Terminological Research and Documentation

Course Information
TitleΟρολογική Αναζήτηση και Τεκμηρίωση / Terminological Research and Documentation
Title in FrenchRecherche terminologique et documentaire
SchoolFrench Language and Literature
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter/Spring
Course ID280006445

Class Information
Academic Year2020 – 2021
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours3
Total Hours39
Class ID
Course Type 2016-2020
  • 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)
  • French (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
At the end of this course typical students are expected: a) to understand the basic concepts of descriptive terminology; b) to know different techniques of term extraction; c) to have access to the Greek terminology and documentation; d) to create terminology records.
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 international context
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Design and manage projects
  • 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)
This course aims to initiate students to the basic concepts of terminology; to teach them the different terminology extraction methods and to present the terminological resources available fro technical translators. To this end, students are invited to work on authentic specialized texts and to use IT tools, such as term bases, term extractors, CAT tools, electronic corpora, etc.
Terminological Research and Documentation, term bases, terminology record, IT tools
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Interactive excersises
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 ICT in Student Assessment
Both courses and the exams take place in a computer laboratory, where students get trained in term mining by using electronic corpora, term extractors, and CAT tools. The course material is published on e-class. Students can communicate with the instructor either by e-mail or via the platform of e-class.
Course Organization
Laboratory Work251
Interactive Teaching in Information Center251
Written assigments110.4
Student Assessment
The assessment for this course consists of continuous evaluation with at least two assignments during the semester (weight: 40%), participation in classwork (weight: 20%) and a final exam (weight: 40%). The assessment procedure is presented in the course description on e-class, described in outline in the courses guide, and explained to the students.
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Assignment (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Problem Solving (Formative, Summative)
  • Report (Formative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
L'Homme, M.C. 2004. La terminologie: principes et techniques. Les presses de l'Université de Montréal.
Additional bibliography for study
Conférence des Services de Traduction des Etats européens. 2014. Recommandations relatives à la terminologie. « Le rôle de la terminologie et de la documentation dans l’enseignement de la traduction spécialisée » Geneviève Mareschal Meta : journal des traducteurs / Meta: Translators' Journal, vol. 33, n° 2, 1988, p. 258-266. URI: http://id.erudit.org/iderudit/003573ar
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