Educational Applications of Digital Technologies in Geology

Course Information
TitleΤΕΧΝΟΛΟΓΙΕΣ ΠΛΗΡΟΦΟΡΙΚΗΣ ΚΑΙ ΕΠΙΚΟΙΝΩΝΙΩΝ (Τ.Π.Ε.) ΣΤΗ ΔΙΔΑΚΤΙΚΗ ΤΗΣ ΓΕΩΛΟΓΙΑΣ / Educational Applications of Digital Technologies in Geology
CodeGGG 890Ε
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
CoordinatorAntonios Mouratidis
Course ID40002770

Class Information
Academic Year2016 – 2017
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours4
Total Hours52
Class ID
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Skills Development
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to effectively use ICT in teaching Geology-Geography in secondary education, as well as relevant topics in any level of education.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
Course Content (Syllabus)
Digital representations: The role of media in the crearion of multiple representations and visualizations for teaching / learning. Interactive environments: The structure and role of interactive technological environments (simulation, microworld, modeler) in teaching / learning. The model of inventive / exploratory learning. Simulated experiments on computing environments. Digital animation and interactive environments in Geology: Ways of using these technologies in the fields of geology, virtual laboratories and simulations in all branches of Geology.
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Multimedia
  • Interactive excersises
  • 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
Students deal with the following aspects of ICT: - Integration of ICT (multimedia, educational software etc.) in lesson plans, with subsequent presentation/demonstration - Development of interactive material (e.g. education webpages or applications) - Looking for and presenting existing ICT material that can be used in Geology courses
Course Organization
Written assigments401.3
Student Assessment
Quality Management System of the Quality Assurance Unit (MODIP).
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Assignment (Formative, Summative)
  • Performance / Staging (Formative, Summative)
  • Report (Formative, Summative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
1. Ευέλικτη μάθηση με χρήση τεχνολογιών πληροφορίας και επικοινωνιών, Κωδικός Βιβλίου στον Εύδοξο: 18549114, Έκδοση: 1η έκδ./2007, Συγγραφείς: Δημητριάδης Σταύρος Ν.,Καραγιαννίδης Χαράλαμπος,Πομπόρτσης Ανδρέας Σ.,Τσιάτσος Θρασύβουλος ISBN: 978-960-418-142-1, Τύπος: Σύγγραμμα, Διαθέτης (Εκδότης): ΕΚΔΟΣΕΙΣ Α. ΤΖΙΟΛΑ & ΥΙΟΙ Α.Ε.
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