Academic Coordinator of the Master in Education School of Humanities Hellenic Open University Greece

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Latest publications:
The Role of Cognitive Conflict in Science Concept Learning

A study on the contribution and limits of cognitive conflict in pupils' mental progress within the framework of a series of lessons in heat-temperature.

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Pupils’ Linear Causal Reasoning Patterns in Changes of Matter

This paper explores the linear causal reasoning patterns primary school pupils adopt in understanding physical and chemical changes of matter.

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Research-based Teaching about Science at the Upper-Primary School Level

Planning, application and evaluation of teaching, aiming to change the conceptions of primary school students regarding science concepts and phenomena and, in particular, heating and cooling of bodies.

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Images of the Scientist Held by Educators in Greece

This study aims to investigate the images of the male and female scientist as represented in the drawings of the primary and secondary educators in Greece.

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Development of Pupils’ Competences to Identify Obstacles during Research-based Science Teaching

Studying the development of methodological competences comprising a meta-cognitive dimension, specifically pupils’ competences to identify obstacle manifestations during research-based teaching sequences on heat and temperature at upper primary school level.

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The Structure of Pupils’ Written Explanations within the Framework of the Didactic Elaboration of Pupils’ Obstacles in Science

A study on the structure of the written explanations produced by the pupils during the implementation of research-based science teaching sequences focused on the pupils’ obstacles regarding temperature and heat.

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Studying Greek Students’ Performance on PISA Science Items

The study explores whether a paper-and-pencil test with PISA Science items records accurately the 15-year-old Greek students’ Science knowledge and skills and the effect of specific factors on their performance.

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Improving the Level of Pupils’ Grounds Included in their Dialogic Argumentation During the Didactic Elaboration of Obstacles in Science

Investigating the effects of the didactic elaboration of pupils’ obstacles to understanding regarding temperature and heat on the quality of their dialogic argumentation

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Studying Science Class Discussion: Relations between Discourse Moves and Grounds

A study on the relation between the discourse moves of the comments made during their discussions and the grounds included in these comments, during a science teaching sequence.

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Learning and Justification during a Science Teaching Sequence

Studying the content and grounds of pupils’ comments in their group discussions during a science teaching sequence focused on pupils’ conceptual obstacles.

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