Pedagogical theories and classroom practices

Course Information
TitleΠΑΙΔΑΓΩΓΙΚΕΣ ΘΕΩΡΙΕΣ ΚΑΙ ΣΧΟΛΙΚΕΣ ΠΡΑΚΤΙΚΕΣ / Pedagogical theories and classroom practices
SchoolItalian Language and Literature
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter/Spring
Course ID600000761

Programme of Study: UPS School of Italian Language and Literature 2013

Registered students: 93
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
Italian Language and LiteratureCompulsory Course536

Class Information
Academic Year2019 – 2020
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours4
Total Hours52
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
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
  • English (Examination)
  • Italian (Instruction, Examination)
  • Πορτογαλικά (Examination)
General Prerequisites
Learning Outcomes
By the end of the course students sould be able to: 1. Manage a class, according to the modern pedagogical theories. 2. Plan, implement and evaluate the learning process according to the developmental features of the students. 3. Create motives and motivation to the students.
General Competences
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Appreciate diversity and multiculturality
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
1. Introduction to the basic concepts of pedagogy 2. The evolutionof modern pedagogical thinking from the 17th century to the present. 3. The human development 4. Student motivation 5. The interpersonal relationships in the classroom
Pedagogical theories, development theories, motives and motivation, interpersonal relations
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
During the educational process, ppt presentations will be used with information material and videotaped case studies to be analyzed and studied by the students. Communication with student work groups will also be done using VOIP technology
Course Organization
Reading Assigment502
Student Assessment
Students will be evaluated in two ways: A. For students attending classes and not exceeding 2 absences during the semester, with 3 short assignments corresponding to the subject modules of the course. B. For students who do not attend or exceed the 2 absences with written final exams during the examination period. It is envisaged the formulation of a group of students in order to support learning only if there is interest from the students. These students should only submit one synthetic work at the end of the semester and perform a series of (11) short activities that will follow the course of the course.
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Written Assignment (Summative)
  • Written Exam with Problem Solving (Summative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Βεντούρης, Α. (2006). Παιδαγωγικός προσανατολισμός. Αθήνα: Μέθεξη. Κρίβας, Σ. (2002). Παιδαγωγική επιστήμη. Θεσσαλονίκη: Δαρδανός.
Additional bibliography for study
Καψάλης, Α., 1996. Παιδαγωγική ψυχολογία. Θεσσαλονίκη: Αφοί Κυριακίδη. Κογκούλης, Ι., 1994. Η σχολική τάξη ως κοινωνική ομάδα και η συνεργατική διδασκαλία και μάθηση. Θεσσαλονίκη: Αφοί Κυριακίδη. Κρίβας, Σ., 2002. Παιδαγωγική επιστήμη: Βασική θεματική. Αθήνα: Gutenberg. Ξωχέλλης Π., 1991. Παιδαγωγική του σχολείου. Αφοί Κυριακίδη, Θεσσαλονίκη. Παρασκευόπουλος Ι., 1985α. Εξελικτική ψυχολογία. Η ψυχική ζωή από τη σύλληψη ως την ενηλικίωση. Τ. 1., Αθήνα. Παρασκευόπουλος Ι., 1985β. Εξελικτική ψυχολογία. Η ψυχική ζωή από τη σύλληψη ως την ενηλικίωση. Τ. 2. , Αθήνα. Παρασκευόπουλος Ι., 1985γ. Εξελικτική ψυχολογία. Η ψυχική ζωή από τη σύλληψη ως την ενηλικίωση. Τ. 3. , Αθήνα. Παρασκευόπουλος Ι., 1985δ. Εξελικτική ψυχολογία. Η ψυχική ζωή από τη σύλληψη ως την ενηλικίωση. Τ. 4. , Αθήνα. Φράγκου, Χ., 1986. Η σύγχρονη διδασκαλία: Μελέτες παιδαγωγών ανατολής και δύσης. Αθήνα: Gutenberg. Φράγκου, Χ., 1995. Ψυχοπαιδαγωγική. Αθήνα: Gutenberg. Herbert M., 1999. Ψυχολογικά προβλήματα εφηβικής ηλικίας. Ελληνικά γράμματα, Αθήνα.
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