Issues on Special Education

Course Information
TitleΘέματα ειδικής αγωγής / Issues on Special Education
FacultyPhysical Education and Sport Science
SchoolPhysical Education and Sport Science (Serres)
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter/Spring
Course ID260000566

Programme of Study: UPS of School of Physical Education and Sports Science in Serres (2014)

Registered students: 139
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSCompulsory CourseWinter/Spring-6

Class Information
Academic Year2017 – 2018
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours4
Class ID
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Background
  • Scientific Area
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction)
  • English (Instruction)
Learning Outcomes
The unit will cover the main principles of children’s development and disorders encountered by people with disabilities. Further aim of the course is to design recreational and therapeutic exercise programs adapted in special of individuals with disabilities. Moreover, teaching appropriate adjustments in exercises, games and motor activities to increase the participation of people with disabilities in physical education classes and sports
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
  • Generate new research ideas
  • Appreciate diversity and multiculturality
  • 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)
Introduction to special education, basic principles, addressing children with disabilities, psychomotor development theories, developmental tests, motor disorders and exercise adaptations for people with disabilities
special education, disabilities, adapted physical education, development
Educational Material Types
  • Slide presentations
  • 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 Assigment261
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)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Ειδική αγωγή, αναπτυξιακές διαταραχές και χρόνιες μειονεξίες. Ν. Αγγελοπούλου -Σακαντάμη, Εκδόσεις Πανεπιστημίου, Θεσσαλονίκη, 2004
Additional bibliography for study
Παιδιά με ειδικές ανάγκες. Μία εισαγωγή στην Ειδική Εκπαίδευση. William Lee Heward, Επιστημονική επιμέλεια: Αγγελική Δαβάζογλου, Κωνσταντίνος Κόκκινος, Εκδόσεις Τόπος, 2011.
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