Anastasios Ntourmas' PhD thesis defence
On 6th of July 2022, Anastasios Ntourmas presented his doctoral thesis publicly entitled: “Methods and tools to support interaction in Massive Open Online Courses“.
The aim of the dissertation was to provide empirical evidence about instructional design quality issues of Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs), and to propose, implement and evaluate design guidelines for the development of tools to support instructors at run-time on instructional design issues.
The members of the seven-member examination committee were: Professor Nikolaos Avouris (Supervisor), Yannis Dimitriadis, Professor, (advisory committee member), University of Valladolid, Sofia Daskalaki, Assistant Professor, (advisory committee member), Stavros Demetriadis, Professor, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Dragan Gasevic, Professor, University of Monash, Australia, Mar Pérez-Sanagustín, As. Professor, Université Paul Sabatier Toulouse III (France), Irene Angelica Chounta, Asst. Professor, University of Duisburg-Essen (Germany).
The proclamation of the new doctor of philosophy took place during the Assembly meeting of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering of the 12th of July 2022.