Stefano Tardini is the executive director of eLab, the eLearning Lab of USI, since its foundation in 2004. After the discussion of his Ph.D. thesis about the linguistic and semiotic aspects of virtual communities (Università Cattolica, Milan, Italy) in 2002, he started to collaborate with the Faculty of Communication Sciences of USI as a teacher and as a researcher. His research interests include a socio-historical approach to ICT-mediated communication and eLearning, the study of online communities and social networks from the perspective of cultural semiotics, and argumentation theory. He lives in Varese (Italy) with his wife Daniela and his five children (Gabriele, Silvia, Maria, Benedetto, Maddalena).
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