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Dr Alexander Mikroyannidis

Profile summary

  • Research Associate
  • Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics
  • Knowledge Media Institute

Professional biography

I am a Research Associate in the Knowledge Media Institute of The Open University. I hold a Ph.D. in Informatics from Manchester Business School, an M.Phil. in Computation from the University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology (UMIST), and a B.Eng. in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of Patras, Greece.

Research interests

I have more than 10 years of research experience in the field of Technology-Enhanced Learning (TEL) and specifically in personalised learning, self-regulated learning, inquiry-based learning, open educational resources and rich interactive learning materials with applications in teaching and learning Data Science, Future Internet, and Linked Data. I have authored over 100 articles that have been published in peer-reviewed journals, conferences and books.

Publications

FORGE Toolkit: Leveraging Distributed Systems in eLearning Platforms (2017)
Jourjon, Guillaume; Marquez-Barja, Johann M.; Rakotoarivelo, Thierry; Mikroyannidis, Alexander; Lampropoulos, Kostas; Denazis, Spyros; Tranoris, Christos; Pareit, Daan; Domingue, John; DaSilva, Luiz A. and Ott, Max
IEEE Transactions on Emerging Topics in Computing, 5(1) (pp. 7-19)
Teaching Linked Open Data Using Open Educational Resources (2016-03-19)
Mikroyannidis, Alexander; Domingue, John; Maleshkova, Maria; Norton, Barry and Simperl, Elena
Open Data for Education: Linked, shared, and reusable data for teaching and learning, 9500 (pp. 135-152)
Case Study 3: Exploring open educational resources for informal learning (2015)
Mikroyannidis, Alexander and Connolly, Teresa
Responsive Open Learning Environments: Outcomes of Research from the ROLE Project (pp. 135-158)
The Web of Data: bridging the skills gap (2014-01)
Domingue, John; d'Aquin, Mathieu; Simperl, Elena and Mikroyannidis, Alexander
IEEE Intelligent Systems, 29(1) (pp. 70-74)
Raising the stakes in Linked Data education (2014-01)
Mikroyannidis, Alexander; Domingue, John and Simperl, Elena
ERCIM News, 96 (pp. 15-16)
Self-regulated learning in formal education: perceptions, challenges and opportunities (2014)
Mikroyannidis, Alexander; Connolly, Teresa; Law, Effie Lai Chong; Schmitz, Hans-Christian; Vieritz, Helmut; Nussbaumer, Alexander; Berthold, Marcel; Ullrich, Carsten and Dhir, Amandeep
International Journal of Technology Enhanced Learning, 6(2) (pp. 145-163)
Personal learning environments in the workplace: an exploratory study into the key business decision factors (2013-10)
Chatterjee, Arunangsu; Law, Effie; Mikroyannidis, Alexander; Owen, Glyn and Velasco, Karen
International Journal of Virtual and Personal Learning Environments, 4(4) (pp. 44-58)
Cloud services, interoperability and analytics within a ROLE-enabled personal learning environment (2013)
Rizzardini, Rocael Hernandez; Linares, Byron H.; Mikroyannidis, Alexander and Schmitz, Hans-Christian
Journal of Universal Computer Science, 19(14) (pp. 2054-2074)
weSPOT: A personal and social approach to inquiry-based learning (2013)
Mikroyannidis, Alexander; Okada, Alexandra; Scott, Peter; Rusman, Ellen ; Specht, Marcus ; Stefanov, Krassen ; Boytchev, Pavel ; Protopsaltis, Aristidis ; Held, Paul ; Hetzner, Sonia ; Kikis-Papadakis, Kathy and Chaimala, Foteini
Journal of Universal Computer Science, 19(14) (pp. 2093-2111)
A framework for ontology-based temporal modelling of business intelligence (2012-03-05)
Mikroyannidis, Alexander and Theodoulidis, Babis
Knowledge Management Research & Practice, 10 (pp. 188-199)
Personalised and peer-supported learning: the peer-to-peer learning environment (P2PLE) (2011-12)
