Angelique Dimitracopoulou is Professor [“Design of Technology Based Learning Environments”] of the School of Humanities, University of the Aegean, in Greece. She is also foundational member of the Learning Technology and Educational Engineering Laboratory (LTEE lab; http://www.ltee.org). She holds a degree in Physics Sciences (Univ Patras, Greece, 1986), Master and PhD in Information and Communication Technologies in Education (Univ. of Paris 7, France, 1995). She was elected “Vice-Rector of Research and Strategic Management” of the University of the Aegean [ 9/2010 - 8/2014 ]
The last fifteen years, in the level of pre-graduate studies she teaches in the Department of Sciences of pre-school Education and of Educational Engineering (TEPAES Department) , University of the Aegean, courses related to the Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) in Education [Introduction to the exploitation of ICTs in subject matters teaching, Models of ICTs integration in Education, Evaluation of educational software, Course-Research: Learning and technology based learning environments, Course-Practice: implementation of Technological environments in pre-primary school practice etc].
She has also taught in Master degrees programs in: University of Aegean/ TEPAES Department [Master programs: “Models of Educational Units Design”, “Educational materials”, University of Athens [Master programs: “Didactics of Sciences and Information and Communication Technologies in Education: Interdisciplinary approach”, “Application of Computer Sciences in Education”, Teaching of Subject matters supported by ICTs”].
In parallel, she emphasises in teachers’ education, coordinating or participating in programs related to ICTs in education, for teachers trainers as well as for in-service teachers (programs organised by University of the Aegean, University of Athens etc).
Finally, she was the supervisor of eight (8) PhDs, which have been successfully completed.
She is the author of more than 165 scientific publications related to: (a) the design of technology-based learning environments (modelling systems, intelligent tutoring systems, collaborative systems, computer based interaction analysis), which most of them concern the field of sciences education as well as the tools of interaction analysis during technology based learning activities; (b) the implementation of ICTs in genuine educational contexts; in a large variety of levels of education (from pre-primary school to vocational education), as well as to (c) the Educational Policy concerning ICTs in Education (in a national level), (d) teachers education via communities of learning. Regarding the citations on her publications, please visit SHOLAR GOOGLE Public Profile of ANGELIQUE DIMITRACOPOULOU
Design of technology based learning environments -Collaborative systems, Modeling environments, Mobile (wireless) environments, Environments of Distance Education, Interaction Analysis Tools-. Learning Activities, Students’ Worksheets. Teachers’ roles and strategies. Students’ or Teachers’ Modeling in science education. Learning effects of technological environments. Evaluation of technology based learning environments. Educational Policy on Technologies in Education. Science Education The last fifteen years she has focused on collaborative technology based learning environments, while she works intensively on technology based interaction analysis, supporting awareness, reflection and self-regulation.
FUNDING OF RESEARCH GRANTS
European Union [Esprit/I3, IST-FP5/Education&Training, IST-FP6 -TEL & E-learning-], Hellenic General Secretary of Research and Technology, Hellenic Ministry of Education & Ministry of Labor: they have funded twenty two (22) research projects, related to technologies and education, in the frame of ‘LTEE’ Laboratory and under the responsibility of A.D.
International Community: She was responsible in (a) scientific associations [IFIP Representative of Greece, TC3 group, 2002-2005; ΙSLS–CSCL(executive committee, 2004), (b) scientific networks (Kaleidoscope Network of Excellence: Core group member (2006-2007) and TELEARC (Τechnology Enhanced Learning European Advanced Research Consortium). She is also member of editorial board in scientific journals and reviewer in book series.
She was Conference Chair (CSCL2009) as well as member of the program committee in international congresses (CSCL congresses, AIED congresses, CELDA congress, etc). She has also organised extended workshops, symposia and summerschools, as well as thematic workshops in the frame of established congresses She was the keynote speaker in thirteen international conferences, workshops, symposia, summerschools, etc.
Hellenic Community: As Vice-Rector of University of the Aegean [2010-2014], she was the representative of Rectors’ Conference/Synod in National Committees related to Research Funding, Coordinator of committees related to new laws etc., while she had intervened in national newspapers so as to support public Hellenic Universities. She is foundational member of three scientific associations (HICTE/ Hellenic Association for ICTs in Education; Hellenic Association of Open and Distance Learning, E-Network ICTs in Education for teachers), Secretary and Vice-President of HICTE (2002-2004 & 2004-2006 respectively). She was the coordinator or member of national committees on ICTs in Education [Institute for Primary Education, IPEM-DOE: 2004-2005, Committee of Educational Software Evaluation methodology, Hellenic Pedagogical Institute, 1999-2000]. She was member of PhD evaluation board in various Universities in Europe, as well as member of evaluation –selection boards of researchers- professors in various Universities in Greece.