Marianna Vivitsou

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Description of research and teaching

Marianna is postdoctoral researcher at the Faculty of Educational Sciences and works as project planner for OLIVE-Teacher Education Without Walls. Her research focus is on hybrid pedagogies, sustainability and transformative learning. She is interested in policies and practices for sustainable university future-oriented hybrid pedagogies and the imaginaries that emerge with the use of digital technologies in teaching. Marianna's work draws from the theory of narratology, metaphor theory, the new materialist thinking and feminist studies and develops audio-visual storytelling methodologies for research and teaching. 

Research interests

Audio-visual, multimodal narrative methods 

Qualitative research methods, activist researher's perspectives & narratives 

Hybrid web-based pedagogies, new materialisms, feminist theories

Sustainability & transformative learning 

Education/Academic qualification

Education and technology, Doctorate in Philosophy, Faculty of Educational Sciences

Teaching English as Foreign Language , Master's in Teaching Methods, Hellenic Network of Open and Distance Education, Hellenic Open University

English & Greek Language & Literature , Bachelor's degree, University of Athens, Athens

External positions

member, Helsinki Institute of Sustainability Science (HELSUS)

Fields of Science

  • 516 Educational sciences
  • digital storytelling
  • narrative theory of Paul Ricoeur
  • Narrative Analysis
  • Qualitative research methods
  • metaphor analysis
  • hybrid pedagogies
  • 518 Media and communications
  • audio-visual methods
  • hybrid media events
  • Modality
  • new materialism / uusmaterialismi
  • 611 Philosophy
  • new materialism / uusmaterialismi
  • agency
  • agential realism

International and National Collaboration

Publications and projects within past five years.