Corneli, Joseph and Mikroyannidis, Alexander
Digital Education Review, 20 (pp. 14-23)
Ontology management and evolution for business intelligence (2010-12)
Mikroyannidis, Alexander and Theodoulidis, Babis
International Journal of Information Management, 30(6) (559- 566)
Preservation of interactive multimedia performances (2008)
Ng, Kia; Pham, Tran Vu; Ong, Bee; Mikroyannidis, Alexander and Giaretta, David
International Journal of Metadata, Semantics and Ontologies (IJMSO), 3(3) (pp. 183-196)
Forging Online Education through FIRE (2015)
Domingue, John; Mikroyannidis, Alexander; Gomez-Goiri, Aitor; Smith, Andrew; Pareit, Daan ; Vanhie-Van Gerwen, Jono ; Tranoris, Christos ; Lampropoulos, Kostas ; Jourjon, Guillaume ; Fourmaux, Olivier and Rahman, Mohammed Yasin
Publisher : Apple
Using Linked Data Effectively (2013-12-16)
Simperl, E.; Norton, B.; Acosta, M.; Maleshkova, M.; Domingue, J.; Mikroyannidis, A.; Mulholland, P. and Power, R.
Publisher : The Open University | Published : Milton Keynes
Self Regulated Learning (2013)
Mikroyannidis, Alexander; Connolly, Teresa and Berthold, Marcel
Publisher : The Open University | Published : Milton Keynes
Inquiry-Based Learning on the Cloud (2016-01)
Mikroyannidis, Alexander; Okada, Alexandra; Correa, Andre and Scott, Peter
In: Chao, Lee ed. Handbook of Research on Cloud-Based STEM Education for Improved Learning Outcomes (pp. 291-310)
ISBN : 9781466699243 | Publisher : Information Science Reference | Published : Hershey PA, USA
Supporting self-regulated learning (2015)
Nussbaumer, Alexander; Dahn, Ingo; Kroop, Sylvana; Mikroyannidis, Alexander and Albert, Dietrich
In: Kroop, Sylvana; Mikroyannidis, Alexander and Wolpers, Martin eds. Responsive Open Learning Environments: Outcomes of Research from the ROLE Project (pp. 17-48)
ISBN : 978-3-319-02398-4 | Publisher : Springer International Publishing | Published : Cham, Switzerland
Personal learning environments (PLEs): visions and concepts (2015)
Mikroyannidis, Alexander; Kroop, Sylvana and Wolpers, Martin
In: Mikroyannidis, Alexander; Kroop, Sylvana and Wolpers, Martin eds. Responsive Open Learning Environments: Outcomes of Research from the ROLE Project (pp. 1-16)
ISBN : 978-3-319-02398-4 | Publisher : Springer | Published : Cham
"Colearning" - Collaborative Open Learning through OER and Social Media (2013)
Okada, Alexandra; Meister, Izabel; Mikroyannidis, Alexander and Little, Suzanne
In: Okada, Alexandra ed. Open Educational Resources and Social Networks (pp. 46-56)
Publisher : EdUEMA | Published : São Luís - MA
Responsive Open Learning Environments (2013)
Mikroyannidis, Alexander; Wolpers, Martin and Law, Effie Lai-Chong
In: Wild, Fridolin; Lefrere, Paul and Scott, Peter eds. Advances in Technology Enhanced Learning (pp. 71-77)
ISBN : 978-1-78007-903-5 | Publisher : The Open University | Published : Milton Keynes
A semantic framework for cloud learning environments (2012-04)
Mikroyannidis, Alexander
In: Chao, Lee ed. Cloud Computing for Teaching and Learning: Strategies for Design and Implementation (pp. 17-31)
ISBN : 9781466609570 | Publisher : IGI Global | Published : Hershey, PA
Crowdsourcing education on the Web: a role-based analysis of online learning communities (2012)
Corneli, Joseph and Mikroyannidis, Alexander
In: Okada, Alexandra; Connolly, Teresa and Scott, Peter eds. Collaborative Learning 2.0: Open Educational Resources (pp. 272-286)
ISBN : 9781466603004 | Publisher : IGI Global | Published : Hershey, PA
Proceedings of the 6th Workshop on Awareness and Reflection in Technology Enhanced Learning. In conjunction with the 11th European Conference on Technology Enhanced Learning: Adaptive and Adaptable Learning. (2016-09-13)
Kravcik, Milos; Mikroyannidis, Alexander; Pammer, Viktoria; Prilla, Michael and Ullmann, Thomas eds.
