Conference Program

22nd Annual International Conference on Education
Program (Athens Local Time)
(In the program presentations are included from all the subjects scheduled to be presented in parallel)
(Note: each presentation includes at least 10 minutes for questions and discussions if available)

Monday 18 May 2020


Opening and Welcoming Remarks:

  • Gregory T. Papanikos, President, ATINER.
  • Zoi Philippakos, Assistant Professor, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, USA & Co-Editor, Athens Journal of Education. (Video)

Lena Bostrom, Professor, Mid Sweden University, Sweden.
Goran Bostedt, Associate Professor, Mid Sweden University, Sweden.
Title: Upper Secondary School Teachers’ and Students’ Views on Students’ Motivation to Study. (PowerPoint)

Niclas Lindstrom, Associate Professor, Umeå University, Sweden.
Title: On How RE Teachers Address the Sometimes-Conflicting Tasks of Conveying Basic Values and Tools for Critical Thinking. (PowerPoint)

Lars Samuelsson
, Associate Professor, Umeå University, Sweden.

Title: Ethics Teaching in Education for Sustainable Development. (PowerPoint)

Dorit Barchana-Lorand, Lecturer, Kibbutzim College of Education, Technology and the Arts, Israel.
Title: Schiller’s Unfulfillable Promise: Justifying Art Education on Moral Grounds. (PowerPoint)

Athanasia Chatzifotiou, Senior Lecturer, University of Sunderland, UK.
Title: Beneficial or Detrimental? The Relationship between Sustainability, Eco-Schools and Ofsted Reports in England. (PowerPoint)

Khadija AL Balushi, Teacher Educator, Ministry of Education, Oman.
Title: “…They Feel that They Have A Voice and Their Voice Is Heard”: Efl Teachers’ Views About Participatory Professional Development. (PowerPoint)

Ilaria Viola, PhD Student, University of Salerno, Italy.
Title: Why do Teachers Decide to Teach? Factors Influencing the Choice of Becoming Teacher in Italy. (PowerPoint)

Eirini Symeonidou, Master Student, King’s College London, UK.
Title: The Academic Achievements and School Life Interactions of The Recently Arrived Refugee Children in the Greek Primary Schools: Teachers’ Perspectives. (PowerPoint)

Julio Cesar Barros, Assistant Professor, Researcher, Universidad Nacional de Río Cuarto, Argentina.
Title: Geometric Knowledge: Learning to Think Complexly the Notion of “Riemann Curvature Tensor”. (PowerPoint)

Patricio Flores-Morales, Assistant Professor, University of Concepcion, Chile.
Title: Application of The Theory of Model-Based Learning and Teaching to an Experimental Stoichiometry Class. (PowerPoint)

Leah Patricia Hollis, Associate Professor, Morgan State University, USA.
Title: Tyrants in the Cloud: Social Dominance and Cyberbullying in American Higher Education. (PowerPoint)

Chad Loes, Professor, Mount Mercy University, USA.
Title: The Impact of Collaborative Learning on Academic Motivation.  

Shiri Vivek, Professor Eastern Michigan University USA.
Title: Enhancing Student Engagement for Improved Learning Outcomes (PowerPoint)

Qi Zheng, Professor, Texas A&M University, USA.
Title: Let Master of Public Health Students Experience Statistical Reasoning. (PowerPoint)

Robert Jay Woodward, Clinical Associate Professor, Texas A&M University, USA
Title: Incorporating High-Impact Practices into Higher Education. (PowerPoint)

Junrong Lu, PhD Student, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, USA.
Title: Concept Map Versus Matrix Note Taking: Achievement, Attitude, and Note-Taking Effects. (PowerPoint)

Deirdre Wilson, Professor, Vancouver Island University, Canada.
Title: Blending the Use of Google Docs with the Face-To-Face Modality to Facilitate the Collaborative Writing Process in a Multicultural High School English Class. (PowerPoint)

