Dr. Stamatios  Papadakis

Dr. Stamatios Papadakis

Lecturer
University of Crete, Greece


Highest Degree
PostDoc. in Child Development and Education from University of Crete, Greece

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Biography

Dr. Stamatios Papadakis has been a postdoctoral researcher in Educational Technology, with emphasis on mobile learning, at the Department of Preschool Education at the University of Crete, Greece since 2016. He has graduated from the Department of Informatics, Athens University of Economics and Business, Athens, Greece. In 2006 he completed a Master’s degree (M.Ed.) in Pre-school Education and Educational Design at the University of Aegean, Rhodes, Greece at the School of Humanities, Department of Pre-school Education. In 2016, he completed a Ph.D. at the University of Crete, Department of Education in Rethymnon, Greece under the supervision by Prof. Zaranis Nikolaos. He has worked as an adjunct Lecturer in Education teaching Informatics (2017-2018) at the Department of Preschool Education, School of Education, University of Crete, Greece and Didactics in Programming (2017-2018) at the Department of Computer Sciences, School of Sciences and Engineering at the University of Crete, Greece.
His scientific and research interests include the study of mobile learning, especially on the use of smart mobile devices and their accompanying mobile applications (apps) in the use of Preschool and Primary Education, focusing on the development of Computational Thinking and students’ understanding of numbers. Furthermore, his research interests also include ICT in education, novice programming environments and teaching of programming in Primary and Secondary Education (novice programmers).
Languages: English (fluent), German.

Area of Interest:

Mathematics
100%
Creative Education
62%
Preschool Education
90%
Advanced Corporate
75%
Realistic Mathematics
55%

