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Prof. Dr. ALivisos Sofos MA.

Professor  Dr. Alivisos Sofos M.A.

 

 

 

 

 

 

I. Curriculum Vitae - not including publications

Dr. Alivisos Sofos studied Pedagogy at the University of Lecce / Italy and Maraslio Teachers College from where he graduated in 1987. He continued his undergraduate studies at the Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz in

Germany: Educational Studies, Sociology and Italian Literature / Linguistics. At the same university he completed his postgraduate studies in 1996 and was named Doctor of the Department of Philosophy / Pedagogy of the Johannes Gutenberg-Universität.

 

From 1996 to 1998 he worked as a contract Instructor at the Johannes Gutenberg

University in Mainz and other German universities (Frankfurt, Wiesbaden, Landau-

Koblenz). From 1998 to 2002 he worked as a research associate at the Pedagogical

Faculty of the Johannes Gutenberg University in Mainz in the fields: General Pedagogy, Pedagogy of New Media, School of Education and from 2002 until 2004 as a research associate in the research project "Teaching Media". Since 1998, he was also scientific advisor to the central administration body of the 16 Youth and Social Ministries of the federal states of Germany for the Protection of Young People, where he worked a) on the development of online educational curriculum, b) in student’s education programs and c) on organizing student’s research projects. Since 2004, he is an elected faculty member in the Department of Education, Faculty of Humanities Studies, University of the Aegean.

 

His research interests include:

•        Pedagogy and Media Pedagogy

•        Media Education & Media Theories

•        New Media in Educational Process

•        Instructional Design

•        e-Learning & Open Education

•        Safe Internet: racism, addiction, cyber-bulling, etc.

       

ii.  List of most significant publications

Monographs

Sofos, A. (1996). "Erziehungsziele in der pädagogischen Diskussion. Eine Bestandsaufnahme in Deutschland von 1960 bis 1994". (Ph. Dissertation) Mainz. 

Kron, F., Sofos, A. (2003). Mediendidaktik –Neuen Medien in Lehr- und Lernprozessen“. München: Ernst Reinhardt-Verlag als UTB.

Kron, F., Sofos, A. (2007). Teaching the Media: New Media in Teaching and Learning Process, Athens Gutenberg (in Greek)

Kron, F., Sofos, A. (2008). Dydaktyka Mediow. Gdansk: Pedagogika GWP.

Sofos, Α., Kron, F. (2010). Erfolgreicher Unterricht mit Medien. Mainz: Logophon

Sofos, Α. Kron, F. (2010). Effective Teaching with the Use of Media: From Personal and Primary to Quaternary digital Media. Athens, Grigoris (in Greek)

Anastasiadis, P., Gkiouzeli, A., Mpellou, I., Papanastasiou, G., Papachristos, N., Simotas, K., Sofos, A., Triantafillidis, A., Filippousis, G., Fragkaki, M. (2010) Interactive Whiteboard in the Classroom: Educational Approaches, Didactic Applications. Part A. Theoretical Framework. Athens, Pedagogical Institute (in Greek)

Anastasopoulos. C., Dakopoulou, A., Kalogridi, S., Koutroumanos, G., Lenakakis, A., Manousou, E., Paraskevopoulos, M., Piliouras, P., Sofos, A., Terzaki, C. (2011). Courses of Compulsory Education: Background of Basic Principles and Guidelines. Work Group Text of Courses Pedagogical Institute. Volume II, Special Part, PE70 Teachers. Athens, Pedagogical Institute (in Greek)

Sofos, Α. (2016). Designing teaching scenarios for the practical training of students. Holistic model investigative and stochastic practices for enhancing digital literacy under mentoreias. Athens: Grigoris

Sofos, Α., Kostas, Α., Parasxou, Β. (2016). Online Distance Learning. From Theory to Praxis. E-Book. Kallipos: Athens.

 

Editing of Collective Volumes

Beck, Ch., Sofos, A. (2001): Neue Medien in der pädagogischen Kontroverse. Mainz: Logophon.

Avgerinos, E., Kokkinos, G., Papantonakis, G., Sofos, A. (ed.) (2007). Educational Sciences – New Technologies: Practives in Greece and Modern Trends in Europe.

