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Anastasios Ntourmas


Ph.D. candidate, 

Human-Computer Interaction, Learning Analytics, Big data analysis, Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs), Python programming

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emaila.ntourmas@upnet.gr

 

 

Projects

Anastasios has designed and developed an extendable game server for location-based multiplayer mobile games. This project was his diploma thesis as a pre-graduate student during 2016-2017 period at the Electrical and Computer engineering department, University of Patras. The diploma thesis can be found here.

Education

2017 – Now, Ph.D. candidate, at the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department of the University of Patras.

Area of interest: Learning Analytics, Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs), e-Learning design, Big data analysis

2012 – 2017, studies in the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department of the University of Patras. Degree: 8.13
Thesis title: “Design and development of an extendable game server for location-based multiplayer mobile games” in collaboration with Dr. Nikolaos Avouris.

Work Experience

2017 – Now, software developer on the project “Development and maintenance of the SERIES database”.

15/7/2019 – 19/7/2019, Worked as the course instructor at the Natural Language Processing with Python programming language session at ‘PowerPython Summer School 2018, Zakinthos’ and as a teaching assistant at the rest of the sessions of the summer school. Summerschool main instructors: Dr. Nikolaos Avouris and Dr. Stavros Demetriadis.

2/7/2018 – 13/7/2018, worked as istructor on the introductory level of programming language Python (2/7/2018-6/7/2018) at ‘PowerPython Summer School 2018, Zakinthos’ and as a teaching assistant on the advanced level (9/7/2018-13/7/2018). Instructors on advance level: Dr. Nikolaos Avouris and Dr. Stavros Demetriadis.

15/5/2014 – 5/10/2014, practical training, Voice@net.

  • Practical training on the following areas:
    • Practise in the IT and application development department
    • Practise on database technologies (MySQL, mongodb)
    • Practise on online programming technologies (javascript, php, html, nodejs)
    • Study and analysis of SIP protocol

Publications

Conference papers

Ntourmas, A., Avouris, N., Daskalaki, S., & Dimitriadis, Y. (2019). Evaluation of a Massive Online Course forum: design issues and their impact on learners' support. In 17th IFIP TC.13 International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction. Paphos, Cyprus. Cite
Ntourmas, A., Avouris, N., Daskalaki, S., & Dimitriadis, Y. (2019). Teaching Assistants in MOOCs forums: Omnipresent Interlocutors or Knowledge Facilitators. In 14th European Conference on Technology Enhanced Learning. Delft, The Netherlands. Cite
Ntourmas, A., Avouris, N., Daskalaki, S., & Dimitriadis, Y. (2019). Comparative study of two different MOOC forums posts classifiers: analysis and generalizability issues. In 10th International Conference on Information, Intelligence, Systems and Applications. Patras, Greece. Cite
Ntourmas, A., Avouris, N., Daskalaki, S., & Dimitriadis, Y. (2018). Teaching Assistants' Interventions in Online Courses: A Comparative Study of Two Massive Open Online Courses. In 22nd Pan-Hellenic Conference on Informatics (pp. 288–293). Athens, Greece: ACM. https://doi.org/10.1145/3291533.3291563 Cite
Ntourmas, A., Avouris, N., Daskalaki, S., & Dimitriadis, Y. (2018). Comparative study of MOOC forums: Does course subject matter? In 11th Pan-Hellenic and International Conference "ICT in Education" (p. 8). Thessaloniki, Greece. Cite