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Dr Chryssa Themelis

Research Associate

Chryssa Themelis

County South

LA1 4YL

Lancaster

Tel: +30 698 136 3353

Research overview

 I am a researcher in technology enhanced learning (TEL), interested in embodied cognition, holographs (mixed reality), visual literacies, virtual reality, gamification, games, brain research, artificial intelligence, distance education and MOOCs.

I work as educational researcher for EU projects such as Erasmus + and coordinate thel VocTEL conference aiming to promote TEL in Europe. In 2007, Hellenic American Union awarded my research center of foreign language with a Certificate of Recognition. I hold a BA in Economics from Deere College, a MSc in Networked Learning and a PhD in the field of “E-research and Technology Enhanced Learning” from Lancaster University (department of educational research). Having studied at Harvard school of education, action research, my goal is to link research and practice, so as to improve learning and maximize social impact.

I belong to the Networked Learning conference reviewers’ committee UK, the British Journal of Educational Technology reviewers’ panel, EdMedia + Innovate Learning reviewer’ team, the open praxis journal, educational research and IRRODL journal editorial teams. As research assessor,  I review UKERI proposals for the British council and European Union proposals for H2020 FET Innovation Launchpad Calls. Research material is published at books, peer-reviewed journals and presented at several conferences in the UK, Denmark, Spain, the USA, Italy, Cyprus and Greece.

 

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