processes, resources and teaching practices]. With the aim of furthering her instruction and professional specialisation, she decided to pursue her doctorate studies at the same university, being accepted onto the Doctorate Programme in Education. Subsequently, in 2018, the regional government, the Junta, of Castilla y León awarded her a Predoctoral Contract. At present, besides working as part of Salamanca University’s teaching staff and as a researcher in training, she is also writing her doctoral thesis, focusing her research on Blended Learning, its design and its quality. She is also a member of the secretariat for the interuniversity journal Pedagogía Social [Social Pedagogy]. Her research has centred on the use of educational technology, cyberbullying, and the combination of face-to-face and digital learning in higher education.