Emmanuel Fokides

Emmanuel FokidesDr. Emmanuel Fokides is a lecturer in the Department of Primary School Education, University of the Aegean, Greece. His courses focus on the educational uses of Virtual Reality, digital storytelling, Augmented Reality, and Serious Games. Since 1994, he is involved in a number of research projects regarding distance and lifelong learning and the educational uses of Virtual and Augmented Reality. His work is published in several conference proceedings, international volumes, and journals.

Publications

Reflecting on the Results of the Initiative ETiE for Using Tablets in Primary Schools
Emmanuel Fokides. © 2021. 22 pages.
Mobile devices, such as smartphones and tablets, have taken the world by storm. In education, they have exponentially increased the opportunities for mobile and ubiquitous...
Pre-Service Teachers and Computers: A (Still) Troubled Relationship
Emmanuel Fokides, Apostolos Kostas. © 2020. 17 pages.
The chapter presents the results of a longitudinal study (years 2013-2018) in which pre-service teachers' actual and perceived competence in computers were examined, together...
Using a 3D Simulation for Teaching Functional Skills to Students with Learning, Attentional, Behavioral, and Emotional Disabilities
Maria-Ioanna Chronopoulou, Emmanuel Fokides. © 2020. 25 pages.
The study presents results from the use of a 3D simulation for teaching functional skills to students with learning, attentional, behavioral, and emotional disabilities...
Teaching Natural Sciences to Kindergarten Students Using Tablets: Results From a Pilot Project
Emmanuel Fokides, Dimitra Zachristou. © 2020. 21 pages.
The chapter presents the results of a project in which tablets were used for teaching natural sciences to kindergarten students. The classification of animals depending on...
Tablets in Primary Schools: Results of a Study for Teaching the Human Organ Systems
Emmanuel Fokides. © 2020. 18 pages.
This article presents the results of a short project in which tablets were used for teaching the respiratory, circulatory, and digestive systems to 162 sixth-grade primary school...
Teaching Basic Programming Concepts to Young Primary School Students Using Tablets: Results of a Pilot Project
Emmanuel Fokides. © 2020. 17 pages.
The study presents the results of a project in which tablets and a ready-made application were used for teaching basic programming concepts to young primary school students (ages...
Using Google Cardboard Compatible HMDs and Spherical Videos for Teaching History to High School Students
Emmanuel Fokides, Eleni Polydorou, Panos Mazarakis. © 2020. 17 pages.
The study presents the results from a project in which subjects related with history were taught to high school students using spherical videos, viewed by means of smartphones...
Three Cases of Unconventional Educational Uses of Digital Storytelling
Emmanuel Fokides. © 2019. 11 pages.
The chapter presents three cases in which digital storytelling was used in an unconventional way: in helping an immigrant student to integrate into the school environment, in...
Three Cases of Unconventional Educational Uses of Digital Storytelling
Emmanuel Fokides. © 2018. 10 pages.
The study presents three cases in which digital storytelling was used in an unconventional way; in helping an immigrant student to integrate into the school environment, in...
Teaching Basic Programming Concepts to Young Primary School Students Using Tablets: Results of a Pilot Project
Emmanuel Fokides. © 2018. 14 pages.
The study presents the results of a project in which tablets and a ready-made application were used for teaching basic programming concepts to young primary school students (ages...
Factors Affecting Primary School Students' Learning Experiences When Using MUVEs: Development and Validation of a Scale
Emmanuel Fokides, Pinelopi Atsikpasi. © 2018. 22 pages.
3D multi-user virtual environments (MUVEs) are considered a technological advancement that, in the coming years, will have a significant impact on how students learn. On the...
Teaching Basic Astronomy Concepts to Pre-Service Teachers Using 3D Virtual Environments: Results of a Study in Greece
Emmanuel Fokides, Aikaterini Mastrokoukou, Pinelopi Atsikpasi. © 2017. 20 pages.
The study examines the use of two 3D virtual environments for teaching basic Astronomy concepts, to pre-service teachers. The motivation was the fact that pre-service teachers...
A Pilot Project to Teach Road Safety Using Desktop Virtual Reality
Emmanuel Fokides, Costas Tsolakidis. © 2010. 26 pages.
In this work the issue of road safety education is presented. Virtual Reality can be used for this purpose with very good results. An application was developed based on a 3D...