Faculty Members

Prof. Fragiskos (Francois) Kalavassis is a Mathematician with advanced studies in Didactics of Disciplines- Mathematics. (DEA, UER des Mathematiques, University Paris 7, 1982, PhD, Department of Mathematics, University of Athens, 1987). He has been teaching at the University of the Aegean since 1989. He has published about 100 scientific papers in Greek and International journals, he has edited 15 scientific books and directed international research programs, and he is the Chief Editor of the international scientific journal “Journal for Mathematics in Education”. He is the Director of the Master of Education Program “Didactics of Mathematics, Science and I.C.T.: an Interdisciplinary Approach”, School of Humanities, University of the Aegean. ⇨ ltee.aegean.gr/kalavasis
Prof. Angelique Dimitracopoulou holds a degree in Physics’ Sciences (Univ. of Patras), a Master in Sciences’ Education and PhD in Information and Communication Technologies in Education (Université Paris 7- Denis Diderot). She is the author of more than 150 scientific publications related mostly to the: (i) Design of technology-based learning environments (ii) Human agents support and Constructionist Learning Activities (iii) Educational Policy on ICTs in Education. During the previous decade, she has been intensively working on the field of Learning Analytics for Self-Regulation support. She is member of scientific associations and boards and she is highly experienced in national and EC-funded research projects. During 2010-2014 was Vice-Rector of Research and Strategic Planning of the University of the Aegean. ⇨ ltee.aegean.gr/adimitr
Prof. Sonia Kafoussi is a mathematician (Department of Mathematics, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, 1990) and holds a Phd in Didactics of Mathematics (National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, 1995). She has published a lot of scientific articles in International and Greek journals and conferences. She is a co-author of scientific Greek books and a coeditor of International and Greek scientific books and Proceedings. She is a member of scientific associations and editorial boards. Her research interests mainly concern the development of children’s mathematical thinking in early childhood with a special focus on stochastic concepts as well as the role of family in mathematics education. ⇨ ltee.aegean.gr/kafousi
Associate Prof. Chrysanthi Skoumpourdi works on the field of “Didactics of Mathematics: Designing Educational Material”. She has published scientific papers in International and Greek journals, in proceedings of International and Greek Conferences, on websites, as well as in International and Greek collective volumes. She is the author of two scientific books and co-author of two others. She has participated in scientific research programs and is a member of scientific associations and a member of scientific journals’ editorial board. Her main research interests are related with teaching and learning early childhood mathematics, educational materials and games for early childhood mathematics, socio-cultural issues of mathematics education, as well as with theoretical and methodological issues on mathematics education and didactics of mathematics. ⇨ ltee.aegean.gr/skoumpourdi
Associate Prof. Georgios Fessakis, holds a B.Sc. and a M.Sc. from the Informatics and Telecommunications department of the National & Kapodistrian University of Athens. He has also and a PhD in Informatics Didactics from the University of the Aegean where he serves as an associate professor. His research interests include Computer Science Education, Computational Thinking, Systems Thinking, e/m-learning, ICT design for learning, ICT & Mathematics Education. ⇨ ltee.aegean.gr/gfesakis
Dr. Georgios Kritikos holds a B.Sc. in Physics and a M.Sc. in “Electronic Physics and Radioelectrology (Telecommunications)” from Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. He also holds a M.Ed. in “Modeling Design and Development of Educational Units” and a Ph.D. in Didactics of Physics using ICT from University of the Aegean. He was Science Teacher (2005-2017) and director of the “Centre of Science Laboratory of Southern Dodecanese” (2014-2017) at the secondary education. He is a post-doc researcher (since 2016) at the University of the Aegean and he works as member of Laboratory Teaching Staff (since 2017) of the Learning Technology and Educational Engineering laboratory. His research interests lie on the fields of Science Education, ICT for learning, Metacognition, Educational Engineering, Systems’ Dynamics in Education etc. ⇨ ltee.aegean.gr/gkritikos

Adjunct Professors

Dr. Andreas Moutsios-Rentzos is a post-doctoral researcher (University of the Aegean), holding a PhD and MSc in Mathematics Education (University of Warwick) and a Ptychio in Mathematics (4-year BSc, National and Kapodestrian University of Athens). His university teaching experience includes postgraduate and undergraduate courses related to Mathematics Education, to Interdisciplinary Approaches in Mathematics and Science Education and to Research Methods in Education in the University of the Aegean, the University of Athens, the University of the Thessaly and the University of Patras. His research interests concern mathematics education across various educational levels, including and focusing on the interactions and interlinkings of the cognitive-affective appearances and dispositions within the complex, interdisciplinary teaching-learning phenomena. ⇨ ltee.aegean.gr/amoutsiosrentzos