CEUR Workshop Proceedings
Publisher : CEUR
Proceedings of the 5th Workshop on Awareness and Reflection in Technology Enhanced Learning (2015-10-09)
Kravcik, Milos; Mikroyannidis, Alexander; Pammer, Viktoria; Prilla, Michael and Ullmann, Thomas Daniel eds.
Publisher : CEUR Workshop Proceedings | Published : Aachen, Germany
Responsive Open Learning Environments: Outcomes of Research from the ROLE Project (2015-01)
Kroop, Sylvana; Mikroyannidis, Alexander and Wolpers, Martin eds.
ISBN : 978-3-319-02398-4 | Publisher : Springer International Publishing | Published : Cham, Switzerland
Proceedings of the 4th Workshop on Awareness and Reflection in Technology Enhanced Learning. In conjunction with the 9th European Conference on Technology Enhanced Learning: Open Learning and Teaching in Educational Communities (2014)
Ullmann, Thomas
Kravcik, Milos; Mikroyannidis, Alexander; Pammer, Viktoria; Prilla, Michael; Ullmann, Thomas Daniel and Wild, Fridolin eds.
Publisher : CEUR Workshop Proceedings
Cloud Education Environment (2013-08)
Rizzardini, Rocael Hernandez ; Schmitz, Hans-Christian ; Mikroyannidis, Alexander; Kloos, Carlos Delgado and Chao, Lee eds.
Journal of Universal Computer Science
Publisher : J.UCS
Proceedings of the 1st International Workshop on Cloud Education Environments (WCLOUD 2012), Antigua, Guatemala, November 15-16, 2012 (2012-11)
Mikroyannidis, Alexander; Schmitz, Hans-Christian and Rizzardini, Rocael Hernández eds.
Publisher : CEUR-WS
Applying a methodology for the design, delivery and evaluation of learning resources for remote experimentation (2016-04)
Mikroyannidis, Alexander; Domingue, John; Pareit, Daan ; Vanhie-Van Gerwen, Jono; Tranoris, Christos; Jourjon, Guillaume and M. Marquez-Barja, Johann
In : IEEE Global Engineering Education Conference (EDUCON) (10-13 April 2016, Abu Dhabi, UAE) (pp. 448-454)
Are you thinking what I'm thinking? Representing Metacognition with Question­-based Dialogue (2016)
Farrell Frey, Tracie; Gkotsis, George and Mikroyannidis, Alexander
In : 6th Workshop on Awareness and Reflection in Technology Enhanced Learning In conjunction with the 11th European Conference on Technology Enhanced Learning: Adaptive and Adaptable Learning (EC-TEL 2016) (September 13, 2016, Lyon, France) (pp. 51-58)
Developing Self-Regulated Learning through Reflection on Learning Analytics in Online Learning Environments (2015-11)
Mikroyannidis, Alexander and Farrell-Frey, Tracie
In : ascilite2015: Globally connected, digitally enabled (30 November - 03 December 2015, Perth, Australia)
Online Learning and Experimentation via Interactive Learning Resources (2015)
Mikroyannidis, Alexander; Domingue, John; Third, Allan; Smith, Andrew and Guarda, Nuno
In : The 3rd Experiment@International Conference (2 - 4 June 2015, Ponta Delgada, São Miguel Island, Azores, Portugal)
Fostering young smart citizens through personal learning environments for urban inquiries (2015)
Okada, Alexandra; Wolff, Annika and Mikroyannidis, Alexander
In : Smart Learning Ecosystems in Smart Regions and Cities (15 September 2015, Toledo, Spain)
Deploying Learning Analytics for Awareness and Reflection in Online Scientific Experimentation (2015)
Mikroyannidis, Alexander; Gomez-Goiri, Aitor; Domingue, John; Pareit, Daan; Vanhie-Van Gerwen, Jono and Marquez-Barja, Johann M.
