Manuela Aparicio is Associate Dean for Education at Information Management School (NOVA IMS), Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Portugal. She holds a PhD in Information Management from Universidade Nova de Lisboa (UNL). Her research interests include the evaluation of information systems effectiveness, notably the implementation and use of information technology in organizational information systems. She is also interested in e-learning systems success research. She conducted studies on e-learning evolution and proposed two different business models for massive online open courses (MOOCs). Her work appears in the Information & Management, Journal of Educational Technology & Society, Internet and Higher Education, Computers in Human Behavior, Journal of Innovation & Knowledge and others. She is a member of ACM (Association for Computer and Machinery), she is a board member of EuroSIGDOC/ACM chapter and also belongs to ACM Women.