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Accepted Papers


Paper Session TE1 #New technologies and teaching approaches to promote the strategies of Self and Co-Regulation learning (New-TECH to SCRL)

Chairs: Daniela Cristina Carneiro Pedrosa, Giuliana Dettori

Room C – 20 June | 10h30m – 12h00m

Case Study on “STEM+Computational Thinking” Education Model in Chinese K-12 Schools
Xiaoya Yu

Putting to Test a Model of Self-Evaluation of The Learning Method in an e-Learning Environment
Jonathan Kaplan

Co-regulated Learning in Computer Programming: students co-refletion about learning strategies adopted during an assignment
Daniela Pedrosa, José Cravino, Leonel Morgado, Carlos Barreira

Round table ” ICT to support SCRL. Sharing ideas for effective implementation “
Moderators by G. Dettori & D. Pedrosa

Paper Session TE2 #eLearning 2.0: Trends, challenges and innovative perspectives- Part 1

Chair: Athanassios Jimoyiannis

Room C – 20 June | 14h30m – 16h30m

Exploring the role of Facebook as collaboration platform in a K-12 MOOC
Philippos Koutsakas, Eleni Syritzidou, Angeliki Karamatsouki, Charalampos Karagiannidis

To what extent is the use of Interaction Models as Design Patterns supported by current e-learning authoring tools? A comparative analysis
Stamatia Volika, George Fesakis

Current Trends in On-line Games for Teaching Programming Concepts to Primary School Students
Andreas Giannakoulas, Stelios Xinogalos

Development of a general purpose interface for a Microcomputer-Based Laboratory
Angeliki Nikolou, Tassos A. Mikropoulos

Paper Session TE3 #eLearning 2.0: Trends, challenges and innovative perspectives- Part 2

Chair: Athanassios Jimoyiannis

Room C – 20 June | 18h00m – 19h30m

Robotics Interventions for improving educational outcomes, A meta-analysis
Lito Athanasiou, Anastasios Mikropoulos, Dimitrios Mavridis

Students’ engagement and peer interaction in on-line academic writing through a course blog
Athanassios Jimoyiannis, Panagiotis Tsiotakis

The Design of the RU EU? game: A game-based approach to help students’ exploring of European identity and values
Elizabeth Boyle, Gavin Baxter, Athanassios Jimoyiannis, Murray Leith, Duncan Sim, Arno van der Zwet, Graham Scott, Melody Terras, Panagiotis Tsiotakis, Hans Hummel, Jannicke Hauge, Petar Jandrić

Paper Session TE4 #Building critical thinking in higher education: meeting the challenge – Part 1

Chair: Caroline Dominguez

Room B – 21 June | 8h30m – 10h00m

Facilitating Primary Student Teachers’ Development of Critical Thinking Through a Nanotechnology Module
Anna Spyrtou, Leonidas Manou, George Peikos, Panagiota Zachou

Promoting critical thinking dispositions in children and adolescents through Human-Robot Interaction with Socially Assistive Robots
Dimitrios Pnevmatikos, Panagiota Christodoulou, Nikolaos Fachantidis

Teachers’ critical thinking dispositions through their engagement in action research projects: An example of best practice
Catherine Dimitriadou, Angeliki Lithoxoidou, Agapi Vrantsi, Evangelia Seira

Enhancing college students’ critical thinking skills in cooperative groups
Helena Silva, José Lopes, Caroline Dominguez

Paper Session TE5 #Building critical thinking in higher education: meeting the challenge – Part 2

Chair: Caroline Dominguez

Room C – 21 June | 10h30m – 12h00m

Students’ study routines, learning preferences and self-regulation: are they related?
Rita Payan Carreira, Gonçalo Cruz

University teachers’ thoughts about how critical thinking is a part of their classes
Daniela Elena Dumitru

Stairway to the Stars: Comparing health and tourism professional’s views about critical thinking
Maria M. Nascimento, Helena Silva, Felicidade Morais, Daniela Pedrosa, Gonçalo Cruz, Caroline Dominguez, Rita Payan-Carreira

Perceptions of Portuguese university teachers about critical thinking educational practices
Maria Felicidade Morais, Helena Silva, Gonçalo Cruz, Daniela Pedrosa, Rita Payan-Carreira, Caroline Dominguez, Maria Manuel Nascimento

Paper Session TE6 #Digital tools in S&T learning – Part 1

Chairs: J. Bernardino Lopes, Cecília Costa

Room C – 21 June | 14h30m – 16h30m

Digital resources in Science, Mathematics and Technology Teaching – how to convert them into tools to learn
J. Bernardino Lopes, Cecília Costa

Digital Learning Objects for teaching computer programming in primary education
Paraskevi Topali, Tassos A. Mikropoulos

Learning effects of different digital-based approaches in chemistry – A quasi-experimental assessment
Carla Morais, João Paiva, Luciano Moreira

Comparing the effectiveness of using tablet computers for teaching division to kindergarten students
Nicholas Zaranis, Fotini Alexandraki

Oscilloscope reading device for the visually impaired
Hariton M. Polatoglou, Dimitris Kampelopoulos, Spyridon Nikolaidis

