SPECIAL ELECTIVES: PEDAGOGICAL FOUNDATIONS IN LEARNING A SECOND/FOREIGN LANGUAGE Ι

Course Information
TitleΕΙΔΙΚΑ ΘΕΜΑΤΑ: ΠΑΙΔΑΓΩΓΙΚΕΣ ΑΡΧΕΣ ΣΤΗΝ ΕΚΜΑΘΗΣΗ ΔΕΥΤΕΡΗΣ/ ΞΕΝΗΣ ΓΛΩΣΣΑΣ Ι / SPECIAL ELECTIVES: PEDAGOGICAL FOUNDATIONS IN LEARNING A SECOND/FOREIGN LANGUAGE Ι
CodeΓλ3-394
FacultyPhilosophy
SchoolEnglish Language and Literature
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter/Spring
CommonNo
StatusActive
Course ID600013406

Programme of Study: 2018-2019

Registered students: 0
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSElective CoursesWinter/Spring-6

Class Information
Academic Year2016 – 2017
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours3
Total Hours39
Class ID
600069643
Type of the Course
  • Background
  • Scientific Area
Course Category
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Erasmus
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • English (Instruction, Examination)
Prerequisites
General Prerequisites
This is an elective course but is offered at 3rd year students.
Learning Outcomes
The course aims to introduce students to the basic principles of Pedagogy that relate to children’s learning process. The module aims to help students to: • Learn the basic theories and pedagogical approaches of the major pedagogists (e.g. Comenius, Rousseau, Pestalozzi, Froebel, Dewey, Montessori) and be able to identify these in practice • Become familiar with the main epistemological approaches and representative theories of learning (behaviourism, constructivist, experiential, cognitive, etc.) • Understand the basic stages of cognitive and linguistic development in children as well as the pedagogical practices that facilitate their development
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 an international context
  • 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)
1. Introduction 2. Theories of learning 8. Stages of cognitive and linguistic development in children as well as the pedagogical practices that facilitate their development 3. Great philosophers and pedagogues: Ancient Greeks, Part I 4. Great philosophers and pedagogues: Ancient Greeks, Part II 5.The Enlightenment Era: Comenius and Rousseau 6.The Romantics:Part I, Pestalozzi 7.The Romantics:Part II, Froebel 8. John Dewey 9. Maria Montessori and the Montessori method 10. Recent developments
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures1004
Reading Assigment401.6
Exams100.4
Total1506
Student Assessment
Description
Final exam.
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Multiple Choice Questions (Summative)
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Performance / Staging (Formative)
Bibliography
Additional bibliography for study
Bruce, T. (2005) Developing Learning in Early Childhood. London: Paul Chapman Publishing. Cameron, L. (2001). Teaching Languages to Young Learners. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Dunn, O. (1990). Beginning English with Young Learners. London: Macmillan Publishers Ltd. Isaacs, B. (2007) Bringing the Montessori Approach to Your Early Years Practice. David Fulton Publishers Ltd, Routledge Education. Miller L. and L. Pound (eds) (2010). Theories and Approaches to Learning in the Early Years. London: Sage Publications Ltd. Palmer, J. (ed.) (2001). Fifty Major Thinkers on Education. London: Routledge. Pound, L. (2008). How Children Learn-Book 2. London: Step Forward Publishing Ltd Pound, L. (2005). How Children Learn. London: Step Forward Publishing Ltd Schunk, D. H. (2007). Learning Theories: An Educational Perspective. New York: Prentice Hall. Scott, W., & Ytreberg, LL. (1990). Teaching English to children. London: Longman. Whitehead, M. (2004). Language and Literacy in the eraly years. London: Sage Publications Wood, D. (1988). How Children Think and Learn. Oxford: Basil Blackwell.
Last Update
09-02-2020