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Supervising PhD, Master and Graduate Thesis

 

I have supervised the following PhD theses, in the frame of my research interests.

1. FASSOULOPOULOS, G., 2000, “Students’ conceptions on the relation between intensive quantities with the amount of the system and its implications for teaching”. UnpublishedPhDthesis. DptofPrimaryEducation. AristotleUniversityofThessaloniki. (Supervisor)

2. SPYRTOU, A. 2001, “StudyoftheconstructiviststrategyfortheEducationofPrimaryTeacherinScience” Unpublished PhD thesis. Dpt of Primary Education. AristotleUniversityofThessaloniki. (Memberofthesupervisingcommittee)

3.  MOLOCHIDIS, A.  2006. "Studyofthedevelopmentmultimediaandmethodsfortheimprovementofteaching, withemphasisinSciencePhenomena”. Unpublished PhD thesis. Dpt of Primary Education. AristotleUniversityofThessaloniki. (Member of the supervising committee)

4. PATSADAKIS, E.. 2007. «Students’ and Teachers’ laboratory practices in the Primary School: the relation of practice with the learning of the content and the conceptions about the nature of Science.  Unpublished PhD thesis. Dpt of Earlychildhood Education.  University of Athens. (Member of the supervising committee)

5. ARVANITAKIS, K., 2009. «Studyoftheteachingandlearningofsoundconceptsandphenomena, with the use of multimedia.   Unpublished PhD thesis. Dpt of Primary Education.  University ofWesternMacedonia. (Member of the supervising committee)

6. KARNEZOU, Μ. (2010). Teachers’ planning and implementation of school visits to science and technology museums.   Unpublished PhD thesis. Dpt of Earlychildhood Education.  University ofWesternMacedonia.  (Supervisor)

7. PAPASOTIRIOU, C.(2012).  Influence of the institutional and epistemological features of the scientific and technological literacy curricula, in teaching and learning science. TEAPI,  University of Athens:. (Memberofthesupervisingcommittee)

8. ZOUPIDIS, A. (2012). Teaching and learning using models of science and technology: the case of floating / sinking phenomena. Unpublished PhD thesis. Dpt of Earlychildhood Education.  University of WesternMacedonia.  (Supervisor)

9. PIPILHS, K. (2017). Teachers education and in-service education: personal theories connected with Science teaching practices.  Unpublished PhD Thesis, Dpt of EarlyChildhood Education. Univ. of Western Macednia  (supervisor).  

10. Chaitidou M. The evolution of Science PCK, via teachers' reflection, in a a project of innovative TLSs. (Member of the supervising committee).

11. Manou, L. Development and evaluation TLSs for teachers education in Naotechnology (Member of the supervising committee).

12. Tsaliki Ch. Study of the teachers ability in Science and Environment teaching design (Supervisor). 

13. Stragas A. Study of pre-school teachers views and practices  in Science teaching design (supervisor).

14. Soultanis K. Organization, Implementation and Evaluation primary students visits in a Museum of Typography (supervisor).

I’m supervising as supervisor or member of the committee four (4) PhD theses

I have supervised the following fifteen Master theses.

1. BOSATZOUDIS, S. (2000). Development of a teaching sequence in Biology for primary school pupils. Unpublished master thesis. Dpt of Primary Education. AristotleUniversityofThessaloniki.

2. KOUNATIDOU, C. (2000). A study of teaching and learning science from informal sources. Evaluation of teaching science CD – ROM. Unpublished master thesis. Dpt of Primary Education. AristotleUniversityofThessaloniki.

3. STILIADIS, K. (2001). A study of high school students’ attitude and intention to visit museums and exhibitions about science and technology. Unpublished master thesis. Dpt of Primary Education. AristotleUniversityofThessaloniki.

4. KARNEZOU, M. (2002). Teachers’ practices in informal education settings: the case of pupils’ visits to the Technology Museum of Thessaloniki.Unpublished master thesis. Dpt of Primary Education. AristotleUniversityofThessaloniki.

5. PAPOUTSIDIS, Μ.(2002). Learning in science and technology museums: expectations and outcomes of school visit to the Technology Museum of Thessaloniki.Unpublished master thesis. Dpt of Primary Education. AristotleUniversityofThessaloniki.

6. IOSIFIDIS, P. (2002). A comparative study of the physics curricula in the three last grades of high school. Unpublished master thesis. Dpt of Primary Education. AristotleUniversityofThessaloniki.

7. PAPAPTHEMELIS, I. (2002). A comparative study of Greek and international science curricula: Greek Primary school curricula, Science 1998 andUNESCO Project 2000+.  Unpublished master thesis. Dpt of Primary Education. AristotleUniversityofThessaloniki.

8. BAZIAKOU, M. (2002). A comparative study of the new and previous science curriculum for primary school. Unpublished master thesis. Dpt of Primary Education. AristotleUniversityofThessaloniki.

9. ANEMOULI, Α.(2003). Evaluation of science multimedia: the case of  «XIPOLO» and «GAIA» of ΙΤΥ. Unpublished master thesis. Dpt of Primary Education. AristotleUniversityofThessaloniki.

10. GRIGORIADOU, Κ.(2003). A study of secondary education students’ conceptions about heredity issues. Unpublished master thesis. Dpt of Primary Education. AristotleUniversityofThessaloniki.

11. THASITIS, Μ. (2003). A study of consistency of the compulsory education pupils’ conceptions, when studying floating – sinking phenomena.Unpublished master thesis. Dpt of Primary Education. AristotleUniversityofThessaloniki.

