Didactics of Geology

Course Information
TitleΔΙΔΑΚΤΙΚΗ ΓΕΩΛΟΓΙΑΣ / Didactics of Geology
CodeNGGG 723E
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
Course ID600019063

Programme of Study: PPS-Tmīma Geōlogías (2020-sīmera)

Registered students: 0
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSElective Courses744

Class Information
Academic Year2020 – 2021
Class PeriodWinter
Weekly Hours3
Class ID
Course Type 2011-2015
General Foundation
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
  • English (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
•The student to know the purpose of education, science education and Geology based on modern learning theories •The student to develop skills in the design, development and presentation of a complete lesson plan through individual or collaborative processes. •The student to face conditions of actual teaching affixed to real class, •The student to organize and implement teaching with the supervision and assistance of the teacher.
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
  • 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)
•Historical development of Geology. •Aims of Education and Science Teaching. The curriculum. •Learning Theories. •The Design of Instruction. Aims and Objectives of Teaching Geology. •Teaching Methodology of Geology. •Teaching Tools. •Rating - Educational Evaluation. •The experiment in Science Teaching. Examples of Teaching and Assessment Tests. • Microteaching.
Teaching, Didactics, Lesson Plan, Teaching Tools, Application
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
1) All class material is available in electronic form to all students through the course web page. 2) The teacher communicates with students through e-mail 3) The class evaluation is performed through the Quality Assurance Unit (MO.DI.P.)
Course Organization
Laboratory Work39
Written assigments6
Student Assessment
Quality management system of the Quality Assurance Unit (MO.DI.P.)
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Formative)
  • Written Assignment (Formative, Summative)
  • Performance / Staging (Summative)
  • Labortatory Assignment (Formative, Summative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Φέρμελη Γεωργία & Δερμιτζάκης Μιχαήλ Δ. Εκδόσεις Κοράλι - Γκέλμπεσης Γιώργος Αθήνα (2008)
Additional bibliography for study
Ματσαγκούρα Γ. Θεωρία της Διδασκαλίας: Η Προσωπική Θεωρία ως Πλαίσιο Στοχαστοκριτικής Ανάλυσης. Αθήνα: Gutenberg, 2000. Ματσαγκούρα Γ. Στρατηγικές Διδασκαλίας Η Κριτική Σκέψη στη Διδακτική Πράξη. Αθήνα: Gutenberg, 2002. Ματσαγκούρα Γ. Η Εξέλιξη της Διδακτικής: Επιστημολογική Θεώρηση. Αθήνα: Gutenberg, 1995. Κοκκοτα Π. Σύγχρονες Προσεγγίσεις στη Διδασκαλία των Φυσικών Επιστημών, Αθήνα 1998
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