SCIENCE EDUCATION FOR CITIZENSHIP

Course Information
TitleΔΙΔΑΚΤΙΚΗ ΤΩΝ ΦΥΣΙΚΩΝ ΕΠΙΣΤΗΜΩΝ ΓΙΑ ΤΗΝ ΕΚΠΑΙΔΕΥΣΗ ΤΟΥ ΠΟΛΙΤΗ / SCIENCE EDUCATION FOR CITIZENSHIP
CodeΥΜ17
FacultyEducation
SchoolPrimary Education
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter/Spring
CoordinatorFani Seroglou
CommonNo
StatusActive
Course ID600017603

Programme of Study: PPS Tmīmatos Dīmotikīs Ekpaídeusīs (2019-sīmera)

Registered students: 211
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSCompulsory Course424

Class Information
Academic Year2020 – 2021
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours3
Total Hours39
Class ID
600183286

Class Schedule

Building
FloorUnknown
HallΕξ αποστάσεως (900)
CalendarWednesday 12:00 to 15:00
Course Category
General Foundation
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
  • Distance learning
Erasmus
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
  • English (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
1. Design and develop teaching material for teaching science in the primary school. 2. Design and develop teaching strategies and apply suitable teaching methods for teaching science in the primary school. 3. Teach science and aim their pupils to develop skills and attitudes in the context of scientific literacy. 4. Design and develop slowmation movies for or with their pupils in order to teach the nature of science. 5. Teach science though narratives in the primary school.
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
  • 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)
This course aims to prepare future teachers for teaching science in the classroom. Through lectures and workshops pre-service teachers are introduced to aspects of science education that attempt to provide functional answers to the following questions: a) Why teach science in the primary school? b) What teaching material should be used in order to support science teaching? c) How should we teach science in the primary school? d) What methods of evaluation shall we use in order to assess science teaching and learning? e) How shall we present the image of science? f) How can we discuss the interelations of science, society and culture? During the lectures of this course, instructional material design and use as well as a variety of teaching styles are presented. During the workshops of the course future teachers are introduced in designing and using teaching material and activities for teaching science in the classroom. During the course many examples of instructional material and case studies of various teaching styles and teaching strategies are presented (with an attempt to focus on the content of the case study as well) in the context of current science curricula. In this course student-teachers are introduced to scientific literacy focusing on teaching and learning the nature of science though narratives (literature, cinema, amimation, slowmation).
Keywords
science education, educational material design, teaching strategies, nature of science, image of science
Educational Material Types
  • Slide presentations
  • Multimedia
  • Book
  • educational wiki
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
Description
The course is supported by an educational wiki (http://atlaswikigr.wikifoundry.com) and two educational YouTube channels (YouTube: atlas movies channel & YouTube: atlas mooc. During the lectures powerpoint and prezi slideshows are presented as well as film abstarcts, videos from the classroon, audio files, slowmation and animation movies. During the semester all communication about the course is supported by wikis, YouTube channels and e-mail.
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures782.6
Reading Assigment240.8
Written assigments150.5
Exams30.1
Total1204
Student Assessment
Description
written exams, project
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 (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Assignment (Formative, Summative)
  • Performance / Staging (Formative, Summative)
Bibliography
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Σέρογλου κ.ά. (2017) Ανοίγοντας την επιστήμη στην κοινωνία. Εκδόσεις University Studio Press, Θεσσαλονίκη. Κωδικός Βιβλίου στον Εύδοξο: 68405560
Last Update
11-03-2020