Stavros Nikou


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Personal Statement

Stavros Nikou is a Lecturer in Digital Education in the School of Education, University of Strathclyde. He holds a Ph.D. in Information Systems focusing on Learning Technologies from the University of Macedonia - Greece, a M.Sc. in Computer Science from the University of Houston - USA and a B.Sc. in Physics from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. He is also a collaborating research member at the SMILE (Smart Mobile and Interactive Learning Environments) Laboratory.

He has many years of experience in K-12 STEM and ICT education, vocational education, lifelong learning and mentoring teachers in ICT and technology-enhanced learning. Stavros has served as UNESCO consultant for the development of the ICT Competency Framework for Teachers. He is member of the International Association of Smart Learning Environments.  He is also ambassador for Scientix - The Community for Science Education in Europe.

His research interests include technology-enhanced learning, context-aware mobile learning and assessment, teacher education, computational thinking and innovative emerging technologies to support STEM education.

He has published in scientific peer-reviewed journals and international conferences (including Computers & Education, Computers in Human Behaviour, British Journal of Educational Technology, Computer Assisted Learning, IEEE ICALT and IEEE EDUCON) as well as book chapters.


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Research Output 2013 2019

  • 8 Article
  • 7 Paper
  • 2 Chapter
  • 2 Conference contribution book
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A comparative study between a computer-based and a mobile-based assessment: usability and user experience

Nikou, S. A. & Economides, A. A., 18 Nov 2019, In : Interactive Technology and Smart Education. 16, 4, p. 381-391 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Mobile devices
Personal computers

A micro-learning based model to enhance student teachers' motivation and engagement in blended learning

Nikou, S., 18 Mar 2019, p. 509-514. 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Open Access
Blended Learning
student teacher
learning motivation

Activities 2015 2020

  • 8 Journal peer review
  • 5 Membership of committee
  • 2 Organiser of major conference
  • 1 Invited talk

Research on Outdoor STEM Education Conference -Mobile Math Trails in Europe (Event)

Stavros Nikou (Advisor)
16 Jun 202019 Jun 2020

Activity: Membership typesMembership of committee

6th International Conference on Higher Education Advances (Event)

Stavros Nikou (Advisor)
2 Jun 20205 Jun 2020

Activity: Membership typesMembership of committee