LITERACY THEORY AND EDUCATIONAL PRACTICE

Course Information
TitleΘΕΩΡΙΑ ΤΗΣ ΛΟΓΟΤΕΧΝΙΑΣ ΚΑΙ ΔΙΔΑΚΤΙΚΗ ΠΡΑΞΗ / LITERACY THEORY AND EDUCATIONAL PRACTICE
CodeΥΜ10
FacultyEducation
SchoolPrimary Education
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter/Spring
CoordinatorVasileios Alexiou
CommonYes
StatusActive
Course ID600017535

Programme of Study: PPS Tmīmatos Dīmotikīs Ekpaídeusīs (2019-sīmera)

Registered students: 186
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSCompulsory Course214

Class Information
Academic Year2020 – 2021
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours3
Total Hours39
Class ID
600183270

Class Schedule

Building
FloorUnknown
HallΕξ αποστάσεως (900)
CalendarThursdsay 09:01 to 12:01
Type of the Course
  • Background
  • Scientific Area
  • Skills Development
Course Category
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Erasmus
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
  • German (Examination)
  • Ισπανικά
Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of the course the students: - Will have comprehended the historical way of existence and development of literature, seen as a social cultural practice. - Will be able to trace the peculiar relations of literature with other fields of human activity. - Will be able to use the corpus of acquired knowledge and skills for a meaningful and deep analysis and comprehension of literary texts and, therefore, for a more effectual teaching of literature in schools. - The ultimate goal of the teaching path is to create the critical mass of critical knowledge regarding the products of the par excellence human creation, that of discourse, knowledge above the necessary level for those intended to teach these exact “products” or, in other words, to “make the children learn”.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Appreciate diversity and multiculturality
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
This course focuses on the definition, the limits and the historical way of existence of the specific discourse practice that is known to us as “literature”, its relations with other social practices, as well as the terms of production transmission, perception, analysis and interpretation of the discourse products which – by convention or agreement – might be considered as literary. Some of the subtopics that will be discussed during the course: definitions of key concepts and of methodological tools, the limits of the object, literary and non-literary texts, the literary canon, the limits and goal setting of the theory: comprehension, analysis and interpretation, the historical proceedings of the genesis of the field, the mainstreams and the main interpretive paradigms of the 20th century, the use and the utility of the Theory of literature in teaching practice etc.
Keywords
Literature, theory of literature, aesthetics, genres, literary camp, literary canon, literary movements, didactic of literature
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Book
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures682.3
Reading Assigment321.1
Exams200.7
Total1204
Student Assessment
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Summative)
Bibliography
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Βασίλης Αλεξίου: Λογοπραξίες. Θεωρητικές προβολές στη λογοτεχνία και τη γλώσσα, Αθήνα, εκδ. Παπαζήση Κωδικός Eudoxus: 51488 ή Γιώργος Βελουδής: Γραμματολογία. Θεωρία λογοτεχνίας, Αθήνα εκδ. Πατάκη. Κωδικός Eudoxus: 21473
Additional bibliography for study
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Last Update
04-06-2021