History of Adult Education

Course Information
TitleΘέματα Ιστορίας της Εκπαίδευσης Ενηλίκων / History of Adult Education
SchoolPhilosophy and Education
Cycle / Level2nd / Postgraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter/Spring
CoordinatorVasileios Foukas
Course ID600018145

Programme of Study: Paidagōgikī Epistīmī: Eidikī Agōgī, Paidagōgikī tou Scholeíou, Synechizómenī Ekpaídeusī

Registered students: 3
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
Continuing EducationCompulsory Course217.5

Class Information
Academic Year2019 – 2020
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours2
Class ID
Course Type 2011-2015
Knowledge Deepening / Consolidation
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
- To understand basic concepts and their historical development. - To understand the development of adult education in Greece with emphasis on its socio-economic functioning. - To gather, understand and interpret relevant data for the composition of a comprehensive academic study. - To write a scientific study based on specific terminology, logical arguments, and bibliographical references. - To asses critically sources based on the historical, socio-economic, and political context within which they have been developed. - To asses the impact of European policy on the formulation of institutions and practices relating to adult education in the 19th and especially in the 20th century in Greece. - To utilize primary sources and research data in writing a scientific study based on specific terminology, rational arguments, and bibliographical references.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Generate new research ideas
  • Design and manage projects
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
1. Introduction 2. History of education and interpretative 3. Education and Educational Policy (19th century) 4. Education and Educational Policy (20th century) 19th century 5. Work presentation 1 6. Work presentation 2 7. Work presentation 3 20th century 8. Work presentation 4 9. Work presentation 5 10. Work presentation 6 Night Schools 11. Work presentation 7 12. Work presentation 8 13. Work presentation 9
adult education, Greece, 19th century, 20th century
Educational Material Types
  • Slide presentations
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
elearning, email, ppt, video
Course Organization
Reading Assigment301.2
Written assigments602.4
Other / Others210.8
Student Assessment
(a) their participation and their critical interventions during the seminar (25%) (b) the preparation (45%) and the oral presentations of their work (30%)
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Assignment (Formative, Summative)
  • Oral Exams (Formative, Summative)
  • Performance / Staging (Formative, Summative)
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