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New MCL publications

Georgiou, Y. & Kyza E. A. (2021, August 23-27). Scaffolding augmented reality learning: A systematic review of the literature. [Paper presentation]. To be presented at the 19th Biennial Conference of European Association for Research on Learning and Instruction (EARLI 2021) [Online].

Varda, C. & Kyza E. A. (2021, August 23-27). “Liking” social media posts with credibility labels: The role of epistemic aims and criteria. In F. Hendriks, M. Zimmerman, & E. Mayweg-Paus (Organizers),”Is this credible information?” Investigations on the Evaluation of Scientific Online Information [Symposium]. To be presented at the 19th Biennial Conference of the European Association for Research on Learning and Instruction (EARLI 2021) [Online].

Agesilaou, A. & Kyza, E. A. (2021, June 7-11). Empowering students to be data literate: The design and implementation of a learning environment to foster critical data literacy. To be presented at the 1st ISLS Annual Meeting “Reflecting the Past and Embracing the Future”, Bochum, Germany

Georgiou, Y. & Kyza, E. A. (2021). Bridging narrative and locality in mobile-based augmented reality educational activities: Effects of semantic coupling on students’ immersion and learning gains. International Journal of Human-Computer Studies, (145), 102546. doi:10.1016/j.ijhcs.2020.102546 [pdf]

Kyza, E. A., Varda, C., Panos, D., Karageorgiou, M., Komendantova, N., Perfumi, S. C., Shah, S., & Hosseini, A. S. (2020).  Combating misinformation online: re-imagining social media for policy-making. Internet Policy Review, 9(4). doi:10.14763/2020.4.1514

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Earli Conference 2021: Papers Acceptance

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Presentation at the “Innovations in STEM Education during the Pandemic” online symposium

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Presentation at the 2nd National Workshop for Media Literacy

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Keynote Speaker at the 5th National Conference “Chemistry in Education”

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Dr Eleni A. Kyza, Media Cognition and Learning Research Group’s Lead, has been invited as a keynote speaker at the 5th National Chemistry in Education Conference, entitled “Teaching Chemistry: Timeless...

Admission for PhD studies, starting September 2021

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The MCL Research Group (Cyprus University of Technology) accepts applications for three posts at Doctoral level (PhD) that will begin September 2021. The MCL Research Group (Cyprus University of Technology)...

ISLS Conference 2021: Paper Acceptance

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The Media, Cognition and Learning (MCL) Group is a research group within the Department of Communication and Internet Studies at the Cyprus University of Technology. MCL’s focus is the study of the relation of media, cognition and learning in various educational fields and settings.

The group is led by Dr. Eleni A. Kyza and is composed by members of the Department of Communication and Internet Studies and graduate students at the Ph.D. or Master’s level.

Research in the Media, Cognition and Learning (MCL) group is structured around three main research areas: (1) Learning Sciences, (2) Technology-enhanced learning and (3) Inquiry-based learning

Research topics include among others:

  • Augmented reality technologies for learning
  • Technology-enhanced learning in inquiry-based science
  • Computer Supported Collaborative Learning (CSCL)
  • Teachers’ Professional development
  • Design-based research
  • Mobile learning
  • Game-based learning
  • Immersive technologies for learning

The MCL research group aims to promote high quality research in the context of Media, Cognition and Learning.