Course Information
SchoolPrimary Education
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter/Spring
CoordinatorEvangelia Bougatzeli
Course ID600017678

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

Registered students: 189
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSLaboratory Course212

Class Information
Academic Year2023 – 2024
Class PeriodSpring
Instructors from Other Categories
Weekly Hours3
Total Hours39
Class ID
Course Type 2021
General Foundation
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Background
Course Type 2011-2015
General Foundation
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
  • Distance learning
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction)
  • English (Instruction)
Learning Outcomes
After the completion of the course, teacher students are expected to : 1. Define and articulate effectively the need for information in a specific context. 2a. Select strategies to fulfill that information need. 2b. Select appropriate tools to find information. 3. Locate and select information effectively. 4a. Evaluate individual pieces of information. 4b. Evaluate and revise the overall information seeking process. 5. Ethical use and disseminate information. 6. Work collaboratively in the pursuit of common learning aims and share ideas in a brainstorming setting in order to enhance their critical thinking about information.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
The IL course is: -compulsory for all students (they are advised to attend it during their first year of study), -offered in both academic semesters, -with no final exams / fail-pass system with exercises, -fully electronic (it is hosted to the University’s Library web-based course management system, so that each student can review the material with his/her time any time). The IL course consists of 6 two-hour weekly workshops in a computer lab plus one visit to the School of Education Library. Students are divided alphabetically in groups of about 20-25 persons. Since its beginning in 2010-11, totally 1064 students attended the course, which means an average number of about 350 students/year During the workshops, teacher students: 1. identify what information is needed for a specific purpose, 2. understand how the information is organized, 3. identify the best sources of information for a given need and locate these sources, 4. evaluate the sources critically, 5. share that information.
information literacy, digital sources, critical thinking, critical literacy, teacher education
Educational Material Types
  • 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
  • Use of ICT in Student Assessment
Course Organization
Laboratory Work250.8
Reading Assigment50.2
Written assigments150.5
Student Assessment
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Multiple Choice Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Labortatory Assignment (Formative, Summative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
1. Gleick, J., & Γραμμένος, Θ. (2011). Η πληροφορία: η ιστορία, η θεωρία, ο χείμαρρος (1η εκδ.). Αθήνα: Τραυλός. 2. Case, D.O. & Given, L.M. (2020). Αναζητώντας την πληροφορία: επισκόπηση της έρευνας για την αναζήτηση της πληροφορίας, τις ανάγκες πληροφόρησης και την πληροφοριακή συμπεριφορά. Θεσσαλονίκη: Δίσιγμα.
Additional bibliography for study
Βιβλιοθήκη ΑΤΕΙΘ. Πρόγραμμα πληροφοριακού γραμματισμού. Βιβλιοθήκη και Κέντρο Πληροφόρησης ΑΠΘ. Οδηγός σύνταξης εργασίας. BBurkhardt, J. M., MacDonald, M. C., & Rathemacher, A. J. (2010). Teaching information literacy: 50 standards-based exercises for college students. American Library Association.
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