Digital Literacy

Course Information
TitleΨηφιακός Γραμματισμός / Digital Literacy
Title in FrenchAlphabétisation Digitale
SchoolFrench Language and Literature
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter/Spring
Course ID280006332

Class Information
Academic Year2020 – 2021
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours2
Total Hours26
Class ID
1. Ι (Α-ΚΕ)Panagiotis Panagiotidis
2. ΙΙ (ΚΙ-Ξ)Panagiotis Panagiotidis
3. ΙΙΙ (Π-Ω)Panagiotis Panagiotidis
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Background
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
Students at the end of the semester must have basic knowledge of the structure, function and potential of the possibilities offered by the Internet. They must also be able: - To conduct research and utilize the Internet using advanced search techniques to retrieve any kind of information (text, audio clips, etc.) - To investigate and exploit web bibliographic resources of any kind - To use synchronous and asynchronous communication services on the net - To use word processing, spreadsheets and presentation software for academic use - To create and maintain a blog
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Adapt to new situations
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Work in an international context
  • Appreciate diversity and multiculturality
  • Respect natural environment
  • Demonstrate social, professional and ethical commitment and sensitivity to gender issues
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
ITC/AUTH’s Digital Services. Webmail and Digital Libraries AUTH. Operating Systems, software and hardware: Basic knowledge. Computer networks. Internet Browsers. Search engines and advanced search techniques. Basic notions on Network protocols and web services. Multimedia files management on the Internet. Advanced knowledge of office software for academic use: text processing, spreadsheets, presentations and email software. Blog creation and administration.
Internet, Search machines, Blogs, Digital Libraries
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • 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 ICT in Student Assessment
The teaching, the work in class as well as the development of tasks, assignments and projects, takes place on computers.
Course Organization
Laboratory Work130.5
Written assigments241.0
Student Assessment
Evaluation is done by continuous assessment during the semester. Students must deliver papers or projects assigned to them individually or -sometimes- in groups. The evaluation criteria are the quality / originality and completeness / variety of content the scientific / theoretical support and technical excellence. Works submitted to the teacher may be returned to the students -if needed- with comments and instructions for further corrections or improvements.
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Assignment (Formative, Summative)
  • Labortatory Assignment (Formative, Summative)
  • Continuous evaluation
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Bruno Bernard Simon, 2014. Vos Recherches avec Google. Editions KLOG, ISBN-13: 979-10-92272-01-7 Cingala, E. (2018). 60 astuces de recherches avec Google. Independently published, ISBN-10 : 1790678420, ISBN-13 : 978-1790678426
Additional bibliography for study
Προτείνονται επιλεγμένες δικτυακές πηγές για κάθε επιμέρους θέμα που εξετάζεται στην πορεία του μαθήματος. Προτείνεται επίσης το βιβλίο: Selected Web resources and scientific papers are proposed for each subject. The following book is also proposed: Des ressources web ainsi qu’une sélection de publications scientifiques en ligne sont proposées aux étudiants qui ont aussi à leur disposition les ouvrages suivants : Arvanitis, P. Panagiotidis, P. 2006. Production of Multimedia material and electronic activities for language learning (in Greek). Patakis, Athens. Also, Scientific papers and recourses from the Internet. Also, several web recourses. Example:
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