Selected Publications

  1. Dorouka, P., S. Papadakis and M. Kalogiannakis, 2020. Tablets and apps for promoting robotics, mathematics, STEM education and literacy in early childhood education. Int. J. Mob. Learn. Organ., 10.1504/IJMLO.2020.106179.
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  2. S. Papadakis, N. Zaranis and M. Kalogiannakis, 2019. Parental involvement and attitudes towards young greek children’s mobile usage. International Journal of Child-Computer Interaction 22: 100144-100144.
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  3. Papadakis, S., M. Kalogiannakis and N. Zaranis, 2018. The effectiveness of computer and tablet assisted intervention in early childhood students’ understanding of numbers. An empirical study conducted in Greece. Educ. Inform. Technol. 10.1007/s10639-018-9693-7.
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  4. Papadakis, S., M. Kalogiannakis and N. Zaranis, 2018. Educational apps from the android google play for Greek preschoolers: A systematic review. Comput. Educ., 116: 139-160.
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  5. Papadakis, S., C. Tousia and K. Polychronaki, 2018. Women in computer science. The case study of the computer science department of the university of Crete, Greece. Int. J. Teach. Case Stud., 9: 142-151.
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  6. Papadakis, S., 2018. The use of computer games in classroom environment. Int. J. Teach. Case Stud., 9: 1-25.
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  7. Papadakis, S., 2018. Is pair programming more effective than solo programming for secondary education novice programmers?: A case study. Int. J. Web-Based Learn. Teach. Technol., 13: 1-16.
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  8. Papadakis, S., 2018. Gender stereotypes in Greek computer science school textbooks. Int. J. Teach. Case Stud., 9: 48-71.
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  9. Papadakis, S. and V. Orfanakis, 2018. Comparing novice programming environments for use in secondary education: App inventor for Android vs. Alice. Int. J. Technol. Enhanced Learn., 10: 44-72.
  10. Kalogiannakis, Μ., M. Ampartzaki, S. Papadakis and E. Skaraki, 2018. Teaching natural science concepts to young children with mobile devices and hands-on activities. A case study. Int. J. Teach. Case Stud., 9: 171-183.
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  11. Papadakis, S., M. Kalogiannakis, V. Orfanakis and N. Zaranis, 2017. The appropriateness of scratch and app inventor as educational environments for teaching introductory programming in primary and secondary education. Int. J. Web-Based Learn. Teach. Technol., 12: 58-77.
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  12. Papadakis, S., M. Kalogiannakis, E. Sifaki and N. Vidakis, 2017. Access Moodle Using Smart Mobile Phones. A Case Study in a Greek University. In: Interactivity, Game Creation, Design, Learning and Innovation, Brooks, A.L., E. Brooks and N. Vidakis (Eds.). Springer, Cham, ISBN: 978-3-319-76907-3, pp: 376-385.
  13. Papadakis, S., M. Kalogiannakis and N. Zaranis, 2017. Improving mathematics teaching in kindergarten with realistic mathematical education. Early Childhood Educ. J., 45: 369-378.
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  14. Papadakis, S., M. Kalogiannakis and N. Zaranis, 2017. Designing and creating an educational app rubric for preschool teachers. Educ. Inform. Technol., (In Press). 10.1007/s10639-017-9579-0.
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  15. Papadakis, S. and V. Orfanakis, 2017. The Combined Use of Lego Mindstorms NXT and App Inventor for Teaching Novice Programmers. In: Educational Robotics in the Makers Era, Alimisis, D., M. Moro and E. Menegatti (Eds.). Springer, Cham, pp: 193-204.
  16. Papadakis, S. and M. Kalogiannakis, 2017. Using Gamification for Supporting an Introductory Programming Course. The Case of ClassCraft in a Secondary Education Classroom. In: Interactivity, Game Creation, Design, Learning and Innovation, Brooks, A.L., E. Brooks and N. Vidakis (Eds.). Springer, Cham, ISBN: 978-3-319-76907-3, pp: 366-375.
  17. Papadakis, S. and M. Kalogiannakis, 2017. Mobile educational applications for children: What educators and parents need to know. Int. J. Mobile Learn. Organ., 11: 256-277.
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  18. Papadakis, S. and M. Kalogiannakis, 2017. Combining mobile technologies in environmental education: A Greek case study. Int. J. Mobile Learn. Organ., 11: 256-277.
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  19. Kalogiannakis, M., G.M. Nirgianaki and S. Papadakis, 2017. Teaching magnetism to preschool children: The effectiveness of picture story reading. Early Childhood Educ. J. 10.1007/s10643-017-0884-4.
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  20. Papadakis, S., M. Kalogiannakis, N. Zaranis and V. Orfanakis, 2016. Using Scratch and App Inventor for teaching introductory programming in secondary education. A case study. Int. J. Technol. Enhanced Learn., 8: 217-233.
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  21. Papadakis, S., M. Kalogiannakis and N. Zaranis, 2016. Developing fundamental programming concepts and computational thinking with ScratchJr in preschool education: A case study. Int. J. Mobile Learn. Organis., 10: 187-202.
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  22. Papadakis, S., M. Kalogiannakis and N. Zaranis, 2016. Comparing tablets and PCs in teaching mathematics: An attempt to improve mathematics competence in early childhood education. Preschool Primary Educ., 4: 241-253.
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  23. Papadakis, S., 2016. Creativity and innovation in European education. Ten years eTwinning. Past, present and the future. Int. J. Technol. Enhanced Learn., 8: 279-296.
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  24. Orfanakis, V., S. Papadakis, M. Kalogiannakis, M. Ampartzaki and K. Vassilakis, 2016. Digital student conference platform implementation: The case study of the “Research Project” course. Open Educ., 12: 5-23.
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  25. Zaranis, N., M. Kalogiannakis and S. Papadakis, 2013. Using mobile devices for teaching realistic mathematics in kindergarten education. Creative Educ., 4: 1-10.
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  26. Kalogiannakis, M., K. Vassilakis, C. Alafodimos, S. Papadakis, D. Papachristos and E. Zafeiri, 2009. Adult education and lifelong learning. The case of GSAE (General Secretary for Adult Education) in Greece. Int. J. Adv. Corporate Learn., 2: 15-20.
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