Athens, Metechmio (in Greek)

Sofos, A. (ed.) (2009) Educational Dimensions of New Media. Strengthening Media Literacy and Capability for a Secure Internet. Athens, Grigoris (in Greek)

Articles in Journals

Sofos, A. (1997). "Eine kategoriale Begründung von Handlungsnormen in pädagogischen Theoriekonzepten". In: Pädagogische Rundschau 51,  517-557.

Sofos, A. (1998). Zur Lebenslage griechischer Einwanderer. In: Ausländerbüro der   Stadt Bielefeld (Hrsg.): Vom Gastarbeiter zum Bürger der Kommune.

Dokumentation einer  Veranstaltungsreihe. Bielefeld, 36-43.

Sofos, A. (2000). Der Muttersprachliche Ergänzungsunterricht für Ausländerkinder in Rheinland-Pfalz. Eine kritische Analyse. In: Pedagogical Speech 1, 111 – 127.

Sofos, A., Kron, F. (2000). Neue Medien im Unterricht. In: Pedagogical Speech 1,  67-82.

Sofos, A. (2003). Interkulturelle Erziehungsziele im Übergang: Die Entstehung eines neuen Paradigmas und die Bedeutung neuer Technologien für die interkulturelle Didaktik. In: Pedagogical Speech 2, 35-52

Sofos, A. (2004). Rahmenbedingungen der Mediendidaktischen Praxis. In: Pedagogical Speech 3, 273-287

Sofos, A., Kron, F. (2005). Der Lehrplan und die Neuen Medien. In: Pedagogical Speech 2, 211-234

Sofos, A (2005). Theoretische Perspektiven zur Begründung des Medienbegriffs. In: Pädagogische Rundschau 59(2005), 719-726

Sofos, A., Athanasiadis, Ι. (2007). Mediennutzung und Medienkompetenz in der universitären Ausbildung von Studierenden. In: Pedagogical Speech, 1, 13-31.

Sofos A., Kostas A., (2009). Pedagogically-Oriented Evaluation Criteria for Educational Web Resources.  eLearning Papers,. 17 pp. 1-12

Sofos, A., Liappi, V., (2010). Mind Mapping in Electronic Environments, An Alternate Learning Strategy, Pedagogika Revmata sto Aigaio,  4, 59-76 (in Greek)

Sofos A., Alexopoulou A., (2010). Defining Quality Hellenic Evaluation tool for School Internet Sites.  eLearning Papers,. Special edition 17 pp. 1-17

Publications in Conference Proceedings

Sofos, A., Kron, F. (2000). New Media in Teaching: A Collaborative Project of the University of Mainz with Junior High Schools in the Mainz area.  In: Universität Patras (Hrsg.), 2. Panhellenischer Kongress – Informations- und Kommunikationstechnologien in der Erziehung. Patras 2000, S. 74-82 (auch als CD-ROM) 

Sofos, A. (2005). Quo Vadis E-Learnig?  Teaching Observatins Regarding Learning with the Use of Electronic Environments, In: Lionarakis, A. (ed.), 3rd International Conference on Open and Distance Learning Application of Pedagogy and Technology, Proceedings of International Conference, 63-71, Athens: Propompos. (in Greek)

Sofos A., Kostas A. (2007). “WebCT Vista as e-Learning Infrastructure to Enhance Undergraduate Studies: A Preliminary Evaluation”. In: Fernstrom, K. (Ed.), Readings in Technology in Education Proceedings of the 7th ICICTE. International Conference on Information and Communication Technologies in Education

(ICICTE), (pp.172-183) Crete: University College of the Fraser Valley Press

Sofos, A., Kladaki, Μ., Georgiadou, D. (2009) Cinema as a Means for CrossThematic Teaching: An Application within the Flexible Zone Programme. In: Govas, N. (Ed.), Theater & Education at Centre Stage. (pp. 207-219). Athen: Hellenic Theatre/Drama & Education Network.

