Thanasis Daradoumis

Thanasis Daradoumis (adaradoumis@uoc.edu) holds a PhD in computer science from the Polytechnic University of Catalonia (Spain), a master’s degree in computer science from the University of Illinois (USA), and a bachelor’s degree in mathematics from the University of Thessaloniki (Greece). He is an associate professor in the Department of Computer Sciences, Multimedia & Telecommunication at the Open University of Catalonia. His research focuses on e-learning and network technologies, Web-based instruction and evaluation, distributed and adaptive learning, CSCL, CSCW, interaction analysis, and grid technologies. He is co-director of the DPCS Research Laboratory.

Publications

A Network Analysis Method for Tailoring Academic Programs
Luis Casillas, Thanasis Daradoumis, Santi Caballe. © 2016. 22 pages.
Producing or updating an academic program implies a significant effort: involving people, academic units, knowledge elements, regulations, institutions, industry, etc. Such...
Studying the Suitability of Discourse Analysis Methods for Emotion Detection and Interpretation in Computer-Mediated Educational Discourse
Thanasis Daradoumis, Marta María Arguedas Lafuente. © 2016. 26 pages.
Conversation analysis (CA) and discourse analysis (DA) methods have been widely used to analyse classroom interaction in conventional educational environments and to some extent...
Studying the Suitability of Discourse Analysis Methods for Emotion Detection and Interpretation in Computer-Mediated Educational Discourse
Thanasis Daradoumis, Marta María Arguedas Lafuente. © 2014. 25 pages.
Conversation analysis (CA) and discourse analysis (DA) methods have been widely used to analyse classroom interaction in conventional educational environments and to some extent...
A Framework for Designing Computer Supported Learning Systems with Sensibility
Michalis Feidakis, Thanasis Daradoumis. © 2013. 14 pages.
In the current paper, the authors propose a new conceptual framework in Computer Supported Learning System-CSCL design that takes emotion into account. They conduct their...
Collaborative and Distributed E-Research: Innovations in Technologies, Strategies and Applications
Angel A. Juan, Thanasis Daradoumis, Meritxell Roca, Scott E. Grasman, J. Faulin. © 2012. 419 pages.
Technology has made it possible to conduct research and form research groups that are not limited by geographic location. The field of Collaborative and Distributed E-Research...
An Ontological Structure for Gathering and Sharing Knowledge among Scientists through Experiment Modeling
Luis Casillas, Thanasis Daradoumis. © 2012. 15 pages.
This chapter presents a proposal for modeling / simulating experiments conducted by scientists working in common scientific problems, based on gathering and exploiting knowledge...
Employing Collaborative Learning Strategies and Tools for Engaging University Students in Collaborative Study and Writing
Thanasis Daradoumis, Maria Kordaki. © 2011. 23 pages.
This chapter addresses several issues and challenges that one faces when carrying out a real collaborative learning experience following a blended learning design that includes a...
Collaborative Learning Design within Open Source E-Learning Systems: Lessons Learned from an Empirical Study
Maria Kordaki, Haris Siempos, Thanasis Daradoumis. © 2011. 22 pages.
This chapter addresses a number of serious ‘collaborative learning design’ problems faced by adults within the context of e-learning systems and outlines some innovative...
Architectures for Distributed and Complex M-Learning Systems: Applying Intelligent Technologies
Santi Caballé, Fatos Xhafa, Thanasis Daradoumis, Angel A. Juan. © 2010. 436 pages.
Over the last decade, the needs of educational organizations have been changing in accordance with increasingly complex pedagogical models and with the technological evolution of...
Monitoring and Assessment in Online Collaborative Environments: Emergent Computational Technologies for E-Learning Support
Angel A. Juan, Thanasis Daradoumis, Fatos Xhafa, Santi Caballé, Javier Faulin. © 2010. 324 pages.
Due to growing technologies for learning processes, universities are making modifications in the development and construction of courses and services they offer. Monitoring and...
A Generic Platform for the Systematic Construction of Knowledge-based Collaborative Learning Applications
Santi Caballé, Thanasis Daradoumis, Fatos Xhafa. © 2008. 24 pages.
This study aims to explore the importance of efficient management of event information generated from group activity in collaborative learning practices for its further use in...
A Framework for Assessing Self, Peer, and Group Performance in E-Learning
Thanasis Daradoumis, Fatos Xhafa, Ángel Alejandro Juan Perez. © 2006. 16 pages.
In this chapter, we propose a framework that supports the analysis andassessment of collaborative learning of online groups of students workingon a complex task (software...
Problems and Opportunities of Learning Together in a Virtual Learning Environment
Thanasis Daradoumis, Fatos Xhafa. © 2005. 16 pages.
This chapter explores new ways of collaborative learning in a virtual learning environment based on our acquisition of knowledge from previous experience. We identify both the...