Course Information
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter/Spring
Course ID280000652

Programme of Study: UPS School of Philology 2015

Registered students: 0
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
Glōssologías Mandatory Elective CoursesWinter/Spring-6

Class Information
Academic Year2017 – 2018
Class PeriodSpring
Weekly Hours3
Class ID
Course Type 2016-2020
  • 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
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
  • English (Examination)
Learning Outcomes
The objectives of this course for the students are: • To inform them about the content of psycholinguistics and the methods that are used in psycholinguistic research, as well as the broader theoretical issues that are developed therein • To develop their ability to identify the relevant answers in the theoretical paradigms from which these answers originate and support their own reasoning • To develop their ability to discern the kind of language pathology from a certain speech sample • To be able to recognize in which stage of cognitive development can a certain sample of child language can be attributed • To be able to attribute the stage of language production in which a certain sample of speech occurs.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Adapt to new situations
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Generate new research ideas
  • Appreciate diversity and multiculturality
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
This course is an introduction to the basics of psycholinguistic research and the core issues which are developed therein. After an overview in the history of the discipline where both the main theoretical trends and the methods used are presented, the following topics are discussed: the general features of language in relation to the attempts of teaching language to apes; language evolution and acquisition; language and brain, aphasias; Piaget’s theory concerning the conceptual development and its relationship to language; developmental disorders; thought and language; speech production.
psycholinguistics, nativism. costructionism, aphasias, language disorders, speech production
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Multimedia
  • 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
Student Assessment
The students' gained knowledge during the course is assessed through a) a mid-semester assessment exam 20% b) a written exam in the end of the semester 80%
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Written Exam with Problem Solving (Summative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Βογινδρούκας,Ι, Οκαλίδου, Α. & Σ. Σταυρακάκη 2010. Αναπτυξιακές γλωσσικές διαταραχές. Θεσσαλονίκη: Επίκεντρο
Additional bibliography for study
Aitchison, J. [1976] 2008. The Articulate Mammal: An Introduction to Psycholinguistics. Λονδίνο & Νέα Υόρκη: Routledge. Βlumenthal, A. 1970. Language and Psychology: Historical Aspects of Psycholinguistics. Νέα Υόρκη: Wiley. Caron, J. 2001. Precis de psycholinguistique. Παρίσι: PUF. Field, J. 2003. Psycholinguistics: A Resource Book for Students. Λονδίνο & Νέα Υόρκη: Routledge. Field, J. 2004. Psycholinguistics: The Key Concepts. Λονδίνο & Νέα Υόρκη: Routledge. Forrester, M.A. 1996. Psychology of Language: A Critical Introduction. Λονδίνο: Sage. Gareth Gaskell, M. & J. Altmann. 2007. The Oxford Handbook of Psycholinguistics. Οξφόρδη: Oxford University Press. Garman, M. 1990. Psycholinguistics. Cambridge: CUP. Gleason, J. & N. Bernstein Ratner, επιμ. 1998. Psycholinguistics. Orlando, FL: Harcourt Brace College Publishers. Harley, T. 2001. The Psychology of Language: From Data to Theory. Νέα Υόρκη: Psychology Press. Skovell, Th. 2002. Psycholinguistics. Οξφόρδη: Oxford University Press. Steinberg, D.D. & N. V. Sciarini [1993] 2006. An Introduction to Psycholinguistics. Harlow: Pearson Education Ltd. Steinberg, D.D., Nagata H. & D. Aline. 2001. Psycholinguistics: Language, Mind and World. Λονδίνο: Longman.
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