HANDS-ON SCIENCE TEACHING

Course Information
TitleΠΕΙΡΑΜΑΤΙΚΗ ΔΙΔΑΣΚΑΛΙΑ ΤΩΝ ΦΥΣΙΚΩΝ ΕΠΙΣΤΗΜΩΝ / HANDS-ON SCIENCE TEACHING
CodeΕΜ60
FacultyEducation
SchoolPrimary Education
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter/Spring
CoordinatorNikolaos Lamprinos
CommonYes
StatusActive
Course ID600017615

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

Registered students: 179
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSElective Courses534

Class Information
Academic Year2021 – 2022
Class PeriodWinter
Instructors from Other Categories
Weekly Hours3
Total Hours39
Class ID
600189072
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
1st students outline and perform experiments related on school’s science curriculum by using everyday materials and by taking care of their pupils special needs. 2nd students try to establish connections among science curriculum and their pupils everyday life in order to address the most of the pupils 3rd students looking for all the necessary information and try to make a meaningful arrangement.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
1. The aims of the experimental teaching of science courses in the compulsory education 2. Experiments by using everyday materials concerning science concepts related to the compulsory education 3.Everyday events and situations concerning science concepts related to the compulsory education 4.Toys and games concerning science concepts related to the compulsory education 5.Benefits for teachers and students arisen by utilizing the above described educational material 6.Strategies for implementing these kinds of experiments, everyday events and situations, toys and games in teaching Finally (depending on the number of the participants) the students perform experiments with everyday materials, concerning science concepts related to the compulsory education and they are getting exercised in producing educational material.
Keywords
Experiments with everyday materials, everyday events and situations, toys and games
Educational Material Types
  • Book
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures782.6
Reading Assigment391.3
Exams30.1
Total1204
Student Assessment
Description
Every student has to outline and describe (even perform) an experiment with everyday materials in order to teach a primary school content. 2. Every student has to select and describe an everyday event or a toy in order to teach a primary school content. 3.Every student has to make a comment on a particular experiment or an everyday event or situation presented in a primary school’s manual book. If he/she thinks that there is any kind of inconsistency he/she has to describe an alternative. All these criteria are clearly described in the class.
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)
Bibliography
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Κουμαράς, Π. 2009. Οδηγός για την πειραματική διδασκαλία της Φυσικής. Εκδόσεις Χριστοδουλίδη. Θεσσαλονίκη
Additional bibliography for study
Κουμαράς, Π., 2015. Μονοπάτια της σκέψης στον κόσμο της Φυσικής. Gutenberg. Αθήνα HewittPaul. 1992. Οι έννοιες της φυσικής. Tόμος Ι και ΙΙ, Πανεπιστημιακές Εκδόσεις Κρήτης. Ηράκλειο.
Last Update
11-07-2021