Kaltsidis Christos

Kaltsidis Christos
ICT Teacher

  • ckaltsid@mbg.duth.gr
  • +30 6937 282 150
  • http://utopia.duth.gr/ckaltsid/

EDUCATION

Jan 2017 - Today

Democritus University of Thrace, Department of Molecular Biology & Genetics
PhD Student, “Innovative Educational Approaches in Biosciences: Assessment of Learning Experience through Virtual Reality Applications”

Oct 2013 - Oct 2016

Hellenic Open University
Master in ‘Adult Education’ M.Ed.

Sep 1995 - Mar 2003

Institute of Technology of Thessaloniki (A.T.E.I.), Department of Information Technology
Bachelor of Computer Science

LANGUAGES

English

State Certificate of Foreign Language Proficiency (C1 Level)

Spanish

Diploma de Español Como Lengua Extranjera (Nivel Intermedio – B2)

EXPERIENCE

Sep 2003 - Today

Ministry of Education
ICT Teacher (Secondary Education)

Sep 2003 - Jun 2014

Vocational Training Institute (I.E.K.) of Alexandroupolis
Instructor at various lessons of Information Technology (>1500 hours)

2014 - Today

National Centre for Public Administration & Local Government (E.K.D.D.A.)
Trainer in ICT programs

PROJECTS

Mar 2020 - Jun 2021

Supporting Researchers with an Emphasis on Young Researchers - Cycle B, NSRF 2014-2020
"University Pedagogy: Research of educational needs of faculty members of the Democritus University of Thrace and the University of Patras". Member of the Research Team.

SEMINARS - TRAINING

2015

Center of Continuing Education and Training of National and Kapodistrian University of Athens
Attended 85-hour training seminar “Training Mental Health Professionals on the adolescent addiction phenomenon on the internet as well as the dangers faced by children and adolescents from the uncontrolled use of the Internet”

2009

Administration of Secondary Education at Evros
Attended 30-hour training seminar “Acquiring occupational equipment in psychological support of student who are more likely drop out of school” at Belgium, within the framework of lifelong Leonardo Da Vinci 2008-I-GRI-LEO 03-00297 program.

2007

Teacher Training Organization (OEPEK)
64-hour training about “Modern teaching approaches to the development of critical thinking”

2006

Pedagogical Institute
50-hour training on “School classroom management”.

2005-2006

Vocational Training Institute (I.E.K.) of Alexandroupolis – Equality Research Center (KETHI)
Participated in training program “Raising Awareness of Educational and Interventional Programs for the Promotion of Equality" of the Equality Research Center (KETHI). Financial Management Coordinator.

2005

Vocational Training Institute (I.E.K.) of Komotini
Attended “Edu-Teach”, a Leonardo Da Vinci Program about practical training in Vocational Education at Netherlands.

PUBLICATIONS

IN PEER REVIEWED JOURNALS

  • Rotidi, G., Kedraka, K., Frementiti, EM., & Kaltsidis C. (2020). University Pedagogy in Greece: Pedagogical Needs of Greek Academics from Ionian University. In: Kavoura A., Kefallonitis E., Theodoridis P. (eds) Strategic Innovative Marketing and Tourism. Springer Proceedings in Business and Economics. Springer, Cham
  • Kedraka, K., Falanga K., & Kaltsidis, Ch. (2016). Transition to university studies in the field of biosciences: the feelings of the students of the Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics - University of Thrace. Educational Circle, 4 (2), 23-40, ISSN: 2241-4576. http://www.educircle.gr
  • Papaleonidas, A., Kaltsidis, Ch., & Nalbanti, Th. (2010). “Digital classroom students attitude about online behavior”. i-Teacher 1 (1), 66-76. ISSN: 1792-4146. http://www.i-teacher.gr

CONFERENCES PAPERS (PEER REVIEWED)

  • Kaltsidis, Chr., & Kedraka, K. (2018). Teaching with Augmented Reality (AR). Experiential Workshop. In: Kioulanis, S., Paschalidou, A., Georgiadou A. (eds), Proceedings of the 2st International Congress of Applied Experiential Teaching, SCIENTIFIC AND EDUCATIONAL ASSOCIATION, Educational Cycle, (pp. 220-227). Drama, 27-29 April 2018. In: http://www.educircle.gr/synedrio/images/praktika%20iecat%202018.pdf
  • Kedraka, K., Gotzaridis, Chr., & Kaltsidis, Chr. (2016). Collaboration of Higher and Secondary education in a mentoring and teacher training program. Paper presented at the 3rd Conference of School Advisors Association. Athens: 26-28 February 2016.
  • Kedraka, K., & Kaltsidis, Chr. (2015). Following the path of a professional choice of a Bioscientist. Workshop at the Proceedings of the 1st International Congress of Applied Experiential Teaching, SCIENTIFIC AND EDUCATIONAL ASSOCIATION, Educational Cycle. Drama, 27-29 November 2015. In: http://www.educircle.gr/synedrio/announcements .
  • Kedraka, K., Gotzaridis, Chr., & Kaltsidis, Chr. (2015a). Using Mentoring in the Education of Biologists. Paper presented at the 3rd National Conference of the Psychological Society of Northern Greece on "Psychology and Education: Contemporary Guidelines and Applications", Psychological Society of Northern Greece –Pedagogical Dept of University of Ioannina. Ioannina, 8-10 October 2015.
  • Kedraka, K., Gkotzaridis, Chr., & Kaltsidis, Chr. (2015b). Educating young biologists: The evaluation of an innovative training program. Paper presented at: 3o National Conference "The Biology in Education," Hellenic Union of Bioscientists - Department of Biology AUTH. Katerini, 13-15 November 2015.
  • Kedraka, K., Fallanga, K., & Kaltsidis, Chr. (2015c). Feelings of students at the beginning of their studies and career in BioSciences: The Case of the Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics, Democritus University of Thrace. In the Proceedings of the 5th Hellenic Congress of Science Education, Center for the Study of Psychophysiology and Education, University of Athens, University of Athens. Athens, 19-21 June 2015
  • Kedraka, K., Gotzaridis, Ch., Kaltsidis, Ch., Stylianopoulou, E. & Grigoriou, M. (2014a). Molecular Biology & Genetics: Developments and teaching applications. Poster session presented at the Conference “Innovative Educational Practices In School”, 29/11/2014, Hellenic Adult Education Association, Athens, Greece.
  • Dimitriadis, I., Kaltsidis, Ch., Kasabalis, A., Bakodimos, G., & Giannakopoulos, A. (2014b). “Design and implementation of an electronic platform for training in volleyball. Investigation of results of use and attitudes of the athletes”. Poster session presented at the 22nd International Congress of Physical Education and Sport Science. Komotini, 9-11 May 2014.
  • Zevgitis, Th., Kaltsidis, Ch., & Makraki, K. (2014c). “Approach for local network and service topology in Client-Server environment, with the Filius software”. Paper presented at 8th National Conference of Informatics Teachers. Volos, 28-30 March 2014.
  • Zevgitis, Th., & Kaltsidis, Ch. (2013). “Electronic course management platform MyClass”. Paper presented at 7th National Conference of Informatics Teachers. Thessaloniki, 12-14 April 2013.
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