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Dr Maria Aristeidou

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Professional biography

Please see my IET profile here: https://iet.open.ac.uk/people/maria.aristeidou

Publications

How Do Young Community and Citizen Science Volunteers Support Scientific Research on Biodiversity? The Case of iNaturalist (2021-07-13)
Aristeidou, Maria; Herodotou, Christothea; Ballard, Heidi L.; Higgins, Lila; Johnson, Rebecca F.; Miller, Annie E.; Young, Alison N. and Robinson, Lucy D.
Diversity, 13, Article 318(7)


Exploring the participation of young citizen scientists in scientific research: The case of iNaturalist (2021)
Aristeidou, Maria; Herodotou, Christothea; Ballard, Heidi L.; Young, Alison N.; Miller, Annie E.; Higgins, Lila and Johnson, Rebecca F.
PLoS ONE, 16, Article e0245682(1)


What Do We Know about Young Volunteers? An Exploratory Study of Participation in Zooniverse (2020-01-13)
Herodotou, Christothea; Aristeidou, Maria; Miller, Grant; Ballard, Heidi and Robinson, Lucy
Citizen Science: Theory and Practice, 5, Article 2(1)


Online Citizen Science: A Systematic Review of Effects on Learning and Scientific Literacy (2020)
Aristeidou, Maria and Herodotou, Christothea
Citizen Science: Theory and Practice, 5(1) (pp. 1-12)


Learning outcomes in online citizen science communities designed for inquiry (2020)
Aristeidou, Maria; Scanlon, Eileen and Sharples, Mike
International Journal of Science Education, Part B: Communication and Public Engagement, 10(4) (pp. 277-294)


Blended and online learning: A comparative study of virtual microscopy in Higher Education (2019)
Herodotou, Christothea; Muirhead, Dave K.; Aristeidou, Maria; Hole, Malcolm J.; Kelley, Simon; Scanlon, Eileen and Duffy, Marcus
Interactive Learning Environments ((Early Access))


Designing citizen science tools for learning: lessons learnt from the iterative development of nQuire (2018-05-11)
Herodotou, Christothea; Aristeidou, Maria; Sharples, Mike and Scanlon, Eileen
Research and Practice in Technology Enhanced Learning, 13(4)


Profiles of engagement in online communities of citizen science participation (2017-09)
Aristeidou, Maria; Scanlon, Eileen and Sharples, Mike
Computers in Human Behavior, 74 (pp. 246-256)


The Sense-it App: A Smartphone Toolkit for Citizen Inquiry Learning (2017-03-21)
Sharples, Mike; Aristeidou, Maria; Villasclaras-Fernández, Eloy; Herodotou, Christothea and Scanlon, Eileen
International Journal of Mobile and Blended Learning, 9(2) (pp. 16-38)


Technologies for citizen inquiry: participatory research in online communities (2021-08)
Aristeidou, Maria; Sharples, Mike and Scanlon, Eileen
In: Burns, Danny; Howard, Joanna and Ospina, Sonia M. eds. The SAGE Handbook of Participatory Research and Enquiry ((In press))
Publisher : SAGE Publications | Published : London


Design processes of a citizen inquiry community (2017-09-21)
Aristeidou, Maria; Scanlon, Eileen and Sharples, Mike
In: Herodotou, Christothea; Sharples, Mike and Scanlon, Eileen eds. Citizen Inquiry: Synthesising Science and Inquiry Learning (pp. 210-229)
ISBN : 978-1-138-20868-1 | Publisher : Routledge | Published : Abingdon


Weather-it missions: a social network analysis perspective of an online citizen inquiry community (2015-09)
Aristeidou, Maria; Scanlon, Eileen and Sharples, Mike
In: Conole, G.; Klobučar, T.; Rensing, C.; Konert, J. and Lavoué, E. eds. Design for Teaching and Learning in a Networked World, Proceedings of 10th European Conference on Technology Enhanced Learning, EC-TEL 2015, Toledo, Spain, September 15-18. Lecture Notes in Computer Science (pp. 3-16)
Publisher : Springer


The impact of the Covid-19 disruption on distance learning higher education students and activities (2021-07-15)
Aristeidou, Maria and Cross, Simon
In : 7th International Conference on Higher Education Advances (22-23 Jun 2021, Virtual) (pp. 695-702)


Transition and support experiences of first-year STEM students in distance learning universities (2021-06-29)
Aristeidou, Maria
In : Horizons in STEM Higher Education Conference: Making Connections and Sharing Pedagogy (29-30 Jun 2021, Virtual) (pp. 72-73)


Experiences of teachers who have engaged their classrooms in citizen science activities (2021-05-25)
Aristeidou, Maria and Ismail, Nashwa
In : Citizen Science Association Conference (May 2021, Virtual)


Making citizen science accessible and productive for young volunteers: Lessons learnt from a 3-year study of Zooniverse. (2021-05)
Herodotou, Christothea; Ismail, Nashwa; Aristeidou, Maria; Miller, Grant; Robinson, Lucy and Ballard, Heidi
In : Citizen Science Association Conference (May 2021, Virtual)


Learning Opportunities and Outcomes in Citizen Science: A Heuristic Model for Design and Evaluation (2020-12)
Bruckermann, T; Lorke, J; Rafolt, S; Scheuch, M; Aristeidou, Maria; Ballard, H; Bardy-Durchhalter, M; Carli, E; Herodotou, Christothea; Kelemen-Finan, J; Robinson, L; Swanson, R; Winter, S and Kapelari, S
In : ESERA Conference 2019 (26-30 Aug 2019, Bologna, Italy) (pp. 889-898)


