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Stavros Nikou is a Lecturer in Digital Education at 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 (CL) and a B.Sc. in Physics from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki.
He has many years of experience in ICT and STEM education. His research interests include technology-enhanced teaching and learning, context-aware mobile learning and assessment, instructional design, online and blended learning, AR/VR/MR, teacher education, computational thinking and innovative emerging technologies to support STEM education. Stavros is Course Leader of the Postgraduate Certificate in Technology Enhanced Teaching and Learning (Digital Education), he teaches Learning Technologies and supervises postgraduate students within the School of Education.
He has served as UNESCO consultant for the development of the ICT Competency Framework for Teachers and ambassador for Scientix - The Community for Science Education in Europe. He is also member of the Smart Mobile and Interactive Learning Environments (SMILE) Lab. He has published in high impact peer-reviewed journals. He is Section Editor of the International Journal of Interactive Mobile Technologies (iJIM) and scientific committee member in several top ranking international conferences.
He is a member of SERA, IAmLearn, ASLERD, the International Association of Smart Learning Environments and the Hellenic Physics Society. He is also Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (SFHEA) and Senior member of IEEE (SMIEEE).
Main research areas: online teaching/learning, mobile & ubiquitous learning, immersive learning environments (virtual reality, augmented reality, mixed reality), artificial intelligence, instructional design and technology integration, STEM education, teachers' digital competencies, smart learning environments.
Main area of focus: the role of cognitive, metacognitive, affective and motivational processes during technology-enhanced teaching and learning.
Expertise & Capabilities
- Learning Technologies - Technology Enhanced Learning
- Online, Mobile & Ubiquitous Learning
- Instructional Technology
- Technology Integration
- Technology Acceptance
- Physics Education
- Digital Competency Frameworks
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Nikou, S. A., Perifanou, M. & Economides, A. A., 9 Apr 2022, New Realities, Mobile Systems and Applications - Proceedings of the 14th IMCL Conference: Proceedings of the 14th IMCL Conference. Auer, M. E. & Tsiatsos, T. (eds.). Cham, Switzerland: Springer, p. 203-212 10 p. (Lecture Notes in Networks and Systems; vol. 411 LNNS).
Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceeding › Conference contribution book3 Downloads (Pure)
Palalas, A., Parsons, D., Nikou, S. & Rudolfo, S., 6 Oct 2021. 2 p.
Research output: Contribution to conference › Other › peer-reviewOpen AccessFile2 Downloads (Pure)
Article nomination for Best Full Paper Award in 21st IEEE International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies (IEEE ICALT)
Nikou, Stavros (Recipient), 2021
Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)
"Mobile learning: What the Future Looks Like?" Invited speech - 3rd Asia Education Technology Symposium (Fukuoka, Japan)
Stavros Nikou (Invited speaker)3 Sep 2022 → 5 Sep 2022
Activity: Talk or presentation types › Invited talk
25th International Conference on Interactive Collaborative Learning - 51st IGIP International Conference on Engineering Pedagogy (Event)
Stavros Nikou (Member)27 Sep 2022 → 30 Sep 2022
Activity: Membership types › Membership of committee