Stavros Nikou


  • United Kingdom

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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 a member of the International Association of Smart Learning Environments and Ambassador for Scientix - The Community for Science Education in Europe (European Schoolnet).

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
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 2019

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

Learning through Technology

Stavros Nikou (Speaker)
4 Jun 2019

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

IEEE International Conference on Interactive Mobile Communication, Technologies and Learning (Event)

Stavros Nikou (Member)

Activity: Membership typesMembership of committee