Informatics and Theology

Course Information
TitleΠληροφορική και Θεολογία / Informatics and Theology
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
Course ID60000268

Class Information
Academic Year2018 – 2019
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours4
Class ID
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Background
  • Scientific Area
  • Skills Development
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)
Learning Outcomes
The expectation is that students will acquire the following: 1.Introduction to the area of computers and acquisition of corresponding knowledge, experience, skills & capacities 2. training & performance capacity regarding digital processing & data and information management 3. acquisition of know-how regarding Information and its metrics 4 . familiarity & acquisition of capacity regarding the production, processing and disposal of data and information (e.g. over the Internet) 5. knowledge and awareness in the area of special programs for the processing of theological data
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 teams
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Design and manage projects
  • Appreciate diversity and multiculturality
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
Introductory presentation of computer science with emphasis on the composition of technical Structures and on the analysis of digital logic principles that structure the operational framework of computer science. Synopsis of the hardware architecture of computing systems. Basic principles of computer networks. The cyberspace of the Internet. Introduction to the methodologies of programming (software), to the operating systems and to the applications in data processing. Presentation of word processing programs, of databases organization and image processing; as well as the fundamental principles governing these programs. Digital files and digital libraries. Creation of digital presentations, courses and lectures. Applications of informatics in theological procedures: Thesaurus Linguae Graecae (ΤLG), computers and Holy Bible (dictionaries, concordantiae, etc. ). The contribution of computers to the preservation of cultural heritage. Meta-applications of digital technology in theological data content. Definition and quantification of information. Technological milestones: video conferencing, telematics, distance rearning. Ethical issues in the society of computers.
Informatics, Computers in Theology
Educational Material Types
  • Slide presentations
  • Multimedia
  • Book
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 e-slides Use of e-mails Use of Internet Use of e-programs & environments
Course Organization
Laboratory Work
Interactive Teaching in Information Center
Written assigments
Student Assessment
Evaluation of the following aspects: Collaboration, effort, diligence, perception: during the continuous laboratory interaction with the student. Skills, intelligence, accuracy, correctness: during the process of the laboratory exercise. Willingness, hard work, work diligently, policy: during the execution of wider optional projects
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Multiple Choice Questions (Summative)
  • Written Assignment (Formative, Summative)
  • Labortatory Assignment (Formative)
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