Dimitra Giannouplaki is an MA student currently writing her MA Thesis on Empathy, Video Games and Electronic Literature in Digital Education. In May 2019, her business idea of using video games in education and was voted as the best in its category in a European competition. She already has a B.A. in Religion and a B.A. in English Language and Literature Aristotle University οf Thessaloniki, Greece (AUTh). She has studied Digital Teaching and Learning and Theories of Technology at Uppsala University, Sweden (Erasmus scholarship) and York University, Canada (Stavros Niarchos Foundation scholarship). She has attended postgraduate courses in Sociology of Religion (MA cycle) and MBA at American College of Thessaloniki (ACT); she has also studied German, Italian and Arabic. She believes that the digital world is not an obstacle when we know how to use it for our benefit and care about others.
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