Pedagogical and Learning Theories

Course Information
TitleΠαιδαγωγικές θεωρίες μάθησης και αγωγής [παιδ. επ.] / Pedagogical and Learning Theories
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate, 2nd / Postgraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
CoordinatorVasiliki Mitropoulou
Course ID60005512

Class Information
Academic Year2018 – 2019
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours3
Class ID
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Scientific Area
Course Type 2011-2015
Knowledge Deepening / Consolidation
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Examination)
  • English (Examination)
Learning Outcomes
Learning Outcomes for the First Module of this course (Learning Theories) Upon completion of this course, students should be able: -Τo notice the characteristics of the various educational theories and recognize their importance and contribution to the learning process -Τo realize the relation among the various learning theories and their continuity through the implementation of ICT in the shool. -Τo identify the features of various theories of learning and recognize the importance and contribution to the process of learning, -Τo realize how the learning theories were influenced and modified after the integration of ICT and how this modifties the teaching approach and procedure, -Τo be able to relate and connect the learning theories with the teaching strategies, practices and applications. Learning Outcomes for the Second Module of this course (Theories of Education) Upon completion of this course, students should be able: (Knowledge) -To analyze the anthropological presuppositions of the terms “Nutrition” and “Education” as developed in the Οrthodox and Protestant Christianity, based on selected and proposed texts. -To identify critically the basic principles of the Theory of Education developed in the Orthodox tradition, using texts of patristic and modern theological thought. (Skills) -To exploit their knowledge of the basic principles of the Theory of Education in Religious Education which was associated with the Orthodox tradition, clarifying theological terms using psycho-pedagogical criteria. (Competencies) -To develop a personal view on the Philosophy of Education of the Greek educational system, highlighting the importance of the Orthodox tradition as well as the modern pedagogical and social concerns. -To evaluate through the inter-Christian dialogue the contributions of Christianity towards shaping the modern objectives of school education, defending European values and human rights.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Adapt to new situations
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • 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
Learning Theories, Theory of Education
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Multimedia
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
The lectures are supported with ppt presentations and visits to webpages. The powerpoint presentations are uploaded on the webpage of the professor. For the communication with the students is used the email server of A.U.Th., webmail, and the personal webpage of the professor.
Course Organization
Reading Assigment200.8
Student Assessment
Written and oral evaluation with possibility of an assignment and its presentation during the semester.
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Multiple Choice Questions (Summative)
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Written Assignment (Summative)
  • Oral Exams (Summative)
  • Performance / Staging (Summative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
-Μητροπούλου, B. & Στογιαννίδης, A. (2015). Θεωρίες Μάθησης και Αγωγής. Θεσσαλονίκη: Όστρακον. -Μητροπούλου, B. (2014). Κοινωνικοπολιτισμικές θεωρίες μάθησης. Προτάσεις εφαρμογής στη Διδακτική πράξη με χρήση Η/Υ. Θεσσαλονίκη: Όστρακον.
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