Department of Education
Cyprus University of Technology
Undergraduate studies at the University of Cyprus (Department of Education, 1998). Graduate studies at the University of Cyprus (M.A. 2003 in Education, PhD in Mathematics Education, 2006). Postdoctoral researcher at the Freudenthal Institute, Utrecht University, The Netherlands (2007-2009). Guest researcher at the Freudenthal Institute, Utrecht University, The Netherlands (2009-2010).
Semiotic approach in the learning of mathematics with emphasis on the early years education, understanding of geometrical figures, development of mathematical thinking in early childhood, mathematical problem solving
Deliyianni, E., Monoyiou, A., Elia, I., Georgiou, Ch., & Zannettou, E. (2009). Pupils’ visual representations in standard and problematic problem solving in mathematics: Their role in the breach of the didactical contract. European Early Childhood Education Research Journal, 17(1), 95-110.
Panaoura, A., Gagatsis, A., Deliyianni, E., & Elia, I. (2010). A model on the cognitive and affective factors for the use of representations at the learning of decimals. Educational Psychology, 30(6), 713-734.
Elia, I., Van den Heuvel-Panhuizen, M., & Georgiou, A. (2010). The role of picture books on children’s cognitive engagement with mathematical phenomena. European Early Childhood Education Research Journal, 18, 125-147.