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The School of Humanities (SHU) was established in accordance with the founding Law of the HOU (2552/97). The School currently has 16 Members of TRS (Teaching and Research Staff), (6 Professors, 7 Associate Professors, 3 Assistant Professors).

Conferences and Networking

The School of Humanities regularly organizes every two years the International Conference on Open and Distance Education with international participations and about 5000 Participants. Three volumes of Proceedings have already been published. The School organizes every year a special training programme for the SHU members of the HOU in Open and Distance Education. The collaborating institutions, the Hellenic Adult Education Association and the Greek Network of Open and Distance Education, publish the scientific journals “Adult Education” and “Open Education” with a peer-reviewed system.

General Register of Internal and External Members of the SHU

Elections of TRS Members

Dean of the School:
Emmanouil Koutouzis, Professor

Deputy Dean:
Panayiotis Kagialis, Professor

Deanery Members:
Athanasia Balta, Professor
Vassilia Hatzinikita, Professor
Antonis Lionarakis, Professor
Argiro Loukaki, Professor
Eleni Boliaki, Associate Professor
Dimitrios Filippis, Associate Professor
Maria Katsantoni, Associate Professor
Nektaria Palaiologou, Associate Professor
Georgia Pateridou, Associate Professor
Antigoni Vlavianou Detzortzi, Associate Professor
Georgios Vlachakis, Associate Professor
Georgios Koulaouzidis, Assistant Professor
Zacharias Palios, Assistant Professor
Stasinos Stavrianeas, Assistant Professor

Panayiotis Kagialis, Professor
New Greek Literature (19th-20th century)
Brief Curriculum Vitae

Emmanouel Koutouzis, Professor
Management of Education Units
Brief Curriculum Vitae

Antonis Lionarakis, Professor
Open and distance education
Brief Curriculum Vitae

Argyro Loukaki, Professor
Arts I: Greek Visual Arts, Overview of Greek Architecture and Urbanism
Brief Curriculum Vitae

Athanasia Balta, Professor
Greek History
Brief Curriculum Vitae

Vassilia Hatzinikita, Professor
Educational Research in Practice
Brief Curriculum Vitae

Antigoni Vlavianou Detzortzi, Associate Professor
History of European Literature
Brief Curriculum Vitae
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Georgios Vlachakis, Associate Professor
Greek Philosophy and Science: From Antiquity to the 20th Century
Brief Curriculum Vitae

Maria Katsantoni, Associate Professor
Teaching French as a foreign language: development of language communication skills and assessment of written and spoken language
Brief Curriculum Vitae

Eleni Boliaki, Associate Professor
Introduction to Greek Culture
Brief Curriculum Vitae

Nektaria Palaiologou, Associate Professor
Migration, Multilingualism and Intercultural Communication
Brief Curriculum Vitae

Georgia Pateridou, Associate Professor
Letters II: Modern Greek Literature (19th and 20th century)
Brief Curriculum Vitae

Dimitrios Filippis, Associate Professor
Culture of Spain
Brief Curriculum Vitae

Georgios Koulaouzidis, Assistant Professor
Adult Education Methodology: principles, theoretical framework, educational methods and psychodynamic dimension
Brief Curriculum Vitae

Zacharias Palios, Assistant Professor
Institutions Shapers European Culture
Brief Curriculum Vitae

Stasinos Stavrianeas, Assistant Professor
Greek Philosophy and Science: From Antiquity to the 20th Century
Brief Curriculum Vitae

Anastasia Filippoupoliti, Assistant Professor
Museums, Science and Technology
Brief Curriculum Vitae

Alexios Kokkos, Professor Emeritus

Lila Leontidou, Professor Emeritus
Geography and European Culture
Brief Curriculum Vitae

Graduate Programmes of Study (SHU)

Postgraduate Programmes of Studies SHU

Joint Postgraduate Programmes of Study SHU

Short Programmes of Study SHU

PhD Studies
For PhD Candidates enrolled in the School of Humanities as of August 29, 2020, the Regulations for PhD Studies of the School, as amended and apply.

For PhD Candidates who have enrolled in the School of Humanities from 1st August 2019 to 28th August 2020, the Regulations for PhD Studies of the School (Government Gazette 3093/B’/01-08-2019).

For PhD Candidates who have registered at the School of Humanities until 31 July 2019, the Regulations for PhD Studies of HOU apply.

