Course Information
SchoolEarly Childhood Education
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter/Spring
CoordinatorSofia Theodosiadou
Course ID80003375

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

Registered students: 124
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
CoreBackround CourseWinter/Spring-6

Class Information
Academic Year2018 – 2019
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours3
Class ID
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Background
  • General Knowledge
  • Scientific Area
  • Skills Development
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
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
  • Work in an international context
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Generate new research ideas
  • Design and manage projects
  • 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
communication, Media, child
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • 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
Reading Assigment401.6
Written assigments251
Student Assessment
Participation in classroom discussions, participation in the activities of the course, interim and final written assignments, project presentation
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Written Assignment (Formative, Summative)
  • Oral Exams (Formative)
  • Performance / Staging (Formative, Summative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Lemish Dafna (2009) Παιδιά και τηλεόραση, Εκδ. Μοτίβο. Ντάβου Μ. (2005) Η παιδική ηλικία και τα μαζικά μέσα επικοινωνίας. Μετατροπές της παιδικής κατάστασης. Εκδ. Παπαζήση.
Additional bibliography for study
1. Barr R., and Linebarger N. D. (eds) (2017) Media exposure during infancy and early childhood. The effects of content and context on learning and development. Switzerland: Springer. 2. BBC School Report,, Accessed 12/8/2017. 3. Buckingham D. (2007) Digital Media Literacies: rethinking media education in the age of the Internet, Research in Comparative and International Education, Volume 2, Number 1. 4. Davou, B. & Nika, V. (2007) “Implementation and Evaluation of a Media Literacy Training Programme for Greek Elementarυ School Teachers”, Communicar: La Educacion en Medios en Europa 5, 28. 5. Drotner K. & Livingstone S. (eds) (2008) The international handbook of children, media and culture. London: Sage. 6. Funk S. , Kellner D., Share J.(2016) Critical media literacy as transformative pedagogy in Yildiz M. & Keengwe J. Handbook of research on media literacy in the digital age, Information Science Reference. 7. Hobbs, R. (1998), The Seven Great Debates in the Media Literacy Movement, Journal of Communication, 48(1). 8. Kellner, D., & Share, J. (2007). Critical media literacy, democracy, and the reconstruction ofeducation. In D. Macedo & S.R. Steinberg (Eds.), Media literacy: A reader (pp. 3-23). New York:Peter Lang Publishing. 9. Klurfeld J. and SchneiderH. (2014) News Literacy: Teaching the Internet Generation to Make Reliable Information Choices, Center for Effective Public Management at Brookings, p .1-25, Accessed on 13/8/2017 at: 10. Livingstone S. Haddon L. (2009) Kids online. Opportunities and risks for children. Bristol: Polity Press. 11. Mihailidis P. (2009) The First Step is the Hardest: Finding Connections in Media Literacy Education. The National Association for Media Literacy Education’s, Journal of Media Literacy Education 1: 53-67 12. Βρύζας Κ. & Τσιτουρίδου Μ. (2014) Νέοι και τεχνολογίες της επικοινωνίας, Εκδόσεις Gutenberg. 13. Βρύζας Κ. (2012) Μέσα επικοινωνίας και παιδική ηλικία, Εκδόσεις Βάνια. 14. Ζητήματα Επικοινωνίας, (2007) Ειδικό Αφιέρωμα «Αγωγή και εκπαίδευση στα μέσα επικοινωνίας, Εκδ. Καστανιώτη. 15. Κορωναίου, Α. (2001) Εκπαιδεύοντας εκτός Σχολείου. Η Συμβολή των Οπτικοακουστικών Μέσων και των Νέων Τεχνολογιών εκδ. Μεταίχμιο. 16. Κούρτη Ε. (επιμ.) (2012) Παιδική ηλικία και ΜΜΕ, Εκδ. Ηρόδοτος. 17. Νίκα Β. & Ντάβου Μ. (2008) Εφαρμογή και αξιολόγηση ενός προγράμματος επιμόρφωσης δασκάλων στον αλφαβητισμό στα μέσα επικοινωνίας. Σύγχρονη Εκπαίδευση, 152, σελ. 82-95.
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