Introduction to Pedagogy: Issues of Educational training and Pedagogical Prosessionalism

Course Information
TitleΕισαγωγή στην Παιδαγωγική: Θέματα παιδαγωγικής επάρκειας / Introduction to Pedagogy: Issues of Educational training and Pedagogical Prosessionalism
Title in FrenchΕισαγωγή στην Παιδαγωγική: Βασικοί παιδαγωγικοί προβληματισμοί
SchoolFrench Language and Literature
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter/Spring
Course ID280011572

Class Information
Academic Year2020 – 2021
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours3
Total Hours39
Class ID
Course Type 2011-2015
General Foundation
Mode of Delivery
  • Distance learning
Digital Course Content
General Prerequisites
Distance learning through the electronic platform ZOOM.
Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of the course, students will: - have formed a comprehensive view of the subject of Pedagogy, its sub-disciplines and the research methods of its subject, - realize the value of the main pedagogical centers of education, socialization and emotional stabilization of children and adolescents (family, kindergarten, school), - be scientifically informed about the three factors of the class (student, teacher and educational goods), about the meaning of the Curriculum and about the factors that determine their school performance, - understand that Pedagogy is necessary for their comprehensive scientific education and professional training.
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
  • Work in an international context
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Generate new research ideas
  • Design and manage projects
  • 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)
The purpose of this course is -among other things- to examine: 1) Basic topics of Pedagogy: historical origins and scientific foundation of Pedagogical Science, subject of Pedagogical Science, relations of Pedagogy with related social sciences, terminology of Pedagogy, pedagogical ideals and purposes of pedagogy, teaching style and means of teaching, method and method of teaching of Pedagogy. 2) specific issues of the pedagogical process within the classroom and in the wider context of the school: school, teacher and student, the student in the classroom and the factors shaping his school performance, learning and learning theories, the Curriculum in its traditional and modern form, the teaching, the textbook, exams-grading and evaluation of the student's school performance. 3) the role of Pedagogy both in the context of the European Union and in the modern era of globalization. - Way of evaluationluation: Oral exams online at the end of the semester.
Object of Pedagogy, student - teacher - curriculum, classroom, teaching, learning
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Book
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
Distance learning through the electronic platform ZOOM.
Course Organization
Student Assessment
Way of evaluation: Oral exams online at the end of the semester.
Student Assessment methods
  • Oral Exams (Formative, Summative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Ξωχέλλης, Π.Εισαγωγή στην Παιδαγωγική. 9η έκδοση. Θεσσαλονίκη: Αφοί Κυριακίδη 2018.
Additional bibliography for study
Χατζηδήμου, Δ. Εισαγωγή στην Παιδαγωγικής. 10η έκδοση. Θεσσαλονίκη: Αφοί Κυριακίδη 2011. Πυργιωτάκης, Ι. Εισαγωγή στην Παιδαγωγική. Αθήνα: Πεδίο 2011.
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