EDUCATIONAL VIRTUAL ENVIRONMENTS

Course Information
TitleΕΙΚΟΝΙΚΑ ΕΚΠΑΙΔΕΥΤΙΚΑ ΠΕΡΙΒΑΛΛΟΝΤΑ / EDUCATIONAL VIRTUAL ENVIRONMENTS
CodeET06
FacultySciences
SchoolInformatics
Cycle / Level2nd / Postgraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
CoordinatorThrasyvoulos-Konstantinos Tsiatsos
CommonNo
StatusActive
Course ID40002269

Programme of Study: PPS School of Informatics (2014-today)

Registered students: 6
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
TECΗNOLOGIES GNŌSĪS DEDOMENŌN KAI LOGISMIKOUElective Courses217.5
TECΗNOLOGIES PLĪROFORIAS KAI EPIKOINŌNIŌN STĪN EKPAIDEUSĪElective Courses belonging to the selected specialization217.5
PSĪFIAKA MESA- YPOLOGISTIKĪ NOĪMOSYNĪElective Courses217.5
DIKTYAKA SYSTĪMATAElective Courses217.5

Programme of Study: PPS of School of Informatics (2013-today)

Registered students: 0
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
Information SystemsElective Courses217.5
Information And Communication Technologies In EducationCompulsory Course217.5
Digital MediaElective Courses217.5
Communication Systems and TechnologiesElective Courses217.5

Class Information
Academic Year2015 – 2016
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours3
Class ID
600011300
Type of the Course
  • Scientific Area
Course Category
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
  • English (Examination)
Learning Outcomes
Cognitive: Advanced issues in the design and implementation of VLE. Qualitative evaluation of VLE. Skills: (1) Design of VLE; (2) Usage of VLE for learning
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Adapt to new situations
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • 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)
Virtual Learning Environments (VLEs), Virtual reality, virtual environments and their applications in education/learning. Networked Virtual Environments (NVEs). Educational Virtual Environments. The role of virtual representations and metaphors in collaborative virtual learning environments. Useful tools, technologies and standards for Educational Virtual Environments systems. Systems for supporting Educational Virtual Environments.
Keywords
CSCL
Educational Material Types
  • Slide presentations
  • Book
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 multifaceted: 1) Use of course site for student support; 2) Learning of technological tools for supporting CSCL; 3) Use of internet resources and services for literature research; 4) Use of communication and social networking tools for collaborative learning activities on the internet.
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures
Project2257.5
Total2257.5
Student Assessment
Description
1) Oral presentation (25%) 2) Abstract of the project technical report submitted in a conference (25%) 3) Project technical report including implementation and evaluation of educational software (50%)
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Assignment (Formative, Summative)
  • Oral Exams (Formative, Summative)
  • Report (Formative, Summative)
Bibliography
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
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Additional bibliography for study
Προτεινόμενη βιβλιογραφία & υλικό: Εισαγωγή στη συνεργασία υποστηριζόμενη από υπολογιστή , Ν. Αβούρης, Χ. Καραγιαννίδης και Β. Κόμης (επιμελητές έκδοσης), Εκδόσεις Κλειδάριθμος 2006 Virtual Learning Environments: Using, Choosing and Developing Your VLE, Martin Weller, ISBN-10: 0415414318, Taylor & Francis Books Ltd; New Ed edition (5 Mar 2007) Δικτυακά Εικονικά Περιβάλλοντα. Γιαννακά, Ε., Καπούλας, Ε., Μπούρας, Χ., & Τσιάτσος, Θ. (2005). Ελληνικά Γράμματα 2005, ISBN 960-406-908-Χ “Evaluation Framework for Collaborative Educational Virtual Environments”. Th. Tsiatsos, A. Konstantinidis, and A. Pomportsis. Journal of Educational Technology & Society, Vol. 13, Issue 2, 2010, pp. 65-77. Επιπρόσθετη βιβλιογραφία: “Fostering Collaborative Learning in Second Life: Metaphors and Affordances”. A. Konstantinidis, Th. Tsiatsos, Th. Terzidou, A. Pomportsis. Computers and Education, Elsevier, Volume 55, Issue 2, 2010, pp. 603-615. “Collaborative Virtual Learning Environments: Design and Evaluation”. A. Konstantinidis, Th. Tsiatsos, A. Pomportsis. Multimedia Tools and Applications: Springer Netherlands, ISSN 1380-7501 (Print) 1573-7721 (Online), Issue Volume 44, Number 2 / September, 2009, DOI 10. 1007/s11042-009-0289-5, pp. 279-304.
Last Update
24-03-2016