Experiential teaching methods in catechism

Course Information
TitleΕμπειρικές-βιωματικές δράσεις και τεχνικές στην ενοριακή εκκλησιαστική κατήχηση / Experiential teaching methods in catechism
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
CoordinatorMaria Rantzou
Course ID600019351

Programme of Study: Anamorfōméno PPS Tmīmatos THeologías (2020)

Registered students: 5
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSElective CoursesSpring-3

Class Information
Academic Year2020 – 2021
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours3
Class ID

Class Schedule

HallΕξ αποστάσεως (900)
CalendarΤετάρτη 19:00 έως 22:00
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Scientific Area
Course Type 2011-2015
Knowledge Deepening / Consolidation
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)
  • German (Examination)
Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, students should be able to: -Define the concept of experience and experience -Record the theory and principles of experiential learning -Describe the teaching of the Orthodox Tradition about "experience" -Plan and implement experiential actions for children in catechism meetings -Develop communication skills, which can be apllied to catechism practice
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Adapt to new situations
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Appreciate diversity and multiculturality
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
The content of the course initially includes an accurate understanding of the term "experience". For this purpose, the importance of terms in biblical and paternal texts as well as in the field of Pedagogy and Psychology is investigated. Then the representatives of experiential learning are recorded, analyzing their theoretical approaches through corresponding models. Theories are combined with experiential learning techniques, which will be used by students to develop and apply experiential learning scenarios in children for catechism sessions.
experience, experiential learning theories, experiential learning techniques, catechism, childhood
Educational Material Types
  • Slide presentations
  • Audio
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
The lectures take place with the presentation of the teaching stuff through powerpoint. Multimedia is also used to understand and delve into the subject matter.
Course Organization
Reading Assigment160.6
Written assigments180.7
Student Assessment
Oral exam Written Assignment
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Assignment (Summative)
  • Oral Exams (Summative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Ράντζου, Μ. Η εμπειρική- βιωματική μάθηση και η κατήχηση στην παιδική ηλικία, εκδ. Κυριακίδη, Θεσσαλονίκη 2020.
Additional bibliography for study
Σταματόπουλος, Κ. Βιωματική Εκπαίδευση και Ανάπτυξη, εκδ. Κλειδάριθμος, Αθήνα 2006.
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