Paper Session TE7 #Digital tools in S&T learning – Part 2

Chairs: J. Bernardino Lopes, Cecília Costa

Room B – 21 June | 18h00m – 19h30m

The use of applets in understanding fundamental mathematical concepts in initial teacher training
Nuno Martins, Fernando Martins, Bernardino Lopes, José Cravino, Cecília Costa

Guidance degree of the task in the exploration of a computational simulation
Fátima Maria Araújo, Joaquim Bernardino Lopes, Armando Soares, José Cravino

An approach to Sound and Acoustics in Primary Education using Arduino
António Barbot, Ana Sousa, Pedro C. Rodrigues, Alexandre Pinto

Computer algebra systems and dinamic geometry software as beneficial tools in teaching and learning linear algebra
Ricardo Jorge Castro Gonçalves, Cecília Costa, Teresa Abreu

Paper Session TE8 #Exploratory potentialities of Emerging Technologies in Education

Chairs: Sofia Hadjileontiadou, Sofia Balula Dias

Room C – 21 June | 18h00m – 19h30m

Improving EFL students’ writing with the help of technology: The case of verb tenses in secondary education
Fulgencio Hernández-García, Pantelis V. Agathangelou, Sofia Hadjileontiadou, Rubén Chacón-Beltrán

Project Based Learning Methodology for Robotics Education
Victor D. N. Santos, Nuno Miguel Fonseca Ferreira, J. Cândido B. Santos, Frederico Santos, Fernando Moita, João Ferreira, Marco Silva

Using a non- educational mobile game for learning in Biology, Geography and Mathematics: Pokémon Go as a case study
Dimitrios Deslis, Christos-Vonapartis Kosmidis, Eirini Tenta

Towards an intelligent learning management system: The A/B/C-TEACH approach
Sofia Balula Dias, Sofia Hadjileontiadou, José Alves Diniz, Leontios J. Hadjileontiadis

Sentiment analysis techniques and applications in education: A survey
Foteini S. Dolianiti, Dimitrios Iakovakis, Sofia Balula Dias, Sofia J. Hadjileontiadou, José A. Diniz, Leontios J. Hadjileontiadis

Paper Session TE9 #Learning technologies

Chair: José Alves Diniz

Room B – 22 June | 8h30m – 10h00m

Tablets and Geography. Initial findings from a study in primary school settings
Emmanuel Fokides

Mobile Technologies and Early Childhood Education
Nikolopoulou Kleopatra

Robotics and Coding in Primary Grades
Roger B. Hill, ChanMin Kim, Jiangmei Yuan

Enchancing junior highschool students’ epistimological beliefs about models in science
Stavros Koukioglou, Dimitrios Psillos

Science teachers’ practices following professional development
Angeliki Samanta, Dimitrios Psillos

Paper Session TE10 #Digital technologies and instructional design

Chair: Meni Tsitouridou

Room C – 22 June | 8h30m – 10h00m

Simulation of Interference and Diffraction Based on Quantum Electrodynamics
Hariton Polatoglou, Ilias Sitsanlis

Interactive video for learning: a review of interaction types, commercial platforms, and design guidelines
George Palaigeorgiou, Anthia Papadopoulou, Ioannis Kazanidis

Enhancing spatial ability through a virtual reality game for primary school children: “The Wizard of Upside Down”: an experimental approach
Theodoros Giakis, Ioanna Koufaki, Maria Metaxa, Aliki Sideridou, Anastasia Thymniou, Panagiotis Bamidis, Panagiotis Antonioiu, Georgios Arfaras

Student concentration evaluation index in an e-learning context using facial emotion analysis
Prabin Sharma, Meltem Esengönül, Salik Ram Khanal, Tulasi Tiwari Khanal, Vitor Filipe, Manuel Reis

Telepresence robots in the classroom: the state-of-the-art and a proposal for a telepresence service for higher education
Arsénio Reis, Márcio Martins, Paulo Martins, José Sousa, João Barroso

Paper Session TE11 #Big data in education and learning analytics

Chair: George Zacharis

Room C – 22 June | 10h30m – 12h30m

Prediction of students’ graduation time using a two-level classification algorithm
Vassilis Tampakas, Ioannis E. Livieris, Emmanuel Pintelas, Nikos Karacapilidis, Panagiotis Pintelas

Forecasting students’ performance using an ensemble SSL algorithm
Ioannis E. Livieris, Vassilis Tampakas, Niki Kyriakidou, Tasos Mikropoulos, Panagiotis Pintelas

Engaging postgraduate students in a wiki-based multi-cycle peer assessment activity
Agoritsa Gogoulou, Maria Grigoriadou

Assesing the usage of ubiquitous learning
Ioannis Kazanidis, Stavros Valsamidis, Sotirios Kontogiannis, Elias Gounopoulos

The use of computational tools in Mathematics teaching for visually disabled students: an analysis of the Brazilian context
Ana Cristina Barbosa, Evelise Roman Corbalan Gois Freire

From expert consulting to co-creation in medical education; co-creating an exploratory educational space for orthopedic medical education
Panagiotis E. Antoniou, Anna Bamidou, Ioannis Tartanis, Ioannis Vrellis, Panagiotis D. Bamidis

TECH-EDU 2018 Proceedings

TECH-EDU 2018 proceedings will be published after the conference. The conference proceedings will be submitted for indexing to Scopus and Thomson Reuters Conference Proceedings Citation Index (ISI Web of Science).


Themes in Science and Technology Education

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