Dr. Ana Rocha analysed the professional education system for secondary school students and investigated the educational policies of Bahia State in Brazil for promoting retention and success of disadvantaged students. The methodology was based on Responsible Research and Innovation in Education and centred on the disadvantaged students' social representation of the value of professional learning in their lives.
This study was developed by Ana Karine Loula Torres Rocha under the supervision of Dr. Okada.
Dr. Rocha holds a doctoral and master degree both in Education and Contemporaneity from UNEB - University of Bahia; post-graduation in Quality Management in Education and Distance Education, Bachelor in Business Administration and Mathematics.
Dr. Rocha is Assistant Professor at the State University of Bahia, DCHT - Irece/ Bahia and lecturer for more than 10 years, in undergraduate and postgraduate courses; Coordinates the specialisation course in Management of Educational Organizations; Coordinated the Undergraduate Program in Distance Administration / Irece / Bahia by UNEB; Member of the Sectoral Commission for Institutional Evaluation of DCHT - Campus XVI; Member of the Departmental Council.
She is a research member of the COLEARN - Open University and the Network Society, Cultural Plurality and Educational Digital Content. She is also the leader of the GENTTES Research Group: Research Group on Labor, Education, Management and Technologies. Her research interests include the areas of technology, e-learning, knowledge mapping, collaborative networks, work, education, public policy.
Dr. Sonia Pinto, Dr. Silvar Ribeiro, Dr. Okada
Okada, A.; Rocha, A. K. L. T..; Fuchter, S.; Zucchi, S. and Wortley, D. (2019). Formative assessment of inquiry skills for Responsible Research and Innovation using 3D Virtual Reality Glasses and Face Recognition. In: Technology Enhanced Assessment Conference (TEA 2018): Revised Selected Papers (Draaijer, Silvester; Joosten-ten Brinke, Desirée and Ras, Eric eds.), Communications in Computer and Information Science, pp. 91–101.
Rocha, A. K. L. T. (2018). Educação Profissional na Bahia: Representações Sociais dos Egressos no Território de Identidade de Irecê-Tii.
Rocha, A. K. L. T.; Rocha, A. B. L. T. and Okada, Alexandra (2018). Rubric to Assess Evidence-Based Dialogue of Socio-Scientific Issues with LiteMap. In: Technology Enhanced Assessment 20th International Conference, TEA 2017: Revised Selected Papers (Ras, Eric and Guerrero Roldán, Ana Elena eds.), Communications in Computer and Information Science, Springer, Cham, pp. 137–149.
Okada, Alexandra; Rocha, A. K. L. T. Whitelock, Denise; Furchter, Simone and Zucchi, Sangar (2017). Peer Learning And Assessment-in-Context With 3D Immersive Glasses. In: 7th European Immersive Education Summit (EiED 2017), 16-19 Nov 2017, Lucca and Pisa, Italy.
Okada, Alexandra and Rocha, A. K. L. T. (2017). Responsible Research and Innovation for Contemporary Education. In: The Online, Open and Flexible Higher Education Conference, 25-27 Oct 2017, Open University Milton Keynes (UK).