Panagiotis Petratos, Vice President of Administration and ICT, ATINER, Fellow, Institution of Engineering and Technology & Professor, Department of Computer Information Systems, California State University, Stanislaus, USA.
Title: Interactive Engagement Methods for Higher Education. (PowerPoint)

Greek Night
(The event did not take place due to the limited number of attendance. Those who paid and were not able to attend will be offered a free voucher according to our policy:

Tuesday 19 May 2020

07:30-10:00 Urban Walk
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Dorothy Economou, Lecturer, The University of Sydney, Australia.
Title: Learning How to Teach Online: Challenges in Producing an Online Thesis Writing Resource. (PowerPoint)

Ayala Raviv, Lecturer, Hemdat Hadarom College of Education, Israel.
Title: Teaching Astronomy to Preschool Children. (PowerPoint)

Eman Alam, Lecturer, Al-Azhar University, Egypt.
Title: Inquiry-Based Teaching and Learning of Biotechnological Sciences. (PowerPoint)

Carsten Lecon, Professor, Aalen University, Germany.
Title: Live Motion Capture for Higher Education. (PowerPoint)

Thomas Fehlmann, Senior Researcher, Euro Project Office AG, Switzerland.
Title: Intuitionism and Computer Science – Why Computer Scientists do not Like the Axiom of Choice. (PowerPoint)

Jan Collie, Lecturer, The Open University, UK.
Title: DEEP: Extending The Digital Forensics Process Model For Criminal Investigations (PowerPoint)

Lev Maslov, Colorado Community Colleges System Online, Denver, CO, USA andAssociate Professor, LCC International University, Lithuania.
Title: Understanding Personalities of Online Students: Importance for Successful Teaching. (PowerPoint)

Kevin Norley, Lecturer, Bedford College, UK.
Title: Reduction of Socio-Economic Diversity Through Standardisation of Language: Reflections and Challenges. (PowerPoint)

Elena Ilaltdinova, Rector, Minin Nizhny Novgorod State Pedagogical University, Russia.
Alexandr Fedorov, Rector Immanuel Kant Baltic Federal University, Russia.
Tatiana Sergeeva, Vice-Director Minin Nizhny Novgorod State Pedagogical University Russia.
Title: Teaching History of Education: Blended Learning at Teacher Training. (PowerPoint)

Fathi Abu-Nasser, Associate Professor, King Faisal University, Saudi Arabia.
Title: The Application Degree of Participative School Leaderships at Al-Ahsa Governorate and its Correlation with Teachers’ Professional Development. (PowerPoint)

Leiv Opstad, Professor, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway.
Title: Can Multiple-Choice Questions Replace Constructed Response Test as an Exam Form in Business Courses? Evidence From A Business School. (PowerPoint)

Sergio Staab, PhD Student, RheinMain University of Applied Sciences, Germany.
Title: Increased Acceptance in the Interface Development of Nursing Documentation Software. (PowerPoint)

Abraham Flanigan, Assistant Professor, Georgia Southern University, USA.
Title: Do Distracted Students Take Incomplete Notes and Learn Less? (PowerPoint)

Cynthia Dawn Martelli, Associate Professor, Florida Gulf Coast University, USA.
Title: The Impact of a University Literacy Festival on Title I School Partners. (PowerPoint)

Roberto Mejias, Associate Professor, Center for Cybersecurity Education & Research, USA.
Morgan M. Shepherd, University of Colorado-Colorado Springs, USA.
Joseph Gersch, Colorado State University-Ft. Collins, USA.
Title: Using Threat Vulnerability Asset (TVA) Methodology to Determine Cyber Security Risk Mitigation Strategies. (PowerPoint)

(The event did not take place due to the limited number of attendance. Those who paid and were not able to attend will be offered a free voucher according to our policy:

Wednesday 20 May 2020
Educational Islands Cruise
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Thursday 21 May 2020
Delphi Tour
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