Course Information
SchoolEarly Childhood Education
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter/Spring
CoordinatorZoe Bablekou
Course ID80003401

Programme of Study: UPS of School of Early Childhood Education (2012-today)

Registered students: 52
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
CoreOrientation CourseWinter/Spring-6

Class Information
Academic Year2021 – 2022
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Instructors from Other Categories
Weekly Hours3
Class ID
Course Type 2011-2015
Knowledge Deepening / Consolidation
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
Upon successful course completion students will be able to - know the basic concepts of cognitive psychology - know the major theories of cognitive psychology - know the basic concepts and theories of perception, memory, language, and thinking, - comprehend the cognitive substratum of learning (how information processing converts information to knowledge)
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
  • Generate new research ideas
  • Appreciate diversity and multiculturality
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
- Introduction to Cognitive Psychology. Information Processing Theories. - Perception: Theories and models. - Oral and written language: Theories and models. - Sensory, short-term and working memory: Structure and models. - Long-term memory: Structure and models. - Encoding and retrieval processes. - Knowledge representation. - Thought. - Mental representations, problem solving.
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Multimedia
  • Book
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
Course Organization
Reading Assigment753
Written assigments361.4
Student Assessment
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Performance / Staging (Formative, Summative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Schacter, D.L., Gilbert, D.T., & Wegner, D.M. (Επιμ. Στ. Βοσνιάδου), Ψυχολογία, Gutenberg, Αθήνα. 2021. [Schacter, D.L., Gilbert, D.T., & Wegner, D.M. (Ed. S. Vosniadou). Psychology, Gutenberg, Athens. 2021] Μπαμπλέκου, Ζ. (2011). Γνωστική Ψυχολογία: Μοντέλα μνήμης. Gutenberg, Αθήνα. [Bablekou, Z. (2011). Cognitive Psychology: Models of memory. Gutenberg Publishers. Athens.]
Additional bibliography for study
Μπαμπλέκου Ζ. (2003). Η ανάπτυξη της μνήμης: Γνωστική διαδρομή στην παιδική ηλικία. Εκδόσεις Τυπωθήτω. Αθήνα. [Bablekou, Z. (2003). Memory development: A cognitive route through childhood. G. & K. Dardanos Publishers. Athens.] Siegler, R. (2002) (Επιμέλεια: Στ. Βοσνιάδου). Πως σκέφτονται τα παιδιά. Gutenberg, Αθήνα. [Siegler, R. (2002) (Ed. S. Vosniadou). Children's thinking. Gutenberg Publishers. Athens.] Eysenck, Μ. (2010). Βασικές αρχές γνωστικής ψυχολογίας. Gutenberg, Αθήνα. [Eysenck, Μ. (2010). Principles of Cognitive Psychology. Gutenberg Publishers, Athens.]
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