Intercultural Education and Digital Literacy in Second/Foreign Language

Course Information
TitleΔιαπολιτισμική Εκπαίδευση και Ψηφιακός Γραμματισμός στη Δεύτερη/Ξένη Γλώσσα / Intercultural Education and Digital Literacy in Second/Foreign Language
CodeΕΚΠ 514
SchoolEnglish Language and Literature
Cycle / Level2nd / Postgraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter/Spring
Course ID600004059


Registered students: 0
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
Glṓssa, Logotechnía kai PSīfiaká Mésa stīn EkpaídeusīElective CoursesWinter/Spring-7.5

Class Information
Academic Year2016 – 2017
Class PeriodSpring
Class ID
Course Type 2016-2020
  • General Knowledge
  • Scientific Area
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • English (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
1. To recognize the characteristics of multicultural societies, the dimensions of otherness and identity 2. To utilize creative in their classroom the concepts of identity, culture, diversity and multiculturalism for innovation and improvement of their teaching. 3. To successfully manage a multilingual / multicultural classroom, and usε other appropriate pedagogical and teaching strategies. 4. To prevent and avoid xenophobic and racist perceptions, attitudes and behaviors in the school 5. Become familiar with the content and understanding of the development framework of the digital literacy and its role in the foreign language. 6. To get trained in the design and evaluation of teaching activities and interventions for the development of digital literacy of students / three foreign language
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Work in an international context
  • Appreciate diversity and multiculturality
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
This course analyzes the key features and educational dimensions of contemporary multiculturalism and presents diversity management models in school. It aims to prevent exclusion and isolation of people with different sociocultural backgrounds. The course also discusses the concept and characteristics of digital literacy and the practical applications of the skills associated with digital literacy as part of the foreign language .
society, school, education, culture, digital literacy
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
Course Organization
Reading Assigment128.14.7
Student Assessment
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Multiple Choice Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Summative)
Additional bibliography for study
• Banks J., (2000). Cultural Diversity and Education, Allyn and Bacon, Boston. • Coelho, E., E. Τρέσσου, & Σ. Μητακίδου, επιμ., (2007). Διδασκαλία και μάθηση στα πολυπολιτισμικά σχολεία. Επίκεντρο: Αθήνα (Πρωτότυπη δουλειά εκδόθηκε το 1998) • Cummins, J., (2002). Ταυτότητες υπό διαπραγμάτευση. Αθήνα: Gutenberg • Modgil S. (1986) Multicultural education: the interminable debate, Falmer Press: Michigan • Δαμανάκης M., (επιμέλεια), (1997). Η εκπαίδευση των παλιννοστούντων και αλλοδαπών μαθητών στην Ελλάδα. Gutenberg: Αθήνα. • Μάρκου Γεώργιος, (1995). Εισαγωγή στη Διαπολιτισμική Εκπαίδευση. Τόμος 1. Αθήνα (αυτοέκδοση). • Gui, M. & Argentin, G. (2011). Digital skills of internet natives: Different forms of digital literacy in a random sample of northern Italian high school students, New Media & Society. Volume 13 Issue 6 • Meurant, R.C.(2008) The key importance of L2 digital literacy to Korean EFL pedagogy: Collegestudents use L2 English to make campus video guides with their cell phone videocams, and to view and respond to their videos on an L2 English language social networking site. IJHIT: The International Journal of Hybrid Information Technology, SERSC 1(1),65–72 • Warschauer, M. (2004) Technological change and the future of CALL. In: Fotos, S., Brown, C.(eds.) New Perspectives on CALL for Second and Foreign Language Classrooms, pp.15–25. Lawrence Erlbaum Associates
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