LRM55: DESIGN AND DEVELOPMENT OF EDUCATIONAL MATERIAL AND DIGITAL MEDIA

Module Code: LRM 55

ECTS Credit Points: 10

Module Type: Compulsory

Semester offered: Second (2ο)

Coordinator: Maria Papadopoulou

Language: English

General Description of LRM

Digital media and information technologies have changed the skills and competencies necessary for full participation in the 21st century life and workplace environments. The goal of this module is to familiarize students with new emerging literacies in school and out-of-school contexts as the rapidly evolving technology and media landscape is now producing a whole new range of new media beyond print. Specifically, students will be trained to recognize the most important models of educational design and they will become aware of digital supported educational innovations. They will be trained to understand and critique technology- and media-based learning and apply those skills to teaching in official, unofficial and non-official school settings. Furthermore, students will get acquainted with learning and teaching technologies, they will search for digital educational content and they will design and develop learning objects and educational scenarios regarding second language learning and teaching.

Learning outcomes:

Upon successful completion of this module, students are expected to:

  • Discuss the role of technology in school change

  • Reflect upon the role of technology in migrants’ and refugees’ integration

  • Develop digital skills

  • Develop awareness of what it means to be literate in the 21st century

  • Be able to identify and critique major theories and trends in practice in the field of educational technology

  • Be able to design and develop technology-based media learning environments that support the learning of all students

  • Be able to integrate new to old media, and new to old literacies and social practices

  • Develop knowledge and skills to design educational scenarios concerning second language learning

  • Develop good practices concerning the design and use of digital media in learning environments

  • Apply learning theories to discuss the role of technology in creating meaningful and learning experiences for learners

Subjects

  • Technology, School Change and Integration

  • Emerging Web Technologies and Learning

  • Instructional Design

  • Online Language Teaching and Learning

Prerequisites: There are no prerequisites for this module.

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