Inclusive Programs in Physical Education Classes

Course Information
TitleΠρογράμματα συν-εκπαίδευσης στη Φ.Α. / Inclusive Programs in Physical Education Classes
FacultyPhysical Education and Sport Science
SchoolPhysical Education and Sport Science (Serres)
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter/Spring
Course ID260000610

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

Registered students: 20
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSTheoretical ElectiveWinter/Spring-3

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 students will be able to: 1. Clarify key conceptual terms related to the co-education of children with disabilities, 2. Understand and get acquainted with basic pedagogical-philosophical-educational theories of co-education, 3. Familiarize themselves with the practical implementation of co-education programs in general and special education structures, 4. Understand the different requirements for adapting exercise programs to students with different disabilities, 5. Evaluate the individual and collective progress of students participating in co-education programs, 6. Plan adaptations to team and individual sports in inclusion classes.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Adapt to new situations
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Generate new research ideas
  • Appreciate diversity and multiculturality
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
1. Concept of disability: Historical development - Philosophical perceptions - Attitudes - Legislation - Disability model 2. Adapted Physical Activity: Theory of Adaptation - Definitions - Key Concepts - Planning Integration - Characteristics of an Integration Environment - Physical Education Programs Supporting Co-Education 3. Integration - Inclusion - Inclusion Basic principles of creating Individualized Training Programs 4. Inclusion in Physical Education for people with specific disabilities: Intellectual Disability - Basic Concepts, Motor Characteristics, Course Adaptations, Sports, Games and Activities 5. Inclusion in physical education for people with specific disabilities: Autism Spectrum Disorder - Basic Concepts, Motor Characteristics, Lesson Adjustments, Sports, Games and Activities 6. Inclusion in physical education for people with specific disabilities: Motor disability - Basic concepts, motor characteristics, adaptations of the course, sports, games and activities 7. Inclusion in physical education for people with specific disabilities: Developmental Disorder of Motor Coordination / ADHD: Basic concepts, motor characteristics, course adaptations, adaptations sports, games and activities 8. Inclusion in physical education for people with specific disabilities: Sensory Disorders - Basic Concepts, Motor Features, Course Adjustments, Adaptations to Sports, Games and Activities 9. Adjustments to individual and group sports activities in the course of Physical Education 10. Physical Education Programs aimed at raising awareness of students without disabilities for an effective co-education • Paralympic Day at School • So You Get Into It • Count me in 11. Integration of children with disabilities and without in sports and entertainment structures Sports clubs - camps 12. Inclusion of children with disabilities in swimming programs 13. Presentations of works
Integration, co-education, inclusion, mainstreaming, disability, Adapted Physical Education, Adapted Physical Activity
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Multimedia
  • Interactive excersises
  • 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
Reading Assigment100.4
Written assigments100.4
Student Assessment
1. Review paper 2. Final exam 3. Project
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Assignment (Formative, Summative)
  • Performance / Staging (Formative, Summative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
• Βασικό εγχειρίδιο: Sherrill, C. (2004). Προσαρμοσμένη Φυσική Δραστηριότητα, Αναψυχή και Σπορ: : Μια Διεπιστημονική και Δια Βίου Προσέγγιση. Μετάφραση και επιμέλεια Χ. Ευαγγελινού. Εκδόσεις Πασχαλίδης, Αθήνα.
Additional bibliography for study
1. ATHOC (2003). Εκπαιδευτικό Παραολυμπιακό Υλικό «Από το 1960 έως Σήμερα». Έκδοση : Οργανωτική Επιτροπή Αθήνα 2004. Ευαγγελινού, Χ. (2012). Παραολυμπιακή Ημέρα στο Σχολείο. Αυτοεκδοτης. ISBN:978-960-93-4038-0 2. Block, M. (2007). A Teacher’s Guide to Including Students with disabilities in general physical education. Third Edition. Paul H. 3. Pattie Rouse. (2009). Η ένταξη μαθητών με αναπηρία στη Φυσική Αγωγή 4. Peterson, J.M. & Hittie, M. M. (2010). Inclusive Teaching: The Journey towards effective schools for all learners. Pearson Publisher. 5. Σούλης, Σ.Γ. (2006). Παιδαγωγική της ένταξης Τόμος Α. Από το σχολείο του διαχωρισμού σ’ ένα σχολείο για όλους. Εκδόσεις Τυπωθήτω, Γ. Δαρδανός. 6. Σούλης. Σ. Γ. (2008). Ένα σχολείο για Όλους: Από την έρευνα στην πράξη παιδαγωγική της ένταξης. Τόμος Β’. Εκδόσεις Gutenberg. 7. Gallahue, L, D. (2002). Αναπτυξιακή φυσική αγωγή για τα σημερινά παιδιά. Μετάφραση και επιμέλεια Χ. Ευαγγελινού & Α. Παπά. Εκδόσεις University Press. Θεσσαλονίκη. 8. Fitzgerald, H. (2009). Disability and youth sports. Routledge Pub. 9. Davis, A. (2012). Physical Activities In the Wheelchair and Out: An Illustrated Guide to Personalizing Participation. Human Kinetics Pub. 10. Block, M. (2007). T teacher’s guide to including students with disabilities in general Physical Education. Paul. H. Brooks Pub. Συναφή επιστημονικά περιοδικά: 1. Adapted Physical Activity Quarterly 2. European Journal of Adapted Physical Activity 3. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport 4. European Journal of Special needs Education 5. International Journal of Special Education 6. Developmental Medicine and Child Neurology 7. Journal of Human Movement Studies 8. Perceptual and Motor Skills
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