Ioanna Antoniou-Kritikou is Head of the Department of Learning Technologies. She received her M.A. degree (D.E.A.) and Ph.D. in Linguistics from the University of Paris 7 – Department of Linguistics in the field of Theoretical Linguistics. She also received a M.A. degree in the field of language teaching methodology from the University of Paris 3 (Université de la Sorbonne Nouvelle). She received a scholarship from the French Government. She worked at the Commission of the European Union (Directorate General of Translation) and as a trainer of secondary education teachers (PEK) in the field of language teaching methodology. Since 1994, she has been working as a researcher in linguistics at the Educational Technology Department of the Institute for Language and Speech Processing (ILSP), where she has been developing educational multimedia software in the framework of many research programmes, having the role of the coordinator, the scientific manager or a member of scientific teams. In 2004 she was elected Director of Research at the Institute for Language and Speech Processing / ATHENA RC. She was Deputy Head of the Department of Educational Technology (from December 2001 to 2009) and then Head of the same department (currently Department of Learning Technologies). She has also been a reviewer in several scientific journals, a member of scientific committees of national and international conferences and a developer of training material for teachers at the Institute of Educational Policy. She has supervised postgraduate and doctoral theses within her research field. She has taught Educational Technology Matters in the Interdisciplinary Interuniversity Postgraduate Course in Language Technologies “Technoglossia”, organised by the University of Athens and the National Technical University of Athens, as well as in the Postgraduate program of the Hellenic Open University “Modern trends in Linguistics for teachers”. She has authored five (5) books and a significant number of scientific publications in books, scientific journals as well as national and international conferences in the field of language teaching methodology and Computer (or Mobile Devices) Assisted Language Learning (CALL/MALL).