Theology, EducationalL Technology and Scientific Methodology

Course Information
TitleΘεολογία, Εκπαιδευτική Τεχνολογία και Επιστημονική Μεθοδολογία / Theology, EducationalL Technology and Scientific Methodology
SchoolSocial Theology and Christian Culture
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
CoordinatorEvangelos Pepes
Course ID600018242

Class Information
Academic Year2019 – 2020
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Instructors from Other Categories
Weekly Hours3
Class ID
Course Type 2011-2015
General Foundation
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
After successfully completing the course students will be able to υnderstand the meaning and character of Orthodox Theology, as well as its relations with the Church and the other sciences. Accordingly, students will be able to understand the importance and role of Information and Communication Technology in the learning process. In particular, they will be able to use in both the theological research and the didactic process in the school environment the supervisory and research capacities provided by Information and Communication Technology. Ιn addition, students will be able to evaluate the value of technology in scientific research or teaching and identify the potential dangers posed by their misuse. Finally, students are able to distinguish the position and role of new technological means in their research - scientific or didactic work. Finally, students are able to distinguish the position and role of new technological means in their research - scientific or educational work.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Adapt to new situations
  • Work in teams
  • Work in an international context
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Generate new research ideas
  • Design and manage projects
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
1. Concept and content of the term "Theology", 2. Theological Studies, the character of the Theology and the Science of Theology, 3. The relationship between the Science of Theology and the other sciences and the Orthodox Church, 4. The theological framework of applying the new technologies to Theology and theological education,5. Computer systems - tools suitable for educational applications, 6. Distance learning, 7. Interactive whiteboard, 8. Εducational software for the teaching of theological courses, 9. Multimedia and Christian Education, 10. Critical assessment of the use of ICT in christian education, 11. Scientific Methodology basic principles, 12. Theological databases and their applications A, 13.Theological databases and their applications B.
Theology, Information and Communication Technology, Interactive whiteboard, Distance learning, scientific methodology
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Multimedia
  • Interactive excersises
  • 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
1. Teaching presentations (pptx) 2. Students using of the technological equipment for the students distance education 3. Formative evaluation of the use of Information Technology 4. Communication with the students through e-mail and
Course Organization
Laboratory Work441.8
Reading Assigment451.8
Field trips and participation in conferences / seminars / activities200.8
Student Assessment
Practical exercises in the Laboratory and written dissertation in scientific methodology (30% of the final score). Oral exercises (70% of the final score.)
Student Assessment methods
  • Oral Exams (Summative)
  • Labortatory Assignment (Formative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Ηρακλής Ρεράκης – Ευάγγελος Πεπές, Θεολογική Παιδεία και Εκπαιδευτική Τεχνολογία, εκδ. Δέσποινα Σφακιανάκη, Θεσσαλονίκη 2018.
Additional bibliography for study
1. Corpus σημειώσεων για την Επιστημονική Μεθοδολογία 2.Β. Κόμης, Εισαγωγή στις εκπαιδευτικές εφαρμογές των Τεχνολογιών της Πληροφορίας και των Επικοινωνιών, εκδ Νέων Τεχνολογιών, Αθήνα 2004. 3. Ιω. Κανάκης, Διδασκαλία και μάθηση με σύγχρονα μέσα επικοινωνίας, εκδ. Γρηγόρης, Αθήνα 1989. 4. Δ. Μαρτάκου, Εισαγωγή στα πλυμέσα, Multimedia και Εκπαίδευση, Πρακτικά διαλέξεων ημερίδας της Ε,Ε.Φ. και του Τμήματος Πληροφορικής του Πανεπιστημίου Αθηνών, εκδ, ΙΩΝ, Αθήνα 1995. 5. Ηλ. Ευθυμίου, - Χρ. Βιτσιλάκη, Νέες μορφές μάθησης και ο ρόλος της τεχνολογίας. Η περίπτωση της εκπαίδευσης εκπαιδευτικών εκδ. Κυριακίδης Θεσσαλονίκη 2007. 6. Ν. Αβούρης, Εισαγωγή στην επικοινωνία ανθρώπου – υπολογιστή, εκδ. Δίαυλος, Αθήνα 2000. 7. Ι. Κεκκές, Οι νέες Τεχνολογίες στην εκπαίδευση. Ζητήματα σχεδιασμού και εφαρμογών: Φιλοσοφικές- κοινωνικές προεκτάσεις, Ένωση Ελλήνων Φυσικών, Αθήνα 2004. 8. Ν. Ράπτης & Α. Ράπτη, Πληροφορική και Εκπαίδευση. Συνολική προσέγγιση. Τόμ. Α΄ , έκδ. συγγραφέων, Αθήνα 1999.
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