STORYTELLING, NARRATIVE DISCOURSE AND NARRATIVE THEORY

Course Information
TitleSTORYTELLING, NARRATIVE DISCOURSE AND NARRATIVE THEORY / STORYTELLING, NARRATIVE DISCOURSE AND NARRATIVE THEORY
CodeCFES-4
FacultyEducation
SchoolPrimary Education
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter/Spring
CoordinatorSofia Kefalidou
CommonYes
StatusActive
Course ID600024015

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

Registered students: 3
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSExchange844

Class Information
Academic Year2023 – 2024
Class PeriodSpring
Instructors from Other Categories
Class ID
600251192
Course Type 2021
Specific Foundation
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Scientific Area
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Erasmus
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • English (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
By the end of the course the students are expected to: a)Recognize narrative discourse as an intersubjective device of making sense of others, as a communicative strategy to create and negotiate identities and as an immersive and engaging storyworld making mechanism. b)Define the building blocks of narrativity and identify those features in unfamiliar narrative texts. c)Use a variety of theoretical tools to analyze different instantiations of narrative discourse. d)Develop research skills, work autonomously and formulate and communicate their ideas in a language other than their mother tongue
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
  • Appreciate diversity and multiculturality
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
The course approaches narrative intersdisciplinarily as a socio-congitive mechanism of intersubjective communication and explores a variety of tools and frameworks, that have emerged within linguistics and narrative theory, for the analysis of narrative discourse. It presents a variety of concepts closely related to narrative communication such as narrative persuasion, narrative positioning, narrative evaluation, focalisation etc. and examines a variety of narrative texts. It also presents key research findings concerning the reception of narrative discourse and the way people process narratives. In conclusion, the course highlights the centrality of narrative for our civilization, for communicating and negotiating ideas and points of view and for identity construction.
Keywords
Narrative, narrativity, narratives, intersubjectivity,
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Multimedia
  • Interactive excersises
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
  • Use of ICT in Student Assessment
Last Update
25-03-2024