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Ismini Vasileiou

  • Lecturer in Information Systems
  • Lecturer in Information Systems
  • University of Plymouth
  • 2PublicationsNumber of items in Ismini's My Publications folder on Mendeley.
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About

Mrs Ismini Vasileiou BSc(Hons), PGCE, EdD (expected) Office Address: Room B331 Portland Square University of Plymouth Plymouth PL4 8AA Tel: (01752) (5)86279 Personal Details Family status : Married Nationality : Greek - European Citizen Date of Birth : 28/05/1980 Place of Birth : Halkida – Greece Education Expected 2010 EdD School of Education, University of Sheffield 2005 PGCE Faculty of Education, University of Plymouth Post-16 2004 BSc (Hons) School of Computing, Communications & Electronics, Multimedia Computing Teaching Experience 2005-Present Lecturer in Professional Development of Computing Students Lecturer in Systems Analysis and Design Lecturer in Database Development Stage Tutor for 1st Year Students 2004 Teacher in Computing for adults 2004 Teacher in Computing for 6-16 year olds 2003-2004 Tutor/Mentor in Further Education Research Experience 2006-2010 Dissertation: Authentic Pedagogies for Computing in Higher Education Study results will improve educators’ understanding of the effect of accelerated learning (fast track) courses bachelor degrees and academic outcomes. Questionnaires and interviews are conducted with fast track students at the University of Plymouth. 2008-Present Research Assistant: Evaluation of Fast Track degrees This project examines the effectiveness of fast track degrees and evaluates them against criteria relating to pedagogy, academic standards, depth of learning and student support. The project is funded by HEFCE and it is part of the flexible learning pathfinder development plans. 2004-2005 Small scale research projects were carried out while I was studying towards the PGCE qualification that led to publications. Teaching and Research Interests Evaluation & development of the curriculum, lifelong learning, online technologies used in teaching and learning, blended learning, e-learning, educational policy, students support, flexible learning, teaching and learning, qualitative research methods. Publications o Vasileiou, I (in press), Integrating PDP (Personal Development Planning) and the e-portfolios in Accelerated Learning courses emphasising on employability, Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Open and Distance Learning, 27-29 November 2009, Athens o Vasileiou, I (2008), Blended Learning: The transformation of Higher Education curriculum, Open Education: The journal for Open and Distance Education and Education Technology o Vasileiou, I (2007), Can ICT support learning and teaching in Computing courses? How do we choose and use? Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Open and Distance Learning, 23 -25 November 2007, Athens Summary of Skills and Attributes  Natural optimistic spirit  Good communication skills including verbal and written skills  Ability to work independent or as a member of a team  Accuracy, attention to detail  Ability to maintain confidentiality  Decision making and problem solving skills  Ability to prioritise and organise tasks efficiently  Ability to work under pressure to meet strict deadlines Language Qualifications  English very fluent o Cambridge University First Certificate in English o Michigan University First Certificate in English  Greek native speaker Interests/Hobbies o Highly interested in studying and learning around a variety of topics, such as sociology, psychology, philosophy, science. o Cooking, ballet, dancing

Recent publications

  • Blended Learning: the transformation of Higher Education Curriculum

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  • Integrating PDP (Personal Development Planning) and the e-portfolios in Accelerated Learning courses emphasising on employability.

    • Vasileiou I
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Professional experience

Lecturer in Information Systems

University of Plymouth

August 2005 - Present

Education

Doctor of Education

The University of Sheffield

September 2006 - Present

PGCE post 16 sector

University of Plymouth

September 2004 - June 2005(9 months)

BSc (Hons) Computing Informatics

University of Plymouth

September 2000 - June 2004(4 years)