SHU Laboratories

  • Laboratory of Educational Administration and Leadership
    Laboratory Director: Emmanuel Koutouzis, Professor, ekoutouzis@eap.gr
  • Research and Development Laboratory in Education and Psychology
    Laboratory Director: Vasilia Hatjinikita, Professor, vhatz@eap.gr
  • Communication Laboratory of Science, Technology and Medicine
    Laboratory Director: Giorgos N. Vlachakis, Associate Professor, gvlachakis@eap.gr email: lstmc@eap.gr
  • Laboratory of Biographical Learning and Transformational Adult Education
    Laboratory Director: Zacharias Palios, Assistant Professor, palios@eap.gr

Research Programmes

1) EQUAL Programme of the Hellenic Open University with the Development Partnership “TECHNOMATHIA” entitled “Network for the Promotion of lifelong Training and Distance Certification of Skills in SMEs».

2) Project “Open Literature / The OpenLit Project” on the Development of Modern Methodology for the University Teaching of Literature in the context of Distance Education funded by the ΕΠΕΑΕΚ II (Operational Programme for Education and Initial Vocational Training Β’) of the Hellenic Ministry of Education and Religious Affairs.

3) The “Training of Trainers” programme for the training of all the trainers in the country (12.000) of continuing vocational training, coordinated by the SHU of HOU and funded by the Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs and the European Social Fund.

4) 43 PhD theses are prepared within the framework of the SHU.

Conferences and Networking

The School of Humanities regularly organizes every two years the Panhellenic Conference on Open and Distance Education with international participation and about 5.000 participants. Three volumes of Proceedings have already been published. The School organizes every year a special training programme for the SHU members of the HOU in Open and Distance Education. The collaborating institutions, the Scientific Association for Adult Education and the Hellenic Network for Open and Distance Education, publish peer-reviewed journals.

Regulation for Development of Postdoctoral Research at the School of Humanities

PhD Dissertations

Doctorates

ATHANASIOU ALEXANDRA
SUPERVISOR: KOKKOS ALEXIOS
TOPIC: Attitudes and Transition Stages as Influencing Factors in the Motivation of Adult Learners in Relation to Intrapreneurial Training Programmes

ANAGNOSTOPOULOU KYRIAKI
SUPERVISOR: XATZINIKITA VASILIA
TOPIC: School assessment in Greece and assessment of knowledge and skills in the international PISA programme: a comparative study

APOSTOLIDOU ANNA
SUPERVISOR: LIONARAKIS ANTONIOS
TOPIC: Design and Implementation of Culturally Adapted Distance Education Programmes for Adult Refugees

ARKOLAKIS EMMANOUIL
SUPERVISOR: DRITSA MARGARITA
TOPIC: GREEK CINEMA (1896-1939). COMPARISONS IN EUROPEAN AND MEDITERRANEAN CONTEXT, MODES OF PRODUCTION AND DISTRIBUTION

ASPROULIS NIKOLAOS
SUPERVISOR: AGORAS KONSTANTINOS
TOPIC: Creation, History, lasts in contemporary orthodox theological interpretive: from George Florovsky to Ioannis Zizoulias

VATSOU ANASTASIA
SUPERVISOR: LEONTIDOU TRIANTAFYLLIA
TOPIC: Cross-border movements in Northern Greece at the borders with North Macedonia and Bulgaria

DELIGIANNIS DIMITRIOS
SUPERVISOR: KOKKOS ALEXIOS
TOPIC: The role of the adult trainer and his/her relationship with learners. The case of the Alternative School for Adults of KETHEA EXODOS

IOAKEIMIDOY VASILIKI
SUPERVISOR: LIONARAKIS ANTONIOS
TOPIC: Quality assurance in teaching and learning: applications to multimodal distance education

KAGIAVI MARIA
SUPERVISOR: KOKKOS ALEXIOS
TOPIC: Multidimensional learning as a factor of transformation in adults

KARELA CHRISTINA
SUPERVISOR: PETROGIANNIS KONSTANTINOS
TOPIC: Mental resilience in children of divorced families of preschool and early school age: threatening and protective factors

KOUVDOU ANDRONIKI
SUPERVISOR: SIFAKIS NIKOLAOS
TOPIC: Exploring the potential of alternative assessment in an ELF speaking context within the broader framework of Greek State secondary EFL classes

KOSTARA EUFROSYNI
SUPERVISOR: KOKKOS ALEXIOS
TOPIC: Training of Teachers in the Didactic Use of Ancient Greek Tragedy for the Enhancement of Critical Reflection

