Course Information
CodeΨΥ-ΓΑΓ 001
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
Course ID600014535

Programme of Study: PPS Tmīmatos PSychologías (2017-sīmera)

Registered students: 284
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSForeign Language116

Class Information
Academic Year2021 – 2022
Class PeriodWinter
Instructors from Other Categories
Weekly Hours4
Total Hours52
Class ID
Course Type 2011-2015
General Foundation
Mode of Delivery
  • Distance learning
Digital Course Content
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • English (Instruction, Examination)
General Prerequisites
Students' level in English should be at least B1, according to CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Foreign Languages).
Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of the course, students are expected to: • understand theories, notions and terms related to psychology as these are presented and analyzed in English academic textbooks and research articles • become familiarized with lexical and syntactic structures used in academic texts of the discipline of psychology • become familiarized with the conventions of academic discourse in written texts of the discipline of psychology.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Adapt to new situations
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Work in an international context
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
The course “English I” aims at introducing students to the current trends of the discipline of psychology through the use of academic textbooks and research articles. Branches of Psychology covered are: Gognitive Psychology, Developmental Psychology, and Educational Psychology. Through the texts used, students will develop skills leading to academic literacy so that students will be able to: a. function in a broader academic community where English is a lingua franca and b. acquire the language skills they will need to become members of the discourse community of psychologists as well as more general skills that are necessary for their professional development.
Gognitive Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Educational Psychology.
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Interactive excersises
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
Use of zoom and moodle platform (e-learning)
Student Assessment
Language used for exams: English
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Multiple Choice Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Report (Formative, Summative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Σημειώσεις μαθήματος
Additional bibliography for study
- Προτεινόμενη Βιβλιογραφία: Bernstein, D.A., A. Clarke-Stewart, L.A. Penner, E.J. Roy and C.D. Wickens (2000). Annotated Instructor’s Edition: Psychology. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company. Bruning, R. H., G.J. Schraw and R.R. Ronning. (1995). Cognitive Psychology and Instruction. Englewoods Cliffs, NJ: Prentice Hall. - Επιπρόσθετη βιβλιογραφία για μελέτη: Journals: Gender and Education School Psychology International
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