Publications

Monographs
  • Kostoulas, A. (in preparation). Using a complexity perspective to describe English Language Teaching in Greece [working title]. Doctoral dissertation, The University of Manchester.
  • Van Hiele, P. (2011). Δομή και διορατικότητα. Μια θεωρία για τη μαθηματική εκπαίδευση. / Structure and Insight: a theory of mathematics education (A. Kostoulas, transl., E. Koleza, ed.). Athens: Leader Books.
  • Kostoulas, A. (2007). Dynamics impacting ELT learning materials in the Greek context: a complexity perspective. Unpublished M.A. Thesis, The University of Manchester, Manchester.

Chapters and journal articles

  • Kostoulas, A. (2011). From applying Theory to theorising practice: constructing small-t theories in Greek ELT. Aspects Today 32,14-21.
    This invited article builds on the talk delivered at 'Empowering Language Teaching' professional development day, organised by the Panhellenic Association of State School Teachers of English (see below). The journal erroneously printed an early version of the article that does not take into account corrections in response to peer review. The final version of the article can be downloared here
  • Breen. P.B., De Stefani, M. and Kostoulas, A. (2011). ‘Navigating a pathway to partnership through turbulent seas of adversity.’ In Tripathi, P. and Mukerji, S. (eds.). Cases on Innovations in Educational Marketing (pp. 273-294). Hershey PA.: IGI Global.
    This chapter was short-listed for The University of Manchester Student Partnership Awards 2010. All authors contributed equally to the publication and are listed in alphabetical order.
  • Kostoulas, A. (2010). English as a Lingua Franca & methodological tension in a language school in Greece. in esse 1(1), 91-112.

Contributions to conference proceedings

  • Kostoulas, A. (2011). 'Said attitudes and unsaid practices in English language teaching'. In Panajoti, A. (ed.) The Said and the Unsaid: Papers on Language, Literature and Cultural Studies (pp. 151-159). Vlorë, Albania: University of Vlora “Ismail Qemali”.
  • Kostoulas, A. (2011). 'Developing Multicultural Awareness Through English: Reflections on culture and multiculturalism.' In Argyriou, M. and Kambylis, P. (eds.) Arts and Education: Creative Ways into Languages Conference Proceedings, Vol. A, Theoretical and Research Papers (pp. 11-15). Athens: GAPMET and University of Athens. (copy available for download)
  • Kostoulas, A. (2011). 'Τα Αγγλικά υπό το πρίσμα της πολυπολιτισμικότητας: κριτική επισκόπηση των εγχειριδίων Αγγλικής γλώσσας στο Γυμνάσιο'. [English under the multicultural lens: a critical analysis of the EFL textbooks used in secondary education]. In Georgogiannis, P. (ed.) Intercultural education, immigration and Greek as a second or foreign language. Vol. B. (pp. 457-470). Patras, Greece: University of Patras Centre for Research on Intercultural Education. 
  • Kostoulas, A. (2010). ‘Between paradigms: a case study of a language school in Greece.’ In Georgogiannis, P. and Baros, V. (eds.) Proceedings of the 13th International Conference on Intercultural Education, Immigration, Conflict Management and Pedagogy for Democracy. Vol. B. (pp. 401-411). Patras, Greece: University of Patras Centre for Research on Intercultural Education. (copy available for download)
  • Kostoulas, A. (2005). ‘The role of attention in second language acquisition.’ In Leontaridi, E., Spanopoulou, K., Georgountzou, A., Evangelidou, S., Ielo, M., Balassi, E., Tassopoulou, N. & Tsitou E. (eds.). Proceedings of the International Conference “Language in a Changing World”. Athens: University of Athens Language Centre.

Recent conference presentations

Copies of several recent presentations can be viewed by clicking here. Asterisks following an entry denote that the paper has been selected through peer review for inclusion in the conference proceedings. See the section above for details.
  • Kostoulas, A. (2011, July). From local pedagogy and global influences towards eclectic practice. Paper presented at the 7th BAAL Language Learning and Teaching Special Interest Group Conference “Theorising practice and practising theory: developing local pedagogies in language teaching”, hosted by Aston University, Birmingham, UK.
  • Kostoulas, A. (2011, June). Places for Pedagogy, Spaces for Innovation: the emergence of eclectic pedagogy in ELT settings. Paper presented at "New Dynamics of Language Learning: Spaces and Places – Intentions and Opportunities" International Conference, hosted by the University of Jyväskylä, Finland.
  • Kostoulas, A. (2011, May). English under the multicultural lens: a critical analysis of the EFL textbooks used in secondary education. Paper [in Greek] presented at the 14th International Conference on “Intercultural Education, Immigration, Conflict Management and Pedagogy for Democracy”, hosted by the University of Thessaly, Volos, Greece. (*)
  • Kostoulas, A. (2011, May). Developing Multicultural Awareness Through English: Reflections on culture and multiculturalism. Paper presented at the Arts and Education: Creative ways into languages International Conference, hosted by the University of Athens. (*)
  • Kostoulas, A. (2010, September). Said attitudes and unsaid practices in English language teaching. Paper presented at the First International Conference on Language, Literature and Cultural Studies "The Said and the Unsaid", hosted by the University of Vlora  “Ismail Qemali”. Vlorë, Albania. (*)
  • Kostoulas, A. (2010, May). Between paradigms: a case study of a language school in Greece. Paper presented at the 13th International Conference on "Intercultural Education, Immigration, Conflict Management and Pedagogy for Democracy". Alexandroupolis, Greece. (*)

Other presentations and talks

  • Kostoulas, A. (forthcoming). Representational positions in bilingual research: a case study. Paper (to be) presented at the "Researching Multilingually" seminar hosted by The University of Manchester. Manchester, UK: May 2012.
  • Kostoulas, A. (2011). From applying Theory to theorising practice: building small-t theories in Greek TESOL. Talk delivered at the Panhellenic Association of State Schools Teachers of English (PEKADE) professional development day “Empowering Language Teaching”. Athens, Greece: October 2011. (Powerpoint, handout)
    This paper has been extended into an article at the request of the editors of Aspects Today, the referreed journal of PEKADE. See the section on Chapters and journal articles. 
  • Kostoulas, A. (2011). Stasis and Change: conceptualising ELT as a complex dynamical system. Paper presented at the "From Here to There and Back Again: Conference papers by the LTE community" researcher conference organised by the Language Teacher Education group at the University of Manchester. Manchester: June 2011.
    A revised version of this paper was presented at "New Dynamics of Language Learning: Spaces and Places – Intentions and Opportunities" International Conference, at the University of Jyväskylä.  
    Other publications
    • Mangaphas P. K. and Papadopoulos, V. G. (2005). The historical archives of the Foundation for Research in Northern Epirus. Ioannina: FRNE. [Translation of selected sections from Modern Greek into English]
    • Kostoulas, A. (2005). The 1973 Arab-Israeli war [in Greek]. Stratiotike Epitheorise [Military Review]. Athens: Hellenic Army General Staff. [Article published in the official referreed journal of the Hellenic Army]