Manuela Aparicio is an assistant professor in the Department of Science of Information and Technology in ISCTE-IUL, University Institute of Lisbon, and also an assistant in Information Management at Nova IMS, Universidade Nova de Lisboa. She holds a Ph.D. from the Universidade Nova de Lisboa in Information Management. She received her MSc degree form ISCTE-IUL. Her research interests include the evaluation of information systems effectiveness. Specially the implementation and use of information technology in education. She is also interested in e-learning systems success research. She conducted a bibliometric study on e-learning evolution concepts, and proposed two different business models for massive online open courses (MOOCs). Her work appeared in the Information & Management, Journal of Educational Technology & Society, Internet and Higher Education, Computers in Human Behavior and others.