SPECIFIC LEARNING DISABILITIES: CLASSIFICATION AND EDUCATIONAL INTERVENTION

Course Information
TitleΕΙΔΙΚΕΣ ΜΑΘΗΣΙΑΚΕΣ ΔΥΣΚΟΛΙΕΣ: ΤΑΞΙΝΟΜΗΣΗ ΚΑΙ ΕΚΠΑΙΔΕΥΤΙΚΗ ΠΑΡΕΜΒΑΣΗ / SPECIFIC LEARNING DISABILITIES: CLASSIFICATION AND EDUCATIONAL INTERVENTION
Title in ItalianDifficoltà specifiche di apprendimento. classificazione e intervento educativo
Code11326
FacultyPhilosophy
SchoolItalian Language and Literature
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter/Spring
CommonYes
StatusActive
Course ID600000746

Programme of Study: UPS School of Italian Language and Literature 2013

Registered students: 109
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
Italian Language and LiteratureMandatory Elective Courses426

Class Information
Academic Year2016 – 2017
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours4
Total Hours52
Class ID
600034966
Type of the Course
  • Scientific Area
  • Skills Development
Course Category
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
With the completion of this course, the students are expected to be able to understand the classification criteria for different categories of learning disabilities. In addition, they are expected to be able to deal with single cases of students with learning disabilities in the context of learning a foreign language in the classroom.
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
  • Appreciate diversity and multiculturality
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
The present course focusses on the specific learning difficulties of speech, reading and writing. It offers a comprehensive analysis of the differential diagnosis criteria as well as the specific characteristics of the relevant clinical groups. It presents the difficulties that these children have with learning a foreign language in the classroom. It also introduces methods that could potentially contribute to successful foreign language learning by these children.
Keywords
specific learning disabilities; classification criteria; foreign language learning
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • 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
  • Use of ICT in Student Assessment
Description
powerpoint presentations, e-learning
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures1506
Total1506
Student Assessment
Description
Response clarity with respect to different learning difficulties classification. Ability to select / document and present a foreign language teaching method for individuals with specific learning difficulties
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
Bibliography
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Bογινδρούκας, Ι., Οκαλίδου, Α., & Σταυρακάκη, Σ. (Επιμέλεια και έκδοση) (2010). Αναπτυξιακές γλωσσικές διαταραχές: Από τη βασική έρευνα στην κλινική πράξη. Θεσσαλονίκη. Εκδόσεις Επίκεντρο. Κωνσταντίνου, Μ., & Κοσμίδου, Μ. (Επιμ.) (2011). Νευροψυχολογία των Μαθησιακών Διαταραχών. Αθήνα: Επιστημονικές Εκδόσεις Παρισιάνου.
Additional bibliography for study
Nijakowska, J. (2010) Dyslexia in the foreign language classroom. Multilingual Matters: Bristol Schneider, E. & Crombie, M. (2003). Dyslexia and Foreign Language Learning David Fulton Publishers.
Last Update
09-02-2018