Course Information
SchoolEarly Childhood Education
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter/Spring
CoordinatorMaria Birbili
Course ID80003419

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

Registered students: 105
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
CoreOrientation CourseWinter/Spring-6

Class Information
Academic Year2021 – 2022
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours3
Class ID
Course Type 2021
Specialization / Direction
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 succesful completion of this course students will be able to approach issues of young children's assessment reflectively and will have knowledge and understanding of how to use tools of observation, recording and evaluation in early childhood settings. Other learning outcomes include students being able to organize and use the student portfolio with young children and communicate the results of their evaluation to families and other professionals.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Make decisions
  • Work in teams
  • Appreciate diversity and multiculturality
  • Be critical and self-critical
Course Content (Syllabus)
The course will examine the concept, the types, the process and the tools of student assessment and assessment of learning in early childhood education. The course aims for students to: - Learn basic principles of assessment for learning and the theories guiding it. - Understand the role of student assessment in planning and organizing the learning process. - Distinguish different kinds of assessment (e.g. summative, formative) and understand their characteristics and goals. - Analyze and interpret assessmenta data aiming to facilitate children's learning and development. - Learn ways of recording young children's learning and making it visible to children and families.
assessment for learning; porftolio; observation; documentation; early childhood education
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Multimedia
  • Interactive excersises
  • Book
  • Invited guests - experienced practitioners
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 Assigment401.6
Field trips and participation in conferences / seminars / activities200.8
Written assigments401.6
Practice at home and in classroom200.8
Student Assessment
Students' assessment takes place both during at the end of the semester, with a final written assignment. During the semester students take a brief quiz while the final assignment asks students to work in teams and apply what they learned during the semester. For a successful final assignment, students are given the opportunity to practice in the different parts of the assignment during the course.
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Multiple Choice Questions (Formative)
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Formative)
  • Written Assignment (Summative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Βιβλίο [68405453]: ΤΟ ΠΑΙΧΝΙΔΙ ΣΤΗΝ ΠΡΟΣΧΟΛΙΚΗ ΗΛΙΚΙΑ, Marilyn Fleer, Μπιρμπίλη Μαρία Βιβλίο [50662498]: Η αξιολόγηση στην εκπαίδευση: Παιδαγωγική και διδακτική διάσταση, ΚΑΚΑΝΑ ΔΟΜΝΑ ΜΙΚΑ, ΜΠΟΤΣΟΓΛΟΥ ΚΑΦΕΝΙΑ, ΧΑΝΙΩΤΑΚΗΣ ΝΙΚΟΣ, ΚΑΒΑΛΑΡΗ ΕΥΗ
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