CONTEMPORARY CONCEPTIONS OF LITERACY AND LITERACY PRACTICES

Course Information
TitleCONTEMPORARY CONCEPTIONS OF LITERACY AND LITERACY PRACTICES / CONTEMPORARY CONCEPTIONS OF LITERACY AND LITERACY PRACTICES
CodeCFES-1
FacultyEducation
SchoolPrimary Education
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter/Spring
CoordinatorMartha Ioannidou
CommonYes
StatusActive
Course ID600014262

Class Information
Academic Year2017 – 2018
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours4
Class ID
600117584
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Erasmus
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • English (Instruction, Examination)
Prerequisites
General Prerequisites
The course aims to explore contemporary conceptions of literacy and literacy practices in various fields of learning and teaching. Some of them are second language acquisition, literature and history teaching, web and digital literacy, as well as the role of theater and the arts in developing literacy.
Learning Outcomes
The course aims to explore contemporary conceptions of literacy and literacy practices in various fields of learning and teaching. Some of them are second language acquisition, literature and history teaching, web and digital literacy, as well as the role of theater and the arts in developing literacy.
General Competences
  • 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 international context
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Appreciate diversity and multiculturality
  • Respect natural environment
  • Demonstrate social, professional and ethical commitment and sensitivity to gender issues
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
1. Aidinis A., Text comprehension in Educational as well as in everyday contexts 2. Apostolidou V., Critical Literacy and Literary Education 3. Bougatzeli E., Web Literacy: basic concepts and their correlation with education. Website analysis and evaluation 4. Drenoyianni H., Digital Literacy 5. Ioannidou M., Development of Literacies in Primary Education through the Arts 6. Mitakidou S., Literacy in a Second Language 7. Papageorgiou E., Invention in theatre: developing personal/collective learning and social abilities 8. Repousi M. , Educational Approaches of Modern Greek History
Keywords
Literacy, Literacies, Education, Educational policies, Primary Education
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Video lectures
  • Audio
  • 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
  • Use of ICT in Student Assessment
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures361.2
Laboratory Work40.1
Reading Assigment602
Project802.7
Written assigments1003.3
Artistic creation200.7
Total30010
Student Assessment
Description
projects in class exercises team-work in class 2 written essays (3500 words each)
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Assignment (Summative)
  • Performance / Staging (Formative)
  • Labortatory Assignment (Formative)
Bibliography
Additional bibliography for study
Articles and Corpora given by all members of staff involved in the various lectures The list will be given in class
Last Update
25-09-2017