Economou, Nadia

Nadia Economou

Personal Information

Position: Principal Researcher
Phone or fax: +30 210 6875335

Areas of interest

  • Multimedia Technologies in Education
  • Language Teaching and Learning
  • Discourse Analysis

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Nadia Economou has been working with ILSP since 1994. In 1989 she graduated from the Linguistics Department of the University of Athens. In September 1990 she received an M.A. in Language Studies from the University of Lancaster, U.K. and in 1993 she received her Ph.D. from the same University with specialisation in Educational Linguistics. In the academic years 1994-2000 she taught English and linguistics in several private institutions in Athens. In the Departemnt of Educational Technology in ILSP / R.C. "Athena" she has been working in the developemnt of educational software like, e.g. LOGOMATHIA, HERODOTUS, ANTHOLOGIO, HOMERIC EPICS, ANCIENT GREEK PROSE, LEXIPLOIGISSI, DICTIONARY OF TECHNICAL TERMONOLOGY, NEA LOGOMATHEIA etc. She has worked at ILSP / R.C. "Athena" on various projects as a researcher and/or coordinator, e.g. DIALOGOS, SEIRINES, PINELOPI, NAFSIKA, ELPINOR, LAERTIS, PRELUDE, PLEIADES / NIRIIDES etc. She has presented the department's software in various conferences and has been involved in teacher training in the use of educational software. She has also been involved in the writing of educational scenaria for the use of various educational software of the Institute.