KOYTSOMYTI MARIA
SUPERVISOR: SIFAKIS NIKOLAOS
TOPIC: Teacher observation as a tool for the development of Greek state school EFL teachers

LAHLOU SOFIA
SUPERVISOR: ANDROULAKIS GEORGIOS
TOPIC: Le developpement de la sompetence lexicale dew apprenants de francais langue etrangere de l’ecole secondaire hellenique: pratiques courantes et perspectives d’ amelioration (The development of lexical competence in French as a foreign language in Greek secondary education: current practices and prospects for improvement)

LEFTHERIOTOU PIERA
SUPERVISOR: KOKKOS ALEXIOS
TOPIC: Designing adult education programmes in Greece: the case of the General Secretariat for Lifelong Learning

MANOUSOU EVAGGELIA
SUPERVISOR: LIONARAKIS ANTONIOS
TOPIC: Specifications of a pedagogical framework for the implementation of multimodal, supplementary distance environmental education in primary, small and remote schools in Greece.

NIARI MARIA
SUPERVISOR: LIONARAKIS ANTONIOS
TOPIC: Utilization of group dynamics in distance collaborative learning

PAPADAKI-LAPPA ELEFTHERIA
SUPERVISOR: BALTA ATHANASIA
TOPIC: HISTORY AND POLICY OF THE LAVRION INDUSTRY. 19th – 20th CENTURY

PAPADIMITRIOU SOFIA
SUPERVISOR: LIONARAKIS ANTONIOS
TOPIC: The role of the teacher-mentor and the development of a support mechanism in a Collaborative Learning environment in Distance Education

PAVLAKIS EMMANOUIL
SUPERVISOR: KOKKOS ALEXIOS
TOPIC: Developing Competent Adult Educators in Learning Organizations

SIAKAS SPYRIDONAS
SUPERVISOR: LIONARAKIS ANTONIOS
TOPIC: USE OF ANIMATION AND CINEMATIC NARRATIVE IN THE CREATION OF MULTIMEDIA EDUCATIONAL MATERIAL FOR TEACHING/LEARNING PURPOSES

SKOUMIOS MICHAEL
SUPERVISOR: XATZINIKITA VASILIA
TOPIC: Didactic obstacle treatment for the conceptual area of heat

SKOURA AMALIA
SUPERVISOR: BALTA ATHANASIA
TOPIC: The Civil War in Messinia through the Press. From the Liberation, September 1944 to the end of 1949

SPYRIADOU KONSTANTIA
SUPERVISOR: KOUTOUZIS EMMANOUIL
TOPIC: The Multiple Identities of Primary Education Teachers Claiming a Position of Administrative Responsibility

TEREZAKI CHRYSI
SUPERVISOR: KOKKOS ALEXIOS
TOPIC: THE APPLICATION OF THE PROJECT AS AN ALTERNATIVE TEACHING PROPOSAL IN INITIAL AND ADULT EDUCATION

FILLIPS NIKI
SUPERVISOR: KOKKOS ALEXIOS
TOPIC: The contribution of Experiential Education in the development of social skills.

CHARTOFYLAKA ANTONIA-MARIA
SUPERVISOR: LIONARAKIS ANTONIOS
TOPIC: Quality assurance in the production of open and distance learning materials: formulating content quality criteria

CHRISTOU MARIA
SUPERVISOR: KOKKOS ALEXIOS
TOPIC: Evaluation of the implementation of the method “Transformative Learning through Aesthetic Experience” in Primary Education

PhD Candidates

AGGELI ATHANASIA
SUPERVISOR: LIONARAKIS ANTONIOS
TOPIC: Film as an educational tool in collaborative mixed distance learning

APOSTOLIDOU ANTHI
SUPERVISOR: VLACHAKIS GEORGIOS
TOPIC: Primary and Secondary School Physics Textbooks as sources for the Reconstruction of the Evolution of Science and Technology in Society

ARVANITI CHRISTINA
SUPERVISOR: BOLIAKI ELENI
TOPIC: Child Abuse in Greek Mythology: myths as a tool for trauma management in students with special learning profiles

VENOUTSOU MARIANA
SUPERVISOR: PATERIDOU GEORGIA
TOPIC: The identity of the journal The Word and its contribution to the intellectual life of post-communist Greece

