EARLY MATHEMATICS EDUCATION

Course Information
TitleΜΑΘΗΜΑΤΙΚΗ ΕΚΠΑΙΔΕΥΣΗ ΣΤΗΝ ΠΡΟΣΧΟΛΙΚΗ ΚΑΙ ΠΡΩΤΗ ΣΧΟΛΙΚΗ ΗΛΙΚΙΑ / EARLY MATHEMATICS EDUCATION
CodeΥΒ.1.015
FacultyEducation
SchoolEarly Childhood Education
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter/Spring
CoordinatorAnastasia Dimitriou
CommonNo
StatusActive
Course ID80003395

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

Registered students: 71
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
CoreBackround CourseWinter/Spring-6

Class Information
Academic Year2017 – 2018
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours3
Class ID
600113447
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Background
  • Scientific Area
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Erasmus
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
The aim of the course is the deeper understanding of the nature and function of mathematics in relation to their teaching them in early age.
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
  • Design and manage projects
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
The course aims to develop awareness for areas of mathematics and develop knowledge and experience related to their teaching; it includes mathematical elements and elements of their teaching approach. In particular, the course includes presentation and study of thematic mathematical specificities, difficulties in concept development, along with mathematical activities and materials The course also provides specialized knowledge related to mathematical activities, games and educational material for early years, and thus it offers the necessary knowledge and initial skills f`or mathematics teaching mathematical in preschool and early school age.
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Video lectures
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Description
- Presentations - On line presentations - Mail and use of Blackboard
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures
Seminars
Reading Assigment
Project
Written assigments
Total
Student Assessment
Description
Assessment comprises literature study, presentation of topics, field observation, exercises, practice and written exams.
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)
  • Written Assignment (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Problem Solving (Formative)
  • Report (Formative)
Bibliography
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
ΤΖΕΚΑΚΗ Μ. (2007). Μικρά παιδιά, μεγάλα μαθηματικά νοήματα. ΑΘΗΝΑ: GUTENBERG ΤΖΕΚΑΚΗ Μ. (2010). Μαθηματική εκπαίδευση για την προσχολική και πρώτη σχολική ηλικία. Θεσσαλονίκη: Εκδόσεις Ζυγός
Additional bibliography for study
D. H. Clements, J. Sarama, & A.M. DiBiase (eds.) (2004). Engaging young children in mathematics: Standards for early childhood mathematics education, 7-76. Hillsdale, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum. 2004 Edwards, S. (1998). Managing effective teaching of Mathematics 3-8. London: Paul Chapman Publishing Ltd T. Nunes & P. Bryant (eds.). Learning and Teaching Mathematics: An International perspective, 315-345. Hove: Psychology Press. 1998 A. Gutierez & P. Boero (eds.), Handbook of Research on the Psychology of Mathematics Education. Past, Present, Future, 205- 236. Rotterdam, Taipei: Sense Publishers. 2006 Saraho, O.N., & Spodec, B. (2006). Contemporary Perspectives on Mathematics in Early Cildhood Education. Charlotte:IAP.Samara, J. & Clements, D. H. (2009). Early Childhood Mathematics Education Research. Learning Trajectories for Young Children. Routledge van den Heuvel-Panhuizen, M. (1998). Children Learn Mathematics. The Netherlands, Freudenthall Institute, Utrecht University & National Institute for Curriculun Development.
Last Update
22-02-2018