Educational Technology

Professors Demetrios Sampson
Course category OPT/ICT
Course ID DS-732-ICT
Credits 5
Lecture hours 3 hours
Lab hours 2 hours
Digital resources View on Evdoxos (Open e-Class)

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

  • to know and understand the key concepts of educational design for technology-supported and technology-enhanced educational innovations (including flipped classroom for blended learning and Massive Open Online Courses).
  • to analyse and critique the basic elements of the ADDIE educational design process when applied to design, develop and evaluate technology-supported and technology-enhanced educational innovations (including flipped classroom for blended learning and Massive Open Online Courses).
  • to design and implement pedagogically grounded technology-supported and technology-enhanced educational innovations focusing to flipped classroom for blended learning and Massive Open Online Courses.

Course Contents

  • Educational Design for Technology-supported and Technology-enhanced Educational Innovations
    • What is Educational design? Definitions – Basic Principles – Models
    • The ADDIE Model: Analysis of each Phase
    • Analyse Learners and Learning Context
    • Educational Objectives and Assessment of Learning and/or Performance
    • Strategies for Teaching and Learning
  • Digital Media in Education and Training
    • Educational Videos
    • Interactive Digital Textbooks
    • Educational Games and Gamification
    • Educational Mobile Apps
    • Educational Web 2.0 Application
    • Educational Augmented Reality and 3D Virtual Worlds in Education & Training
  • Case Studies
    • Blended Learning: the Flipped Classroom model
    • Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs)

Recommended Readings

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