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ΚEΠ17 - ICT in Education

Tutor: Athanassios Jimoyiannis

Semester: 6th
ECTS: 4.5

Short Description:

This course is designed to introduce undergraduate students to the applications of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) in various educational programs. The general objective is to give a complete and thorough overview of the scientific field of ICT in education and the current trends concerning research and applications in practice.
The content is structured along four axes:

  • ICT and learning theories
  • Educational software and Web-based learning environments
  • ICT and learning design
  • Policies about ICT in education.


Specific objectives of the course are

  • to develop an integrated view of ICT in education as an independent scientific field
  • to understand ICT as a cognitive/learning tool in the context of contemporary theories about teaching and learning
  • to critically analyse current educational policies regarding ICT in education and e-learning

Learning Outcomes:

After having completed this course, students will be able

  • to recognise technological environments and tools that support and enhance learning
  • to identify the principles and the pedagogical philosophy determining the harnessing of ICTs in educational practice
  • to apply learning design principles and methodologies of implementing educational programs and interventions with ICT tools
  • to effectively use evaluation criteria regarding ICT-based learning environments and digital educational material
  • to critically examine current models and policies for the integration of ICT in educational practice.


The course comprises lectures on theoretical subjects, practice and tasks in the computer laboratory and learning tasks implemented through the e-learning platform. The course is supported by a specific e-learning platform that has been set by the eLearning Research Group (http://moodle.korinthos.uop.gr).


Student assessment is based on individual assignments (20%), their group project during the semester (20%), and the final written exams (60%).


Course folder (instructor’s notes, worksheets, articles, online sources etc.), which isupdated every academic year.
Komis V. (2004). Introduction to the educational applications of ICT. Athens: NewTechnologies
Raptis A. & Rapti A. (2013). Learning and Instructions in the Information Age. Athens