Methodology of philological recearch

Course Information
TitleΜΕΘΟΔΟΛΟΓΙΑ ΤΗΣ ΦΙΛΟΛΟΓΙΚΗΣ ΕΡΕΥΝΑΣ / Methodology of philological recearch
Title in ItalianMetodologia della ricerca filologica
SchoolItalian Language and Literature
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate, 2nd / Postgraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter/Spring
Course ID280006624

Programme of Study: UPS School of Italian Language and Literature 2013

Registered students: 74
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
Italian Language and LiteratureMandatory Elective Courses536

Class Information
Academic Year2019 – 2020
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours4
Total Hours52
Class ID
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Background
  • General Knowledge
  • 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
  • Italian (Instruction, Examination)
General Prerequisites
Very good knowledge of the Italian language.
Learning Outcomes
Students should be familiar with the methodology of philological research as a critical field of the wider philological discipline. At the same time, students make acquaintance with the total of Italian literature, through a coarse-obviously- presentation of it. Lastly, they are initiated to the composition of scientific papers through a specific guidance regarding a paper's form, as well as content.
General Competences
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Adapt to new situations
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Appreciate diversity and multiculturality
  • 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)
Aim of the course is to point; a. the complicated pursuits of the philological thought, in order to be applied on the study of texts, mainly literary texts, b. the ways through which philologically based knowledge of a text can be attempted, c. the study of cultural contexts and relevant codes, d. some instructions for the study of critical editions and e. the manner for formulating a scientific paper, according to the mentioned parameters.
Educational Material Types
  • Multimedia
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
Course Organization
Reading Assigment753
Student Assessment
Students present a written paper in PowerPoint format in class and then, for their final assessmen, in text format (Word/PDF).
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Assignment (Formative, Summative)
  • Oral Exams (Summative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
N. Gardini, Per una biblioteca indispensabile, Einaudi, Torino 2011 σε μετάφραση Κων. Γερ. Ευαγγέλου, Μια απαραίτητη βιβλιοθήκη, University Studio Press, Θεσσαλονίκη 2016
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