Dermitzaki Irini

Ακαδημαϊκή Βαθμίδα: 
Γνωστικό Αντικείμενο: 
Educational Psychology
Telephone Number: 
+30 24210 74790
idermitzaki [at] uth [dot] gr
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Dr. Irini Dermitzaki is a Professor in Educational Psychology in the Department of Early Childhood Education, University of Thessaly, Greece. Her research interests focus on students’, teachers’, and parents’ psychological processes, behaviors and skills related to learning, teaching, and academic achievement such as: metacognitive processes, self-regulated learning and instruction, learning and study skills, academic motivation, academic self-concept, academic emotions, educating students and teachers in self-regulation of learning and teaching, teachers’ professional development on promoting students’ skills for regulating learning and behavior in the classroom, and development and testing of tools/instruments for assessing psychological processes related to learning and adaptation to school. She has taught courses related to Educational Psychology, Cognitive Development, and School Counselling in many under- and postgraduate programs. She was the coordinator of research programs on promoting teachers’ skills for fostering self-regulated learning skills in students, on students’ motivation and academic emotions, and others, and she participated as a team member in many other research projects. She has more than 70 publications in international and greek peer-reviewed journals. She is the author of a book (in greek) on developing self-regulated learning skills in school students. She is experienced in psychological assessment and in counselling students of a wide age range as she worked in the Children-Adolescents Unit of the Psychiatric Section of a general hospital, as a community school psychologist in a municipal Counselling Services, and in the Career Office of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki.