of Ioannis Karaliotas MAODE
1982 - EFL teacher and
team-based project animateur in a number of private EFL/ESL schools in Hellas
1990 - Examination
administrator, member of the University of Michigan and the University
of Cambridge Local EFL Examinations Administrative Teams.
1993 - Special Education private
consultant on the use of new learning technologies & TEFL applications. Hellenic Rebublic & South Africa.
2002 - 2005 Head of Hellenic Language
& Culture dept, Crawford Schools - Curriculum
design & implementation. South Africa.
2001 - 2005 Gauteng Region 9 Cultural
Interactions Project - Educational collaborator in annual presentations
(Arts Festival) on township locations (Soweto, Orange Farm). South Africa.
2001-2005 Producer & co-presenter
of weekly Children and Talk-Show programmes at the Hellenic Community Radio, Johannesburg (AM 1422, JHB). South Africa.
2001-2005 Educational Technology
collaborator in organising SAHETI School/ Hellenic community schools
cultural festivals - transcontinental synchronous audio conference
(Internet) and production of educational cd-rom (Director7). South Africa.
2001-2002. Educational Technology
consultant and Project director for the re-organisation of the Office of the Counselor for Hellenic
Education in Africa (General Consulate of Greece, Johannesburg). South Africa.
1999-2000. Educational Technology
consultant to the R.E.D.S.
team of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki ( P.E. Teacher
Training Department of AUTH ). Evaluation of media and CMC tools - WebCT
manual translation - preparation of hands-on instructions for the use of
online learning tools (WebCT, Blackboard etc.). Hellenic Rebublic.
1999. Online collaborator for the
multicultural/ multilingual development of the SIMULAB -
TELSI (EU) Online Environment (Hellenic Section).
1990-1993. Initiator, designer and
implementor of a New Learning Technologies Project introducing CMC via
Speech Synthesis to the general education and vocational training
curriculum of the School for the Blind of Thessaloniki and N.Hellas.
1989-1990. Co-ordinator of a multimedia project
(print, braille, audio) presenting the collaborative work of 45 visually
impaired EFL students which won second prize in the Oxford University
ELT Publications Paneuropean Competition. Hellenic Rebublic.
1989-1992. Teacher/trainer and
project initiator for the External Academic Department of the
Anatolia American College of Thessaloniki . Hellenic Rebublic.
1985-1988. Drama teacher and
community co-ordinator for the Hellenic Ministry of Education Public
Re-education Programme ( NELE of Thessaloniki ).
1978-1981. Ministry of Transport
(UK) approved driving instructor - team manager of eight instructors
offering technology enabled driving instruction to impaired individuals
for Bryan Js School of Motoring , London NW10, UK.
1976-1979. Youth Worker for the
London Borough of Enfield Youth Service, involved in team-based multicultural youth projects (Anglo, Irish, Cypriot, Turkish, Afro and Hindu youth). UK.
1975-1977. Actor/Co-director in theatre
productions of the Arts Theatre-Theatro Technis, North London, UK.
2003 , ICDL Certificate -
International Computer Driving Licence (ZA34482 - 2003/07/14).
2000 , MAODE (Open) - Master of Arts in
Online and Distance Education - IET, The Open University, Milton Keynes,
UK (Transcript HESA ID: 9610010217379). Dissertation Title:
"Research Proposal 2000: Investigation into Learner Performed
Assessment of Learning Processes in 3rd Generation ODE".
1999 , MA in ODE, PGDipODE (Open) -
Postgraduate Diploma award in the Implementation of Open and
Distance Learning, MA in ODE module - The Open University, Milton
Keynes, UK (re: ACC4 D23, PI: G0317779, email@example.com ). Dissertation Title:
"The Element of Play in Learning - The Role of Synergetic
Playful Environments in the Implementation of Open and Distance
1998 , MA in ODE, PGCertODE (Open) -
Postgraduate Certificate award in the Application of Information
Technology in Open and Distance Education, MA in ODE module - The Open
University, Milton Keynes, UK (re: ACC4 C23, PI: G0317779,
firstname.lastname@example.org ). Dissertation Title:
"Interactivity in the Learning Environment - Distance
1997 , One year of MA studies in
Adult Education and Training, OU, UK (1997). Dissertation Title:
"Learning On and Over the Internet - Dynamics and
Limitations", last cited in " Group Dynamics for
the Online Professor " paper presented by Dr. Kathleen King of Idaho
State University in AusWeb99 - The Fifth
Australian World Wide Web Conference , May 17th - 20th 1999.
1997. Completion of MZX205
- Fundamentals of Computing . One of the first online courses
delivered by the OU, UK.
1996. Completion of Level 3 full
course, ED356 - 'RACE', EDUCATION AND SOCIETY of the Associate
Student Programme of the OU, UK.
1996. Completion of Level 2 full
course, EH266 - LEARNING THROUGH LIFE: EDUCATION AND TRAINING BEYOND
SCHOOL of the Associate Student Programme of the OU, UK.
1988. Certificate award for
successful completion of Advance Studies in English Language Teaching
, University of Edinburgh, Institute for Applied Language Studies.
1982. National Teaching Certificate for TEFL -
Hellenic Ministry of Education-YPEPTH Lic.No. 2937/10-11-82 .
1978-1979. Completion of Stage I
and Stage II of the Official Vocational Training for Youth Workers,
London Borough of Enfield.
1978. Certificate award for
Proficiency in English , University of Cambridge, Examinations
Syndicate (re: 818910177/June 1978, London, UK).
1975-1977. Theatre studies at
Mountview Theatre Drama School, London, UK.
- Implementations of Theories of Play in Learning
- Systemic Organisation for Learning Excellence.
- Utilization of Role Playing and Educational Simulations in
Yannis Karaliotas is my name and this is how it looks in Hellenic: . Teacher (EFL/ESL),
trainer (IT), Special Education consultant and Educational Designer,
Hellenic National, taught and learned in three different countries, so far, UK, Hellas and South Africa.
Netizen and Accessibility activist with thorough knowledge of
information technology architecture and Internet/Web/multimedia
development, and a strong presence on the World Wide Web.
Some sites & multimedia designed and developed:
Active participant in AER, DEOS, IFETS and ITForum professional web conferences.
Founding member of The World Association for Online Education (1998-).
Recent academic work is referenced
as course online material in tertiary courses and cited in Academic
Conferences (Australia, UK, France, Germany, Hellas, Iceland, Spain, China, UAE, USA, Canada, Malaysia, New Zealand, South Africa, Netherlands, Romania, Finland).
Travelled widely in
Europe, the Americas and Africa.
Started a family in
London, UK where had resided for eight years. Father of four.
Engaged in learning/teaching transactions
across various cultures, domains, levels and institutional settings.
1971-1973. Completion of National
Service in the Hellenic Air Force.
1969-1971. Hellenic Merchant Navy
deck-officer, travelled to Asia, Europe and the Americas.
1966-1969. Completion of Lyceum
studies in the city of Thessaloniki - Award of Graduation Certificate
1957-1966. Compulsory schooling
(Grade 1 to 9) in the city of Thessaloniki.
1951. Born in Thessaloniki,
Makedonia, N.Hellas (Greece).
- Basketball as the main muscle stretching activity.
- Traveling and Learning.
- Theatre production and video editing for mental stretching.