Catechetics with elements of Pedagogic and Didactic methodology

Course Information
TitleΚατηχητική με στοιχεία Παιδαγωγικής και Διδακτικής μεθοδολογίας / Catechetics with elements of Pedagogic and Didactic methodology
SchoolSocial Theology and Christian Culture
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
CoordinatorGiolanta Siskou
Course ID600016439

Class Information
Academic Year2019 – 2020
Class PeriodWinter
Instructors from Other Categories
Weekly Hours3
Class ID
Course Type 2011-2015
Knowledge Deepening / Consolidation
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
General Prerequisites
Learning Outcomes
It is expected that the students: They will link theory to practice through practice They will understand the importance, purpose and content of modern catechetical teaching They will become acquainted with the design of a catechetic microteaching They will be able, as Church teaching staff, to teach organized groups of children, adolescents and youth (Camp Parishes),the Orthodox Christian faith, with the contribution of modern Pedagogical and Teaching Methodology tools.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Generate new research ideas
  • Appreciate diversity and multiculturality
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
1. Purpose and Content of Catechism. A Historical Review 2. The catechism in Greece (past, present and future). 3. Contemporary problems of Catechism and its renewal in the Orthodox tradition. 4. The role of parish and family in Catechism. 5. The role of the teacher in Catechism 6. Catechism in childhood and adolescence 7. Teaching approaches and microteaching design 8. Educational Technology in Catechism. a) Teaching with Presentation Software 9. Educational Technology in Catechism. b) Use of WEB 2 10. Project method and Group Collaborative Teaching in Catechism 11. Museum Educational Programs and Social Education in the service of Catechism. 12. Organizing catechetical micro-teaching by groups of students 13. Presentation of catechism micro-teaching by students.
Catechism, parish, family, educational technology, exemplary teachings.
Educational Material Types
  • Slide presentations
  • Multimedia
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Laboratory Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
- presentations -e-learning
Course Organization
Laboratory Work200.8
Written assigments200.8
Student Assessment
Research paper or protocol of catechetical micro-teaching (100%)
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Formative)
  • Written Assignment (Summative)
  • Labortatory Assignment (Formative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
-Ι. Κογκούλης, Κατηχητική και χριστιανική παιδαγωγική, Έκδοση Δ’(2016), ΕΚΔΟΣΕΙΣ ΚΥΡΙΑΚΙΔΗ ΙΚΕ
Additional bibliography for study
1. Η. Ρεράκης, Ο «άλλος» στο ελληνικό σχολείο. Ορθόδοξη χριστιανοπαιδαγωγική θεώρηση, εκδ. Π. Πουρναράς, Θεσσαλονίκη 2006. 2. Η. Ρεράκης, Σύγχρονη διδακτική των Θρησκευτικών, εκδ. Πουρναρά, Θεσσαλονίκη 22010. 3. Η. Ρεράκης, Κοινωνική ένταξη και θρησκευτική αγωγή του μαθητή στο ελληνικό σχολείο, εκδ. Π. Πουρναράς, Θεσσαλονίκη 2010. 4. Ι. Κογκούλης, Διδακτική των Θρησκευτικών, εκδ. Κυριακίδη, Θεσσαλονίκη 2003. 5. Ε. Περσελής, Χριστιανική αγωγή και σύγχρονος κόσμος. Θέματα θεωρίας και πράξης της χριστιανικής αγωγής, εκδ. Αρμός, Αθήνα 1994. 6. Ε. Περσελής, Σχολική θρησκευτική αγωγή, εκδ. Γρηγόρης, Αθήνα 1998. 7. Ε. Περσελής, Κατήχηση και παιδεία. Μελετήματα χριστιανικής θρησκευτικής αγωγής, εκδ. Γρηγόρης, Αθήνα 2005. 8. Γ. Βαγιανός, Το ζήτημα δάσκαλος – κατήχηση στην Αρχαία Εκκλησία, Αθήνα 1996. 9. Ευ. Θεοδώρου, Μαθήματα κατηχητικής ή Χριστιανικής Παιδαγωγικής, Αθήνα 1991. 10. Ευ. Θεοδώρου, Το αίτημα της αναμορφώσεως του θεσμού του Κατηχητικού Σχολείου παρ΄ημίν, Εν Αθήναις 1963. 11. Ευ. Θεοδώρου, Αρνητικοί παράγοντες και εμπόδια εν τη κατηχητική διακονία και τρόποι εξουδετερώσεως αυτών, εν Αθήναις 1972. 12. Κ. Φράγκος, Εισαγωγή στην Κατηχητική και τη Χριστιανική Παιδαγωγική, τόμ. Α΄, Θεσσαλονίκη 1985.
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