VLACHOPOULOS GEORGIOS
SUPERVISOR: VLACHAKIS GEORGIOS
TOPIC: Rigas Velestinlis as a precursor of the modern Balkan Republics

GEMELOU DESPOINA
SUPERVISOR: KAGIALIS PANAYIOTIS
TOPIC: Marios Vaianos and his contribution to the intellectual life of Greece during the interwar and postwar years (1924-1975)

YIOVANI OLGA
SUPERVISOR: PETROGIANNIS KONSTANTINOS
TOPIC: Investigating the impact of factors associated with student academic achievement and expectations through the ecosystemic perspective in the Greek context: The role of individual, family, school and community

GKOUNELAS CHRISTOS
SUPERVISOR: AGORAS KONSTANTINOS
TOPIC: The theology of leather robes in Nikolaos Kavassilas and Panagiotis Nellas. Ontological, anthropological and cosmological extensions

DIMITRIADOU MARINA
SUPERVISOR: BOLIAKI ELENI
TOPIC: Bible drama as an auxiliary means of (psycho)therapy for psychic and socially deviant children and adolescents

DIAMANTI VICTORIA
SUPERVISOR: KAGIALIS PANAYIOTIS
TOPIC: In every word, in every art: The Conversation of K.P. Kavafy’s poetry and poetic theory with the visual arts and music

DRISTA CHRYSAVGI
SUPERVISOR: VLACHAKIS GEORGIOS
TOPIC: The passage from myth to reason. The case of the modern Greek enlightener Christodoulos Pamplekis: His innovative ideas and their impact on pre-revolutionary political-philosophical thought

KARAGIANNI GEORGIA-KONSTANTIA
SUPERVISOR: LIONARAKIS ANTONIOS
TOPIC: The Open and Distance Education as an agent of an inclusive and democratic pedagogy. The dimension of multilingualism and textual multimodality in enhancing the education of special population groups

KATSIFOS EVAGGELOS
SUPERVISOR: PATERIDOU GEORGIA
TOPIC: Literary writing and political and social reality: aspects of the creation and reception of modern Greek literature during the crisis period (2008-2018)

KORDIA STEFANIA
SUPERVISOR: SIFAKIS NIKOLAOS
TOPIC: Development and implementation of ELF-aware pedagogy in ELF classrooms in Greece: investigating the transformative potential of ELF teacher education (Developing and implementing English as a common language of communication awareness teaching in Greek classrooms where English is taught as a second language: exploring the potential for transforming Teacher Education with an emphasis on English as a common language of communication)

KOUGEAS IOANNIS
SUPERVISOR: BALTA ATHANASIA
TOPIC: Scientific development in the eyes of Greek children through the children’s and young people’s press (1836-1894)

KOUTZEKLIDOU VASILIKI
SUPERVISOR: LIONARAKIS ANTONIOS
TOPIC: Developing the cognitive and social skills of vulnerable groups of adults in alternative education systems

KYRIZOPOULOU SOFIA
SUPERVISOR: LIONARAKIS ANTONIOS
TOPIC: Evaluation of the educational implementation of curricula of distance learning with criteria for adults

KOSTOGLOU CHRISTINA
SUPERVISOR: KAGIALIS PANAYIOTIS
TOPIC: Dimitrios Ainian (1800-1881): the literary, publishing and broader writing work of a forgotten scholar of post-revolutionary Greece

LALIOTI EYFTHIMIA
SUPERVISOR: KOUTOUZIS EMMANOUIL
TOPIC: The culture of the Greek public school

LAMPROPOULOU EYPRAXIA
SUPERVISOR: VLACHAKIS GEORGIOS
TOPIC: The relationship between science and pseudoscience in the independent Greek state of the 19th century

LASSITHIOTAKIS ZACHARIAS
SUPERVISOR: ΚΑΛΔΗΣ ΒΥΡΩΝ
TOPIC: Η Αριστοτελική Ηθική Θεωρία ως Τρίτη Φιλοσοφία

LIARMAKOPOULOS ALEXANDROS
SUPERVISOR: AGORAS KONSTANTINOS
TOPIC: Highlights of Byzantine hymnography in the west of the empire: Mattheos Kamariotis (15th century) and his hymnography

LITZERINOU EVAGGELIA
SUPERVISOR: VLAVIANOU-DETZORTZI ANTIGONI
TOPIC: The Female Form and Hypostasis in French and Greek Surrealist Writing (Investigation of Influences and Interactional Relationships)

