Dr Andri Ioannou
Associate Professor, Department of Multimedia and Graphic Arts
Cyprus University of Technology (Cyprus)
Andri Ioannou is an Associate Professor in the Department of Multimedia and Graphic Arts of the Cyprus University of Technology (CUT) and Director of the Cyprus Interaction Lab (CIL), an interdisciplinary research Lab dealing with topics in the intersection of Educational Technology and Human Computer Interaction. Andri is also a Team Leader in the Research Centre on Interactive media, Smart systems and Emerging technologies.
Andri has a Ph.D. in Educational Technology and an MA in Education both from the University of Connecticut (USA), and a BSc in Computer Science from the University of Cyprus. Her research contributes to key areas of educational technology, including the
(i) design and evaluation of technology-enhanced learning environments,
(ii) use of technology to support skills within a 21st century framework including problem-solving, collaboration, metacognition, and “living in the world” skills,
(iii) design of embodied, playful and gameful learning using technology, and
(iv) technology integration in all levels of education.
Andri has more than 80 peer-reviewed scientific publications in highly cited international journals and refereed conference proceedings (for example: Educational Technology Research and Development (ETRD), Educational Technology and Society, Computers in Human Behavior, Interacting with Computers, Behaviour & Information Technology etc.).
Andri has participated in the review process of top-ranked journals in her field and she currently serves on the editorial boards of ETRD-Springer, TechTernds-Springer, Contemporary Educational Technology, and ‘Virtual Reality and Human Behaviour’ section of Frontiers in Virtual Reality.
Andri has been involved as a principal investigator (PI), local coordinator, or researcher in more than 20 research projects, funded by the European Union and national grants.