Course Information
TitleΠαιδαγωγική / Pedagogy
FacultyPhysical Education and Sport Science
SchoolPhysical Education and Sport Science (Serres)
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter/Spring
Course ID260000565

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

Registered students: 153
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSCompulsory CourseWinter/Spring-6

Class Information
Academic Year2018 – 2019
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Instructors from Other Categories
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
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
This lesson aims to familiarize students with the framework and axons of Physical Education Pedagogy and with the relationship between Teaching and Methodology of science. In addition the course is going to address topics relevant to the pedagogical aspect of sports in different institutions and organizations, the body and its existence, parallel education, personal wellness, moral development, game, competition and output. Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: a) know the basic components of the pedagogical process (teaching and learning themes) as well as the characteristics of the protagonists of this process (teacher, student) b) have scientific training, be effective educators within the educational context
General Competences
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Adapt to new situations
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Work in an international context
  • Generate new research ideas
  • Design and manage projects
  • 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)
1) Introduction to Pedagogy: Basic meanings and principles of pedagogical science, Pedagogy domains, research methods. 2) Pedagogical process: structural meanings, conditions 3) Historical advancement of education 4) Students general data: student preferences, factors that affect school performance, students with problematic behavior 5) Students development data: Key features of students mental, psychosocial and kinetic development in primary and secondary education 6) Teacher: Personality, characteristics, role 7) Goals and means of education and learning (Physical Education Curriculum) 8) Play as a pedagogical process and lifelong physical activity 9) Competitive sport for children (Pedagogy perspective) 10) Motivation in Physical Education 11) Diagnosis, measurement and assessment as pedagogical process 12) Child, exercise and moral development 13) Classroom management/ dealing and managing crisis in school classrooms
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
- Use of ICT in Teaching - Use of ICT in Laboratory education - Use of ICT in Communication with students
Course Organization
Reading Assigment602.3
Written assigments301.2
Student Assessment
Optional work in the field of Sport-Pedagogy in the middle of the semester (20%) and writing final exams (80% or 100% for those who did not carried out their assignment) with short answer questions. The criteria are mentioned in the Department’s Study Guide and are further communicated to the students in the first lesson.
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
- Τσορμπατζούδης, Χ. (2003). Εξελικτική και διδακτική προσέγγιση της Φυσικής Αγωγής στο σχολείο. Θεσσαλονίκη: Χριστοδουλίδης. - Gallahue, David L. (2002). Αναπτυξιακή Φυσική Αγωγή για τα σημερινά παιδιά. Θεσσαλονίκη: University Studio Press. - Παπαϊωάννου Α., Θεοδωράκης Γ., & Γούδας Μ. (2003). Για μια καλύτερη διδασκαλία της Φυσικής Αγωγής. Θεσσαλονίκη: Χριστοδουλίδης.
Additional bibliography for study
Συναφή επιστημονικά περιοδικά / Schientific journals - Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, - European Physical Education Review - International Journal of Physical Education
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