Course Information
SchoolPrimary Education
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter/Spring
CoordinatorNikolaos Lamprinos
Course ID80003856

Class Information
Academic Year2018 – 2019
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours3
Total Hours39
Class ID
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Scientific Area
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
  • English (Examination)
Learning Outcomes
At the end of the course students: a) will know the geography curricula in other states of the world b) be aware of the changes in the curriculum of primary school Geography made in Greece from 1834 until today c) be aware of the basic elements of a map, how it is taught and what problems they may encounter in teaching. d) will have learned about the site and its importance in understanding the scale e) know about map projections and their importance in the teaching of geography f) are aware of the development of the teaching of geography with the help of digital media.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Appreciate diversity and multiculturality
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
1. Geography education around world 2. Greek Geography curriculum 3. Interdisciplinarity of geography and history 4. Space 1 – School maps 5. Space 2 – Children’s perception of space 6. Orientation 7. First actions in map making 8. Third dimension – Greek relief 9. Map projections 10. Graphicacy – atlases 11. Teaching subtractive concepts 12. Teaching projects at schools
geographical education, Greece, Europe, World, space-scale, map teaching
Educational Material Types
  • Multimedia
  • Interactive excersises
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
Power Point
Course Organization
Laboratory Work250.8
Student Assessment
Written exams
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Summative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Κατσίκης Α. 1999. Διδακτική της Γεωγραφίας. ΤΥΠΩΘΗΤΩ - ΓΙΩΡΓΟΣ ΔΑΡΔΑΝΟΣ Λαμπρινός, Ν. 2009. Σχετικά με τη Διδασκαλία της Γεωγραφίας στο Σχολείο. Εκδόσεις Γράφημα, Θεσσαλονίκη, σελ. 294.
Additional bibliography for study
MacEachren A. M. 1995. How maps work. New York: The Guilford Press, p. 513 Αλευριάδου, Α., 1998. Η εξέλιξη της ικανότητας των εννοιών του χώρου σε παιδιά νοητικώς καθυστερημένα και νοητικώς ομαλά. Διδακτορική διατριβή, Φιλοσοφική Σχολή, Τμήμα Ψυχολογίας, Α.Π.Θ., Θεσσαλονίκη. Schmeinck, D., Knecht, P., Kosack, W., Lambrinos, N., Musumeci, M. and Gatt., S. 2010. Through the Eyes of Children. The Implementation of a European Dimension by Peer Learning in Primary School. Socrates – Comenius. Education and Culture. Mensch und buch verlag, p.236, Berlin (το βιβλίο συνοδεύεται από ένα DVD και ένα USB-stick) Λαμπρινός, Ν., Ασικλάρη, Φ., Καλαθάς, Α., (2013). Αξιοποιώντας τα GIS και τη διαδικτυακή χαρτογραφία στο σχολείο. Μία πρόταση για τη διδασκαλία της Γεωγραφίας. Τεύχος 1ο: Χάρτες, σελ. 48. Εκδόσεις ΓΡΑΦΗΜΑ. Θεσσαλονίκη. Lambrinos, N. and Asiklari F. (2014). The introduction of GIS and GPS through local history teaching in primary school. European Journal of Geography, vol.5, n.1, pp.32-47 (in http://www.eurogeography journal.eu/)
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