OSOS presentations

FRIDAY
04. 11. 2016

Conference Hall

Conference Welcome
Dr. Andras Szucs,
Secretary General, EDEN European Distance and E-Learning Network

Dr. Nelly Arvaniti,
 PE School Advisor Eastern Attica Directorate of Secondary Education

Chair: Dr. Sofoklis Sotiriou,
Ellinogermaniki Agogi, Greece

Universal Design and Development of Accessible Educational and Teaching Aids for Students with Disability: Effective Policy or Utopia during the financial crisis
Dr. Vassilis Kourbetis, Head of the Office of European and International Educational Policy, Institute of Educational Policy, Greece

Sustainable Citizenship through Open Schools
Prof. Franz Bogner, University of Bayreuth, Germany

A science capital perspective for open schools
Dr. Effrosyni Nomikou, Kings College University, London, UK

The science of sound in the open classroom of tomorrow
Vassilis Katsouros, Institute for Language and Speech Processing, Athena Research and Innovation Center, Greece

Teaching Spatial Thinking in an Open and Inclusive Classroom
Prof. Marinos Kavouras, School of Rural and Surveying Engineering, National Technical University of Athens, Greece

SATURDAY
05.11.2016

Morning Session

Conference Hall
Universal Design for Learning (UDL): re-designing learning to accommodate and include difference
Chair: Nikos Zygouritsas, Ellinogermaniki Agogi

Is Content Accessibility in Online/Technology Enhanced Learning UDL Compliant? An American Perspective, Dr. Barbara Schwartz-Bechet, Associate Dean, College of Education and Rehabilitation, Professor Salus University, Philadelphia, USA

Selected Universally Designed Educational Material for Students with Disability, Maria Gelastopoulou, Spyridoula Karipi, Dr Vassilis Kourbetis, Institute of Educational Policy, Greece

Applying UDL with children in transition, Ms. Imelda Graham, Consultant, Universal Learning Systems, Ireland

Seminar Room A
Developing an Open Culture in Schools Introduction
Chair: Dr. Sofokils Sotiriou, Ellinogermaniki Agogi

Science Education for Responsible Citizenship, Dr. Angelos Lazoudis, Ellinogermaniki Agogi

Trends, challenges, and responsible research in a new era of technology: Quantum physics coming to application, Prof. Georgios Neofotistos, Center for Quantum Complexity and Nanotechnology, Physics Department, University of Crete

Mixing Science and the Arts: Fading Fad or Growing Opportunity?, Dr. Angelos Alexopoulos, CERN

Responsible research and innovation in the formal education context, Aliki Giannakopoulou, Ellinogermaniki Agogi 

Parallel sessions

Conference Hall
Universal Design for Learning: re-designing learning to accommodate and include difference
Teacher Networking forum: sharing good practices of UDL from teachers around Europe

Chair: Nikos Zygouritsas, Ellinogermaniki Agogi

The role of Assistive Technology in UDL,
Mr. Karl O’Keefe, Enable Ireland Disability Services Ltd

UDL in practice: the case of a school in Greece, Nikos Neratzis, Greece

UDL in practice: the case of a school in Cyprus, Maria Konomia, Cyprus

Computer Lab
Developing an Open Culture in Schools
Workshop
Moderator: Aliki Giannakopoulou, Ellinogermaniki Agogi
With this practical workshop, following the introduction to the notion of responsible research and innovation, participants will have the opportunity to learn how to use a number of resources in their schools related to RRI through exploring the RRI Toolkit.

Seminar Room A
Open Schools in action: Innovative school projects and project ideas

Chair: Dr. Angelos Lazoudis, Ellinogermaniki Agogi

The E-LIOS project: A school alliance for Good Practices, Chiotelis Giannis

Little gardeners in action, Tsakanika D, Smyrniotaki E, Vavouraki A, Ellinogermaniki Agogi

Researching our dietary habits. Series of actions and life choices, Ioannou O, Trigka V, Ellinogermaniki Agogi

Preparing the colonization
of Mars. Design, construction and testing of a shelter
Tsaknia T, Ellinogermaniki Agogi

Traveling to the past by playing and creating stories, Daliani E, Sarra K, Stouraitis E, Ellinogermaniki Agogi