MICHALIADOU ATHINA
SUPERVISOR: VLACHAKIS GEORGIOS
TOPIC: Ways of Teaching Philosophy in Primary Education: Optimal Theoretical and Teaching Approaches for understanding philosophical concepts and changing students’ sttitudes towards the exploration of philosophical questions

MOUTSIANOU OLGA
SUPERVISOR: VLACHAKIS GEORGIOS
TOPIC: NIKOS KARVOUNIS (Ithaca, 1880 – Athens, 1947). The constitution of an intellectual in the first half of the 20th century

BOZNOU PINELOPI
SUPERVISOR: KOKKOS ALEXIOS
TOPIC: Utilizing the theory of Transformative Learning in the context of Primary School

ΟΙΚΟΝΟΜOU STEPHANOS
SUPERVISOR: XATZINIKITA VASILIA
TOPIC: Teachers’ perceptions and practices of scientific literacy with emphasis on the international PISA programme

PAPADOPOULOU MARIA
SUPERVISOR: KOKKOS ALEXIOS
TOPIC: Education and Aesthetic experience: criteria for the selection of artworks to enhance critical thinking

PAPAZOGLOU ASIMINA
SUPERVISOR: KOUTOUZIS EMMANOUIL
TOPIC: Schools as Learning Organizations: The Impact to School Effectiveness and the Role of Educational Leadership

SIRINIAN LUSI
SUPERVISOR: PALIOS ZACHARIAS
TOPIC: The importance of social networks in the socialization and identity formation of young people

SOUVLIDI MARIA
SUPERVISOR: PALIOS ZACHARIAS
TOPIC: The effect of the discourse of sixth grade reading materials on the development of students’ critical thinking

STRATAKI IOANNA
SUPERVISOR: PETROGIANNIS KONSTANTINOS
TOPIC: The developmental niche of children in early and middle childhood: A study on Greek Roma families

SFAKIOTAKI KYRIAKI
SUPERVISOR: LIONARAKIS ANTONIOS
TOPIC: Conditions and procedures for effective study organisation in distance and conventional education

SCHIZA MELPOMENI
SUPERVISOR: PETROGIANNIS KONSTANTINOS
TOPIC: The quality of the relationship between children and teachers in the kindergarten. An ecosystemic study of its influencing factors

TZORTZI EVAGGELIA-MELINA
SUPERVISOR: KAGIALIS PANAYIOTIS
TOPIC: The rhetorical poetics of K. P. Cavafy: Aestheticism and Second Sophistry

TODOULOU IRENE
SUPERVISOR: KOKKOS ALEXIOS
TOPIC: Learning Organizations: The value and dynamics of “relating”

TSANTILA ATHANASIA
SUPERVISOR: SIFAKIS NIKOLAOS
TOPIC: ELF – awareness and English Language Teaching materials: An investigation of the Greek lower secondary state school context

TSIOLPIDOU XANTHOULA
SUPERVISOR: KOUTOUZIS EMMANOUIL
SUPERVISOR: KOUTOUZIS EMMANUIL TOPIC: Sense of self-efficacy and occupational stress in the principals of behavioural primary schools: levels and factors influencing their formation

CHALAMPALAKI STYLIANI
SUPERVISOR: KOUTOUZIS EMMANOUIL
TOPIC: The administrative, pedagogical and leadership role of principals in Greek schools. Responsibilities, job stress and burnout

HATZIPETROU ANTHOULA
SUPERVISOR: PALIOS ZACHARIAS
TOPIC: The disability movement and the struggle for recognition: a condition for transformative learning for people with disabilities

CHORDAKI EVAGGELIA
SUPERVISOR: VLACHAKIS GEORGIOS
TOPIC: Science in Public Discourse: Scientific Popularization in Greece (1910-1960)

CHOUPI MARIA
SUPERVISOR: VLACHAKIS GEORGIOS
TOPIC: Understanding of Natural Sciences by the Public: The Role of Secondary Education

CHOURDAKIS NIKOLAOS
SUPERVISOR: PATERIDOU GEORGIA
TOPIC: Biblical and Christian archetypes in the political poets of the “first post-war generation”. The condensation of the theological tradition in the poetic vision of national and social liberation

Deanery Secretariat of the School of Humanities

Maria Alexandri
Τel.: 2610367688 – Fax: 2610367124 – email: sae@eap.gr

Androniki Pitsiakou
Tel.: 2610367681 – Fax: 2610367124 – email: sae@eap.gr

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