PhD Students

Katerina Fragkiadoulaki holds BA in French Studies (Nationional & Kapodistrian University of Athens), a M.Ed. in Didactics of Languages and Cultures (University Sorbonne-Nouvelle) and a Master in Educational Engineering (University Pierre et Marie Curie). She is currently a Phd student in University of the Aegean and member of Learning Technology and Educational Engineering Laboratory. Her main research interests include Multimodal Communication, Social Semiotics, Argumentation and Rhetoric and YouTube videos. She is teaching French in public secondary schools since 2005.
Maria Koza holds a B.Sc. in Pedagogics in Pedagogical Department of Elementary Education of the University of Aegean, a M.Sc with title “Education Sciences – Education with the use of new technologies” from the same University and a diploma of Scientific Specialization Program in Special Education (Didaskaleio: “Alexandros Delmouzos”). She is currently a PhD candidate at the University of Aegean and a member of Learning Technology and Educational Engineering Laboratory (LTEE). Her main research interests include mathematics education for students with Special Needs especially for students with Visual Impairments and tactile material for blind students in Mathematics. She is working as a teacher in an elementary school since 2002.
Dimitris Markouzis holds a B.Sc. in Informatics and a M.Sc. in Informatics on the topic of Software from University of Ioannina. At this time he is Phd student in University of the Aegean and member of Learning Technology and Educational Engineering Laboratory (LTEE). His main research interests include game based learning and the use of serious games and augmented reality in learning and teaching process. He is working as a computer science teacher in secondary public schools since 2006 and as an active researcher in LTEE Lab, publishing several articles in Greek and international conferences.
Alexandra Papamargariti holds a B.Sc. and a M.Sc. from the Informatics and Telecommunications department of the National & Kapodistrian University of Athens. Also, holds a M.Ed. from the University of the Aegean. At this time she is Phd student in University of the Aegean and member of Learning Technology and Educational Engineering Laboratory (LTEE). Her main research interests include Computer Science Education, Computational Thinking, STEM learning projects and Learning Analytics. She is working as a computer science teacher in secondary public schools since 2009.
Stavroula Prantsoudi holds a B.Sc. in Informatics (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki), a Master in Information Systems (University of Macedonia) and a M.Ed. in Interdisciplinary Didactics (University of the Aegean). She currently is a Ph.D. student at the University of the Aegean and a member of the Learning Technology and Educational Engineering Laboratory (LTEE). Her research interests lie on the fields of Computational Thinking, Computer Science Education, Interdisciplinarity in Education, Curricula Design, Teachers Training and STEAM. Since 2003, she serves as an Informatics Teacher in public education and has worked at all levels and types of Greek schools.
Angeliki Tsampouraki holds a M.Sc. in Mathematics in Education, (History & Philosophy of Mathematics), of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens. At this time she is Phd student in University of the Aegean and member of Learning Technology and Educational Engineering Laboratory (LTEE). He is a teacher in a public primary school in Corinth. Her research interests concern the mathematical education, especially the understanding of the concept of infinity by the students.
Georgia Vaitsidi holds a B.Sc. in Pedagogics in Pedagogical Department of Elementary Education of the University of Aegean (2012) and a M.Sc with title “Children’s book and educational material” oriented to “Educational Material” in Department of Pre-school Education and Educational Design of the same University (2015). Her title of the Matser’s Thesis was: “Children 8-9 years old compare, estimate and measure areas using educational material.” She is currently a PhD candidate at the University of Aegean and a member of Learning Technology and Educational Engineering Laboratory (LTEE). Her research interests include among others the use and effectiveness of inquiry based method and the conditions of using educational material in teaching mathematics and especially Geometry. She is working as a teacher in an elementary school since 2016.
Stamatia Volika holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Primary Education and Teaching from the Department of Primary Education (University of the Aegean) and a Master’s Degree in «Children’s Book and Educational Material» (Educational Material orientation) from the Department of Preschool Education Sciences and Educational Design (University of the Aegean). At this time, she is a PhD student in University of the Aegean and a member of the Learning Technology and Educational Engineering Laboratory (LTEE). Her research interests include instructional design, learning design, e-learning, technology enhanced learning, and teachers’ training.

