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Maria Meletiou-Mavrotheris
Professor, Mathematics Education
M.Mavrotheris@euc.ac.cy
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School of Humanities, Social and Education Sciences
Department of Education Sciences
Academic Qualifications
Qualification Year Awarding Institution
Ph.D. in Mathematics Education 2000 University of Texas at Austin  
M.A. in Online and Distance Education 2008 Open University, UK  
M.Sc. in Operations Research and Industrial Engineering 1998 University of Texas at Austin  
Master of Science in Statistics 1994 University of Texas at Austin  
Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics 1993 University of Texas at Austin
Teacher’s Certificate in Elementary Education   1990 Pedagogical Academy of Cyprus
Employment History
Period of employment Employer Location Position
From To
2014 Today European University Cyprus   Cyprus Professor
2013 2014 European University Cyprus Cyprus Dean, School of Arts and Education Sciences
2011 2013 European University Cyprus Cyprus Deputy Dean, School of Arts and Education Sciences
Publications
Year Title Other authors Journal and Publisher / Conference Vol. Pages
2018 Early Statistics: Supporting the Development of Statistical Understandings in the Early Years Leavy, A., Paparistodemou, E. (Eds.) Springer    
2015 Integrating Touch-Enabled and Mobile Devices into Contemporary Mathematics Education Mavrou, K., and Paparistodemou, E. (Eds.) Hershey, PA: IGI Global.    
2018 “Research on Statistics Teachers’ Cognitive and Affective Characteristics”   Groth, R.,E. D. Ben-Zvi, K. Makar, & J. Garfield (Eds), International Handbook of Research in Statistics Education, Springer.     327-355
2017 “A Study on Statistical Technological and Pedagogical Content Knowledge on an Innovative Course on Quantitative Research Methods”   Serrado, B., Paparistodemou, E. G. Aldon, F. Hitt, L. Bazzini, and U. Gellert (Eds.), Mathematics and technology, Springer.   467-494
2018 “Engineering Attractiveness in the European Educational Environment: Can Distance Education. Approaches Make a Difference?”   Katzis, K., Dimopooulos, C., Lasica, I.E. Education Sciences,Available Online: http://www.mdpi.com/2227-7102/8/1/16/htm   8(1)  
2016 “Mobile technologies in the service of students' learning of mathematics:  The example of game app A.L.E.X. in the context of a primary school in Cyprus”   Kyriakides, A., Prodromou, T. Mathematics Education Research Journal (MERJ) 28(1) 53-78
2016 “Pre-Service Teacher Training on Game-Enhanced Mathematics Teaching and Learning”   Prodromou, T. Technology, Knowledge and Learning (TKNL) 21(3) 379-399
2015 “Developing Young Learners’ Reasoning about Samples and Sampling in the Context of Informal Inferences” Paparistodemou, E. Educational Studies in Mathematics 88(3) 385-404
2013 “Differentiation of teaching and learning mathematics: An action research study in tertiary education”   Konstantinou-Katzi, P., Tsolaki, E., Koutselini, M. International Journal of Mathematical Education in Science and Technology 44(3) 332-349
2008 “Developing Young Students’ Informal Inference Skills in Data Analysis” Paparistodemou, E. Statistics Education Research Journal 7(2) 83-106
Exhibitions
Research Projects
Date Title Funded by Project Role*
2017-2018 CSRC - Center for STEAM Education Research, Science Communication and Innovation (Ref. #: 763594)   EU Commission – H2020-WIDESPREAD-04-2017-TeamingPhase1/ WIDESPREAD-04-2017   Research Collaborator
2017-2020 EL-STEM - Enlivened Laboratories within STEM Education – Motivating EU students to choosing STEM studies & careers and improving their performance in courses related to STEM education (Ref. #: 2017-1-CY01-KA201-026775) EU Commission –Erasmus+ / KA2, Strategic Partnerships for school education   Research Collaborator
2018-2020 JUPTER@EDU – Infrastructure for cloud-based system education: Scalable implementation of Jupyter notebook system for scientific explorations (Ref. #: 2017-1-PL01-KA203-038747)   EU Commission –Erasmus+ / KA2, Strategic Partnerships for Higher Education Research Collaborator
2017-2019 STEMitUP – Instilling interest in STEM entrepreneurship to European students (Ref. #: 2017-1-NO01-KA201-034201) EU Commission –Erasmus+ / KA2, Strategic Partnerships for school education Program Coordinator
2016-2019 The Living Book - Augmenting Reading For Life (Ref. #: 2016-1-CY01-KA201-017315)     EU Commission –Erasmus+ / KA 2, Strategic Partnerships for school education Program Coordinator
2014-2016 NeReLa: Building Network of Remote Labs for strengthening university-secondary vocational schools collaboration   EU Commission - LLP Tempus Higher Education and Society Joint Project Research Collaborator
2014-2016 European Network for Technology Enhanced Learning in an Inclusive Society EU Commission - Lifelong Learning/ Development of Innovative ICT-Based Content, Services, Pedagogies and Practice for Lifelong Learning Multilateral Network Research Collaborator
2014-2016 European Network for Technology Enhanced Learning in an Inclusive Society EU Commission - Lifelong Learning/ Development of Innovative ICT-Based Content, Services, Pedagogies and Practice for Lifelong Learning Multilateral Network Research Collaborator
2009-2012 EUGENE: European and Global Engineering Education European Commission –Lifelong Learning /Erasmus Academic Networks Research Collaborator
2007-2009 Helping Parents to Help their Children Excel in Math and Science EU Commission – Lifelong Learning/Grundtvig Action Program Coordinator
Academic Consulting Services/Councils/Boards/Editorial Committees
Period Organization Title of Position or Service
  Education Sciences(journal) Member of Editorial Board  
  Evans, C. (Ed.) (in press), Handbook of Research on Open Data Innovation in Business and Government. Hershey, PA: IGI Global. Member of Advisory Editorial Board  
2016 Chao, L. (Ed.), Cloud-Based STEM Education for Improved Learning Outcomes. Hershey, PA: IGI Global. Member of Advisory Editorial Board  
9-13 February 2011 Proceedings of the Seventh Congress of the European Society for Research in Mathematics Education(CERME-7),Rzeszów, Poland Member of Editorial Board  
22 - 26 February 2007 Proceedings of the Fifth Congress of the European Society for Research in Mathematics Education(CERME-5),Larnaca, Cyprus Member of Editorial Board
Awards/International Recognition
Date Title Awarded by:
2009 Best Cooperative Project Award in Statistical Literacy International Association of Statistics Education
2003 Cyprus Entrepreneurship Competition: 3rd prize for proposal titled SciEnablers:Immersive Learning Envirosnments in Math and Science    
1999 Jewel Popham Raschke Endowed Presidential Scholarship in Mathematics Education   University of Texas at Austin
1991-1993 Fullbright Commission Scholarship   Kappa Delta Pi, International Honour Society in Education
Other Achievements