Higher Education Community projects:
Quality Model in Higher Education Community [2010-2014]: Development and gradual application of an awareness and quality assurance model in a higher education institution, including all community members active involvement, consent and application model, technological tools and processes specification, regarding the multidimensional work of a University, Project “MODIP-University of the Aegean”, partially financed by the Operational Programme “Education and Lifelong Learning”, which was co-funded by European Union (European Social Fund) and National Resources. (Funding: 400.000 €), A.Dimitracopoulou was the scientific coordinator of the project. http://modip.aegean.gr/?q=node/71
International Summer Schools on Aegean [2010-2014]: Design and coordination of International “Summer Schools”, intensive scientific educational programmes for young and senior researchers, regarding state of the art research activities. The design includes a richness of teaching and learning methods of each program, consisting of highly interactive activities (seminars, workshops, round tables, panels, hands-on activities, technology based activities etc), as well as complementary processes for the assessment and evaluation of each program. Its design and coordination includes also a variety of approaches aiming to assure the consent and the application of various quality standards in all aspects of “Summer Schools” organisation and implementation. 2010-2014, “Aegean University Summer Schools” Project, partially financed by the Operational Programme “Education and Lifelong Learning”, which was co-funded by European Union (European Social Fund) and National Resources. (Funding: 250.000 €), A.Dimitracopoulou was the scientific coordinator of the project. https://summerschools.pns.aegean.gr
( Ι ) Research Projects
=> University Center for Education of Teachers’ Trainers on ICTs integration in Primary and Secondary School Education [2011-2012]. Design, development and implementation of high level Education Programs of the integration of Information and Communication Technologies in school education. Program co-funded by European Union (European Social Fund) and National Resources [EΠΕΔΒΜ, ΕΣΠΑ 2007-2013] (Funding: 150.000 €), A.Dimitracopoulou was the scientific coordinator of the project, with vice-coordination the Ass. Professor G. Fessakis.
=> INTERREG IIΙ “The Digital world of pre-primary education: Interactions of pre-primary education teachers and children in Greece and Cyprus”, Leader University of Crete. 2006-2008. Development of an educational portal for pre-primary education teachers and students, with learning activities in mathematics, language, physics, as well as a range of learning activities in multidisciplinary themes of study.
=> e-COMODE. (Collaborative Modelling Environment), Call eTEN/2004/1, elearning, IST, FP6, The project will define the business and target market of COMODE Service, dealing with ModellingSpace collaborative learning environment (2005-2006), A.Dimitracopoulou is the Responsible of LTEE lab that participates as partner. Consortium Leader, Lydia Mondandon, ATOS Origin, Spain.
=> KALEIDOSCOPE-INTERACTIONS_ANALYSIS. (Interactions analysis supporting participants in technology based learning activities) JEIRP, is a Jointly Executed Integrated Research Project (JEIRP) in the KALEIDOSCOPE NoE framework. No, 507838, IST Technology Enhanced Learning (TEL) KaleidoScope NoE focuses on the foundations of the design, the implementation and the evaluation of learning environments. Coordinated by A. Dimitracopoulou, P. Dillenbourg, & Ulrich Hoppe. (2005)
=> KALEIDOSCOPE-ICALTS: ICALTS (Interaction & Collaboration Analysis supporting Teachers and Students Self Regulation) is a Jointly Executed Intergrated Research Project (JEIRP) in the KALEIDOSCOPE NoE framework. No, 507838, IST Technology Enhanced Learning (TEL) KaleidoScope NoE focuses on the foundations of the design, the implementation and the evaluation of learning environments. Jointly Executed Integrated Research Project, Coordinated by A. Dimitracopoulou, P. Dillenbourg, & Ulrich Hoppe. 
=> KALEIDOSCOPE-MOSIL: Mobile Support for Integrated Learning. It is a joint research project aiming at modelling scripts for collaborative learning, with focus on scripts based on mobile technologies. IST Technology Enhanced Learning (TEL), Project Coordinated by Pierre Dillenbourg.
