Grupo de Investigação

Currículo, Formação de Professores e Tecnologia

Áreas de interesse

MOOC, heutagogia, teorias de aprendizagem.

Projetos de investigação

Seleção de publicações

Agonács, N. & Matos, J.F. (2019). Heutagogy and self-determined learning: A review of the published literature on the application and implementation of the theory. Open Learning: The Journal of Open, Distance and e-Learning, 1-18. doi: 10.1080/02680513.2018.1562329

Agonács, N., & Matos, J. F. (2019). Understanding Language MOOC Learners: The Issue of Capability Development. International Journal of Emerging Technologies in Learning (IJET),14(11), 123–137. doi: /10.3991/ijet.v14i11.10205

Agonács, N., Matos, J. F., Bartalesi-Graf, D., & O’Steen, D. N. (2019). Are you ready ? Self-determined learning readiness of language MOOC learners. Education and Information Technologies, 25 (2), 1161-1179. doi: 10.1007/s10639-019-10017-1

Agonács, N., Matos, J. F., Bartalesi-Graf, D., & O’Steen, D. N. (2019). On the path to self-determined learning: a mixed methods study of learners’ attributes and strategies to learn in language MOOCs. International Journal of Learning Technology, 14 (4), 304-330. doi: 10.1504/IJLT.2019.106553

Agonács, N., & Matos, J. F. (in press.). Os Cursos Online Abertos e Massivos (MOOC) como ambientes heutagógicos. Revista Brasileira de Estudos Pedagógicos, 101 (257). doi: 10.24109/2176-6681.rbep.101i257.4329

Agonács, N., & Matos, J. F. (2017). Perspectives on MOOCs as heutagogy instances. InINTED2017 Conference Proceedings (pp. 6655–6664). Valencia, Spain: IATED. doi:10.21125/inted.2017

Agonács, N., & Matos, J. F. (2017). MOOCs as heutagogical learning environments. In Livro de atas X Conferência Internacional de TIC na Educação – Challenges 2017 (pp. 721–728). Braga, Portugal: CCTIC-IEUM.

Agonács, N., & Matos, J. F. (2017). Towards a heutagogy-based MOOC design framework. In C. D. Kloos, M. P. Sanagustín, P. Jermann, D. Seaton, S. White, D. Jansen, & M. Calise (Eds.), EMOOCs-WIP 2017 Work in Progress Papers of the Experience and Research Tracks and Position Papers of the Policy Track at EMOOCs 2017 (Vol. 1841, pp. 47–52). Madrid, Spain: CEUR Workshop Proceedings Volume 1841. Retrieved from

Agonács, N., & Matos, J. F. (2017). Engagement Driven Massive and Open Online Learning Environment : A Heutagogy-based MOOC (h-MOOC). In A. Mesquita & P. Peres (Eds.), Proceedings of the 16th European Conference on eLearning (pp. 537–544). Porto, Portugal.

Agonács, N., & Matos, J. F. (2017). An Alternative Pedagogical Design Model for MOOCs: A Research Approach for a Heutagogy-Based Framework. In R. Hernández-Rizzardini, H. R. Armando-Salvatierra (Eds.), MOOC-Maker 2017 International Conference Proceedings of the International Conference MOOC-Maker 2017 (Vol. 1993, pp. 31–36). Antigua Guatemala, Guatemala: CEUR Workshop Proceedings Volume 1993. Retrieved from

Agonács, N., & Matos, J. F. (2019). Self-directed learning readiness of Language MOOC learners. In M. Calise, C.D. Kloos, C. Mongenet, J. Reich, J.A. Rupiréze-Valiente, G. Shimshon, T. Staubitz & M. Wirsing (Eds.), EMOOCs-WIP 2019 Work in Progress Papers of Research, Experience and Business Tracks (Vol. 2356, pp. 1-7). Naples, Italy: CEUR Workshop Proceedings Volume 2356. Retrieved from