Teaching aids and language-learning

Course Information
TitleΜΑΘΗΣΙΑΚΑ ΥΛΙΚΑ ΚΑΙ ΓΛΩΣΣΙΚΗ ΚΑΤΑΡΤΙΣΗ / Teaching aids and language-learning
Title in ItalianLingua e materiali didattici
SchoolItalian Language and Literature
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter/Spring
Course ID280006606

Class Information
Academic Year2020 – 2021
Class PeriodWinter
Instructors from Other Categories
Weekly Hours4
Class ID
Course Type 2016-2020
  • General Knowledge
  • Scientific Area
  • Skills Development
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
A) Handling key concepts-modules which students will have to face as future language teachers (learning materials, lesson planning, culture, visual literacy, certification of proficiency) and B) The analysis of learning materials (language and image) to investigate the way in which language and image transmit messages C) Production of learning material (PORTFOLIO) The student is expected at the end of the semester to be able: • To produce teaching materials for a grammatical phenomenon, • Propose activities (reading and / or speaking and writing) • Give instructions in their material, describing the profile of the potential user for which they produce this material. Context: Imagine that you are a teacher of Italian language and you have to produce teaching material for improving the cultural skills of your students using mostly images from the Italian culture. Material • Define the profile of your students • Choose a grammar and a theme • Select the images (newspapers, guidebooks, etc.) • Suggest activities • You will produce material for Greek students, who know the Italian language. • The material will cover the improvement of cultural knowledge • The instructions given in Greek or Italian language
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
  • Generate new research ideas
  • Appreciate diversity and multiculturality
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
Through images we are commenting the Italian reality. We can make suggestions to change the existing images in textbooks. Comments on Italian reality through images of textbooks and recommendations change. Specifically the students have to give: • Information for the textbooks • The Structure and presentation of the material units regarding the presentation of culture, • Where we have culture in the images and texts, • The Relation between image and text • Grammatical phenomenon • Activities relating to culture, • General Comments for the images and changing proposals. • Relation between culture and grammar.
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
Course Organization
Laboratory Work
Reading Assigment
Student Assessment
EVALUATION OF STUDENTS (4 rating categories) A. For students who attend Final-job portfolio. Without tests (small tasks within the classroom). B. For students who do not attend full (but come at least once a week) (A) Final work- portfolio. Without tests (small tasks within the classroom). (B) A complementary operation. One theme of Italian culture. Comparative presentation in a matter of Italian culture with the Greek culture (in power point). The objective of this activity is the development of cultural competence for an Italian cultural argument (eg museums, festivals, educational system). For the topic you choose should contact me. C. For students who do not attend at all and want to do work (A) From an Italian language book traded should make proposals to change the images throughout this manual (the analysis will be based on project 1 files and supporting material). (B) power point presentation of statutory books of course. 25-30 slides or presentation of a topic Italian culture D. For students who want to take exams Of the two required books are listed on Eudoxus. The material is of the two books. NOTE (A) may be collaborations for 2 persons, optional. (B) Conditions for cooperation is that students both belong to the same group.
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Assignment (Formative, Summative)
  • Oral Exams (Formative, Summative)
  • Performance / Staging (Formative, Summative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Τοκατλίδου Β., ( 2002). Γλώσσα, επικοινωνία και γλωσσική εκπαίδευση. Αθήνα: Πατάκης. Χριστοδούλου Α.-Χ. Σημειωτική ανάλυση και πολιτισμός στο μάθημα της ξένης γλώσσα, University Studio Press, 2003 Xριστοδούλου Α.-Χ. Σημειωτική και σχολικά εγχειρίδια, University Studio Press, 2007
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