=> INQUIRY LEARNING: Computer Supported Inquiry Learning in Science, Special Interest Group, Leader. Ton De Jong. Core Committee : Ton de Jong, A. Dimitracopoulou, Wouter R. van Joolingen.
=> RECOIL: Resources for Collaborative Inquiry Learning, EDU-ELEARN, 2003-4729/001-001, Leader Wouter R. van Joolingen, University of Amsterdam [2004-2006]
=> KME-Aegean: Teachers Learning Community, University of the Aegean. Distance Learning Program for Teachers Education in ICTs in Educational Practice. funded by University of the Aegean & LTEE laboratory, A teachers education program based mainly on Communication Technologies. It involves about 25 Educators (from whole Greece) and 60 trainees, from Aegean region [2003-2004]. Scientific Director. A. Dimitracopoulou.
=> MODELLINGSPACE: Space of Ideas expression, modelling and collaboration for the development of imagination, reasoning and learning: (2001-2003), Information Society Technologies, IST- 2000-25385, Education and Training, School of Tomorrow: Design, development and evaluation of a collaborative learning environment system and the accompanied material, appropriate for the educational system of four countries (Greece, France, Belgium, Portugal). Leader, Learning Technology and Educational Engineering Laboratory, University of the Aegean. Scientific project Manager, Angelique Dimitracopoulou. Public_FINAL REPORT ModellingSpace.
=> E-QUALITY (EQUAL): [2002-2004]: The project aims to develop innovative methods of vocational training and social –working integration of adults in the border of social exclusion. The area of working integration concerns information and communication technologies. Project Leader: NOSTOS, Partners: University of the Aegean, Economic University of Athens, ALTEC, UNISOFT, OMEGA Technology, Municipality of Chania, Municipality of Menidi.
=> SLIM-VRT: (IST-2001)The objective of the project is the integrated maritime training, onboard and ashore, using interactive multimedia and virtual reality technology. Leader: University of the Aegean-Departement “Shipping, Trade and Transport, Partners: European Dynamics, The Universidad Politechnica de Madrid, Developpment Center of Oinousses, BMT, Learning Technology and Educational Engineering Laboratory.
=> Intercultural approach of MYTHS-MATHS in a technological environment (06/2000-6/2001), Interegg II. Development of common educational material (books and cd-roms) through the establishment of a Scientific Network in the region of East Mediterranean. Leader Department of Education, University of the Aegean, Partners: Department of Mass Media and Communication, University of Athens, The Department of Education Lebanese American University, the Faculty of Education, Ain Shams University-Egypt, School of Education Cyprus University.
=> Extension of the Research and Development of the technological learning environment MODELSCREATOR , in the frame of the program PINELOPI, (EPEAEK, subprogram 1, Action B’). Design development and evaluation of a modelling environment addressed to college students, as well as the accompanied materials and the model of teachers’ training. The environment included intra-subject learning activities, as well as activities related to the subjects: mathematics, physics, biology, ecology, Chemistry. [2000-2001].
=> “C3-Children in Choros and Chronos”, in the frame of the program I3-ESE (Intelligent Information Interfaces, Experimental School Environments), 1998-2000, European Program of research and development, concerning the development of a technological environment, helping children (4-8 years old) learn notions of space and time. The environment includes special software, and uses VR techniques and GPS technology. Scientific responsible of the University of the Aegean. Project leader, Computer Technology Institute, Greece. DOLPHIN: “Distance and Open Learning Programmes on Hellenic Interactive Networks”, University of the Aegean. A pilot program education by distance using the Internet. Responsible of the teams of design and development of educational approaches, material, and strategies.
=> Project “Development of the technological learning environment MODELSCREATOR” in the frame of the program SEIRINES (EPEAEK, subprogram 1, Action B’). Design, development and evaluation of a prototype of a modelling environment addressed to college students [Seirines Phase 1: 1997, Seirines Phase 2: 1998 – 1999].
