LANGUAGE AND SOCIETY

Course Information
TitleΓΛΩΣΣΑ ΚΑΙ ΚΟΙΝΩΝΙΑ / LANGUAGE AND SOCIETY
CodeΥΒ.1.025
FacultyEducation
SchoolEarly Childhood Education
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter/Spring
CoordinatorPetroula Tsokalidou
CommonYes
StatusActive
Course ID80003392

Programme of Study: UPS of School of Early Childhood Education (2012-today)

Registered students: 108
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
CoreBackround CourseWinter/Spring-6

Class Information
Academic Year2016 – 2017
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Instructors from Other Categories
Weekly Hours3
Total Hours39
Class ID
600060547
Type of the Course
  • Background
Course Category
General Foundation
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of the course, the students will be able to: 1. Understand the important relationship between language and society 2. Acknowledge the heterogeneity of language and its importance for communication 3. Acknowledge the importance of the linguistic and social heterogeneity in communication 4. Connect language and identity for various social groups 5. Appreciate the educational dimensions of the linguistic and social heterogeneity.
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 interdisciplinary team
  • Generate new research ideas
  • Appreciate diversity and multiculturality
  • Demonstrate social, professional and ethical commitment and sensitivity to gender issues
  • Be critical and self-critical
Course Content (Syllabus)
The course 'Language and Society' (Sociolinguistics)includes issues relating to the linguistic and communicative behaviour, investigating social parameters such as age, gender, education, ethnic and geographical origin, etc. Through this course the communicative behaviour of various social groups and issues of language and identity are analysed. The connection of language and society and education is analysed.
Keywords
Language, linguistic norm, dialects, ethnolects, sociolects, linguistic varieties, education
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 Communication with Students
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures391.6
Seminars90.4
Fieldwork100.4
Reading Assigment401.6
Project301.2
Written assigments200.8
Exams20.1
Total1506
Student Assessment
Description
The students are assessed and self-assessed throughout the semester with small projects that they present and are discussed in class in small groups. At the end of the semester, they take a final exam with open books and submit all the work in which they participated in order for their grade to be finalised.
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Assignment (Formative)
Bibliography
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Τσοκαλίδου, Ρ. & Σ. Χατζησαββίδης (2008) Κοινωνιογλωσσολογικές Αναζητήσεις. θεσσαλονίκη: Βάνιας
Additional bibliography for study
Ποικιλία άρθρων στο elearning
Last Update
19-01-2017