M a r í l i a   L e v a c o v

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"I link, therefore I am"!


Teaching and administrative regular activities
(from 94 until Nov. 2003)
Centro de Informação em Ciência & Tecnologia - Information Center on Science & Technology (CICT) of the Instituto Latino-Americano de Estudos Avançados - Latin-American Institute for Advanced Studies (ILEA) at the Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS ).
(from 96 until Nov. 2003)
Laboratório Eletrônico de Arte & Design - Electronic Art & Design Laboratory (LEAD) of the School of Communications & Information Sciences at UFRGS ("inherited" from a fellow designer, who retired previously).
Founding Member
(until Nov. 2003)
& Executive Committee Member of the "Revista Eletrônica de Administração" - Business & Administration E-Journal (REAd) of the Graduate Program at the Business & Administration School (PPG-A) at UFRGS .
Founding Member
(until Nov. 2003)
& Coordinator of the Executive Committee (for 4 years) of the of the E-Journal "InTexto" of the Graduate Program (PPG-COM) at the School of Communications & Information Sciences at UFRGS.
(until Nov. 2003)

1. Undergraduate Program at the School of Communication

2. Graduate Schools of:
Communication & Information Sciences
Business & Administration
Computer Sciences

Most recent activities
(until Nov. 2003)
  • Volunteer activities at PMI - Brazil - RS (PMI-RS) - Project Management Institute of Rio Grande do Sul (Brazil).
  • Technical Editing ArtMed Publishing House (Bookman's
    Associate in Brazil)

  • Ad-Hoc Consultant (from 1995 until April 2005) & Editorial Committee Member (from May 2005 on) of the "Revista Ciência da Informação" Information Science Journal of the Brazilian Institute of Information on Science & Technology - IBICT of the Science & Technology Ministry (MCT).
  • Editorial Committee of the "Ecos Journal of Communication" of the School of Social Communication of the Pelotas Catholic University.
 Ad-Hoc Consultant also to
  • CAPES - Coordenação de Aperfeiçoamento de Pessoal de Nível Superior. The Coordination for Higher Level Graduate Improvement is a foundation linked to the Ministry of Education (MEd), to support the improvement of Brazilian Academic Human Resources and Research.

  • CNPq - Conselho Nacional de Pesquisa - The National Council for Scientific and Technological Development is a foundation linked to the Ministry of Science and Technology (MCT), to support Brazilian research.

  • FAPERGS - Fundação de Amparo à Pesquisa no Estado do Rio Grande do Sul. The Foundation for the Support of Research in the State of Rio Grande do Sul is a foundation linked to the state of Rio Grande do Sul to support state-wide research in the productive and academic sectors.

  • and several others foundations and universities in Brasil and Latin-America (see full CV at Lattes).



Media & Technology (Ph.D.), 1994 Boston University, Boston, MA - USA
Computers in Education (M.Ed.), 1986 Lesley College Graduate School, Cambridge, MA - USA (now, Lesley University)
Greek & Latin Languages and Literatures (B.A.), 1976 Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, RS - Brazil
Mechiná, 1971 Rothberg International School at Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel



Areas of interest & research activities
(until Nov. 2003)
  • The Transition from Print to Screen
  • Electronic Information as an Agent of Change
  • Convergence of Media
  • Hypermedia
  • Virtual Libraries (or Electronic, Digital, etc. Libraries)
  • HCI (Human Computer Interaction)
  • PMP & Publishing Medias
  • Greek Literature
  • SciFi
  • Mac-related stuff
  • Labrador Retrievers and dog related literature



Extra info (in Portuguese)
 Class Materials
  • Some students texts do PPG-COM / FABICO - UFRGS
  • Bibliography (outdated) for the PPG-COM - "New information formats"
  • Cake Recipe: (how o present your research)
  • A little on Grounded Theory Grounded Theory
  • Class materials - the Seminar for my undergrad course at the School of Communications - FABICO - UFRGS
  • Grad student's texts from FAMECOS - PUC
  • Dissertations and thesis oriented

DISCLAIMER: Too bad links are fragile, some might be broken...
"If at first you don't succeed, try, try again. (the DNS - Domain Name Server - might have hiccups).Then quit. No use being a dam fool about it".
[W.C. Fields]

Last update: October 2005 (mlevacov@penta.ufrgs.br or mlevacov@brturbo.com.br or even to marilia@levacov.eng.br).