English Language

Course Information
TitleΑΓΓΛΙΚΑ / English Language
SchoolPhilosophy and Education
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate, 2nd / Postgraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter/Spring
CoordinatorAnna-Maria Chatzitheodorou
Course ID600000450

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

Registered students: 143
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
CoreForeign LanguageWinter/Spring-4

Class Information
Academic Year2021 – 2022
Class PeriodWinter
Instructors from Other Categories
Weekly Hours3
Class ID
Course Type 2011-2015
General Foundation
Mode of Delivery
  • Distance learning
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • English (Instruction, Examination)
General Prerequisites
Students' language competence should be at B1 level, according to the 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 education 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 education • become familiarized with the conventions of academic discourse in written texts of the discipline of education.
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
  • Appreciate diversity and multiculturality
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
The course “English” aims at introducing students to the current trends of the discipline of education through the use of academic textbooks and research articles. Topics covered are related to Education, 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 education as well as more general skills that are necessary for their professional development.
English for Special/Academic Purposes, Education
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 e-learning and zoom.
Student Assessment
Evaluation through e-learning.
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Multiple Choice Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Oral Exams (Formative, Summative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
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.
Additional bibliography for study
Journals: Gender and Education School Psychology International
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