Marina Papastergiou

Marina Papastergiou

Biography

Marina Papastergiou graduated in Computer Engineering and Informatics from the University of Patras (Greece) in 1990, and received a Master’s and a PhD in Informatics Education from the University of Paris VII (France) and the University of Thessaly (Greece) in 1995 and 2002 respectively. She is associate professor at the Department of Physical Education and Sport Science of the University of Thessaly, where she teaches at undergraduate and postgraduate level introductory informatics courses as well as educational informatics courses with an emphasis on physical education and health education. She has participated in 5 research projects in the area of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT), in 2 of them as the scientist in charge. She is a member of the editorial board of the international scientific journal “Research in Learning Technology” and she has served as a reviewer for national and international scientific journals. Her research interests comprise online learning environments, digital game-based learning, utilization of the Internet in teaching and learning, informatics education, teachers’ training in ICT, and utilization of ICT in physical education and health education. Marina has published 60 papers in peer-reviewed scientific journals and conference proceedings. Her work has received more than 1200 citations.