Course Information
SchoolEarly Childhood Education
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter/Spring
CoordinatorZoe Bablekou
Course ID80003401

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

Registered students: 46
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
CoreOrientation CourseWinter/Spring-6

Class Information
Academic Year2016 – 2017
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Instructors from Other Categories
Weekly Hours3
Total Hours39
Class ID
1. ΤΕΠΑΕZoe Bablekou
2. ΚΟΙΝΗ ΤΑΞΗZoe Bablekou
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
Students are introduced to the basic concepts, as well as theories of Cognitive Psychology. Mind operations are approached from a psychological viewpoint and the course objective is for students to be able to understand the cognitive substratum of learning: how the child's mind operates, how she/he processes information and the types of cognitive processing that take place when learning.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Generate new research ideas
  • Appreciate diversity and multiculturality
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
Introduction to Cognitive Psychology. Information Processing Theories, Parallel Distributed Models. Oral and written language: Theories and models. Sensory, short-term and working memory: structure and models. Long-term memory: structure and models. Knowledge representation. Encoding and retrieval processes. Facilitating cognitive development: thought, problem solving, building knowledge. Cognitive operations in the classroom: learning to read, reading to learn.
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
  • Use of ICT in Student Assessment
Course Organization
Reading Assigment753
Written assigments361.4
Student Assessment
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Performance / Staging (Formative, Summative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Schacter, D.L., Gilbert, D.T., & Wegner, D.M. (Επιμ. Στ. Βοσνιάδου), Ψυχολογία, Gutenberg, Αθήνα. 2012. [Schacter, D.L., Gilbert, D.T., & Wegner, D.M. (Ed. S. Vosniadou), Psychology, Gutenberg Publishers, Athens.] 2012. Μπαμπλέκου, Ζ. (2011). Γνωστική Ψυχολογία: Μοντέλα μνήμης. Gutenberg, Αθήνα. [Bablekou, Z. (2011). Cognitive Psychology: Models of memory. Gutenberg Publishers. Athens.]
Additional bibliography for study
Μπαμπλέκου Ζ. (2003). Η ανάπτυξη της μνήμης: Γνωστική διαδρομή στην παιδική ηλικία. Εκδόσεις Τυπωθήτω. Αθήνα. [Bablekou, Z. (2003). Memory development: A cognitive route through childhood. G. & K. Dardanos Publishers. Athens.] Siegler, R. (2002) (Επιμέλεια: Στ. Βοσνιάδου). Πως σκέφτονται τα παιδιά. Gutenberg, Αθήνα. [Siegler, R. (2002) (Ed. S. Vosniadou). Children's thinking. Gutenberg Publishers. Athens.] Eysenck, Μ. (2010). Βασικές αρχές γνωστικής ψυχολογίας. Gutenberg, Αθήνα. [Eysenck, Μ. (2010). Principles of Cognitive Psychology. Gutenberg Publishers, Athens.]
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