EPISTEMOLOGY OF DISABILITY AND DIVERSITY

Course Information
TitleΕΠΙΣΤΗΜΟΛΟΓΙΑ ΤΗΣ ΔΙΑΦΟΡΕΤΙΚΟΤΗΤΑΣ ΚΑΙ ΕΤΕΡΟΤΗΤΑΣ / EPISTEMOLOGY OF DISABILITY AND DIVERSITY
CodeΑΚΟ.002
Interdepartmental ProgrammeDPMS PSychopaidagōgikī tīs Éntaxīs <<Éna Scholeío gia Ólous>> (2017-sīmera)
Collaborating SchoolsEarly Childhood Education
Philosophy and Education
Pre-school Education and Educational Design of the University of the Aegean
Cycle / Level2nd / Postgraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter/Spring
CoordinatorGeorgios Barbas
CommonNo
StatusActive
Course ID80002913

Programme of Study: DPMS PSychopaidagōgikī tīs Éntaxīs <<Éna Scholeío gia Ólous>> (2017-sīmera)

Registered students: 30
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSCompulsory Course118

Class Information
Academic Year2018 – 2019
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours6
Class ID
600131767
Course Type 2016-2020
  • 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
By the end of the course students will have acquired the necessary knowledge to contemplate about disability and diversity issues so as to face the challenges of the modern school.
General Competences
  • Adapt to new situations
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Appreciate diversity and multiculturality
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
The course focuses on the ambiguities and contradictions about general and special education. It continues with: interpretative approaches to disability, the normalization process, the socio-political model, symbolic interaction in the construction of disability; disability as a component of social identity-the stigma of disability. The course also traces the major milestones in the development of various approaches to the management of school behavior and to the transition from integration to inclusion. It also makes reference to diversity within multicultural societies, to vulnerable social groups and to the effort towards a school for all.
Keywords
diversity, otherness, stigma, disability, disadvantage social group, integration, inclusion
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Book
  • Articles
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Laboratory Teaching
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures39
Seminars10
Fieldwork45
Reading Assigment80
Tutorial40
Written assigments36
Total250
Student Assessment
Description
Students should write an assignment of about 4.000 words consisting of 4 units: a) introduction, b) discussion of the topic of diversity, c) discussion of the topic of disability, d) comparison of the outcomes from the two previous units.
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Assignment (Summative)
  • Performance / Staging (Formative)
  • Labortatory Assignment (Formative)
Bibliography
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Γ. Μπάρμπας, Σχολείο και μάθηση, μια αποκλίνουσα σχέση, Θεσσαλονίκη, Προμηθεύς, 2007 X. Tσιρώνης, Κοινωνικός Αποκλεισμός και Εκπαίδευση στην Ύστερη Νεωτερικότητα, Θεσσαλονίκη, Βάνιας, 2003
Additional bibliography for study
R. Bogdan, The sociology of special education W. Wolfensberger & S. Tullman, A brief Outline of the Pronciple of Normalisation Γ. Κυριακίδης & Μ. Μιχαηλίδου (επιμ.), Η προσέγγιση του Άλλου, Αθήνα, Μεταίχμιο, 2006
Last Update
19-01-2017