Teacher Training in Religious Education Instruction

Course Information
TitleΠρακτική άσκηση διδακτικής του ΜτΘ [ΠΠΔΕ] / Teacher Training in Religious Education Instruction
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate, 2nd / Postgraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
CoordinatorVasiliki Mitropoulou
Course ID60005516

Programme of Study: Anamorfōméno PPS Tmīmatos THeologías (2020)

Registered students: 9
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSElective Courses belonging to the selected specialization746

Class Information
Academic Year2020 – 2021
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours5
Class ID
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Scientific Area
Course Type 2011-2015
Knowledge Deepening / Consolidation
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of the course the students should be able to: - notice the characteristics of the various educational theories and recognize their importance and contribution to the learning process - realize the relation among the various learning theories and their connection with the ICT when implementationed in the classroom. - identify the features of various theories of learning and recognize the importance and contribution to the process of learning, - realize how the learning theories were influenced and modified after the integration of ICT and how this modifties the teaching approach and procedure, - relate and connect the learning theories with the teaching strategies, practices and applications. - cope successfully with everyday issues that arise when teaching in the classroom. - to apply successfully the theoretical knowledge in practice - acquire instructional design skills by analyzing and implementing teaching strategies in the teaching of Religion - choose appropriate teaching models in order to achieve the aims and goals in the teaching of Religion - state goals, aims and learning outcoms - design learning activities based on learning outcomes, - integrate successfully the educational technologies in the design and evaluation of a teaching process - evaluate critically tools and methods, - search, analyze and combine data and information related to the contents of religious education using ICT
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
  • Generate new research ideas
  • Appreciate diversity and multiculturality
  • 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)
The Course aims to provide students and students with the necesary skills to successfully meet the demands of everyday school reality. To this end incorporates elements of learning theories and instructional design theories so as to provide students with the skills required for the design and conduct of the Religion course. In this course students are informed about the different types of instructional design with the analysis and implementation of coherent strategies for identifying training needs for teaching Religion in Secondary Education. The students will be able to use technology as a teaching and evaluation tool. The course includes practice relating to: a) the theoretical training of students in groups in the Faculty and b) monitoring and practical teaching at High school and Lykeion. The Practice aims to provide students and students with skills: a) training in groups in the Faculty b) design of teaching plans and c) attendance of sample teachings in Schools of Secondary Education (High school, Lykeion) d) occupy in a educational project
Practice, learning theories, instructional design theories
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Multimedia
  • Interactive excersises
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
  • Use of ICT in Student Assessment
In the lectures is used laptop, beamer, interactive board The ppts are on the elearning platform The communication with the students is via the elearning platform as well as their grades.
Course Organization
Laboratory Work401.6
Written assigments140.6
Student Assessment
Both written and oral evaluation which includes the design of a teaching plan and its presentation in class during the course. Attendance of seminars and sample teachings in shool class or simulation teachings in the Laboratory of Pedagogy of the Faculty of Theology A.U.Th. Oral public presentation of activities performed during the practice at the end of semester
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Assignment (Summative)
  • Oral Exams (Summative)
  • Performance / Staging (Summative)
  • Report (Summative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Κασσωτάκης, Μ. & Φλουρής, Γ. Μάθηση και Διδασκαλία, εκδ. Γρηγόρης, Αθήνα, 2013 Τριλιανός, Θ. Μεθοδολογία της διδασκαλίας, εκδ. Διάδραση, Αθήνα, 2013
Additional bibliography for study
Μπίκος, Κ. Ζητήματα μεθοδολογίας που θέτουν οι τεχνολογίες της πληροφορίας και των επικοινωνιών, εκδ. Ζυγός, Θεσσαλονίκη, 2012 Δημήτρης Χατζηδήμου, Οι ομάδες εργασίας των μαθητών στην εκπαίδευση, εκδ. Κυριακίδη, Θεσσαλονίκη 2011
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