Dr Vanessa Camilleri

Dr Vanessa Camilleri

Dr Vanessa Camilleri


Senior Lecturer

Room 29 Lvl 1 Blk A
ICT Building
University of Malta
  +356 2340 3540
Dr Vanessa Camilleri is an academic at the Department of Artificial Intelligence, Faculty of ICT, University of Malta. Her expertise is in the area of Human Computer Interactions, with a specialisation in Virtual Worlds and Serious Games. Her areas of interest include Virtual Reality applications for developing emotional intelligence values. Her previous experience in the area of education and pedagogy, as well as educational technologies and use of games for learning have contributed to her overall academic profile. Her main publications are in the areas of online learning and the use of innovative and emerging technologies for learning. She also has worked on a number of EU funded projects in the areas of game-based learning. More recently she has started working on developing virtual reality experiences for teaching and learning purposes related to various aspects of emotional intelligence.
  • Virtual reality
  • Augmented reality
  • Serious Games
  • Human computer interaction
  • Emerging Technologies for Education & Training
  • Intelligent interfaces
  • User Experience Design

MONTEBELLO, M. and CAMILLERI, V., 2021. VLE Meets VW   . In: PANCONESI, G., & GUIDA, M., ed, Handbook of Research on Teaching With Virtual Environments and AI. IGI Global, pp. 616-633.

CAMILLERI, V., 2020. Self-Directed Learning in Cooperative Online Networks: Faux Learning or Genuine Education?   . In: M. MONTEBELLO, ed, Handbook of Research on Digital Learning. IGI Global, pp. 225-241.

CAMILLERI, V., HADDOD, F., MONTEBELLO, M., CAMILLERI, J.C., DINGLI, A. and BRIFFA, V., 2019. Virtual Reality (VR) Applications in Learning “Living Autism”. In: K.C.C. YANG, ed, Cases on Immersive Virtual Reality Techniques. Hershey, PA: IGI Global., pp. 241-268.

CAMILLERI, V., DINGLI, A. and MONTEBELLO, M., eds, 2019. AI in Education - A Practical Guide for Teachers and Young People. Malta: Department of Artificial Intelligence, Faculty of ICT, University of Malta.

MONTEBELLO, M. and CAMILLERI, V., 2018. The Role of Social Media in Higher Education, International Journal of Learning and Teaching (IJLT) ISSN: 2377-2891, 4(4), pp. 311-317.

MONTEBELLO, M. and CAMILLERI, V., 2018. Virtual Reality for Academics' Career Professional Development, 7th International Conference on Educational and Information Technology 2018, (ICEIT 2018) 2018.

CAMILLERI, V., BRIFFA, V., DINGLI, A. and MONTEBELLO, M., 2017. Emotional intelligence in VR – fostering empathy in teaching, 8th International Conference on Applied Human Factors and Ergonomics 2017.

CAMILLERI, V., DE FREITAS, S., DUNWELL, I. and MONTEBELLO, M., 2017. Classroom Technology Acceptance for Teachers in 3D: A case study in PreVieW. In: G. PANCONESI and M. GUIDA, eds, Handbook of Research on Collaborative Teaching Practice in Virtual Learning Environments Camilleri, V., de G. Hershey, PA: IGI Global, pp. 221-240.

VASSALLO, K., CAMILLERI, V., LAYFIELD, C. and MONTEBELLO, M., 2017. A Framework for Measuring VR-Based Instruction Effectiveness, 11th annual International Technology, Education and Development Conference (INTED 2017) 2017.

  • ARI2131 - Artificial Intelligence in Education (AIED)
  • ARI3900 - Ethics and Artificial Intelligence
  • ARI5902 - Research Topics in Artificial Intelligence
  • ARI5907 - Placement in AI
  • CGS5081 - Artificial Intelligence
  • GDS5006 - Gender and Culture
  • GRS1011 - Introduction to Gender and Sexualities
  • ICS1020 - Foundations of Artificial Intelligence
  • ICS2208 - Intelligent Interfaces 1
  • ICS3211 - Intelligent Interfaces
  • ICT3909 - Final Year Project in Artificial Intelligence
Appointed as Research Fellow for the Digital Society Initiative at University of Zurich: