Elang project aims at digital literacy for the teaching/learning of languages. It is funded by the European Centre for Modern Languages (ECML)/Council of Europe. Duration: January 2016 to December 2018. Website. View more…
A team of qualified e-learning experts with experience in development and management of elearning solutions...
LangOER (2014 – 2016) is a European network focused on enhancing the linguistic and cultural components of Open Educational Resources (OER) and Practices (OEP) for the benefit of less used languages
An Erasmus+ project that promotes Open Educational Resources (OER) sustainability through their adoption and re-use in professional practice. Duration: September 2014-August 2016.
September 26-27: LangOER final conference, Brussels (speakers: Katerina and Giulia).
August 24-27: EUROCALL conference 2016. Presentation on Social networking affordances for open educational language practice. Limassol, Cyprus (speaker: Katerina).
June 30-July 1st: presentation at the Inernational conference Future of Education, Florence, Italy (speaker: Katerina)
April 9-12: joint presentation with Carl Blyth and Joshua Thoms at AAAL conference, Orlando, USA. Title: An International OER/OEP Initiative: How Open is Foreign Language Education in the United States and Europe? (speaker: Katerina). Details
Expert reviewer for applications under the Socrates (2002-2006) & Lifelong Learning (2007-2013) programmes.
Advisor on selection of most innovative educational business ideas for seed funding and mentoring, February 2014.
Expert consultation on project procedures and outcomes. June 2014-May 2015.
Expert consultation on the design of informal language learning environments, October 2012- June 2014.
Expert review of the computer-assisted language learning pedagogical framework, May 2013.
Collection and analysis of country specific data on OER policies (Greece), October-November 2012.
External content evaluator in the field of networking technologies for language learning, September 2010.
Independent reviewer: framework programme for Research, Technological Development and Innovation 2009-2010
Reviewer for two nationwide applications under the STIC funding scheme (ICT sciences), June 2010.
Member of the consulting team on bilingualism. Creation and evaluation of new teaching materials for bilingual Greek students, Oct. 1999-June 2000.
Reviewer of vocational training projects funded by the European Social Fund. February 2006.
1. Programme “Education and lifelong learning 2010”. Areas: intercultural learning and less-taught languages.
2. Regional training programmes and multilingual curricula in primary education (measure 2.2. EPEAEK ΙΙ), 2008
Expert reviewer on curricula for teacher training and teacher training accreditation programmes, March 2007.
Expert reviewer on training curricula for job seekers. Operational Programme of Central Macedonia. June 2007.
Expert reviewer on project proposals on ICT and civil society, National Strategic Reference Framework, Feb. 2013.
Reviewer of the methodological framework of the country-wide Investigation “Social Media e università”
Katerina Zourou was invited to give a talk at the University of Central Lancashire, organizer of the symposium “The Future of Learning: Critical Perspectives on Higher Education in the Digital Age” on June 22, 2016. Check the programme and slides of her talk “User perspectives on open, social network-based (language) learning and teaching”.
Katerina Zourou offered a consultation at the Department of French Language and Literature, at the University of Athens, between March and April 2016. The service consisted of advice on research projects in the area of digitally enhanced language learning and social inclusion.