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Advances in Mobile Learning Educational Research (A.M.L.E.R.): Mobile learning as an educational reform

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Stamatios Papadakis corresponding author


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Author Biography

Stamatios Papadakis, Department of Preschool Education, Faculty of Education, University of Crete, Crete, Greece

Dr. Stamatios Papadakis has been a postdoctoral researcher in Educational Technology, with emphasis on mobile learning, at the Department of Preschool Education at the University of Crete, Greece, since 2016. He has graduated from the Department of Informatics, Athens University of Economics and Business, Athens, Greece. In 2006 he completed a master’s degree (M.Ed.) in Pre-school Education and Educational Design at the University of Aegean, Rhodes, Greece, at the School of Humanities, Department of Pre-school Education. In 2016, he completed a Ph.D. at the University of Crete, Department of Education in Rethymnon, Greece. He has worked as an adjunct Lecturer in Education teaching Didactics in Programming (2017-2018) at the Department of Computer Sciences, School of Sciences and Engineering at the University of Crete, Greece. Since 2017 he has worked as an adjunct Lecturer in Education teaching Informatics (2017-2018) at the Department of Preschool Education, School of Education, University of Crete, Greece. His scientific and research interests include the study of mobile learning, especially on the use of smart mobile devices and their accompanying mobile applications (apps) in Preschool and Primary Education, focusing on the development of Computational Thinking and students’ understanding of numbers. Furthermore, he currently investigates how a STEM learning approach influences learning achievement through a context-aware mobile learning environment in the preschool classroom and explain the effects on preschoolers' learning outcomes.
Languages: English (fluent), German.
He is an ambassador for Scientix - The Community for Science Education in Europe and EU Code Week. He is an ESERA member, CSTA, EAI, IGIP, and the Union for Science and Technology (ENEPHET).
He has published in scientific peer-reviewed journals and international conferences (including Computers & Education, Education and Information Technologies, Early Childhood Education Journal) and book chapters.

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Web of Science: S-1483-2016
SSRN: 2803728

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How to Cite
Papadakis, S. (2021). Advances in Mobile Learning Educational Research (A.M.L.E.R.): Mobile learning as an educational reform. Advances in Mobile Learning Educational Research, 1(1), 1-4.


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