CV

Dr. Dimitris Alimisis – curriculum vitae 

current organisation

[former organisation]

EDUMOTIVA (European Lab for Educational Technology), Greece, Adjunct professor at the STEM Education post-graduate course, University of Patras, Education Dept.

[Higher School of Pedagogical & Technological Education, Patras, Greece]

Function: Scientific Leader
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website http://alimisis.edumotiva.eu

Education

Ph. D. in Science Education (Philosophy, Education and Psychology Department at the University of Athens University, 1989-1994)

Physics degree (Physics Dept. at the University of Athens, 1974 – 1979)

Work experience

Dr. Dimitris Alimisis is the scientific leader of EDUMOTIVA after his resignation in 2013 from a full-professorship position at the Higher School of Pedagogical & Technological Education (Patras, Greece), a position he held since 1997. At the Higher School of Pedagogical & Technological Education he established the Laboratory of Educational Technology and served as its scientific leader until 2013.

Dimitris has been involved in teaching and research in the field of education mostly at the level of teacher education during the last 17 years including teacher training in the constructivist use of ICT and in innovative practices concerning pedagogic use of ICT in Science and Technology Education. He has a long experience in training student-teachers in educational technology and in pedagogical applications of ICT, especially in the areas of science and technology.

Dimitris’ expertise includes the use of educational software (such as concept mapping tools, modelling tools, exploratory and interactive simulations, Logo-like environments), educational robotics, web-based synchronous  and asynchronous distance training.

2013- now Scientific leader at the European Lab for Educational Technology – EDUMOTIVA

2017- now Adjunct professor at the STEM Education post-graduate course, University of Patras, Education Dept.

1997 – 2013 Professor at the Education department of the Higher School of Pedagogical and Technological Education, Patras, Greece

2004 – 2013 Adjunct professor at the Greek Open University in Science Education

2005 – 2008 Adjunct professor at the University of Athens in the post-graduate Course: Didactics with new technologies

1992 – now

Lecturer/trainer in many  training seminars for future and in-service teachers and adult learners in Greece and other European countries

Erasmus lecturer in Educational Robotics in Faculty of Mathematics, Physics and Informatics, Comenius University, Bratislava, Slovakia, 2009

Lecturer in Sustainable Energy for High School Education – A European Training
Tool, in Transilvania University of Brasov, Romania, 2008

Trainer of adults’ trainers (Training the Trainers Program by the National Accreditation Centre for Continuing Vocational Training, 2006-2007, Greece)

Science Teacher training (Regional Training Centres, Greece, 1992-1997)

Dimitris has been officially accredited in Greece as

Trainer of trainers in the field of adult education,

Member of the Hellenic Organization of Information and Communication Technologies in Education,

Member of the Hellenic Union of Science Education,

Member of the Hellenic Union of Adult Education

Participation in European Projects

Dimitris has served for years as coordinator and partner in several EU Research and Educational projects (FP7, HORIZON 2020, ERASMUS+ and more, see page Projects for more details).

Conferences and workshops

Dimitris has served as member of scientific and organising committees in many national and international conferences and workshops mostly in the field of education, ICT in education, science education, such as:

Co-organiser and co-chair of the International Conference of Educational Robotics (EDUROBOTICS)

Co-organiser and co-chair of the International workshops “Teaching Robotics, Teaching with Robotics”

Member of the international conference committee “Robotics in Education”

Member of the “e-society” international conference committee

Member of the international FLAIRS conference committee at the special track on Autonomous Robots and Agents.

Member of the scientific committee of the  Association for Teacher Education in Europe Spring Conference

Member of the national conference committee “integration and use of ICT in Education”

Member of the national conference committee “Pan-Hellenic teachers’ conference on ICT”

Editor and author in in several Conference Proceedings, journals, books and special issues, see page Publications for more details.