Michail Kalogiannakis

Michail Kalogiannakis is an Associate Professor in the Department of Preschool Education at the University of Crete and Associate Tutor at School of Humanities at the Hellenic Open University. He graduated from the Physics Department of the University of Crete and continued his postgraduate studies at the University Paris 7-Denis Diderot (D.E.A. in Didactic of Physics), University Paris 5-René Descartes-Sorbonne (D.E.A. in Science Education) and received his PhD degree at the University Paris 5-René Descartes-Sorbonne (PhD in Science Education). His research interests include science education in the early childhood, science teaching and learning, e-learning, the use of ICT in education, distant and adult education. He has published many articles in international conferences and journals and has served on the program committees of numerous international conferences.

Publications

The Use of Developmentally Mobile Applications for Preparing Pre-Service Teachers to Promote STEM Activities in Preschool Classrooms
Michail Kalogiannakis, Stamatios Papadakis. © 2023. 19 pages.
Studies suggest that the exposure to STEM learning opportunities early in life is important because the development of STEM skills can further students' interest and...
Introducing Computational Thinking Unplugged in Early Childhood Education Within the Context of Physical and Natural Science Courses: A Pilot Study in Greece
Michail Kalogiannakis, Kalliopi Kanaki. © 2022. 26 pages.
In the contemporary digital era, introducing computational thinking concepts is considered an imperative need at all stages of schooling, since they are inextricably linked to...
Exploring Preservice Teachers' Attitudes About the Usage of Educational Robotics in Preschool Education
Stamatios Papadakis, Michail Kalogiannakis. © 2022. 17 pages.
Educational robotics have become popular worldwide with a broad range of students, including preschoolers. Although the impact of robotics technology in classrooms has been...
Learning Computational Thinking Development in Young Children With Bee-Bot Educational Robotics
Stamatios Papadakis, Michail Kalogiannakis. © 2022. 22 pages.
It is widely known that when used intentionally and appropriately, technology and interactive media are effective tools to support learning and development. In recent years...
Teaching Ancient Greek Theatre Through In-Game Exploration: The Case of ThimelEdu
Anastasios Kristofer Barianos, Ilias Logothetis, Michail Kalogiannakis, Nikolas Vidakis. © 2022. 20 pages.
Serious games are increasingly integrated into official learning settings due to their effectiveness as teaching tools, especially in cultural heritance. Despite extensive...
Handbook of Research on Using Educational Robotics to Facilitate Student Learning
Stamatios Papadakis, Michail Kalogiannakis. © 2021. 651 pages.
Over the last few years, increasing attention has been focused on the development of children’s acquisition of 21st-century skills and digital competences. Consequently, many...
DuBot: An Open-Source, Low-Cost Robot for STEM and Educational Robotics
Avraam Chatzopoulos, Michail Kalogiannakis, Stamatios Papadakis, Michail Papoutsidakis, Dethe Elza, Sarantos Psycharis. © 2021. 25 pages.
This chapter presents the design and development of an open-source, low-cost robot for K12 students, suitable for use in educational robotics and science, technology...
DuBot: An Open-Source, Low-Cost Robot for STEM and Educational Robotics
Avraam Chatzopoulos, Michail Kalogiannakis, Stamatios Papadakis, Michail Papoutsidakis, Dethe Elza, Sarantos Psycharis. © 2021. 25 pages.
This chapter presents the design and development of an open-source, low-cost robot for K12 students, suitable for use in educational robotics and science, technology...
Mobile Learning Applications in Early Childhood Education
Stamatios Papadakis, Michail Kalogiannakis. © 2020. 408 pages.
Mobile technologies combined with an interdisciplinary approach to knowledge and organization of learning experiences that are meaningful to children could create a creative and...
A Research Synthesis of the Real Value of Self-Proclaimed Mobile Educational Applications for Young Children
Stamatios Papadakis, Michail Kalogiannakis. © 2020. 19 pages.
Mobile devices are the preferred media choice for children, and their massive worldwide use has driven a new generation of software called mobile applications or apps for use in...
The Use of Developmentally Mobile Applications for Preparing Pre-Service Teachers to Promote STEM Activities in Preschool Classrooms
Michail Kalogiannakis, Stamatios Papadakis. © 2020. 19 pages.
Studies suggest that the exposure to STEM learning opportunities early in life is important because the development of STEM skills can further students' interest and...
Handbook of Research on Tools for Teaching Computational Thinking in P-12 Education
Michail Kalogiannakis, Stamatios Papadakis. © 2020. 568 pages.
While the growth of computational thinking has brought new awareness to the importance of computing education, it has also created new challenges. Many educational initiatives...
Introducing Computational Thinking Unplugged in Early Childhood Education Within the Context of Physical and Natural Science Courses: A Pilot Study in Greece
Michail Kalogiannakis, Kalliopi Kanaki. © 2020. 27 pages.
In the contemporary digital era, introducing computational thinking concepts is considered an imperative need at all stages of schooling, since they are inextricably linked to...
Measuring the Impact on Student's Computational Thinking Skills Through STEM and Educational Robotics Project Implementation
Avraam Chatzopoulos, Michail Kalogiannakis, Michail Papoutsidakis, Sarantos Psycharis, Dimitrios Papachristos. © 2020. 51 pages.
In this chapter, the authors present their research on how P12 students apply computational thinking (CT) skills when they are assigned simple science, technology, engineering...
Learning Computational Thinking Development in Young Children With Bee-Bot Educational Robotics
Stamatios Papadakis, Michail Kalogiannakis. © 2020. 21 pages.
It is widely known that when used intentionally and appropriately, technology and interactive media are effective tools to support learning and development. In recent years...
Exploring Preservice Teachers' Attitudes About the Usage of Educational Robotics in Preschool Education
Stamatios Papadakis, Michail Kalogiannakis. © 2020. 17 pages.
Educational robotics have become popular worldwide with a broad range of students, including preschoolers. Although the impact of robotics technology in classrooms has been...
The Appropriateness of Scratch and App Inventor as Educational Environments for Teaching Introductory Programming in Primary and Secondary Education
Stamatios Papadakis, Michail Kalogiannakis, Vasileios Orfanakis, Nicholas Zaranis. © 2019. 23 pages.
Teaching programming is a complex task. The task is even more challenging for introductory modules. There is an ongoing debate in the teaching community over the best approach to...