Course Information
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
CoordinatorEffimia Papatheodorou
Course ID600014949

Programme of Study: PPS Tmīma Viologías (2017-sīmera)

Registered students: 29
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
Moriakī Viología, Genetikī kai ViotechnologíaElective Courses745
Perivallontikī ViologíaElective Courses745
GenikīElective Courses535

Class Information
Academic Year2018 – 2019
Class PeriodWinter
Instructors from Other Categories
Weekly Hours3
Class ID
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
With the successful completion of the course, students are expected to acquire knowledge on: a) the development of the processes and the abilities that are involved in learning, b) the learning theories and the development of motivation, c) intrinsic and extrinsic factors that influence learning. Also, they are expected to become familiar with methods that the educator may apply in order to enhance learning in the cognitive domain and improvement of social behavior.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Adapt to new situations
  • Work autonomously
  • 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)
Definition and field of educational psychology. School psychology, developmental psychology. Maturing and learning. Readiness for learning. Cognitive development. The Piaget’s theory. Factors that affect intellectual ability and development. Intelligence and learning. Emotional intelligence: components and its development in the school context. Learning Theories. Classical conditioning. Learning by trial and error-operant conditioning, Insightful learning. Social learning. Applications of learning theories in educational practice, comparison and critique. Information processing approach. Memory, factors influencing it and information processing models. Motivation. Theoretical approaches. Motivation for learning. Success pursuit and avoidance. The role of family and school in the development of motivation. Seminars-Workshops: Interviews of teachers and students on the management of the classroom. Analysis of cases regarding the following topics: Problem management; Cognitive learning theories; Linguistic, social, cognitive and psychological development of students; Behavioral and social learning theories; Learning motivation; Family and learning; Effective teaching; Intelligence
intelligence, learning, memory, motivation
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
Course Organization
Laboratory Work80.3
Reading Assigment301.2
Written assigments100.4
Study and preparation for the exams431.7
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 (Summative)
  • Written Exam with Problem Solving (Summative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
- Slavin R. (2007). Εκπαιδευτική ψυχολογία: θεωρία και πράξη. Αθήνα: Μεταίχμιο - Elliott S., Kratochwill T, Littlefield-Cook J., Travers, J.F. (2008). Εκπαιδευτική Ψυχολογία: Αποτελεσματική διδασκαλία-αποτελεσματική μάθηση. Αθήνα: Gutenberg
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