ERIC Number: EJ1014213
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2013
Q & A with Ed Tech Leaders: Interview with Stavros Demetriadis
Fulgham, Susan M.; Shaughnessy, Michael F.
Educational Technology, v53 n3 p47-52 May-Jun 2013
Stavros Demetriadis is currently an Assistant Professor with the Department of Informatics, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (AUTh) in Greece. He also earned his Bachelor's degree in Physics and a Master Diploma in Electronic Physics from AUTh. He became interested in information and communications technologies when he was a high school Informatics teacher, and returned to the Department of Informatics, AUTh to earn his PhD in Multimedia Technology in Education. Dr. Demetriadis's major research interests are related to adaptive systems for collaborative learning, technology systems for scripting in CSCL, and collaborative techniques for advancing young learners' computational thinking skills. In this article, Stavros Demetriadis is interviewed about his work in such areas as group formation based on learning styles, scripted collaboration, domain-specific and domain-general knowledge, adaptive and intelligent systems for collaborative learning support, adaptation patterns, designing modules for learning, and e-lectures. He also compares "novice student learning" to "expert student learning" and discusses the value of "writing to learn." Additionally, he describes his educational background and experience in the field of educational technology.
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Profiles, Educational Technology, Technology Integration, Computer Literacy, Information Technology, Cooperative Learning, Thinking Skills, Cognitive Style, Peer Evaluation, Skill Development, Knowledge Level, Intelligent Tutoring Systems, Small Group Instruction, Teaching Methods, Teacher Behavior, Learning Modules, Instructional Design, Prompting, Computer Uses in Education, Content Area Writing, Blended Learning
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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Identifiers - Location: Greece
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