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Papanikolaou Kyparisia 

Department of Education
School of Pedagogical & Technological Education (ASPETE)

N. Heraklion, GR 141 21, Athens, Greece;
Tel.: +30 210 2896-930
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Homepage: http://users.aspete.gr/kpapanikolaou/


  • 1991: B.Sc. in Computer Science, Dpt. of Informatics and Telecommunications, University of Athens, Greece
  • 1995 : Master degree in Electronic Automation, Dpt. of Informatics and Telecommunications, University of Athens, Greece
  • 2002 : Ph.D. in Web-based Adaptive Educational Systems, Dpt. of Informatics and Telecommunications, University of Athens, Greece


  • Adaptive & intelligent learning environments: learning design, personalisation at individual and group level, open learner modeling, group formation, interaction analysis
  • Web-based learning: elearning, blended learning, individual differences, learning by design, collaborative scripts
  • Teacher education and ICT
  • Computer science education


  • Educational Technology (ASPETE, 2006 -)
  • Adult Learning, Open & Distance Education (ASPETE, 2006 -)
  • Lifelong learning and ICT (MSc, University of Athens, ASPETE, 2006 - 2009)
  • Learning theories and ICT (MSc, University of Piraeus, 2006-2007)
  • Intelligent and Adaptive Learning environments (University of Piraeus, 2004-2006)
  • Design of Educational Software (MSc, University of Athens, 2005-2006)
  • Distance Learning (MSc, University of Athens, 2004-2005)
  • Computer Science and Education (University of Athens, 2004-2005)
  • Educational Technology (University of Piraeus, 2003-2004)
  • Open learning environments (University of Piraeus, 2003-2004)

Selected Publications

  1. Papanikolaou K.A., Grigoriadou M., Magoulas G.D., and Kornilakis H. Towards New Forms of Knowledge Communication: the Adaptive Dimension of a Web-based Learning Environment, Computers and Education, 39 (4), 333-360, 2002.
  2. Papanikolaou K.A., Grigoriadou M., Kornilakis H., and Magoulas G.D. Personalising the Interaction in a Web-based Educational Hypermedia System: the case of INSPIRE, User-Modeling and User-Adapted Interaction, 13 (3), 213-267, 2003.
  3. Magoulas, G.D., Papanikolaou, K.A. and Grigoriadou, M. Adaptive web-based learning: accommodating individual differences through system's adaptation, British Journal of Educational Technology, 34 (4), 511-527, 2003.
  4. Papanikolaou, K.A. and Grigoriadou,M. Building an instructional framework to support learner control in Adaptive Educational Hypermedia Systems. In: G.Magoulas and S.Chen: Advances in Web-based Education: Personalized Learning Environments, Idea Group Publishing, 127-146, 2005.
  5. Papanikolaou K., Mabbott, A. Bull S., Grigoriadou M. Designing Personalised Educational Interactions Based on Learning / Cognitive Style and Learner Behaviour. Interacting with Computers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Human-Computer Interaction 18(3), 356-384, 2006.
  6. Christodoulopoulos C. and Papanikolaou Κ. (2007). Group Formation Tool in a E-Learning Context. IEEE International Conference on Tools with Artificial Intelligence (ICTAI), October 29-31, Patras, Greece.
  7. Papanikolaou, K. and Grigoriadou, M. Combining adaptive hypermedia with project and case based learning. International Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia, 18 (2), 191-220, 2009.
  8. Papanikolaou, K., Boubouka, M. Promoting collaboration in a Project- Based E-Learning context. Journal of Research on Technology in Education (JRTE), Vol. 43, 2, 2010, pp. 135–155. Published by International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE).
  9. Papanikolaou, K. and Gouli, E. Investigating Influences among Individuals and Groups in a collaborative learning setting. International Journal of eCollaboration, Vol. 9 (1), 2013, pp. 9-25. IGI Publishing.
  10. Boubouka, M. and Papanikolaou, K.Alternative assessment methods in technology enhanced project based learning, International Journalof Learning Technology, Vol. 8, No. 3, 2013, pp. 263-296. Published by InderScience publishers
  11. Makri, K., Papanikolaou, K., Tsakiri, A., and Karkanis, S. Blending the Community of Inquiry Framework with Learning by Design: Towards a Synthesis for Blended Learning in Teacher Training.  The Electronic Journal of e-Learning, Vo. 12, No. 2, 2014, pp183-194
  12. Papanikolaou, K.Constructing Interpretative Views of Learners’ Interaction Behavior in an Open Learner Model. IEEE Transactions on Learning Technologies, DOi: 10.1109/TLT.2014.2363663.