Dr. Dimitris Alimisis – curriculum vitae
|EDUMOTIVA (European Lab for Educational Technology), Greece,
[Professor at the Higher School of Pedagogical & Technological Education, Education Dept. Patras, Greece]
[adjunct professor at the STEM Education post-graduate course, University of Patras, Education Dept.]
[adjunct professor at the Hellenic Open University in science education]
[adjunct professor at the University of Athens in the post-graduate Course: Didactics with new technologies]
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)
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
2013 – now External Evaluator of Ph.D. theses at EU Universities (Frederick University Cyprus, Lincoln University UK, EPFL Switzerland)
2017- 2018 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.