In : 5th Workshop on Awareness and Reflection in Technology Enhanced Learning (ARTEL) colocated with 10th European Conference on Technology Enhanced Learning: Design for Teaching and Learning in a Networked World (EC-TEL 2015) (15 September 2015, Toledo, Spain)
Online learning and Linked Data: lessons learned and best practices (2014)
Domingue, John; Mikroyannidis, Alexander and Dietze, Stefan
In : 23rd International Conference on World Wide Web (7-11 April 2014, Seoul, Korea) (pp. 191-192)
FORGE: Enhancing elearning and research in ICT through remote experimentation (2014)
Marquez-Barja, Johann M.; Jourjon, Guillaume; Mikroyannidis, Alexander; Tranoris, Christos; Domingue, John and DaSilva, Luiz A.
In : IEEE Global Engineering Education Conference (EDUCON) (3-5 April 2014, Istanbul, Turkey)
Developing a curriculum of open educational resources for Linked Data (2014)
Mikroyannidis, Alexander; Domingue, John; Maleshkova, Maria; Norton, Barry and Simperl, Elena
In : 10th annual OpenCourseWare Consortium Global Conference (OCWC) (23-25 April 2014, Ljubljana, Slovenia)
EUCLID: EdUcational curriculum for the usage of LInked data (2014)
Simperl, Elena; Acosta, Maribel; Dimitrov, Marin; Domingue, John; Haase, Peter; Maleshkova, Maria; Mikroyannidis, Alexander; Norton, Barry and Vidal, Maria Esther
In : 11th European Semantic Web Conference (ESWC 2014) (25-29 May 2014, Anissaras/Hersonissou, Crete, Greece)
The weSPOT inquiry space: a personal and social environment for inquiry-based learning (2014)
Mikroyannidis, Alexander
In : 9th European Conference on Technology Enhanced Learning (EC-TEL 2014): Open Learning and Teaching in Educational Communities (16-19 September 2014, Graz, Austria) (pp. 576-577)
weSPOT: a personal and social toolkit for inquiry-based learning (2014)
Mikroyannidis, Alexander
In : International Conference on Web & Open Access to Learning (ICWOAL 2014) (25-27 Nov 2014, Dubai, UAE)
Personal Learning Environments for Inquiry-Based Learning (2013-07)
Mikroyannidis, Alexander; Okada, Alexandra and Scott, Peter
In : 4th International Conference on Personal Learning Environments (10–12 July 2013, Berlin, Germany) (pp. 227-237)
Interactive learning resources and linked data for online scientific experimentation (2013)
Mikroyannidis, Alexander and Domingue, John
In : 22nd International World Wide Web Conference (13 - 17 May 2013, Rio de Janiero, Brazil) (pp. 431-434)
A personalised approach in informal and inquiry-based learning (2013)
Mikroyannidis, Alexander
In : 5th International Conference on Computer Supported Education (CSEDU 2013) (06 - 08 May 2013, Aachen, Germany) (pp. 183-187)
Investigating self-regulated learning in the workplace (2013)
Mikroyannidis, Alexander; Connolly, Teresa and Owen, Glyn
In : International Workshop on Cloud Education Environments (WCLOUD 2013) (06 - 08 May 2013, Aachen, Germany) (pp. 731-736)
“Colearning” - collaborative networks for creating, sharing and reusing OER through social media (2012-04-18)
Okada, Alexandra; Mikroyannidis, Alexander; Meister, Izabel and Little, Suzanne
In : Cambridge 2012: Innovation and Impact - Openly Collaborating to Enhance Education (16-18 April 2012, Cambridge, UK)
An OER collaborative environment: Openscout tool library and colearn community (2012)
Meister, Izabel Patricia; Okada, Alexandra and Mikroyannidis, Alexander
