Articles in Scientific Journals

2020 - Mobile Assisted Language Learning (MALL): trends from 2010 to 2020 using text analysis techniques

Arvanitis, P. & Krystalli, P. (2020). Mobile Assisted Language Learning (MALL): trends from 2010 to 2020 using text analysis techniques. European Journal of Language and Literature (EJLS), Vol. 7, Issue 1, Rottenburg, Germany: European Center for Science, Education and Research (EUSER). ISSN 2601-8616

 

Throughout the decade of 2010-2020, the widespread use of mobile devices of any type (smartphones, tablets) has encouraged and strengthened their use in different learning processes and in different ways. Latest improvements in devices’ processing power, in storage capacity, in memory allocation, in wireless connectivity, in GPS and in Bluetooth capabilities, has led to their wider integration and smoother use in the field of learning and in the field of language learning as well.

2020 - Foreign Language learning via mobile devices during a Language Immersion Program

Mavropoulou, Ε., & Arvanitis, P. (2020). Foreign Language learning via mobile devices during a Language Immersion Program. European Journal of Education (EJED), Vol. 4, Issue 1, Rottenburg, Germany: European Center for Science, Education and Research (EUSER). ISSN 2601-8616.

 

The progress of technology and the complete integration of its products in our daily lives is now a reality. In addition to this, more and more young children now own their personal mobile devices, most of which have a connection to the internet. These new portable devices offer unlimited possibilities to their users, yet they also create more and more challenges in the field of learning. Inevitably, Mobile-assisted language learning (MALL) as a subcategory of Mlearning is also affected.

2018 - Technology as a motivational factor in foreign language learning.

Technology as a motivational factor in foreign language learning.

Panagiotidis, P., Krystalli, P., &. Arvanitis, P. (2018). Technology as a motivational factor in foreign language learning. European Journal of Education (EJED), 1 (3), (pp.43-53) Rottenburg, Germany: European Center for Science, Education and Research (EUSER). ISSN 2601-8616

 

As digital technology has become more sophisticated, its tools and applications can be used in and outside the classroom, in both formal and informal settings, in order to increase students’ motivation. Amongst the various factors -tools, methods or strategies- that can lead to increased motivation, this paper examines the role of technology as a motivational factor in foreign language learning.

The relationship between the use of technological means such as web tools and services, digital games, mobile apps or communication tools and motivation in language learning context, has been studied extensively, with a wide variety of approaches, and within the framework of several language learning applications. In order to determine the real impact of technology on learners' motivation, an extensive literature review focusing on studies that have examined the impact of technology use in language learning and teaching on motivation to learn, has been carried out. 

2014 - Evaluating Serious Games for Foreign Language Learning: An Online Grading and Visualization Tool

Evaluating Serious Games for Foreign Language Learning: An Online Grading and Visualization Tool.

Krystalli Pinelopi, Arvanitis Panagiotis, Panagiotidis Panagiotis (2014). Στο International Journal for Cross-Disciplinary Subjects in Education (IJCDSE). vol.5 no.1 p.1564-1570.

The evolution of technology and the strong belief that computer games promote learning, have contributed to the increase of educational computer games available online in the field of teaching and learning a foreign language. Therefore, there is a growing need to develop an online evaluation tool for assessing educational software of a playful character in order to facilitate teachers and autonomous players/ learners in their choices.




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2009 - Web 2.0, elearning 2.0 και εκμάθηση ξένων γλωσσών

"Web 2.0, elearning 2.0 και εκμάθηση ξένων γλωσσών"
Π. Αρβανίτης – Π. Παναγιωτίδης, 2009.
Στο περιοδικό «Συν-θέσεις / Syn-thèses» του Τμήματος Γαλλικής Γλώσσας και Φιλολογίας του Α.Π.Θ., σελ. 45-59.
Θεσσαλονίκη 2009.

Ο νέος προσανατολισμός του web και η ευρεία εξάπλωση του «κοινωνικού λογισμικού» έχει οδηγήσει στη δημιουργία του όρου web 2.0, που σηματοδοτεί την καινούρια συνεργατική και δυναμική μορφή του web. Το νέο αυτό περιβάλλον προσφέροντας νέες δυνατότητες σε ό,τι αφορά τη δημιουργία περιεχομένου και δικτύων συνεργασίας φαίνεται να επιφέρει σημαντικές αλλαγές στο πεδίο των εφαρμογών elearning, οι οποίες προσπαθούν να εγκαταλείψουν την παραδοσιακή προσέγγιση της πρώτης γενιάς και να εκμεταλλευθούν τις νέες δυνατότητες ώστε να γίνουν πιο δημιουργικές, πιο ενδιαφέρουσες και πιο αποτελεσματικές.