Mireia Manresa

UAB Lecturers

Associate Lecturer

Building G5 – Office 109

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B.A. in Catalan Philology from Universitat de Lleida and PhD in Language and literature didactics at Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Her doctoral thesis “Els hàbits lectors dels adolescents. Efectes de les actuacions escolars en les pràctiques de lectura”, directed by Dr. Teresa Colomer won the Extraordinary PhD award and the Telémaco Prize, granted by the language and literature didactics department from Universidad Complutense de Madrid and SM publishing foundation.

She has been associate lecturer of the Language and Literature Didactics Department at UAB since 2005 teaching language and literature education and early literacy both in undergraduate and postgraduate courses. She teaches in GRETEL’s Master degree “Children’s and Young Adult literature”, UAB and UB’s School Libraries and Reading Promotion Master degree and Centro de Altos Estudios Universitarios de la OEI’s “Curso de Especialización Bibliotecas escolares CRA: lectura alfabetizaciones múltiples y literatura infantil y juvenil”. She has also collaborated in UB and OEI’s School Libraries, Written culture and network Society Undergraduate studies and UNLP’s (Universidad Nacional de La Plata) Master degree on writting and early literacy adquisition.

She has also taught in secondary education since 1997. Shes’s now working on e-learning education at secondary level for adults at Catalonia’s IOC (Institut Obert de Catalunya).

She’s part of the scientific board of Grao’s Textos and Article and has been reviewer for other educational scientific journals. She has collaborated with several institutions and public administrations within Spain and other countries as teacher trainer, Keynote Speaker, consultant and designer of both educational devices and MOOC courses. Her publications El universo lector adolescente. Los Hábitos de lectura en la intervención educativa (Rosa Senat, 2013) and the recent Digital Literature for Children: Textos, Readers and Educational Practices (Peter Lang, 2015) that she has co-edited stand out among her research output.

She’s keen on the study of how school reading habits are construced, on Literary Education and ICT uses in literature teaching and her research is focused on these topics.