In : IADIS International Conference: e-Society 2012 (10-13 March 2012, Berlin, Germany )
Introducing personal learning environments to informal learners: lessons learned from the OpenLearn case study (2012)
Mikroyannidis, Alexander and Connolly, Teresa
In : PLE Conference 2012 (11-13 July 2012, Aveiro, Portugal)
Build your Responsive Open Learning Environment (2012)
Mikroyannidis, Alexander
In : E-LEARN 2012 - World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare & Higher Education (9-12 October 2012, Montréal, Québec, Canada)
Responsive Open Learning Environments at the Open University (2012)
Mikroyannidis, Alexander and Connolly, Teresa
In : E-LEARN 2012 - World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare & Higher Education (9 - 12 October 2012, Montréal, Québec, Canada)
A survey into the teacher's perception of self-regulated learning (2012)
Mikroyannidis, Alexander; Connolly, Teresa and Law, Effie
In : 2012 IEEE 12th International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies (ICALT) (4-6 July 2012, Rome, Italy) (pp. 696-697)
Cloud services within a ROLE-enabled Personal Learning Environment (2012)
Rizzardini, Rocael Hernández ; Linares, Byron ; Mikroyannidis, Alexander and Schmitz, Hans-Christian
In : 1st International Workshop on Cloud Education Environments (WCLOUD 2012) (15-16 November 2012, Antigua, Guatemala)
weSPOT: a cloud-based approach for personal and social inquiry (2012)
Mikroyannidis, Alexander; Okada, Alexandra; Scott, Peter; Rusman, Ellen; Specht, Marcus; Stefanov, Krassen; Protopsaltis, Aristos; Held, Paul and Hetzner, Sonia
In : 1st International Workshop on Cloud Education Environments (15-16 November 2012, Antigua, Guatemala)
PlanetMath Redux: Web 2.0 infrastructure for mathematical problem solving (2011-09-21)
Corneli, Joseph; Jucovschi, Constantin and Mikroyannidis, Alexander
In : Technology-Enhanced Learning for Mathematics and Science (TELMAS) at 6th European Conference on Technology-Enhanced Learning (ECTEL): Towards Ubiquitous Learning (21 Sept 2011, Palermo, Italy)
Sustainability of Open Educational Resources - providing tools and services for adaptation: The Openscout Experience (2011)
Schwertel, Uta ; Pawlowski, Jan M.; Mikroyannidis, Alexander and Pirkkalainen, Henri
In : EDEN Annual Conference: Learning and Sustainability - The New Ecosystem of Innovation and Knowledge (19-22 June 2011, Dublin, Ireland)
Adapting and sharing open educational resources: a social networking approach (2011)
Mikroyannidis, Alexander; Okada, Alexandra and Connolly, Teresa
In : Workshop on Social Network and Augmented/Virtual Reality Technologies Enhanced Learning at 11th IEEE International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies (ICALT 2011) (6-8 July 2011, Athens, Georgia, USA)
Supporting the collaborative adaptation of Open Educational Resources: The OpenScout Tool Library (2011)
Mikroyannidis, Alexander; Okada, Alexandra; Little, Suzanne and Connolly, Teresa
In : ED-MEDIA 2011: World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia & Telecommunications (27 June - 1 July 2011 , Lisbon, Portugal)
Sharing practices and experiences on the authoring and adaptation of Open Educational Resources (2011)
Mikroyannidis, Alexander; Okada, Alexandra and Connolly, Teresa
In : Open Educational Resources 2011 (11-13 May 2011, Manchester, UK)
