Educational Digital Systems

Professors Demetrios Sampson
Dimitrios Gkotzos
Course category CSM/DS
Course ID DS-701-ICT
Credits 5
Lecture hours 3 hours
Lab hours 2 hours
Digital resources View on Aristarchus (Open e-Class)

Learning Outcomes

With the completion of the course, the student will be able:

  • to know and understand the key concepts of exploiting digital technologies in teaching, learning and assessment of learning in K12 School Education.
  • to analyse, assess, select and justify a pedagogically appropriate educational technologies to support different teaching strategies in K12 School Education.
  • to design and create pedagogically grounded technology-supported teaching and learning scenarios for the K12 education.

The learning objectives of the course are aligned to the Greek State qualification framework for a teaching licence in K12 school education.

Course Contents

  • 1. Technology-Supported and Technology-Enhanced Teaching and Learning in School Education: Theoretical Underpinnings
  • 2. Integrating Technology in School Education (teaching, learning and assessment of learning): Models and Practice
  • 3. Taxonomy of Educational Technologies in School Education
  • 4. Educational Technologies for supporting different teaching and learning strategies
    • 4.1. Tutorials
    • 4.2. Drill and Practice
    • 4.3. Problem solving
    • 4.4. Modeling
    • 4.5. Virtual Labs and Simulations
    • 4.6. Inquiry-based Learning
    • 4.7. Collaborative Learning
    • 4.8. Assessment of Learning
    • o 4.9. Educational Games
  • 5. Digital School Infrastructure
    • 5.1. Interactive Boards
    • 5.2. ICT School Laboratory

Recommended Readings

  • Textbook in Greek (provided for free)
  • Additional Open Access Educational Resources available through the course management system