March 10: “Supporting the digital transformation of a Higher Education institution: The example of Central University “Marta Abreu” of Las Villas, Cuba”. Invited talk, University of Habana/inSTEC, Cuba.
November 2020-January 2021: consultation for 2 Caribbean universities, the University of West Indies, Jamaica, and Universidad Central de Las Villas, Cuba. Staff upskilling and digital transformation of two university degrees.
December 10: presentation at the European University Association webinar “University approaches to citizen science in the transition to Open Science”. Short talk “Academia permeating society through Citizen Science: Use cases of engagement in Higher Education” (programme).
November 12-13: host of two hackathons within DigiEduHack annual event: one for teachers of languages for specific purposes (Catapult Challenge) and one for university students of languages aiming to upskill them on citizen science (INOS Challenge).
October 24: Keynote talk “Digital activism during covid-19 and its potential for language learning”, 2nd Online Forum on Innovations in foreign language teaching, Moscow, Lomonosov Moscow State University. Website in Russian.
July 20-August 10: online specialisation course offered at 2 Caribbean universities, the University of West Indies, Jamaica, and Universidad Central de Las Villas, Cuba. Details.
June 6: “Language learning as agency for a social purpose: examples from the pandemic”: talk by Katerina Zourou at JALTCALL conference (online). Slides and abstract
May 4: “Some examples of how the pandemic is affecting education and ways forward”: talk at the webinar “Challenges for Higher Education in the era of Covid19″. Slides. Recording available online
April 24-26:EUvsVirus hackathon. Katerina acting as mentor for 6 teams competing for the Challenge “Education and remote working”. Blog post also available.
March 30-April 4: Catapult project meeting and teacher training event, Turku University of Applied Sciences, Finland (cancelled-carried out online)
March 9-10: Creating a citizens’ information pack on ethical and legal issues around ICTs: what should be included? Workshop organised by ECSA and PANELFIT consortia. Natural Sciences Museum, Berlin.
February, 26-28: EOSC training, organised by Data Archiving and Networked Services (DANS), The Hague, The Netherlands.
February 12-14: VALS/ASLA conference, oral presentation “Rétroaction entre pairs dans des communautés web 2.0 d’apprenants de langues : état des lieux”. University of Neuchâtel, Switzerland.
December 7-14: invitation by the Shanghai International Studies University (SISU) for lectures and transnational cooperation building, Shanghai.
November 24: grant to attend the GO-TRAIN Workshop on FAIR training and skills, Leibniz Information Centre for Economics in Hamburg, Germany.
November 3-6, 3rd Intensive Course in Laser Based Patterning & Sintering Processes, iPEN project, Friedrich Alexander Universität Nurnberg-Erlangen, Germany.
July 4-6: “Dynamics of role playing and social participation in online language learning communities”, presentation (with Anthippi Potolia) at XIX Computer Assisted Language Learning (CALL) conference, Bruges.
June 7-9: “Apprendre, accompagner et produire dans une communauté d’apprentissage des langues en ligne : heur ou malheur ?” talk (with Anthippi Potolia) at EPAL conference 2018, Grenoble.
May 23-24: Digital Humanities Course Registry Metadatathon; organised by the Digital Research Architecture for the Arts and Humanities (DARIAH) annual meeting, Paris. Scholarship to attend the workshop.
March 28: (with Anthippi Potolia): Webinar “Apprentissages non formels en réseaux”, at the seminar “Environnements numériques pour l’enseignement-apprentissage des langues”, Centre de linguistique appliquée & Université de Franche-comté, Besançon, France.
March, 9-10: Fifth group meeting of COMALAT project. Thessaloniki, Greece (participant: Katerina).
March, 7: 1st Management Committee meeting of the COST project “European Network for Combining Language Learning with Crowdsourcing Techniques” (enCollect), Brussels
November, 28-29: Kick-off meeting of MOONLITE project. Madrid, hosted by UNED (participant: Katerina).
November, 24-26: presentation “Apprendre les langues au sein d’une communauté web 2.0 : regards sur l’autonomie des apprenants”at Ranaclès 2016 conference, Paris (speaker: Anthippi).
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 International conference Future of Education, Florence, Italy (speaker: Katerina)
June 22: invited talk at The Future of Learning: Critical Perspectives on Higher Education in the Digital Age. University of Central Lancashire, Preston, UK. (speaker: Katerina). Slides.
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
February, 4-5: first meeting of the Elang project, funded by ECML. Graz, Austria. (participant: Katerina).
November, 7: OER in Greek language and how to reuse them. Workshop co-organized with Sofia Papaditriou, Greek Ministry of Education, at the 2015 ICODL conference. (speaker: Ioanns). Slides and blog post.
October, 20-21: 12th seminar of EdReNe (Educational Repositories Network). Hosted by the Danish Ministry of Education, Copenhagen (speaker: Giulia).
October, 7-9: seminar on “OER and Regional anf Minority languages”, Fryske Akademy, Leeuwarden, the Netherlands (speaker: Giulia).
September, 25: final meeting and conference of OREA project, Technological Educational Institute of Crete, Greece (participant: Katerina, acting as external evaluator).
May, 30-31:LangOER teacher training course for Greek educators on OER and OEP. (organizers and speakers: Ioannis and Katerina). Blog post.
April 24-26: 22nd Symposium on Theoretical & Applied Linguistics (ISTALL22), Thessaloniki, Greece. Talk on “Open Educational Resources (OER) in less used languages: a European state-of-the art study and insights into the Greek landscape” in relation to LangOER project (speaker: Ioannis)
April 14-15:OER15 conference, Cardiff, Wales. Talk on “Social networks and their role in Open Educational language Practice and interaction”, in relation to LangOER project (speaker: Giulia)