Motor Development

Course Information
TitleΑνάπτυξη κινητικών δεξιοτήτων / Motor Development
FacultyPhysical Education and Sport Science
SchoolPhysical Education and Sport Science (Serres)
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter/Spring
Course ID260000584

Programme of Study: UPS of School of Physical Education and Sports Science in Serres (2014)

Registered students: 35
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS

Class Information
Academic Year2020 – 2021
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours2
Class ID
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
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 (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the course the student will be able to: a) describe, formulate and interprete the role and value of the methodical process in learning and performing movements and skills from preschool to the end of school period b) Recognize the levels of learning and execution of movements and skills, c) To make good use of the scientific training, in order to enrich the methods, teaching styles and learning strategies with emphasis on the combinations of motor skills and their application in developmental games, dance and gymnastics, so that through them the students achieve the mature performance of basic motor skills which constitute the motor literacy of the child for life, d) Analyse, assess and organize the guidelines for the assessment of motor, manipulative and stabilization skills for children in primary and general education. e) Organize quality physical education services to all children and will be able in practice to function as an effective educator within the educational context and in general in children's education areas.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
1. Quality Developmental Physical Education 2. Cognitive, emotional and social development in childhood 3. Physical and motor development in childhood 4. Acquisition of motor skills 5. Content of the movement and learning environment 6. The environment and exercise 7. Designing motor skills training 7. Skills design - content areas - progress evaluation 8. issues of basic stabilization skills - handling skills - movement skills 9. Assessment of students' learning 10. Developmental games 11. practical application 12. practical application 13. Repetitive lesson
developent, moror skills, assessment, locomotion, stability, manipulation
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • 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
Course Organization
Reading Assigment200.8
Student Assessment
• Midterm: • Final exam • Motor assesment of a child and presentation of the results
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Performance / Staging (Formative, Summative)
  • Labortatory Assignment (Formative, Summative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
• Donnelly, D., Mueller, S., & Gallahue, D. (2002). Αναπτυξιακή Φυσική Αγωγή για όλα τα παιδιά. Επιμέλεια Τσορμπατζούδης, Χ. & Ευαγγελινού, Χ. Εκδόσεις University Press. Θεσσαλονίκη.
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