The course is intended for students above the third semester. Introduction to Database Systems. General applications of multilingual Databases. Collection and management of available materials for language teaching/learning/training. Learning objects, basic notions, types and uses. Digitization, recording, storage and retrieval of linguistic data and materials. Wikis environments for language teaching. Development methods and management tools.
The evaluation is done by the system of continuous monitoring.
At the end of the semester, students must possess a basic knowledge about the structure, the functions and the possibilities offered by modern Databases Systems and also be able to:
- Carry out research and exploit the Web using advanced techniques to manage all kinds of information (text, audio and video clips, etc.) that may be useful in teaching / learning procedure,
- To utilize network services of any kind, in order to collect and / or develop learning objects and use them in the educational process,
- To use modern wiki environments and be able to develop language training services through the web.
During the course, students participate systematically in didactic-pedagogic exercises, develop learning strategies utilizing the above knowledge with a view to their application in the classroom.
Course Content (Syllabus)
General Applications of Databases for collecting and making available materials for language training. Digitization, recording, storage and retrieval of linguistic materials. Databases for online language learning environments. Development methods and management tools.
Database systems, wikis, dictionaries, glossaries