Dr. Francisco Martinez is a professor at the University of Murcia in the Department of Didactics and School Organization since 1986. Prior to serving as professor of this university, Dr. Francisco Martínez was national teacher in a school in Murcia and director of the CEE Primitiva Lopez. In addiction he is a PhD from the University of Murcia since 1985. Since then he has been dedicated to teaching and research on issues related to educational technology. He has directed and collaborated on several research internationally, nationally and regionally.
Since 1997 he is president of the International Association for Development of Educational Technology and new technologies applied to education, known as EDUTEC. He is a member of the external review committee SINAE under the Ministry of Education of the Republic of Costa Rica on issues related to distance learning. He has taught several courses, workshops, seminars. to educators in Argentina, Bolivia, Mexico, Venezuela, Colombia, Cuba, etc.., and Spanish in different educational institutions.
He was director of audiovisual Resource Center (CRAV)of the University of Murcia, as well as chairman of the Committee of Social Sciences area at the University of Murcia. He has been Dean of the Faculty of Education at the University of Murcia in 1992-1994 and director of the Department of Didactics and School Organization 1997 to 2001.