  • Antoniou-Kritikou, I., Botini, P. & Economou, N. (2014). Evaluating the portal Glossa for EPAL»: Methodology & Results. i-Teacher, 9, 8-17. [...] 
  • Antoniou-Kritikou, I., Botini, P., Economou, N., Flouda, C., Sidiropoulos, N. & Vacalopoulou, A. (2014). ICT in Vocational Secondary Education: a Platform to Support Greek Language Learning. In ICT for Language Learning. Florence, Italy : [...] 
  • Antoniou-Kritikou, I., Botini, P., Economou, N., Sidiropoulos, N., Flouda, C. & Vacalopoulou, A. (2014). The implementation of a web platform for teaching and learning modern Greek for vocational secondary education. International Journal of Technologies in Learning, 20(3), 15-26. [...] 
  • Vlahou, E., Billis, A., Konstantinidis, E., Mouzakidis, C., Kolassa, I., Schlee, W. et al. (2010). Cognitive and physical training for senior citizens. In Πρακτικά του συνεδρίου "Serious Games, Education and Economic Development (SGEED 2010). Ιωάννινα. [...] 
  • Antoniou-Kritikou, I., Botini, P., Economou, N. & Παπαματθαιάκης, Γ. (2009). Ancient Greek with sign language for deaf or hard of hearing students of Gymnasium [in Greek]. In Γούσια & Φ. (editors), 6th National Conference EEEP [in Greek], pages 299-305. Athens. [...] 
  • Antoniou-Kritikou, I. & Economou, N. (2008). Localization of Educational Software for Deaf Children: Suggestions and Perspectives. In Lytras M. et al (editor), Τhe Open Knowledge Society. A Computer Science and Information Systems Manifesto, pages 75-82. Αθήνα : Springer. [...] 
  • Stainhaouer, G., Antoniou-Kritikou, I., Economou, N. & Giagkou, M. (2008). Language and cultural education in the school of the future using specialized software [in Greek]. In Δούκας Κ. & Κωτσάνης Γ. (editors), Proceedings of the International Education Conference “The School of the Future – The Future of School”, pages 215-226. Αθήνα. [...] 
  • Antoniou-Kritikou, I. & Economou, N. (2007). “Nea Logomatheia”: an alternative suggestion for language teaching. In Sotiriou S. (editor), Proceedings of the Symposium: Designing the School of Tomorrow – Advanced Technologies in Education, pages 213-215. Αθήνα. [...] 
  • Antoniou-Kritikou, I., Economou, N. & Botini, P. (2007). Nea Logomatheia: Spelling [in Greek]. Αθήνα : ILSP. [...] 
  • Antoniou-Kritikou, I., Economou, N., Botini, P. & Αντωνοπούλου, Ζ. (2007). Nea Logomatheia: Syntax [in Greek]. Αθήνα : ILSP. [...] 
  • Economou, N. (2007). Greek words in foreign languages: a cross-thematic scenario using internet in Gymnasium [in Greek]. Επιθεώρηση Εκπαιδευτικών Θεμάτων, 12, 24-35. [...] 
  • Katsoyannou, M., Economou, N. & Floros G. (2004). Teaching Text-Typological Translation: Tourist Maps. In Sidiropoulou M. & Papaconstantinou A. (editors), Proceedings of the Conference Choice and Difference in Translation - The Specifics of Transfer, pages 239-251. Αθήνα. [...] 
  • Economou, N. (2004). ICT and foreign language teaching: historical retrospect, dependence and future perspectives [in Greek]. Επιθεώρηση Εκπαιδευτικών Θεμάτων, 9, 172-187. [...] 
  • Economou, N. (2004). The present and future of ICT in Greek education [in Greek]. Νέα Παιδεία, 110, 28-43. [...] 
  • Antoniou-Kritikou, I., Carayannis, G., Economou, N. & Stainhaouer, G. (2002). Systems supported by language technology: possibilities for open language activities [in Greek]. In Δημητρακοπούλου Α. (editor), Proceedings of the 5th National Conference Information and Communication Technologies in Education [in Greek], pages 512-515. Ρόδος. [...] 
  • Economou, N. (2002). The advertising message: language, ideology, function [in Greek]. In Makri-Tsilipakou Μ. (editor), Selected Papers on Theoretical and Applied Linguistics, pages 295-306. Θεσσαλονίκη. [...] 
  • Economou, N. (2001). Διδασκαλία αρχαίων ελληνικών στο Γυμνάσιο και Λύκειο: Παιδαγωγικοί στόχοι και εκπαιδευτικό λογισμικό. In Γλωσσική εκπαίδευση στην Κοινωνία της Πληροφορίας, Πρακτικά Ημερίδας, pages 145-158. Αθήνα. [...] 
  • Stainhaouer, G., Bakamidis, S., Carayannis, G., Antoniou-Kritikou, I., Charalabopoulou, F. & Economou, N (2001). Modern technologies and tools in language education [in Greek]. Proceedings of the Conference “Language education in Information Technology Society” [in Greek]. Αθήνα. [...] 
  • Economou, N., Carayannis, G. & Stainhaouer, G. (2001). Herodotus: an educational software for the teaching of Ancient Greek in Gymnasium [in Greek]. In Βάμβουκας Μ. & Χατζηδάκης Α. (editors), Proceedings of the Conference “Teaching and Learning of Modern Greek as mother tongue and second language [in Greek], pages 644-654. [...] 
  • Economou, N. (2001). Modern technologies and language teaching: from theory to practice [in Greek]. In Κλαίρης Χρ. (editor), Linguistic research for the Greek language: Proceedings of the 5th International Conference of Greek Linguistics [in Greek], pages 183-186. [...] 
  • Stainhaouer, G., Bakamidis, S., Carayannis, G., Antoniou-Kritikou, I., Charalabopoulou, F. & Economou, N. (2001). New Technologies and language tools in language education [in Greek]. In Antoniou-Kritikou I. (editor), Proceedings of the Conference “Language education in Information Technology Society” [in Greek], pages 55-63. Athens. [...] 
  • Economou, N. (2001). Social consequences of the introduction of technology in the Greek educational system: the U.S. Example [in Greek]. Σύγχρονη Εκπαίδευση, 118, 125-129. [...] 
  • Economou, N., Antoniou-Kritikou, I., Carayannis, G. & Stainhaouer, G. (2001). New Technologies in education: additional value in language teaching [in Greek]. In The contribution of language teaching and learning in the promotion of peace and civilization [in Greek], pages 633-645. [...] 
  • Economou, N., Raptis, S. & Stainhaouer, G. (2000). Educational software for the teaching of terminology in Lyceum: the case of Lexipoigissi [in Greek]. In Οικονόμου Κ., Ράπτης Σ. & Σταϊνχάουερ Γ. (editors), Information and Communication Technologies in Education [in Greek], pages 352-360. Θεσσαλονίκη. [...] 
  • Economou, N., Raptis, S. & Stainhaouer, G. (2000). LEXIPLOIGISSI: An Educational Platform for the Teaching of Terminology in Greece. In Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation, pages 1787-1792. Athens, Greece. [...] 
  • Economou, N. (1999). Greek political discourse: How politicians shape their relationships with their voters [in Greek]. In Ελληνική Γλωσσολογία ’97, pages 737-746. Αθήνα : Greek Linguistics '97. [...] 
  • Economou, N. (1998). Language tokens of political ideology in daily Greek newspapers [in Greek]. In Studies in the Greek Language [in Greek], pages 353-365. Θεσσαλονίκη. [...] 
  • Economou, N., Carayannis, G., Κοπιδάκης, Μ. & Stainhaouer, G. (1997). HERODOTUS: educational software for the teaching of the Ancient Greek language. Αθήνα. [...] 
  • Economou, N. (1997). Are you reading the sports news? The discourse of sports in a daily newspaper. In Studies in the Greek Language [in Greek], pages 628-642. Θεσσαλονίκη. [...] 
  • Economou, N. (1996). A theoretical model for language teaching in secondary education [in Greek]. Γλώσσα, 38, 50-61. [...] 
  • Economou, N. (1996). Presenting Greek Data in a Foreign Language. In Μιλαπίδης Μ. (editor), Proceedings of the 9th International Symposium of Theoretical and Applied Linguistics [in Greek], pages 239-247. Θεσσαλονίκη. [...] 
  • Economou, N. (1996). History in the Greek Lyceum: How ‘oral’ is language in the classroom? [in Greek]. In Studies in the Greek Language [in Greek], pages 540-551. Θεσσαλονίκη. [...] 
  • Economou, N. (1995). History in the Greek Secondary School Curriculum: Some Issues Concerning the Syllabus and the Purpose of Teaching. Teaching History, 79, 30-31. [...] 
  • Economou, N. (1995). The Historical Narrative: How Do Students of Upper Secondary Education Understand and Reproduce it. In Drachman, G., Malikouti-Drachman, R., Fykias, J. et al (editors), Greek Linguistics ’95, pages 239-248. Salzburg. [...] 
  • Economou, N. (1994). The Discourse Practices of History: A Demystification of the Present and some Alternatives for the Future in Upper Secondary Education in Greece. Phd Thesis, University of Lancaster. [...] 
  • Aeginitou, V., Cowley, M. & Economou, N. (1994). Investigating Teachers’ Concerns about Issues in the English Language Classroom. Lancaster U.K., University of Lanctaster U.K.. [...] 
  • Economou, N. (1994). Lexical Density as a Characteristic of the Discourse of History of Greek Textbooks. In Φιλιππάκη-Warburton Ε., Νικολαΐδη Κ. & Σηφιανού M. (editors), Themes in Greek Linguistics, pages 289-296. 1st International Conference in Greek Linguistics : John Benjamins. [...] 
  • Economou, N. (1993). The Discourse of History: How Historians Present History to Secondary School Students in Greece. [...] 
  • Economou, N. (1990). Composition Writing in Upper Secondary Education in Greece. Master Thesis, University of Lancaster, Lancaster, U.K.. [...]