Ioannis specializes in the use of ICT in Professional Development of Educators, Distance Education and the use of Social Media for Training. Ioannis has a Major in Pedagogy and in Science, an M.Sc. and a Ph.D. in Physics Education & ICT in Education. He has many years of experience in the Pre-Service and also in the In-Service Training of Teachers. He is a certified trainer in the “Use of ICT in Education” program administered by the Ministry of Education and has participated in many National and European research programs, co-financed by the Socrates and the Lifelong learning Programmes, contributing to the development of educational software and other digital teaching materials. He is also a co-author of many research papers published in national and international conference proceedings and in an international journal, listed below:
- Lefkos I., Psillos D., Hatzikraniotis E. (2011) Designing experiments about thermal interactions by secondary students in a simulated laboratory environment. Research in Science & Technological Education, Vol 29 (2). Routledge.
- Lefkos, I. (2009). Virtual manipulations in a simulated laboratory. Proceedings of 7th Learning and Technology Symposium “Edutainment”, June 10-11, 2009 Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
- Lefkos, I., Psillos, D., Hatzikraniotis, E. (2009) Enhancing students’ abilities to design experiments of thermal interactions by virtual investigations in a simulated laboratory, proceedings of European Science Education Research Association 2009 Conference, Aug. 31st – Sept. 4th, Istanbul, Turkey.
- Lefkos I., Psillos D., Hatzikraniotis E. (2010) Talking Physics in inquiry Based Virtual laboratory Activities, Proceedings of 9th International Conference on “Computer Based Learning in Science (CBLIS)”, Warsaw, Poland
Ioannis is engaged in the LangOER project