Antigoni Parmaxi

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With FWC June 2012
Title Software Programmer

Key Project(s) Reinventing democracy

Key Interests
Degree(s) BSc (4 years)
Filed(s) of study Computer Science

Antigoni Parmaxi joined the Cyprus Neuroscience and Technology Institute as External Research Associate in January 2012. She is member of the team developing the third generation Cogniscope.


Antigoni holds holds a BA in Classical Studies from the University of Cyprus and an MA in Pedagogical Sciences from the same University. Cureently she is a PhD Candidate at the Department of Multimedia and Graphic Arts of the Cyprus University of Technology focusing on Computer Assisted Language Learning and member of the Cyprus Interaction Lab.

Her main research interests focus on Computer Assisted Language Learning, social technologies, constructionism and participatory design methodology. In her PhD thesis she explores the development of a theoretical and methodological framework for enhancing language learning within social technologies.

Selected Publications

(1) Parmaxi, A., Zaphiris, P., Papadima-Sophocleous, S. & Ioannou, A. (2013). Mapping the landscape of Computer Assisted Language Learning: an inventory of research. Interactive Technology and Smart Education Journal, 10(4), 252-269. doi: 10.1108/ITSE-02-2013-0004

(2) Michailidou, E., Parmaxi, A. & Zaphiris, P. (2014). Culture Effects in Online Social Support for older people: Perceptions and Experience. Universal Access in the Information Society Journal. doi: 10.1007/s10209-014-0346-3

(3) Parmaxi, A., & Zaphiris, P. (2014). Affordances of social technologies as social microworlds. In CHI'14 Extended Abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems (pp. 2113-2118). New York, USA: ACM Press. Available from:

(4) Parmaxi, A., & Zaphiris, P. (2014). The Evolvement of Constructionism: An Overview of the Literature. In Learning and Collaboration Technologies. Designing and Developing Novel Learning Experiences (pp. 452-461). Springer International Publishing.

(5) Parmaxi, A., Zaphiris, P., Michailidou, E., Papadima-Sophocleous, S., & Ioannou, A. (2013). Introducing new perspectives in the use of social technologies in learning: Social constructionism. In P. Kotzé et al. (Eds.), Proceedings of INTERACT 2013, Lecture Notes in Computer Science (Vol. 8118, pp. 554-570). Springer.

(5) Parmaxi, A. (2013). Using social technologies in Computer Assisted Language Learning: development of a theoretical and methodological framework. In K. Maillet & T. Klobučar (Eds.), Proceedings of the Doctoral Consortium at the European Conference on Technology Enhanced Learning 2013 co-located with the EC-TEL 2013 conference (pp. 87-92), Available from:

(6) Parmaxi, A., Kyriacou, S., Stylianou, C., Zaphiris, P. & Papadima-Sophocleous, S. (2013). Using phenomenography to compare the variations of language teachers’ and learners’ attitudes towards Computer Assisted Language Learning. 4th WorldCALL Conference. Glasgow, UK.

(7) Parmaxi, A., Zaphiris, P., Papadima-Sophocleous, S., & Ioannou, A. (2013). Charting recent development in Computer Assisted Language Learning. 4th WorldCALL Conference. Glasgow, UK.