What do young volunteers learn from participation in online crowdsourced citizen science? Environmental science learning through Zooniverse (2020-09)
Herodotou, Christothea; Papathoma, Tina; Aristeidou, Maria; Miller, Grant; Ghadiri, Maryam; Lorke, Julia and Ballard, Heidi
In : ECSA conference 2020 (7-10 Sep 2020, Trieste, Italy)


Inquiry learning at scale: pedagogy-informed design of a platform for citizen inquiry (2019-06-24)
Sharples, Mike; Aristeidou, Maria; Herodotou, Christothea; McLeod, Kevin and Scanlon, Eileen
In : L@S 2019: Sixth ACM Conference on Learning @ Scale (24-25 Jun 2019, Chicago, Illinois, USA)


Characterizing Youth Participation in Natural History Museum-led Citizen Science: Online and in the Field (2019)
Ballard, Heidi; Herodotou, Christothea; Lorke, Julia; Aristeidou, Maria; Robinson, Lucy; Johnson, Rebecca; Young, Alison; Higgins, Lila; Jennewein, Jessie; Miller, Annie; Pratt-Taweh, Sasha; Sanghera, Harpreet; Miller, Grant and Pauly, Greg
In : Citizen Science Association (13-17 Mar 2019, Raleigh, North Carolina)


“Don’t step on the volcanoes!” – Developing Environmental Science Agency through participation in Museum-Led Citizen Science Projects (2019)
Lorke, Julia; Ballard, Heidi L.; Aristeidou, Maria; Herodotou, Christothea; Ghadiri, Maryam; Swanson, Rebecca D. and Robinson, Lucy D.
In : The beauty and pleasure of understanding: engaging with contemporary challenges through science education (Proceeding of ESERA 2019) (26-30 Aug 2019, Bologna, Italy)


Tomorrow’s World nQuire: young people’s requirements for engaging with inquiry-led, civic engagement technologies (2018-11-13)
Aristeidou, Maria and Herodotou, Christothea
In : 17th World Conference on Mobile and Contextual Learning (mLearn 2018) (11-14 Nov 2018, Concordia University Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA) (pp. 51-53)


Best Practice in Teaching with the Virtual Microscope: A Comparative Study of Blended and Online Learning (2018)
Herodotou, Christothea; Aristeidou, M.; Scanlon, E. and Kelley, S.
In : 7th eSTEeM Annual Conference (25-26 Apr 2018, The Open University, Milton Keynes, UK)


Design Guidelines for Sensor-based Mobile Learning Applications (2017-10-30)
Aristeidou, Maria; Scanlon, Eileen and Sharples, Mike
In : 16th World Conference on Mobile and Contextual Learning (mLearn 2017) (30 Oct - 01 Nov 2017, Larnaca, Cyprus)


Students' engagement with practical science online: Pedagogical implications of the use of virtual microscope in distance learning (2017)
Herodotou, Christothea; Aristeidou, Maria; Kelley, Simon and Scanlon, Eileen
In : EARLI 2017 (29 Aug - 2 Sep 2017)


A Comparative Study of Blended and Online Learning using the Virtual Microscope for Earth Sciences (2017)
Muirhead, David K.; Herodotou, Christothea; Aristeidou, Maria; Hole, M. J.; Kelley, Simon; Scanlon, Eileen and Duffy, M.
In : Horizons in STEM Higher Education Conference: Making Connections and Sharing Pedagogy (39 Jun - 30 June 2017, Heriot-Watt University, UK)


Science learning in online communities of scientific investigations: evidence and suggestions (2017)
Aristeidou, Maria; Scanlon, Eileen and Sharples, Mike
In : American Educational Research Association Annual Conference 2017 (27 Apr - 01 May 2017, San Antonio, Texas, USA)


Science Learning Experiences in Citizen Inquiry Communities (2017)
Aristeidou, Maria
In : CALRG Annual Conference 2017 (14-16 Jun 2017, The Open University, Milton Keynes, UK)


Engaging citizens in online communities of scientific investigations (2016)
Aristeidou, Maria; Scanlon, Eileen and Sharples, Mike
In : Citizen Science Innovation in Open Science, Society and Policy, First ECSA Conference 2016 (19-21 May 2016, Berlin, Germany) (p 53)


Weather-it: evolution of an online community for citizen inquiry (2015-10)
Aristeidou, Maria; Scanlon, Eileen and Sharples, Mike
In : 15th International Conference on Knowledge Technologies and Data-driven Business (i-KNOW 2015) (21-22 Oct 2015, Graz, Austria)


Sense-it: A Smartphone Toolkit for Citizen Inquiry Learning (2015-10)
Sharples, Mike; Aristeidou, Maria; Villasclaras-Fernández, Eloy; Herodotou, Christothea and Scanlon, Eileen
In : Proceedings of 14th World Conference on Mobile and Contextual Learning, mLearn 2015 (17-24 Oct 2015, Venice, Italy) (pp. 366-377)


Inquiring Rock Hunters (2014-10)
Aristeidou, Maria; Scanlon, Eileen and Sharples, Mike
In : 9th European Conference on Technology Enhanced Learning (EC-TEL 2014): Open Learning and Teaching in Educational Communities (16-19 Sep 2014, Graz, Austria) (pp. 546-547)


A design-based study of Citizen Inquiry for geology (2013-11)
Aristeidou, Maria; Scanlon, Eileen and Sharples, Mike
In : EC-TEL 2013 Eighth European Conference on Technology Enhanced Learning (17-21 Sep 2013, Paphos (Cyprus)) (pp. 7-13)


Citizen Inquiry: Engaging Citizens in Online Communities of Scientific Inquiries (2016-07-15)
Aristeidou, Maria
PhD thesis Institute of Educational Technology


The impact of Covid-19 disruption on the learning activities of OU students (Final Report) (2021)
Aristeidou, Maria and Cross, Simon
The Open University