Sofos, A., Kostas, A. (2009). Open Educational Resources – The Example of eXe, In: Dapontes, N., Tzimopoulos, N. (ed.): Use of ICT in Teaching, 4th Teachers Conference, (p. 1-10), Syros: New Technologies Publications (in Greek)

Sofos, A., Matzavinou, T.  (2009). The Use of e-Class of Greek School Network for the Implementation of Electronic Courses of Schools from Attica and Dodecansee. In EEEP-DTPE (ed.) P.E. and Education. 5th Greek Conference Primary Schience Teacher’s Association for the Use of ICT in Education, 4-5 Oct (p. 154-170), Piraeus EEEP (in Greek)

Sofos, A., Vratsalis, K. (in press). Die Rolle der Medien in der interkulturellen sprachlichen Kommunikation. In: Karagiannidou, E., Papadopoulou, O., Skourtou, E.,  (Hrsg.), Language Diversity and Language Learning: New Paths to Literacy. Proceedings of the 42nd Linguistics Colloquium, Frankfurt (pp.), New York: Peter Lang Publishing Group.

Apostolos, K.; Alivisos, S.; , "Internet-Mediated Communities of Practice (IMCoPs): A Meta-analysis of Critical Elements," Intelligent Networking and Collaborative Systems (INCOS), 2010 2nd International Conference on , vol., no., pp.1-7, 24-26 Nov. 2010

Kostas, A., Sofos A., Tsolakidis K., Bratsalis K., (2011) Educational Web Communities in Greece: A Critical Survey. In K. Fernstrom & Kostas Tsolakidis (Eds.) Education and Technology: Innovation and Research. Proceedings of ICICTE 2011 (pp. 103-111). Fraser Valley, Canada: University of the Fraser Valley Press.

       

iii.  Significant research achievements in the last 10 years  

Reviewer of Scientific Publications in Conferences

                                           2005         Conference: “The School of Information Society and Multiculturalism”.

11th International Conference, October 21-23, Rhodes

2007          Conference: “Forms of Democracy in Education: Open Access and Distance Education”. 4th International Conference on Open and Distance Education, ICODL, November 23-25

2008          Conference: “Information Technology and Communication in Education”.

5th National Conference, Primary Science Teachers Association for the

Use of Information and Communication Technologies in Education - EEEP DPTE

2009          Conference: “Information Technology and Communication in Education”. 6th National Conference, Primary Science Teachers Association for the Use of Information and Communication Technologies in Education - EEEP DPTE

2009          Conference: “Information Technology and Communication in Education”. 5th International Conference in Open and Distance Learning (ICODL’09) 

2010          Conference: “Information Technology and Communication in Education”. 6th National Conference “The Future of Learning” EEEP DPTE

2010 Conference: “ICT in Education” 7th National Conference Conference with International Participation of the Greek Union of Scientific Information and Communications Technologies in Education (ETPE), Corinth

2010 Conference: “Integration and Use of ICT in the Educational Process” 2nd National Conference ETPE, University of Patras, Patras

 

Organizer of Conferences 

2006          Ημερίδα: “Protecting Youth on the Internet, Pedagogical Issues and Concerns”. November 11, Rhodes

2007          Διημερίδα: “The Educational Software – Pedagogical Management of

New Media in Primary Education”. September 8-9, Rhodes

2008          Ημερίδα: “The Training of Teachers in Primary Education – Models of Conducting Practice Exercises”. June 11, Rhodes

2009          Ημερίδα: “Pedagogical Use of New Media in Teaching”. May 5, Rhodes

2009          Επιμορφωτική Ημερίδα: “Interactive Whiteboard”. October, Rhodes

2010          Επιμορφωτική Ημερίδα: “Planning Methodology for the Use of New Media in Pedagogical and Educational Activities”. October, Rhodes

                                           2010    Ημερίδα: “The Laptop in Education”, June 12, Rhodes

 

Lectures (listed below are 12 selected lectures out of 51 lectures given)

                                            04-04.05.2007     “The Importance of New Technologies and Mind Mapping to

Create the Student’s e-Portfolio”. Lecture under the 4th National

Scientific Conference with International Participation, “Use of

ICT in the Classroom”, Syros

 

28.05.2008

“Pedagogical Aspects of Lifelong Learning in Higher Education:

The Case of WebCT». Lecture under the National Scientific Conference with International Participation, General Secretariat for Adult Education, Volos

