Course Information
SchoolPrimary Education
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter/Spring
CoordinatorPolyvios Androutsos
Course ID600017677

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

Registered students: 1
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSElective Courses634

Class Information
Academic Year2020 – 2021
Class PeriodSpring
Instructors from Other Categories
Weekly Hours3
Total Hours39
Class ID

Class Schedule

HallΕξ αποστάσεως (900)
CalendarΠέμπτη 15:00 έως 18:00
Course Type 2021
Specific Foundation
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
General Prerequisites
As a prerequisite -in order to be able to attend the course- students must already have the following basic knowledge and skills: A) Music theory and musical concepts, B) Musical praxis: perform in melodic and percussion instruments, as well as singing. The above might have been obtained by attending music classes previously, either outside the university studies or university subjects in Music Pedadogy from the Department's Program of Studies in previous semesters, and/or relevant classes from other departments.C) Have to have access to a melodic instrument to practice (i.e. metallophone).
Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the course students should: • Be able to use techniques and tools from the most important music teaching methods, after having studied in theory and praxis a wide range of music teaching methods. • Also they will be able to perform and sing many songs that they can use in their work by using specific tools from different methods. • Furthermore they will be able to develop techniques that are necessary -through working in groups- to orchestrate songs with a big variety of instruments (mostly Orff instruments) together with their students.
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
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Design and manage projects
  • Appreciate diversity and multiculturality
  • 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)
Overview and study of a wide range of methods of teaching music, with an emphasis in the characteristics and teaching tools of the C. Orff, E. J. Dalcroze, and Z. Kodály teaching approaches. Analytically the tools that the teacher is using by working with the above methods, overview, embedding and using them in praxis. Study of the Music Curriculum for Primary Schools. Lesson plans and teaching scenarios in combination with studying and presenting to the class activities and lessons from the official music textbooks focusing on the ones that elements of the above teaching methods are present. In the practical-workshop part of the course, children's songs of different difficulty levels are taught as well as orchestrations of children’s songs mostly by using the Orff approach (using a variety of instruments, as well as the help of teaching and orchestrating tools as: Ostinato, Bordun, Sound Gestures etc.). The important connection of music and movement as it is presented in the Orff and Dalcroze approaches and practicing in singing and solfege, using especially techniques from the Kodály method. Building a various repertoire of orchestrated songs.
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Audio
  • Multimedia
  • Book
  • Musical Instruments
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
Laboratory Work70.2
Reading Assigment100.3
Artistic Workshop50.2
Artistic creation70.2
Other / Others100.3
Student Assessment
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Multiple Choice Questions (Summative)
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Oral Exams (Formative, Summative)
  • Performance / Staging (Formative, Summative)
  • Labortatory Assignment (Formative, Summative)
  • Artistic Performance (Formative, Summative)
  • Working in Groups (Formative, Summative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Ανδρούτσος, Π. (2012). ΜΟΥΣΙΚΗ ΠΑΙΔΑΓΩΓΙΚΗ - Μέθοδοι Διδασκαλίας της Μουσικής, Παρουσίαση και Κριτική Θεώρηση των Μεθόδων Orff και Dalcroze. Αθήνα: Edition Orpheus, Μ. Νικολαΐδης. (Κωδικός στον Εύδοξο: 22769844).
Additional bibliography for study
-Δαμιανού- Μαρίνη, Ε. (1998). Βασικές μεθοδολογικές αρχές για την εφαρμογή των Μουσικοπαιδαγωγικών ιδεών του Zoltán Kodály. Μουσική Εκπαίδευση, 3(1), 30-36. -Θεοδωρίδης, Ν.(2006). Τραγουδοπαιχνίδια για φίλους μουσικόφιλους 4 ετών και άνω. Θεσσαλονίκη. -Κοκκίδου, Μ. (2015). Διδακτική της Μουσικής. Αθήνα: Fagotto. -Μόσχος, Κ., Τουμπακάρη, Ν., Τόμπλερ, Μ. (2009). Μουσικό ανθολόγιο Α΄-ΣΤ΄ Δημοτικού. Αθήνα: ΟΕΔΒ – Παιδαγωγικό Ινστιτούτο. -Τσαφταρίδης, N. (1996).Παραδοσιακά τραγούδια για παιδιά.Αθήνα: Φ. Νάκας. -Choksy, L., Abramson, R. M., Gillespie, A. E. & Woods, D. (1986). Teaching Music in the Twentieth Century. Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey: Prentice-Hall. -Shehan Campbell, P., Scott-Kassner, C. (2014). Music in Childhood: From Preschool through the Elementary Grades. USA: Cengage Learning. -Wang, C. C. & Springer, D. G. (Eds). (2013). Orff Schulwerk: Reflections and Directions. Chicago: GIA Publications. -Τα σχολικά εγχειρίδια μουσικής όλων των τάξεων του δημοτικού σχολείου. -Πρακτικά Συνεδρίου: Δημιουργικότητα στη μουσική διδασκαλία και πράξη. Πρακτικά 4ου Συνέδριου της Ελληνικής Ένωσης για τη Μουσική Εκπαίδευση, Λαμία 1-3 Ιουλίου 2005. Επιμέλεια - σχεδιασμός Π. Συμεωνίδης, διορθώσεις Π. Ανδρούτσος. Λαμία: Ελληνική Ένωση για τη Μουσική Εκπαίδευση, 2005. -Συναφή επιστημονικά περιοδικά: Μουσικοπαιδαγωγικά, Μουσική Εκπαίδευση, Ρυθμοί, International Journal for Music Education.
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