Course Information
TitleΠΑΙΔΑΓΩΓΙΚΑ / Pedagogics
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
Course ID40002675

Programme of Study: PPS-Tmīma CΗīmeías (2016-sīmera)

Registered students: 0
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
THEŌRĪTIKĪ CΗĪMEIA KAI CΗĪMIKĪ EKPAIDEUSĪElective Course belonging to the selected specialization (Elective Specialization Course)745

Class Information
Academic Year2017 – 2018
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours4
Class ID
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Scientific Area
  • Skills Development
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
The aim of the course is participants to be inducted in the history and the scientific “paradigms”, the object, the field and the research of pedagogy.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
  • 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)
Learning contents, schedule Introduction: Pedagogy - Science of Education: Pedagogy’s object, the basic concepts, the issue of autonomy of Pedagogy, Pedagogy’s disciplines, Pedagogy and interdisciplinarity, Pedagogy in Greece. (1st and 2nd lecture). Section One: History of pedagogical thinking and Theories of Pedagogy A. History and Philosophy of Education in modern times: 1. Pedagogical thought from the 16th to the 19th century, criticism of school and Pedagogy in the 20th century (movement of New Education and Progressive Education, De-schooling, Marxist critique, Anti-pedagogy). 2. Educational idealism, realism, pragmatism and reconstructivism. B. "Paradigms" of Pedagogy and relation between theory and practice: 1. Hermeneutical Pedagogy, 2. Empirical Pedagogy 3. Marxist Education, 4. Critical Pedagogy and emancipation, 5. Contemporary approaches (System Pedagogy, Deconstructive Pedagogy, Post-Critical Pedagogy). C. Education, training and ideology. (3rd, 4th, 5th and 6th lecture) Section Two: Purpose and methods of pedagogical research A. Field of pedagogical research B. Analytical-empirical (quantitative) and synthetic (qualitative) research, explanation, understanding, ideology critique, deconstruction, research techniques and methods of analysis (7th and 8th lecture) Section Three: Educational groups and the field of Pedagogy A. Reference groups-biological and psychological conditions: the child, the teenager, the adult, the student, the teacher, the adult educator B. Institutions and structures that provide education and training: the family, the pre-school education- preschool systems, the school-school and society, vocational schools, university, non-formal education (e.g. youth centers), adult education and continuing education, non-formal education structures and informal learning (media, ICT, church, etc.). G. Ideals, goals, objectives, operation and role of education in societies of late capitalism. The future of education. (9th, 10th and 11th lecture) Section Four: Pedagogy and contemporary global problems Pedagogy in the era of crisis: Planning a critical education designed to critical consciousness, participation, peace, social justice and ecology(12th and 13th lecture). Exercises: As part of the course, the participants will visit university libraries, and be provided with information on how to search and find educational literature and scientific articles; they will also practice on academic writing, whereas a limited number of students of the Department of Philosophy and Pedagogy will write synthetic works, which will be presented in the course.
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Laboratory Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Course Organization
Student Assessment
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Multiple Choice Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Βιβλίο [12473595]: Εισαγωγή στην Παιδαγωγική Επιστήμη, Ιωάννης Ε. Πυργιωτάκης Βιβλίο [50662532]: Εισαγωγή στην παιδαγωγική, ΞΩΧΕΛΛΗΣ ΠΑΝΑΓΙΩΤΗΣ
Additional bibliography for study
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