DESIGN AND EVALUATION OF EDUCATIONAL SOFTWARE

Course Information
TitleΣΧΕΔΙΑΣΗ ΚΑΙ ΑΞΙΟΛΟΓΗΣΗ ΕΚΠΑΙΔΕΥΤΙΚΟΥ ΛΟΓΙΣΜΙΚΟΥ / DESIGN AND EVALUATION OF EDUCATIONAL SOFTWARE
CodeNET-08-01
FacultySciences
SchoolInformatics
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
CoordinatorAnastasios Karakostas
CommonNo
StatusActive
Course ID40002967

Programme of Study: Undergradute Studies - School of Informatics (2015-today)

Registered students: 24
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
Information SystemsElective Courses845
Digital MediaElective Courses845
Communication, Networks And Systems ArchitectureElective Courses845
Information And Communication Technologies In EducationElected Compulsory Directional845
General Common DirectionElective Courses845

Class Information
Academic Year2015 – 2016
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours4
Class ID
600004985
Type of the Course
  • Scientific Area
Course Category
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Erasmus
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
  • English (Examination)
Prerequisites
Required Courses
  • NCO-04-04 HUMAN-COMPUTER INTERACTION
  • NET-06-03 LEARNING THEORIES & EDUCATIONAL SOFTWARE
  • NET-07-01 INTERNET EDUCATIONAL ENVIRONMENTS
General Prerequisites
Good level of English. Basic knowledge of Internet technologies, computer networks and multimedia technologies.
Learning Outcomes
Cognitive: Design, development and evaluation of educational software. Applying the ADDIE model. Skills: Usage of software tools for the design and development of educational software. Practical implementation of ADDIE model based on realistic scenarios. Teamwork and collaborative learning. Role playing in the development team. Application of educational software evaluation methods.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Adapt to new situations
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Work in an international context
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Generate new research ideas
  • Design and manage projects
  • Appreciate diversity and multiculturality
  • Demonstrate social, professional and ethical commitment and sensitivity to gender issues
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
Instructional Design. ADDIE model for software production (Analysis, Design, Development, Implementation, Evaluation). Needs and Front-End Analysis. Educational systems design methodology. User interface design. Multimedia applications design based on instructive theories. Participative designing. Production phases (pre-production, production, postproduction). Meaning and objectives of evaluation. Formative and summative evaluation, quantitative and qualitative methods of evaluation, methods of user interface evaluation, Kirkpatrick model. Constructive learning environments design. Greek and Hellenized educational software. Implementation of educational applications based on advanced programming as well Internet and Multimedia Technologies.
Keywords
Instructional design, ADDIE model, Multimedia software applications, Web applications, Software evaluation
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Multimedia
  • Book
  • Web sites
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Laboratory Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Description
Continuous and extended: - Teaching: use of e-slides and web resources (commercial web sites in case studies) - Use of course web site to communicate with students and disseminate learning material - Use of authoring/programming tools (multimedia and web-based) to develop software prototypes - Use of Web 2.0 communication tools to support groupwork
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures391.3
Tutorial130.4
Project561.9
Exams30.1
Other / Others391.3
Total1505
Student Assessment
Description
(1) Written exams (50%), focusing on the evaluation of basic conceptual knowledge of the domain. (2) Group Project (50%), focusing on the analysis, design and implementation of a software development project including the development and evaluation of a prototypical learning software application.
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Multiple Choice Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Oral Exams (Formative, Summative)
  • Performance / Staging (Summative)
  • Written Exam with Problem Solving (Formative, Summative)
  • Report (Formative, Summative)
Bibliography
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
-- «Πολυμέσα & Εκπαίδευση – Μέθοδοι & Ανάπτυξη», ALESSI, TROLLIP. Εκδ. Γκι- ούρδας, Αθήνα, 2005 -- «Το εκπαιδευτικό λογισμικό και η αξιολόγησή του», ΠΑΝΑΓΙΩΤΑΚΟΠΟΥΛΟΣ, ΠΙΕΡΡΑΚΕΑΣ, ΠΙΝΤΕΛΑΣ. Εκδ. Μεταίχμιο
Additional bibliography for study
-- Διαφάνειες & Σημειώσεις μαθήματος (Διδάσκοντες)
Last Update
03-06-2016