Digital Education for Entrepreneurship
Cod: 62126
Department: DCSG
Scientific area: Business Sciences
Total working hours: 156
Total contact time: 40

The study of emerging paradigms of digital education facilitates understanding, research, and action at the level of entrepreneurship. This curricular unit will allow the study of ecosystems and digital learning environments, platforms, and digital technologies online.

Digital education


Technological skills


Digital resources

  • Acquire an overview of contemporary educational trends enriched and mediated by digital and the leading emerging paradigms;
  • Know and understand the paradigm of digital education relating it to the development of critical skills for the 21st century, such as entrepreneurship;
  • Understand the importance of networked digital ecosystems as spaces where different species cohabit (human and digital) and as virtual environments that promote entrepreneurial skills;
  • Research and explore a set of technologies that allow creating digital learning environments to develop entrepreneurial skills.

  1. Digital education, emerging paradigms, and entrepreneurship
  2. Ecosystems and digital learning environments for entrepreneurial citizens
  3. Online platforms and digital technologies

Mandatory bibliography:

Alves, L., & Moreira, J. A. (orgs.) (2017). Tecnologias & Aprendizagens. Delineando Novos Espaços de Interação. Salvador: EDUFBA.

Digitalecosystem. The Information Resource about the European approach on Digital Business Ecosystems, 2007. Disponível a partir de:

Herrington, J., Reeves, T., & Oliver, R. (2010). A Guide to Authentic e-learning. Nueva York: Routledge.

Monteiro, A., Moreira, J.A., & Lencastre, J.A. (Orgs.) (2015). Blended (e)Learning na Sociedade Digital. Coleção de Estudos Pedagógicos, 5, WhiteBooks: Santo Tirso.

Moreira, J. A. & Monteiro, A. (2012). Ensinar e Aprender Online com Tecnologias Digitais: Abordagens Teóricas e Metodológicas. Porto: Porto Editora.


Evaluation is made on individual basis and it involves the coexistence of two modes: continuous assessment (60%) and final evaluation (40%). Further information is detailed in the Learning Agreement of the course unit.