Program

Invitation Letter

14TH ECOMEDIA-EUROPE THEMATIC CONFERENCE AND TEACHER TRAINING

Creativity and Innovation by means of ICT and Media in Education


PROGRAMME
Please note that there may be minor changes to the programme before the conference starts.

All times are in UTC+3 (time zone Greece)

Keynote Speakers

Evangeline Harris Stefanakis, Ed.D

Associate Professor, Ed.D, and Research Fellow in Boston University, the US

Dr. Hans Hummel

Associate Professor, PhD, in Welten Institute: Research Centre for Learning, Teaching and Technology, Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences of the Open University (OUNL) of the Netherlands

Manolis Wallace, Ph.D

Assistant Professor, PhD, in the Department of Informatics & Telecommunications of the University of Peloponnese. His research interests lie in the meeting of semantics & uncertainty with extensions to information retrieval, data mining, personalization, cultural informatics and smart cities

http://gav.uop.gr/wallace/

Dr. Alexander Pfeiffer

Alexander Pfeiffer headed the center for Applied Game Studies at Danube University Krems for eight years, before he was awared a Max-Kade stipend in 2019 to work at the MIT education arcade. There, his research focus is on blockchain technologies in the educational sector. Alexander is also a PhD Candidate in the field of AI at the University of Malta.

http://alexpfeiffer.at

Monday, October 19 2020

17:15 – 17:30Welcome and loginThe participants login to the online conference room.
17:30 – 17:50 Angeliki Anagnostopoulou
General Senior High School of Kalamata
Norbert Aichholzer
Vocational School Wolfsberg
Natalie Denk
Danube University Krems
Opening of the Conference and Presentation of the Ecomedia Network
17:50 – 18:30KEYNOTE: Hans Hummel
Open University of the Netherlands
Instructional Design of more Experiential and Active Online Learning
18:30 – 18:50Natalie Denk
Danube University Krems
Game-based Learning as an opportunity for online teaching
19:00 – 19:20Michael Fleischhacker
Bildungsdirektion Wien / Danube University Krems
Minecraft in the Covid 19 crisis connects – Insights into the Minecraft Environmental Challenge 2020
19:20 – 19:40Vasiliki Malama
10th Primary School of Kalamata
“IDEA” Project:  European herItage 3D gamEs platform for teaching mAths
19:40 – 20:10Breakout Discussions and SocializingParticipants get split into break out rooms to discuss the input of the talks in small groups, guided by the following questions:
How important is the topic of the lecture in my classroom / educational institution? What value can I derive from the individual talks? How does this compare to the other participants in the break out room? Are there differences or similarities?
20:10 – 20:40 Open discussionThe groups have the opportunity to share their main results of the group discussions (voluntary).

End of Day 1

Tuesday, October 20 2020

17:15 – 17:30Welcome and loginThe participants login to the online conference room.
17:30 – 18:10 KEYNOTE: Evangeline Harris
Boston University
Differentiating Learning: for all students
18:10 – 18:30Georgia Karountzou
Regional Coordinator in Peleponnese Center of educational planning
ICT and Special Education
18:30 – 18:50Eleni Lianou
Second Chance School of Kalamata
Lego Mindstorms Ev3 challenges 8 to 15
19:00 – 19:40KEYNOTE: Manolis Wallace
University of Peleponnese
Fighting for social justice in STEAM education
19.40 – 20:00 Spyros Papadakis, Organizational Coordinator, Regional Centre for Educational Planning in Western Greece and Adjunct Professor, Hellenic Open University STEAM Education. Why is important for us? The STE(AM)onEdu Erasmus+KA3 project
20:00 – 20:30Breakout Discussions and SocializingParticipants get split into break out rooms to discuss the input of the talks in small groups.
20:30 – 21:00 Open discussionThe groups have the opportunity to share their main results of the group discussions (voluntary).

End of Day 2

Wednesday, October 21 2020

17:15 – 17:30Welcome and loginThe participants login to the online conference room.
17:30 – 18:10 KEYNOTE: Alexander Pfeiffer
Massachusetts Institute of Technology / Danube University Krems
Digital Agents and Distributed Ledger Technologies as little helpers for Educators and Administrators
18:10 – 18:30Konstantinos Mathiopoulos
Music School of Kalamata

Connecting real-world problems and STEM lessons in an interdisciplinary way: Your Mobile App for your medication
18:30 – 18:50Thomas Wernbacher
Danube University Krems
Nudging in School: how to apply behavioral interventions in a positive way
18:50 – 19:10Angeliki Anagnostopoulou
General Senior High School of Kalamata, Nikos Papathomopoulos General Senior High School of Kardamili
Teaching Mechanisms Promoting Learning Transfer in English as Second Language (ESL) Teacher Training E-courses
19:10- 19:40Breakout
Discussions and Socializing
Participants get split into break out rooms to discuss the input of the talks in small groups.
19:40 – 20:10Open discussionThe groups have the opportunity to share their main results of the group discussions (voluntary).

End of Day 3

Thursday, October 22 2020

17:15 – 17:30Welcome and loginThe participants login to the online conference room.
17:30 – 18:10 KEYNOTE: Evangeline Harris
Boston University
MAKING STEM LEARNING VISIBLE with NASA/MISSION EARTH: e-Portfolios document Students growth
18:10 – 18:30Giorgos Panselinas, Computing At School Coordinator for Crete, Coordinator of the Pan-Hellenic Computing At School Festival Digital Creativity in 10- year Computing At School Festival
18:30 – 18:50Antoaneta Sendova
Vocational School of Electrical Engineering and Electronics
eTwinning for  Teachers’ Continuing Professional Development (CPD)
19:00 – 19:30Breakout Discussions and SocializingParticipants get split into break out rooms to discuss the input of the talks in small groups.
19:30 – 20:00Open discussionThe groups have the opportunity to share their main results of the group discussions (voluntary).
20:00 – 20:30Closing of the Conference