Course Information
SchoolEnglish Language and Literature
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter/Spring
Course ID600014910

Programme of Study: 2018-2019

Registered students: 100
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSCompulsory CourseWinter/Spring-6

Class Information
Academic Year2019 – 2020
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Instructors from Other Categories
Weekly Hours3
Total Hours39
Class ID
1. aTatiani Rapatzikou, Kalliopi Efstathiadi
2. bTatiani Rapatzikou, Kalliopi Efstathiadi
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Scientific Area
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
  • Distance learning
Digital Course Content
Language of Instruction
  • English (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
By the end of the course students should be able to: • Research a topic using the university library, electronic databases and the Internet. • Produce a typed, properly formatted academic paper that uses sources. • Use proper codes of conduct for email communication (email etiquette). • Integrate, reference and evaluate sources effectively using the required referencing system • Record and Present, data in the form of spreadsheets, graphs and powerpoint presentations • Recognize the basic style guide characteristics of the literature (MLA) and linguistics (APA) referencing systems.
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
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
This course aims to instruct students in: A.acquiring basic computer literacy linked with the development of their communication skills and their ability to evaluate and use bibliographical sources and data. B.efficiently using academic language and further engaging themselves in researching literature/linguistics-related topics. Attendance for all components of the course is mandatory. Students are required to attend workshop-style classes organized in the form of seminar lectures as well as lab sessions in the computer room (Faculty of Philosophy). Continuous assessment is conducted throughout the course including different types of activities.
research, academic language, literature, linguistics
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Interactive excersises
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
Τhe elearning platform is used for the uploading of all course material, communication with the students, and submission of student essays. For the online teaching the following platforms have been used: ZOOM and GOOGLE MEET.
Course Organization
Laboratory Work401.6
Interactive Teaching in Information Center301.2
Student Assessment
Continuous assessment is based on a series of different types of activities conducted during the two cycles (Literature/Linguistics) of the course’s organization throughout the semester: a) Evaluating and using bibliographical sources (20%), b) Literature/Culture-oriented writing skills (40%) c) Understanding, recording and presenting research findings (40%).
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Formative)
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Formative)
  • Written Assignment (Formative)
  • Report (Formative)
  • Labortatory Assignment (Formative)
Additional bibliography for study
USING DATABASES Project Muse Pro-Quest JSTOR GOOGLE Using Google Effectively Google Scholar Google Books (Useful for extracts from books) WORD 2003 and WORD 2007 FORMATTING AND STYLE Tutorials on MLA MLA 8th Edition Tutorials on APA 6th edition AUTH LIBRARIES Auth library catalogue English department library catalogue WRITING AND RESEARCH SKILLS Academic Vocabulary Academic Word List Evaluating sources
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