Course Information
TitleΠαιδαγωγική / Pedagogy
FacultyPhysical Education and Sport Science
SchoolPhysical Education and Sport Science (Serres)
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter/Spring
Course ID260000565

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

Registered students: 108
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSCompulsory CourseWinter/Spring-6

Class Information
Academic Year2020 – 2021
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours4
Class ID
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Background
  • Scientific Area
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
This lesson aims to familiarize students with the framework and axons of Physical Education Pedagogy and with the relationship between Teaching and Methodology of science. In addition the course is going to address topics relevant to the pedagogical aspect of sports in different institutions and organizations, the body and its existence, parallel education, personal wellness, moral development, game, competition and output. Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: a) know the basic components of the pedagogical process (teaching and learning themes) as well as the characteristics of the protagonists of this process (teacher, student) b) have scientific training, be effective educators within the educational context
General Competences
  • 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
  • Generate new research ideas
  • 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)
- Introduction to Pedagogy: Basic meanings and principles of pedagogical science, Pedagogy domains, research methods. - Pedagogical process: structural meanings, conditions - Historical review of the phenomenon of education. Approach to the term of education. Timeless factors that make education necessary and possible - General information about the student: “turning points” in the student’s career, students’ preferences, factors that affect school performance, the "difficult" students - Information about students’ development: Key features of student’s mental, psychosocial and kinetic development in primary and secondary education - The educator: Personality, typologies of educators, characteristics of an ideal teacher, role, basic conditions for a teacher - Goals and means of education and learning (Physical Education Curriculum) - Play as a pedagogical process and lifelong physical activity - Competitive sport for children (Pedagogy perspective) - Motivation in Physical Education/ establishing a positive motivational climate - Recognition, measurement and assessment as pedagogical processes - Child, physical activity and moral development - Classroom management/ dealing and managing crisis in school classrooms
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 Teaching - Use of ICT in Laboratory education - Use of ICT in Communication with students
Course Organization
Reading Assigment602.3
Written assigments301.2
Student Assessment
Optional work in the field of Sport-Pedagogy in the middle of the semester (20%) and writing final exams (80% or 100% for those who did not carried out their assignment) with short answer questions. The criteria are mentioned in the Department’s Study Guide and are further communicated to the students in the first lesson.
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
- Blankenship, Bonnie Tjeerdsma (2012). Ψυχολογία της διδασκαλίας της Φυσικής Αγωγής. Από τη θεωρία στην πράξη. Αθήνα: Ίων - Χατζηδήμου, Δημήτρης (2015). Εισαγωγή στην Παιδαγωγική: Συμβολή στη διάχυση της παιδαγωγικής σκέψης (14η έκδοση). Θεσσαλονίκη: Αφοι Κυριακίδη - Φράγκος, Χρήστος Π. (2002).Ψυχοπαιδαγωγική (38η έκδοση). Αθήνα: Δάρδανος & Δάρδανος - Παπαϊωάννου Α., Θεοδωράκης Γ., & Γούδας Μ. (2016). Για μια καλύτερη Φυσική Αγωγή. Θεσσαλονίκη: Αφοι Κυριακίδη
Additional bibliography for study
Schientific journals - Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, - European Physical Education Review - International Journal of Physical Education
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