Research Associates

Dr. Petros Chaviaris holds a PhD in Mathematics Education from the University of the Aegean. He is a teacher in a public primary school in Athens and he was the school director of the 3rd Primary School of N. Psychico (2007-2015). He has been a member of LTEE lab since 2000, has participated in several research projects and has published scientific articles in International and Greek journals and conferences. He is interested in research fields concerning social interaction in a mathematics classroom as well as socio-political issues of mathematics education. [chaviaris@aegean.gr] ⇨ full CV (GR)
Dr. Georgios Errikos Hlapanis holds a B.Sc. in Computer Science from University of Crete and a PhD in “ICTs based Learning Communities and matters of training teachers in ICT”, from the University of the Aegean. He is an Informatics Teacher and the Headteacher of the 2nd Lyceum of Kos/ High School (since 2011). He has been a member of LTEE lab since 2001, has been cooperating with the Univ. of the Aegean since 2006, with the Hellenic Open University since 2008 (teaching in Master of Education [MEd] programs and supervising MEd dissertations) and with the Open University of Cyprus since 2017 (supervising MEd dissertations). He is teaching in Adult Education and In-Service Training programs, has participated in several research projects and is interested in research fields concerning e-Learning Communities, Open and Distance Learning, Moderation, Distance Learning Platforms and Tools, Course Design, ICTs in Teaching Practices, Adult Education. [hlapanis@aegean.gr] ⇨ full CV
Dr. Irene Ioannidou holds a B.Sc. in Pedagogies (Department of Sciences of Pre-School Education and of Educational Design, School of Humanities, University of the Aegean), a PhD in Information & Communication Technologies and Education (University of Aegean, 2007) and a diploma of Scientific Specialization Program in Special Education (2013). She has published scientific articles in International and Greek journals and conferences. She is a Collaborating Researcher and a scientific member in LTEE Lab since 2000. Her research interests lie on the fields of Collaborative learning, mobile technology, ICTs for learning in Early and Primary education, design of technology based learning activities, STEAM, etc. She had been involved to Teaching to Educators’ Trainers for pre-school and primary school teachers at Universities’ Training Centers. Since 2008 is working as a Primary Education Teacher at the Moraitis School in Athens. [ioan@rhodes.aegean.gr]
Dr. Evagelos Mokos is a teacher and from 2011 is a Head teacher in the 50th Primary School of Athens. He holds a M.Ed. in “History and Philosophy of Mathematics” from the University of Athens and a Ph.D. in Didactics of Mathematics from University of the Aegean. He has been a member of LTEE lab since 2006. He gives lectures to Universities in Russian Federation. His main research interests are related with Didactics of Mathematics and especially with Metacognition, Self-Regulation, teaching and learning Mathematics supporting Metacognition, Problem Solving in Mathematics etc. [emokos@rhodes.aegean.gr]
Dr. Ioannis Noulis holds a M.Sc. in Mathematics in Education – Didactics of Mathematics (National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, 2008) and PhD in Didactics of Mathematics (University of the Aegean, 2014). He is Head Master of 7th Primary School of Dafnis in Athens. His research interests concern mathematics education for students with Special Needs and for students with Mathematical Learning Disabilities. [inoulis@rhodes.aegean.gr] ⇨ CV elements
Dr. Stelios Orfanos holds a PhD in Science Education from the University of the Aegean, a MSc in Electronic automation and a Ptychio in Physics (4-year BSc, National and Kapodestrian University of Athens). He is a School Advisor in the Region of Dodekanesa, since 2007. His professional interests concern the integration of new technologies and educational material in teaching and research on teachers’ professional development.
Dr. Argeroula Petrou holds a B.Sc. and a M.Sc. from the Informatics and Telecommunications department of the National & Kapodistrian University of Athens. She has also and a PhD in Special Education and Informatics Didactics from the University of the Aegean where she serves as an associate researcher. Her research interests include Computer Science Education, Special Education, Assistive Technology, Computational Thinking, Systems Thinking, e/m-learning, ICT design for learning, Bioinformatics, Biotechnology and Biomedical Engineering. [roula@rhodes.aegean.gr] ⇨ full CV (GR)

Teachers Serving at the University

Dimitra Mountoufari holds a B.Sc. and a M.Ed. from the Department of Sciences for Preschool Education and Educational Design (T.E.P.A.E.S) of University of the Aegean. She works as a kindergarten pedagogues in public preschool since 2001. She is a member of Learning Technology and Educational Engineering Laboratory (LTEE lab) offering voluntary assistance by doing several educational programs in her nursery school. Since 2013 has been cooperating with the University of the Aegean by supporting and organizing the graduate practice of University students during their studies. In 2017-2018 she works as a seconded teacher of University.

Technical and Administrative Personnel

Natassa Kamenidou is E.T.E.P. member (Special Technical Laboratory Staff) at the Learning Technology and Educational Engineering Laboratory at Department of Sciences for Pre-school Education and Educational Design (T.E.P.A.E.S.), University of the Aegean. She offers administrative support in educational and research activities, as well as in scientific events organisation support. She is member of the organizing committee in numerous conferences of LTEE lab.