=> (1996-1998) Research Program “Learning in Humans and Machines- Towards an Interdisciplinary Learning Science” financed by European Science Foundation. I participate in the Project 1: “Representation Changes in Learning” and specially in two partial research projects:
=> “Modelling Representational Changes in Elementary School Children” in colaboration with the laboratory LIPN (Computer Department),Director Prof. D. Kayser, University ParisNord, France
=> Dialogue analysis and representational change in collaboration with the laboratory LIMSI/CNRS, France, Language and Cognition Group, Director Prof.G.Sabah.
=> Projects of development of multimedia educational software for adults training. (projects: EDRUS-TACIS, PRONET, TRANSMETE-TELEMATICS, IDEALS), financed by the European Community (1996-1997). Participation in the design of eight computer based training systems (CD-roms and training by distance via Internet), as educational consultant of the company EUROCOM expertise. These systems concerned divers subjects (Marketing, Accounting, Macro & Micro-Economics, Advanced Telecommunications Services, Radiotherapy, Signal & Image Processing for Medical Physics, Statistical Process Control, etc).
=> Research project YDEES (project leader: C.T.I.), Partially financed by European Community (EPET II), (1995-1997) Design of Exploratory Learning Environments for Elementary School. Partners: Computer Technology Institute, Computer Department/University of Athens, Department of Pedagogy/University of Athens. Participation on the development of exploratory computerised learning environments in the field of physics.
=> Research project: “The educational technology in elementary school: Constitution of a scientific franco-hellenic network for the design and realisation of computerised environments of learning”, (1996), financed by the Scientific Department of French Ambassador in Greece.
=> HERMES, funded by the Greek Secretariat for Research and Technology, is a human network of research and development in the field of advanced learning environments over the world wide web. It aims to promote the transfer of leading-edge technology concerning advanced learning environments into Hellenic Universities, Organizations and Private Sectors. The network’s main activity is the construction of an organizational framework and an elaborate information and communication infrastructure between HERMES nodes, that will result in an extensive and critical examination of current technological developments concerning advanced learning environments over the world wide web. Currently, work in HERMES is concentrating on two major topics of particular interest (Advanced systems for teaching and learning over the world wide web & Systems for the transfer, management and adaptation of knowledge). The network is coordinated by George Vouros at the University of the Aegean, Greece.
( ΙI ) Research Reports
Dimitracopoulou, A. Gijlers H., Joolingen, W. & deJong T. (2006). D18.4.1. Synthesis and Report on the 2nd Computer Supported Inquiry Learning Workshop : Inquiry Learning Building Bridges to Practice, SIG Inquiry Learning, Kaleidoscope NoE. [pp. 55.] Available online at: http://telearn.noe-kaleidoscope.org
Bratitsis A., Dimitracopoulou, A., Dimitriadis, Y., Marcos J.A., Yágüez G., Carretero S. (2006). Design and Development of Interaction Analysis of a Network of Excellence Common Collaborative Infrastructure. D/43-04.03., October 2006, pp. 48. Available online at: http://telearn.noe-kaleidoscope.org
Bratitisis A., Dimitracopoulou A., Dimitriadis, Y., Marcos J.A., Yágüez G., Carretero S. et al. . Interaction Analysis Tools Test and Interaction Analysis Services. D. 34.4.4., January 2007. pp. 70. Available online at: http://telearn.noe-kaleidoscope.org
Dimitracopoulou A. et al. (2006): State of the art of interaction analysis for Metacognitive Support & Diagnosis. Interaction Analaysis (IA) JEIRP Deliverable D.31.1.1. Kaleidoscope NoE, (IST, e-learning) December 2005. pp. 119.
Hulshof P. & Dimitracopoulou A. (2005). Synthesis and Research Agenda on Computer Based Interaction Analysis. Interaction Analysis (IA) JEIRP Deliverable D.31.1.3. Kaleidoscope NoE, December 2005. pp. 109. Available online at: http://telearn.noe-kaleidoscope.org
Dimitracopoulou A. et al.: (2004) State of the art of interaction Analysis: Interaction Analysis Indicators. Interaction and Collaboration Analaysis supporting Teachers’ and Students’ Selfregulation (ICALTS) JEIRP Deliverable D.26.1.1. Kaleidoscope NoE, December 2004. pp. 153. Available online at: http://telearn.noe-kaleidoscope.org
Jermann P. & Dimitracopoulou A. (2004): Future Research Directions on Interaction Analysis Indicators. Interaction and Collaboration Analysis supporting Teachers’ and Students’ Selfregulation (ICALTS) JEIRP Deliverable D.26.1.3. Kaleidoscope NoE, December 2004. pp. 22. Available online at: http://telearn.noe-kaleidoscope.org
Dimitracopoulou A. (2005). Model for School Units Consultancy and Support, and Education Staff Training D.3.3. Deliverable. e-Comode Project (eTEN), http://www.e-comode.com/, pp. 87.