12. EPSIMOS, G. (2004). A critical consideration of the science curricula analysis framework: the case of high school science curricula. Unpublished master thesis. Dpt of Primary Education. AristotleUniversityofThessaloniki.

13. BALLA, Ε. (2004). Compulsory education pupils’ learning in science and technology museums: a case study on the guided tour in interactive exhibits in the Technology Museum of Thessaloniki. Unpublished master thesis. Dpt of Primary Education. AristotleUniversityofThessaloniki.

14. PLIASSA, S. (2008).Design, development, application and evaluation of an educational software on the study of floating / sinking for preschool and earlychildhood years. Unpublished master thesis. Dpt of EarlychildhoodEducation. UniversityofWestern Macedonia.  

15. BOLIS, L. (2010). Pupils’ conceptions about the chemistry phenomena and concepts in primary school textbooks and their acknowledgement by teachers.Unpublished master thesis. Dpt of PrimaryEducation. UniversityofWestern Macedonia.

16. FAKAZI, Ε. (2010). Organization of school visits in science and technology settings in order to intrigue and create motives: evaluation elements of a school visit to the Greek Organization of Telecommunications.Unpublished master thesis. Dpt of EarlychildhoodEducation. UniversityofWestern Macedonia.  

17. TESTEBASI, Α. (2012). A study of the relation between science and technology in science education: teachers’ conceptions about science and technology teaching. Unpublished master thesis. Dpt of PrimaryEducation. UniversityofWestern Macedonia.

18. KARAGIANNI, C. (2012). A comparative study of inquiry approach models. An inquiry model proposal. Unpublished master thesis. Dpt of PrimaryEducation. UniversityofWestern Macedonia.

19 TERMETZIDOU, H. (2012) A study of preschool and earlychildhood children’s ability to classify materials according to their magnetic properties. Unpublished master thesis. Dpt of EarlychildhoodEducation. UniversityofWestern Macedonia.

20. Symeonidou, A. (2014). Development, implementation and evaluation of a TLS for preschool students, for the water cycle.

21. Demetriou, D. (2014). Cultivation of scientific skills in the Kindergarten through the teaching of Magnets and their propert

22. Kerlova, A. (2014). Study of pre-school students to classify animals based on their morfological characteristics.  

23. Pantsiou, E. (2015). Study of teachers views and practices, when they design, develop, implement and evaluate good teaching practices by themselves.

24. Papadopoulou N. (2015). Study of teachers wiews and practices, when they apply and evaluate ready "good teaching practices" 

25. Stragas A. (2015)  Study of the preschool teacher students ability of science teaching design: the case of teaching the water cycle. 

26. Liampas E. (2015). Development and evaluation of educational softwarefor "the water travel" concerning the water cycle  for pre-school students. 

27. Fotiadis Th. (2017). Development, implementation and evaluatuion of a TLS for the water cycle, for the high school. 

28. Chatzianagnistou Ch. (2017). Development, implementation and evaluationofa TLS for the water cycle, primary students (10-11 years old).

I have supervised about 30 graduate thesis. 

Recent publications

  • ZoupidisA., Pnevmatikos D., SpyrtouA., and KariotoglouP. (2017). Combining and linking virtual with real experiments as scaffolding for conceptual understanding: the explanations of floating/sinking phenomena, (under review, Research in Science & Technological Education).

  • Psillos D. and Kariotoglou P. (Eds) (2016). ITERATIVE DESIGN OF TEACHING-LEARNING SEQUENCES: INTRODUCING THE SCIENCE OF MATERIALS IN EUROPEAN SCHOOLS. Springer (collective volume) pp 462.
    ISBN 978-94-007-7808-5

  • Kariotoglou, P. & Papdopoulou, P. (Eds) (2014). Science and Environment in preschool education. Questions and Proposals. Gutenberg publication, pp 249.

  • Loukomies, A., Pnevmatikos, D., Lavonen. J., Spyrtou, A., Byman, R., Kariotoglou, P., Juuti, K. (2013). Promoting Students' Interestand Motivation Towards Science Learning: the Role of Personal Needs and Motivtion Orientations, Research in Science Education, DOI: 10.1007/s11165-013-9370-1

  •  Karnezou, M., Avgitidou, S., Kariotoglou, P. (2013). Links between Teachers'  Beliefs and Their Practices in a Science and Technology Museum Visit, International Journal of Science Education, Part B: Communication and Public Engagement, DOI:10.1080/21548455.2013.773467

  • KARIOTOGLOU, P., SPYRTOU, A., PNEVMATIKOS, D. & ZOUPIDIS, A. (2012). Current Trends in Science Curricula: The cases of investigation and visits to places of science and technology Iin program Material Science. Themata Episthmon kai Texnologias stin Ekpedeysi, 5(1-2), pp. 153-164(in Greek)

Recent projects

  • SCIENCE TEACHERS EDUCATION (STED): Coordinator, ARISTEIA II, General Secretary for Research and Technology: 1-2-12014 ΈΩΣ 31 - 10 - 2015, 178.000,00 Euros.

  • Materials Science Project: University-school partnerships for the design and implementation of research-based ICT-enhanced modules on Material Properties, SAS6-CT-2006-042942-Material Science (042942). Responsible of the Universityof Western Macedoniaresearch team (partner)

  • “Business Plan for the organization of Lifelong Institute of the University of Western Macedonia.  2006, Ministry of Education  (Institutional Coordinator)

  • “Investigation of Teaching – Learning sequences: the case of force”.(2004 - 2006). Ministry of Education- PythagorasI, (Coordninator)

    

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