Multimedia Databases and Open Educational Resources
Electronic Dictionaries and text analysis tools
Educational Technology and Language Didactics
Virtual/Augmented Reality and Games Based Learning
A few words about me
Panagiotis ARVANITIS is Professor at the Faculty of French Studies of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, in the field of Multimedia Databases, Information and Communication Technologies and New ICT Learning Environments, with a teaching and research experience. He has published several papers in the fields of New ICT Learning Environments, and the use of Multimedia Databases and Multimedia tools in Language Teaching and Learning. He regularly participates in European research programs as well as in Greek Ministry of Education’s programs.
He is interested in online language learning, computer-supported collaborative language learning, web 2.0 and web 3.0 technologies, 3D virtual learning environments, mobile language learning tools and game based learning. He is especially interested in how language instructors can utilize Web 2.0 and Web 3.0 technologies to promote student collaboration and knowledge construction in both online and offline settings. Additionally, some of his articles encourage language teachers to carefully consider their selection and use of online educational technologies.
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