Dimitracopoulou A. (2005). Model for Training Material in Education of ICT Support Centers and Teachers Coordinators. D.3.2. Deliverable. e-Comode Project (eTEN), http://www.e-comode.com/, pp. 69.
Hlapanis G-H., & Dimitracopoulou A. (2006). Integrated Report on Educational Services Implementation in Pilot Schools. D.3.3. Deliverable. e-Comode Project (eTEN) http://www.e-comode.com/, pp. 267.
Weil-Barais A. & Dimitracopoulou A. (2004): Learning effects from Computer based modeling and collaborative modeling activities: Evaluation studies with ModellingSpace. D10. ModellingSpace Project. IST. Education and Training. http://www.modellingspace.net/, pp. 281.
Dimitracopoulou A. & Hlapanis G. (2004). Design and Development of Tools for Diagnosis of Adults Skills and inclinations D.Α 21.E2.A5. e-quality, EQUAL., σελ. 31. [GR]
Hlapanis G. & Dimitracopoulou A. (2004). Models of Instructional and Pedagogical Methodology: Training Content related to perspectives and needs of current market. D.E2.A1. e-quality, EQUAL. pp. 31. [GR]
Dimitracopoulou A. & Stylianidou F. (2003): Learning Activities and Students Worksheets for computer based modeling activities. D09. ModellingSpace Project. IST. Education and Training. http://www.modellingspace.net/, pp. 350.
Dimitracopoulou A. et al. (2003): Design Principles and Specifications for ModellingSpace learning environment. D01. ModellingSpace Project. IST. Education and Training. http://www.modellingspace.net/, pp. 240.
Dimitracopoulou A. & Andritsopoulou S. (2002). Design of Models for Staff Education for mentoring, street work & consulting. D.E2.A3. e-quality, EQUAL., [GR]
Κynigos C., Dimitracopoulou A., Ioannidou E. & Trouki E. (2001). Learning via mobile learning supported activities D.1.5. Children in Choros and Chronos,, Esprit, Experimental School Environments.
Dimitracopoulou A., Komis B., Politis P. (2001). ModelsCreator. Didactical and Pedagogical Argumentation. LTEE lab, University of the Aegean, Del. 1. Pilelopi Project. January 2001. www.upatras.modelscreator.gr , pp. 140, [GR]
Κynigos C., Dimitracopoulou A. & Ioannidou E. (2000). Learning Activities Design. D.1.1. Children in Choros and Chronos,, Esprit, Experimental School Environments.
Lionarakis., & Dimitracopoulou A., (1999). P.1. Distance Education: State of the Art, Program Design principles. Aegean Dolphin, Project. Distance Learning Program for Travel Agency Staff. EPEAEK, Action. 3.1.δ.2., pp. 110., [GR]
Κokkos Α., Dimitracopoulou A. & Petrou-Bakiri A. (2000). P.8. Evaluation of Pilot program for Distance Education Program for for Travel Agency Staff. Aegean Dolphin project, Program “Distance Education. EPEAEK. Action. 3.1.δ.2., pp. 122., [GR]
Dimitracopoulou A., Komis B., Politis P., (1999). Design of technology learning environment for modeling. LTEE lab, University of the Aegean, Del. P1. Project Seirines. June 1999, pp. 90, [GR]
Dimitracopoulou A., Komis B., Politis P., (1999). Evaluation of a technology based learning environment for modeling. LTEE lab, University of the Aegean, Del. P6, Project Seirines, December 1999., pp. 50, [GR]