Mr Andreas Panayiotidis
BSc , MSc, MACP
Blended Learning Leader Faculty of Business and Law
Informatics and Operations Management
KHBS217 Kingston Business School
Kingston Upon Thames
- 020 8417 9000 Ext: 65217
Andreas Panayiotidis is currently and for the last five years the Blended Learning Leader for the Faculty of Business and Law at Kingston University. Andreas is one of the academics involved in the design and development and implementation of the MBA virtual learning environment for the Faculty of Business and Law. He has been involved in the support and development of Kingston University staff since the beginning of this century.
Andreas has produced some educational films, has supported and mentored staff in the use of mobile technologies in classroom and has written several articles and conference papers related to the use of electronic technologies in support of learning and teaching.
He has studied Business Studies, Economics, and Econometrics at the Athens Economic University and the London University (Q.M.C.). He has been a Chair of Business and an Academic Dean for the period of 1986 to 1997. During that period Andreas designed, supported and developed courses related to IT , as well as, designed and build computer centres for a variety of university level fields.
He became a member of the Association of Computer Professionals (UK) since 1990. He is also a member of the Association of Learning Technology (UK). He is currently involved in writing three papers on mobile technologies with Dr Tim Linsey and Dr Ann Ooms and two articles on Electronic Voting Systems with George Masikunas (one pending publication). Andreas and Tim Linsey are presenting the findings of their research in mobile technologies used to enhance teaching and learning ('Integrating the in-classroom use of mobile technologies within a blended learning model' at the 7th European Conference on e-Learning (ECEL), in Agia Napa, Cyprus, on the 6th-7th November 2008.
Andreas is a strong believer in the development of effective approaches to modern teaching and learning, as well as, the facilitation of methods using electronic means to engage the students in an active learning environment. George Masikunas and Andreas have been awarded recently a research award to investigate the results of using electronic voting systems in large marketing classrooms. Andreas is strong advocate of using Blackboard or other Virtual Learning Environments in order to expand the communication platforms among the students and between students and lecturers in higher education. For this he is constantly visiting the staff of Kingston University in remote places such as Russia, Cyprus, Greece and India providing support and staff development.
Also as an active member of the SWAN Electronic Group is working together with Tim Linsey, Dave Rayner and Martin King testing and investing in various software which will enhance communication between the members of the three universities involved.
Virtual Learning Environments - Blackboard and WEBCT Second Life Educational Films Wimba Virtual Classroom
Education and Information Technology On-Line Learning Electronic Voting Systems Business Information Systems Information Management Ecommerce
Managing Information - first year Business Undegraduate Field. Information Management for the Foundation of Business Professional Administration. Information Management for the Foundation Degree in Operations Management.
Member of the Association for Learning Technology Member of the Association of Computer Professionals Member of the Association for the Advancement of Computers in Education
Masikunas, George, Panayiotidis, Andreas and Burke, Linda (2009) Changing the nature of lectures using a personal response system. Innovations in Education and Teaching International, 46(2), pp. 199-212. ISSN (print) 1470-3297
Masikunas, George, Panayiotidis, Andreas and Burke, Linda (2007) The use of electronic voting systems in lectures within business and marketing: a case study of their impact on student learning. ALT-J: research in learning technology, 15(1), pp. 3-20. ISSN (print) 0968-7769
Conference or Workshop Item
Masikunas, George and Panayiotidis, Andreas (2010) Transforming marketing lectures by using E-polling. In: Academy of Marketing (AM) Annual Conference 2010: Transformational Marketing; 6-8 Jul 2010, Coventry, U.K..
Linsey, Timothy, Panayiotidis, Andreas and Ooms, Ann (2008) Integrating the in-classroom use of mobile technologies within a blended learning model. In: 7th European Conference on e-Learning (ECEL) ; 06 - 07 Nov 2008, Agia Napa, Cyprus. ISBN 9781906638221
Linsey, Tim, Ooms, Ann and Panayiotidis, Andreas (2008) Rapid reaction and response (R[sup]3): the in-class use of mobile technologies to support formative and diagnostic assessment: the Pathfinder journey. (Project Report) York, U.K. : Higher Education Academy. 6 p.