Sociology of Education I

Course Information
TitleΚΟΙΝΩΝΙΟΛΟΓΙΑ ΤΗΣ ΕΚΠΑΙΔΕΥΣΗΣ 1 / Sociology of Education I
FacultyFine Arts
SchoolVisual and Applied Arts
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
CoordinatorPanagiotis Dafiotis
Course ID280006786

Programme of Study: New PPS of School of Visual and Applied Arts (2014-today)

Registered students: 112
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS

Class Information
Academic Year2019 – 2020
Class PeriodWinter
Instructors from Other Categories
Weekly Hours2
Class ID
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Background
Course Type 2011-2015
General Foundation
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)
Learning Outcomes
Students are expected that within this course will * familiarize themselves with the basic concepts and methods concerning Sociology of Education * connect issues regarding the sociology of education with the concept of critical pedagogy and the development of critical thinking, especially through pedagogical approaches concerning issues of art and visual culture. * understand the triadic relationship of social sphere, education and visual culture * foster visual literacy and the concomitant critical skills of tomorrow's citizens. * implement their understanding of basic principles concerning the sociology of education, in the organization of their learning objectives and teaching approaches with emphasis on their specific subject.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Adapt to new situations
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Work in an international context
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Generate new research ideas
  • Design and manage projects
  • Appreciate diversity and multiculturality
  • Respect natural environment
  • Demonstrate social, professional and ethical commitment and sensitivity to gender issues
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
This course, based on various socio-psychological and pedagogical theoretical approaches, introduces issues concerning the social dimension of Education. Emphasis is given to sociological considerations on the role of education as a means of reproducing cultural values, particularly in relation to art education within this context. A central element of the course is the concept of critical pedagogy and the development of critical thinking. Emphasis is placed on the triadic relationship of the social sphere with education and the field of visual culture. -Relationship of visual literacy and critical thinking of tomorrow's citizens. -Critical pedagogy and art education. -Teaching approaches to the subject of ‘art as social intervention’.
Sociology, Education, Critical Pedagogy
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Multimedia
  • Interactive excersises
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Course Organization
Reading Assigment160.5
Written assigments100.3
Student Assessment
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Assignment (Summative)
  • Report (Summative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Επιλογές Συγγραμμάτων: Βιβλίο [32114]: Το σχολείο και οι κοινωνιολογίες του, Queiroz Jean-Manuel de Βιβλίο [10352]: Η καλλιτεχνική αγωγή στο σχολείο, Ιζαμπέλ Αρντουέν Βιβλίο [6057]: Ο αδαής δάσκαλος, Ζακ Ρανσιέρ
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