Course Information
SchoolEarly Childhood Education
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter/Spring
CoordinatorAnastasia Dimitriou
Course ID80003407

Programme of Study: UPS of School of Early Childhood Education (2012-today)

Registered students: 82
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
CoreOrientation CourseWinter/Spring-6

Class Information
Academic Year2016 – 2017
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours3
Total Hours39
Class ID
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
Students are led to experience and understand the concept of the lived experience, in order to be able to recognize it into their everyday life They are also encouraged to recognize and express their emotions They are assisted to understand (and experience) communication and are encouraged to further develop that social skill
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
  • Work in teams
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Appreciate diversity and multiculturality
  • Respect natural environment
  • Demonstrate social, professional and ethical commitment and sensitivity to gender issues
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
Games, exercises for body relaxation, elaboration of specific issues in small groups, role playing, automatic writing, guided dreams, educational drama technics, are used in order to reflect upon any issues springing out of the group dynamics
peace, non-violence, lived experience, empathy
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Multimedia
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
During the semester students communicate by email with the facilitators of the group and receive texts, websites and general information concerning books, films and events which are relevant to the course content.
Course Organization
Laboratory Work391.6
Reading Assigment401.6
Written assigments301.2
Student Assessment
At the end of the semester, students are asked to write a self evaluation report on second thoughts and emotions they experienced (the are suggested to keep a diary). They are also asked to describe the group dynamics during the semester and to express their opinion concerning the quality of facilitation. At last, they are prompted to write their thoughts on the possible relevance of their role as educators and the content of the specific course.
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Assignment (Formative, Summative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
1. Μπακιρτζής, Κ., (2002), "Επικοινωνία και Αγωγή", εκδόσεις Γ. Δαρδανός - Κ. Δαρδανός Ο.Ε, Αθήνα. 2. Αρχοντάκη, Z., Φιλίππου, D., (2003), "205 βιωματικές ασκήσεις για εμψύχωση ομάδων", εκδόσεις Καστανιώτη, Αθήνα.
Additional bibliography for study
Σεμελέν, Ζακ (1989) Άοπλοι μπροστά στο Χίτλερ, Χατζηνικολή, Αθήνα Άντερσον, Μπένεντικτ (1997) Φαντασιακές κοινότητες, Νεφέλη, Αθήνα
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