New Technologies in Special Education

Course Information
TitleΝέες Τεχνολογίες στην Ειδική Αγωγή / New Technologies in Special Education
SchoolPhilosophy and Education
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter/Spring
CoordinatorAngeliki Karamatsouki
Course ID600014638

Programme of Study: UPS School of Philosophy and Education (2011-today)

Registered students: 59
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
PhilosophyElective CoursesWinter/Spring-6
PedagogicElective Courses belonging to the selected specializationWinter/Spring-6

Class Information
Academic Year2017 – 2018
Class PeriodSpring
Instructors from Other Categories
Weekly Hours3
Total Hours39
Class ID
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
Upon completing the course, students will be able to: - understand the applications of ICT in Special Education - understand the use of Assistive Technologies - implement digital learning content through selected tools - design pedagogical activities which exploit New Technologies
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 an interdisciplinary team
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
The course focuses on new technologies for the education of students with disabilities and / or special educational needs, and includes topics such as accessibility, assistive technology, special educational software and hardware, web applications. The course also comprises a laboratory part, where students have the opportunity to get in touch with ICT tools for the design and implementation of educational activities related to special education.
Special Education, Information and Communication Technologies, Assistive Technology
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Multimedia
  • Interactive excersises
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 PowerPoint, educational software, video projector - Use of computers, tablets, educational software - Use of email, e-learning platform
Course Organization
Laboratory Work391.6
Written assigments261.0
Student Assessment
Evaluation is based several individual reaction papers and the final examination, leading to 70% of the final grade.
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Written Assignment (Formative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
ΕΚΠΑΙΔΕΥΣΗ ΜΕ ΧΡΗΣΗ ΝΕΩΝ ΤΕΧΝΟΛΟΓΙΩΝ Έκδοση: 1η/2017 Συγγραφείς: ΕΠΙΜΈΛΕΙΑ Σοφός Αλιβίζος, Αυγερινός Ευγένιος, Καραμούζης Πολύκαρπος, Χριστοδουλίδου Λουίζα, Δάρρα Μαρία ΣΕΝΑΡΙΑ ΔΙΔΑΣΚΑΛΙΑΣ ΜΕ ΥΠΟΛΟΓΙΣΤΗ Έκδοση: 1η/2010 Συγγραφείς: ΤΑΣΟΣ Α. ΜΙΚΡΟΠΟΥΛΟΣ, ΙΩΑΝΝΑ ΜΠΕΛΛΟΥ
Additional bibliography for study
ICTs in education for people with disabilities Επιλεγμένα άρθρα από τη διεθνή βιβλιογραφία
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