Personalised and peer-supported learning: the peer-to-peer learning environment (P2PLE) (2011)
Corneli, Joseph and Mikroyannidis, Alexander
In : The PLE Conference 2011 (10 - 12 July 2011, Southampton, UK)
Supporting self-regulated learning within a personal learning environment: the OpenLearn case study (2011)
Mikroyannidis, Alexander
In : Workshop on Self-Regulated Learning in Responsive Open Learning Environments (SRL-ROLE 2011) at 11th IEEE International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies (ICALT 2011) (6-8 July 2011, Athens, Georgia, USA)
Evolving e-learning ontologies for Personal and Cloud Learning Environments (2011)
Mikroyannidis, Alexander
In : 7th International Conference on Signal Image Technology & Internet Based Systems (SITIS 2011) (28 November - 1 December 2011, Dijon, France) (pp. 32-37)
Formal metadata and shared experiences for discovering tools to adapt Open Educational Resources (2011)
Little, Suzanne; Mikroyannidis, Alexander; Okada, Alexandra and Scott, Peter
In : International Workshop on Knowledge Acquisition, Reuse and Evaluation (KARE 2011) at The 7th International Conference on Signal Image Technology & Internet Based Systems (SITIS 2011) (28 November - 1 December 2011, Dijon, France) (pp. 147-153)
A framework for the adoption and diffusion of Personal Learning Environments in commercial organisations: an exploratory study in the learning and development sector in the UK (2011)
Chatterjee, Arunangsu; Law, Effie; Owen, Glyn; Velasco, Karen and Mikroyannidis, Alexander
In : PLE Conference 2011 (11-13 July 2011, Southampton, UK)
An architecture for layering and integration of learning ontologies, applied to personal learning environments and cloud learning environments (2010-09-16)
Mikroyannidis, Alexander; Lefrere, Paul and Scott, Peter
In : 10th IEEE International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies (5-7 Jul 2010, Sousse, Tunisia) (p 92)
A semantic knowledge base for personal learning and cloud learning environments (2010-05)
Mikroyannidis, Alexander; Lefrere, Paul and Scott, Peter
In : Workshop on Supporting eLearning with Language Resources and Semantic Data (at LREC 2010) (22 May 2010, Valletta, Malta)
Skill-based scouting of open management content (2010)
Niemann, Katja; Schwertel, Uta; Kalz, Marco; Mikroyannidis, Alexander; Fisichella, Marco; Friedrich, Martin; Dicerto, Michele; Ha, Kyung-Hun; Holtkamp, Philipp; Kawase, Ricardo; Parodi, Elisabetta; Pawlowski, Jan; Pirkkalainen, Henri; Pitsilis, Vassilis; Vidalis, Aristides; Wolpers, Martin and Zimmermann, Volker
In : EC-TEL 2010: Fifth European Conference on Technology Enhanced Learning (28 Sep - 1 Oct 2010, Barcelona, Spain) (pp. 632-637)
Live annotation and content discovery in personal learning environments (2010)
Corneli, Joseph and Mikroyannidis, Alexander
In : 3rd Workshop on Mashup Personal Learning Environments at 5th European Conference on Technology-Enhanced Learning (ECTEL'10): Sustaining TEL (28 Sep -1 Oct 2010, Barcelona, Spain)
Customized PLE implementations for test-bed scenario validations (2011-01)
Mödritscher, Felix and Mikroyannidis, Alexander
Alex Mikroyannidis
Participatory design and implementation plan of Personal Learning Test-beds (2009-11)
Mikroyannidis, Alexander and Gillet, Denis
Alex Mikroyannidis

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