Dr Κonstantina Chatzara
Κολέγιο CITY College
Main Campus, Thessaloniki, Greece
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Dr Κonstantina Chatzara


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Academic Qualifications

Ph.D in Emotional Multimedia Agents in E-learning Systems, University of Thessaly, Greece

MA in Interactive Multimedia, University of Middlesex, London,  UK

BA(Hons)in Contemporary Media Practicefirst class degree with honoursUniversity of Westminster, London, UK

Higher National Diploma (HND) in Media Studies, North London College, London, UK

Email kchatzara@york.citycollege.eu
Skype skype/konstantina chatzara
Linkedin www.linkedin.com/in/konstantinachatzara

Dr. Konstantina Chatzara is scientific director in NOUS (the Institute of Digital Learning & Communication). She has worked in several interactive multimedia projects in London, UK and  in Thessaloniki, Greece from 1994 to present. She has been teaching multimedia and human computer interaction in the Greek University and ATEI since 2002.   She designed five information centers based in new technologies in Greece and has collaborated in several IT and media European projects. She worked in research projects in the area of e-learning in the Centre for Research and Technology – Hellas, in the Information Technologies Institute (ITI), Thessaloniki, Greece. She holds a Ph.D   in Emotional Multimedia Agents in E-learning Systems, (University of Thessaly, Greece), a masters’ degree (University of Middlesex, London, UK) and a first class honors bachelor’s degree (University of Westminster, London, UK) in Interactive multimedia. She is a founding member of Social Pedagogy Professional Association in UK. Her research interests lay in the area of human computer interaction, affective computing, personalized e-learning systems, digital storytelling and the use of digital technologies in social pedagogy, art and science. She has several publications in journals and conferences and she serves as a reviewer in scientific journals.



Digital Literacy

Research Interests

Affective Computing, 

Human Computer Interaction, 

Augmented reality,

Use of multimedia in education for children with attention difficulties



  1. Chatzara, K., Karagiannidis, C., & Stamatis, D. (2016). Cognitive support embedded in self-regulated e-learning systems for students with special learning needs. Education and Information Technologies21(2), 283-299., Springer Verlag, Berlin.
  2. Chatzara, K., Karagiannidis, C., Mavropoulou, S., & Stamatis, D. (2014). Digital storytelling for children with autism: Software development and pilot application. In C. Karagiannidis, P. Politis, & I. Karasavvidis (eds), Research on e-learning and ICT in education (pp. 287-300). New York: Springer.
  3. Chatzara K., Karagiannidis C., Stamatis D., Structural Learning through Digital Learning Storytelling for people with autism In proceedings of 8th Pan-Hellenic Conference with International Participation "ICT in Education" (HCICTE 2012), September 2012, Volos, Greece.
  4. Chatzara K., Stamatis D., Emotional communication in e-learning scenarios for students with attention disorders, ., IEEE Learning Technology Newsletter, Vol. 13, Issue 2, Learning Technology newsletter on Advanced Learning Technologies for Disabled and Non-Disabled People., April 2011.
  5. Chatzara K., Karagiannidis C., Stamatis D., “Computers can feel too: Intelligent Emotional Agents in e-learning systems” in book “Multi-Agent Systems for Education and Interactive Entertainment: Design, Use and Experience", (Hardcover). Edited by Martin Beer, Maria Fasli and Debbie Richards, ISBN13: 9781609600808, Published by Information Science Publishing, IGI-Global, September 2010.
  6. Chatzara K., Karagiannidis C., Stamatis D. (2010), An Intelligent Emotional Agent for Students with Attention Deficit Disorder, In proceedings of the International Conference of Intelligent Networking and Collaborative systems (INCOS 2010), Thessaloniki,  November 2010, Greece.
  7. Chatzara K., Karagiannidis C., Stamatis D. (2010), “Student’s attitude and learning effectiveness of emotional agents”, Paper poster, In proceedings of the 10th IEEE International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies, Sousse, Tynisia, July 5-7, 2010, IEEE Computer Society's Conference Publishing Services. (Best poster award)
  8. Chatzara K., Karagiannidis C., Stamatis D. (2010), Study on Intelligent Emotional Agents for Learning, In proceedings of 7th Pan-Hellenic Conference with International Participation "ICT in Education" (HCICTE 2010), September 2010, Korinthos, Greece.
  9. Chatzara K.,  Karagiannidis C., Emotional Pedagogical Agents for Collaborative Learning: an Application for Children with Learning Difficulties, Proceedings of the Workshop Scripted vs. Free CS Collaboration: Alternatives and Paths for Adaptable and Flexible CS Scripted Collaboration, International Conference on Computer Supported Collaborative Learning (CSCL 2009), Rhodes [GREECE}, 8-13 June, 2009
  10. Chatzara K., Mpantsos A., Stamatis D., Tsadiras A., “Developing Personalized E-Books: A Multi-Layered Approach”, Proceedings of the 3rd IFIP Conference on Artificial Intelligence Applications & Innovations (AIAI 2006), pp.425-432, Volume 204/2006, Springer Verlag, Berlin, 2006.
  11. Chatzara K.. Digital storytelling as a pedagogical tool. υ EUforiaCreative Europe MEDIA, 2016




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