New MCL publications

Varda, C. & Kyza, E. A. (2022, June 6-10). The role of epistemic emotions during engagement with online information encounter. In Chinn, C., Chan, C., & Kali, Y. (Eds). Proceedings of the 16th International Conference for the Learning Sciences – ICLS 2022 International Collaboration toward Educational Innovation for All: Overarching Research, Development, and Practices. (pp. 735-142). Paper presented at the 2022 Annual Meeting of International Society of the Learning Sciences (ISLS). Hiroshima, Japan. [Online]. [ICLS Best Student Paper Nominee]

Kyza, E. A. & Agesilaou, A. (2022). Investigating the processes and conditions for teacher and researcher empowerment in co-design settings. Cognition and Instruction, 40(1), 100-125.

Goldman, S. R., Hmelo-Silver, C. E. , & Kyza, E. A. (2022). Collaborative Design as a Context for Teacher and Researcher Learning: Introduction to the Special Issue. Cognition and Instruction, 40(1), 1-6.

Agesilaou, A. & Kyza, E. A. (2022, April 21-26).  Fostering awareness of big data through a quantified-self approach: Designing for critical data literacy. Paper presented at the annual conference of the American Educational Research Association (AERA), San Diego, CA, as part of the symposium “Data Literacy in Context: Culturally Oriented and Place-Based Learning through Data”.

Agesilaou, A. & Kyza, E. A. (2022).  Whose data are they? Elementary school students’ conceptualization of data ownership and privacy of personal digital data. International Journal of Child-Computer Interaction.

Kyza, E. A., Agesilaou, A., Georgiou, Y., Hadjichambis, A.C. (Forthcoming.) Teacher-Researcher Co-design Teams: Teachers as Intellectual Partners in Design. In A. C. Superfine, S. R. Goldman, M. Ko (Eds.) Changing Content and Contexts of Teacher Learning: Supporting Shifts in Instructional practices. Advances in the Learning Sciences. Routledge.

Kyza, E. A., Georgiou, Y., Agesilaou, A., & Souropetsis, M. (2022). A Cross-Sectional Study Investigating Primary School Children’s Coding Practices and Computational Thinking Using ScratchJr. Journal of Educational Computing Research60(1), 220–257.

More MCL scholarly contributions


Πρόσκληση συμμετοχής στο ευρωπαϊκό πρόγραμμα SELFIEforTEACHERS

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Aφορά στις/στους εκπαιδευτικούς Δημοτικής Εκπαίδευσης ιδιωτικών και δημόσιων σχολείων   Το Τεχνολογικό Πανεπιστήμιο Κύπρου ανακοινώνει σειρά βιωματικών εργαστηρίων για εν ενεργεία εκπαιδευτικούς Δημοτικής Εκπαίδεσης, με θέμα την ανάπτυξη ψηφιακών δεξιοτήτων,...

JOUREDIS Workshop 6

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Workshop 6: Communicating science in challenging times Date: 21 December 2022, 16:00-17:00 EET (online) Guest speakers: Dr Thanasis Hadzilacos is an adjunct Professor at the Cyprus Institute where he works for the Eastern...

Job Vacancy: Part-time Research Fellow position

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Applications are invited from candidates who possess the necessary qualifications in order to fill one (1) Part-time Research Fellow position (Postgraduate Associate / Assistant Researcher A or Postdoctoral Researcher) in...

First Annual Greek Speaking Conference of Communication Labs – Program (Greek)

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1ο Ετήσιο Ελληνόφωνο Συνέδριο Εργαστηρίων Επικοινωνίας - Πρόγραμμα Διαδικτυακού Δωρεάν Συνεδρίου Εργαστηρίων Επικοινωνίας cclabs2022, 25 και 26/6 Αυτό το Σάββατο 25/6 και την Κυριακή 26/6 θα πραγματοποιηθεί το δωρεάν διαδικτυακό...

ISLS 2022 Best Student Paper Nomination

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We are happy to announce that Christiana Varda and Dr Eleni Kyza’s submission “The Role of Epistemic Emotions During Engagement with Online Information Encounters” was nominated for Best Student Paper…

CCLABS conference 2022: Papers Acceptance

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We are happy to announce that the Media Cognition and Learning Research Group will be presenting two papers at the First Annual Greek Speaking Conference of Communication Labs, which will...


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.