Foteini Chaimala

studied Physics at University of Crete in Greece and obtained her MA degree in Education. Received her PhD from the University of Southampton, UK, in the area of Peer Learning and argumentation by the aid of ICT. She has ten years of experience as a secondary and high school physics teacher. In 2007 she worked as the coordinator and co-teacher in the course ‘Scientist as a Citizen’, Faculty of Sciences and Engineering, University of Crete, Greece. During 2004-2006 she worked as a collaborator and student consulter for the course ‘Didactics of Physics in Practice’, Department of Physics, University of Crete, Greece. She is currently a collaborative researcher of IACM group, FORTH, Greece. Research interests in teaching and learning in the context of interactive pedagogies, by the use of ICT, prospective teachers education and teachers’ professional development in the context of scientific argumentation.


Last update: February 2015

Articles published on IXD&A:


User-driven Development of an Inquiry-Based Learning Platform: Qualitative Formative Evaluations in weSPOT, pp. 122-139, abstractdownload