Schools: Future labs. Connecting science and foreign language education, Anna Slavi, Goethe-Institut Athen

Parallel sessions

Conference Hall - Workshop
Innovation labs as flexible classrooms
Moderators:
Drs. Roelien Bos-Wierda, NHL University of Applied Sciences, The Netherlands
Ron Barendsen, NHL University of Applied Sciences, The Netherlands
Computer Lab - Workshop
Open and innovative STEM practices in Schools
Moderators:
Dr. Angelos Lazoudis, Ellinogermaniki Agogi
Dr. Georgios Mavromanolakis, Ellinogermaniki Agogi
Art room - Workshop
The nature of creativity in early years science (Part 1)
Moderator:
Dr. Fani Stylianidou, Ellinogermaniki Agogi

 

Conference Hall - Workshop
Using the UDLnet services and tools to prepare learning experiences
Moderators:
Prof. George Kouroupetroglou, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece
Dr. Gabi Lau, Centrum für Angewandte Systemlösungen e. V. Germany
Stephanie Cloonan, Enable Ireland
Computer Lab – Workshop
Bringing Nobel prise research in the classroom
Georgios
Moderators:
Vassileiades, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece
Stelios Vourakis, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece
Seminar Room - Workshop
Promoting prosocial skills through games
Moderator:
Dr. Lilia Dimaraki, Ellinogermaniki Agogi
Art room - Workshop
The nature of creativity in early years science (Part 2)
Moderator:
Dr. Fani Stylianidou, Ellinogermaniki Agogi
Conference Hall
Keynote talk. Bringing Nobel prise research in the classroom
Prof. Christine Kourkoumelis, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece

Round table: New technologies and open and distance learning in an Open School. How can they re-design learning to accommodate and include difference?
•    Dr. Alan Bruce, Universal Learning Systems, Ireland
•    Prof. George Kouroupetroglou, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece
•    Prof. Costas Tsolakidis, University of the Aegean, Greece
•    Moderator: Nikos Zygouritsas, Ellinogermaniki Agogi

SUNDAY
06. 11. 2016

Conference Hall
Learning Science Through Theatre
Introduction to the Learning Science Through Theatre Initiative (Art and Science in the Open School)
Pedagogical Approach of the Initiative,
Practice (Creativity and Inquiry Science Education)
Pedagogical guidelines for the implementation of the initiative

Menelaos Sotiriou, ScienceView
Assoc. Prof. Zacharoula Smyrnaiou, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens
Art guidelines (warm ups, script writing, directing, music, choreography) for the implementation of the initiative, Menelaos Sotiriou, Science View
Petros Stergiopoulos, Ellinogermaniki Agogi
Spiros Kouvaras, Choreographer
Vassilis Papadopoulos, Director
Planning the realisation of the Initiative by Schools
Presentation of the Web based communities of practice for the Initiative
Discussion

Seminar Room A
Developing an Open Culture in Schools that accommodates and includes difference
Open school synergies around Europe with Erasmus KA1
Sofoklis Sotiriou, Stephanos Cherouvis, Nikos Zygouritsas Ellinogermaniki Agogi

Open school synergies around Europe with Erasmus KA2
Sofoklis Sotiriou, Stephanos Cherouvis, Nikos Zygouritsas Ellinogermaniki Agogi

Open Schools in action: Innovative school projects and project ideas
Chair: Nikos Zygouritsas Ellinogermaniki Agogi

Motivating young learners, Georgia Karountzou, Director of Scientific and Pedagogical Guidance in Primary Education, Peloponnese, region of Peloponnese

The case of the primary school of Giannitsochori, Karaggeli Kyriaki Maria

“The garden of our dreams” - An interdisciplinary approach for the development of environmental awareness of children, Stathi Kelly, Aggelakou Maria, Natsikou Giota, Tsoutsia Aggelika, Kalkantara Karolina, Ellinogermaniki Agogi

Fieldwork in Byzantine churches, Geramani A, Vavouraki A, Ellinogermaniki Agogi

Discovering the Minoan and Mycenaean cultures, Rodi K, Repanti D, Daliani G, Ellinogermaniki Agogi

Studying the river Erasinos in the wetland of Vravrona, Tsaknia T, Koskos S, Rallis S, Ellinogermaniki Agogi