21-22.07.2008

“Research on Application of Electronic Environments in Greek

Universities”, Lecture under the the International Workshop “The

Contribution of New Technologies to Quality Education”,

University of the Aegean, Rhodes

28.01.2008

«Die Rolle der Medien in der interkulturellen sprachlichen

Kommunikation», Lecture under the the International Scientific

Conference “Language Diversity and Language Learning: New

Paths to Literacy”, University of the Aegean, Rhodes

04-05.10.2008

“The Role of New Media in the Support of Cross-Cultural Meeting. Working with Scenarios Using Blogs”, Lecture under the 5th National Conference EEEP-DTPE, Piraeus

04-05.10.2008

 “Evaluating Software Tools for the Development of Multimedia

Content in Education" Lecture under the 5th National Conference

EEEP-DTPE, Piraeus

08-09.10.2008

“Open Educational Resources – authorware tool eXe”, Lecture under the two-day workshop “The Educational Software - Educational Management of New Media in Primary Education”,

PTDE, University of the Aegean, Rhodes

4-5.10.2009

“The Management of Internet Information at Work School at the

Elementary School. Case Study”, Lecture at the 6th National Conference of Primary Science Teachers' Association for the Use of ICT, Piraeus

4-5.10.2009

“The use of e-Class (Class Electronic Management) of the Greek School Network for the implementation of online courses from secondary schools in Attica and the Dodecanese”, Lecture under the 6th National Conference Science for Primary Teachers' Association Use of ICT, Piraeus

27-29.11.2009

“Case Study on the Use of the LMS Open E-Class for the

Implementation of Electronic Courses by Departments of the National and the Kapodistrian University of Athens”, Lecture under the 5th International Conference in Open and Distance Learning (ICODL'09), Athens

23-25.4.2010

“Criteria for Evaluation of School Web Sites-Determination of a

Quality Framework”, Lecture under the 2nd National Educational Conference Imathia. Virtual Schools: Planning, Perspectives and Concerns

30-31.10.2010

 

“Education in Media Goals of Media Litearcy and Competence”, Presentation under the Lecture at the 7th National Conference

EEEP-DTPE The Future of Learning, Piraeus

 

 

iv.  List of other Research Projects

Research projects

Project title: Reshaping of Curricula – Enlargement of Higher Education

University of the Aegean, EPEAEK (Code 1246)

Budget: Unbudgeted

Role: Participation in the program with the goal to develop digital content for the additional distance education. The material that was created, was used as part of undergraduate courses.

 

Project title: Integration of repatriated and foreign children in Schools for Primary

Education

University of Athens, EPEAEK II (Code 8410)

Budget: Unbudgeted

Role: Scientific coordinator: Training of teachers, production of online support material, publicity

Project goals: The program seeks to support as many schools as possible through pedagogical and didactic proposals, instructional materials, training programs and the hiring of qualified teachers. 

 

Project title: Program of Practice Exercises

University of the Aegean, EPEAEK II (Code 1703)

Budget: Unbudgeted

Project goals: Growing of the students’ skills and give them the ability to develop new ones, enhance students’ practice exercises, expand practice exercises to new scientific fields

 

Project title: Program of Practice Exercises

University of the Aegean, ESPA

Role: Project coordinator

Budget: 98.000 euros

Source of funding: National program

Project goals: The project is an extension of the unfunded Practice Exercise that takes place on the Department of Primary Education. Practice Exercises is an important part of higher education, as well as contribute to better use of knowledge and skills acquired by students during their studies and in easier and more beneficial integration of graduates into the labor market. The program philosophy is: 1. the interconnection of theoretical knowledge and skills with the professional field of the teacher, 2. better understanding of the teaching profession and 3. the interconnection of university education to the labor market.

 

Project title: Program of Practice Exercises

University of the Aegean, ESPA 2009-2012 (Code 2323-112)

Role: Project coordinator since 01.08.2007

Budget: 104.937,45 euros

Source of funding: National program

Project goals: Growing of the students’ skills and give them the ability to develop new ones, enhance students’ practice exercises, expand practice exercises to new scientific fields

 

PhD Supervision (1st Supervisor)

                                           2009          Knowledge Management in Communities of Practice for Primary

Education: Case Study of Multi-criteria Organization of Information on Social Networking Environments

2009          Laptops in primary education - a case study on the differentiation of teaching, student media literacy and student learning

2010          Blended Learning in Secondary Education – application of the method of blended learning on the course of Principles of Economic Theory of the Lyceum of EPAL