DIDACTICS OF BIOLOGY

Course Information
TitleΔΙΔΑΚΤΙΚΗ ΤΗΣ ΒΙΟΛΟΓΙΑΣ / DIDACTICS OF BIOLOGY
CodeEC.ENB.7.7
FacultySciences
SchoolBiology
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
CoordinatorEffimia Papatheodorou
CommonYes
StatusActive
Course ID40001681

Programme of Study: PPS Tmīma Viologías (2017-sīmera)

Registered students: 65
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSElective Courses846

Class Information
Academic Year2020 – 2021
Class PeriodSpring
Instructors from Other Categories
Weekly Hours5
Class ID
600167994
Type of the Course
  • Scientific Area
  • Skills Development
Course Category
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Erasmus
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
  • English (Examination)
Learning Outcomes
Cognitive: Understanding and application of learning theories, instructional designs and assessment methods. Affective: Appreciation of the teacher’s role. Skills: Manipulation of educational software.
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
  • 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)
Introduction, Learning Theories, Instructional Design, Lesson Plans, Assessment – theory, Assessment – practice, Educational Technology, Teaching, Teaching Skills, Curriculum. Seminars and workshops: Plan of a lesson for teaching concepts included in a teaching module of the school manuals of a, b or c grade of the high school (topics, duration, characteristics of students, purpose and objectives, methodology, worksheets with activities of students and instructions to teachers, evaluation sheets). Performing micro-teaching for the assessment of teachers so as to improve their teaching approaches and skills through interaction with a specialized audience (15-minute presentation by students of biological concepts with standard methodology and evaluation of the teaching scheme by other students).
Keywords
Learning, Teaching, Assessment, Micro-teaching, Biological concepts
Educational Material Types
  • Slide presentations
  • 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
  • Use of ICT in Student Assessment
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures301.2
Laboratory Work180.7
Reading Assigment592.4
Tutorial100.4
Written assigments301.2
Exams30.1
Total1506
Student Assessment
Description
Formative assessment, Summative assessment through written exams
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Multiple Choice Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Written Exam with Problem Solving (Formative)
Bibliography
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
1. Ζόγκα Β. (2008). ΘΕΜΑΤΑ ΔΙΔΑΚΤΙΚΗΣ ΤΗΣ ΒΙΟΛΟΓΙΑΣ. Εκδόσεις Μεταίχμιο 2. Ζόγκα Β. (2007). Η ΒΙΟΛΟΓΙΚΗ ΓΝΩΣΗ ΣΤΗΝ ΠΑΙΔΙΚΗ ΗΛΙΚΙΑ. ΙΔΕΕΣ ΤΩΝ ΠΑΙΔΙΩΝ ΚΑΙ ΔΙΔΑΚΤΙΚΕΣ ΠΡΟΣΕΓΓΙΣΕΙΣ. Εκδόσεις Μεταίχμιο
Last Update
20-01-2021