Classroom Observation:research applications and educational dimensions

Course Information
TitleΠαρατήρηση διδασκαλίας: ερευνητικές χρήσεις, παιδαγωγικές διαστάσεις / Classroom Observation:research applications and educational dimensions
SchoolPhilosophy and Education
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter/Spring
CoordinatorVasiliki Papadopoulou
Course ID600020666

Programme of Study: UPS School of Philosophy and Education (2011-today)

Registered students: 39
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
PhilosophyElective CoursesWinter/Spring-6
PedagogicElective Courses belonging to the selected specializationWinter/Spring-6

Class Information
Academic Year2021 – 2022
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours3
Total Hours39
Class ID
Course Type 2021
Specialization / Direction
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
  • English (Examination)
  • German (Examination)
Learning Outcomes
Students are expected to be able to: 1. Understand the process of observation as a special form of selective perception 2 To know the basic issues of observation as a research method of empirically oriented research 3. To know the basic issues of observation as a research method in ethnographically oriented research 4. To know what are the basic dimensions of observation as a pedagogical and didactic tool in the context of school classroom and life 5. “Recognize” critical incidents in the classroom and school life 6. Analyze critical incidents in relation to pedagogical and didactic theories 7. Realize the pedagogical postulate of learning as experience 8. Know what “vignettes” are and how they are analyzed
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • 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
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • 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
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Student Assessment
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Assignment (Summative)
  • Performance / Staging (Formative)
  • Labortatory Assignment (Formative)
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