Course Information
FacultyPhysical Education and Sport Science
SchoolPhysical Education and Sports Sciences (Thessaloniki)
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter/Spring
CoordinatorGeorgios Tzetzis
Course ID600001300

Programme of Study: UPS of School of Physical Education and Sports Science (2014-2015)

Registered students: 6
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
CoreCompulsory Course belonging to the selected specialization (Compulsory Specialization Course)534

Class Information
Academic Year2021 – 2022
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours2
Class ID
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Scientific Area
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Distance learning
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
Aims: After the completion of the class students will be able to: Define and distinguish the terms actions and movements, and give examples of each. Describe motor skill characteristics. Define the term ability and distinguish it from the term skill. Explain the difference between the general motor ability hypothesis and the specificity of motor abilities hypothesis. Understand the meaning of motor learning control and development Analyze the movement characteristics of each developmental stage Synthesize the knowledge from the relative theories to select the correct decision for the appropriate practice Implement theoretical issues into practice in order to guide appropriate practice schedules Evaluate learning of motor, perceptual, cognitive and psychological skills
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Adapt to new situations
  • Generate new research ideas
  • Appreciate diversity and multiculturality
  • Respect natural environment
  • Demonstrate social, professional and ethical commitment and sensitivity to gender issues
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
Course outline Course name: MOTOR LEARNING AND DEVELOPMENT CODE: ΕPΟ 127 SEMESTER: FALL, SPRING INSTRUCTOR : Dr GEORGE TZETZIS Tel: +302310 992193, Ε-mail: SCHEDULE: 1 Introduction of human movement and development 2 Sciences supporting human movement and development 3 Stages of learning 4 Indicators of learning and learning curves 5 Taxonomy of skills and sports 6 Trasnfer of Learning 7 Theories of motor developement 8 Structural and functional characteristics of development 9 Individual differences 10 Physical, perceptual, and organizational factors 11 Developmental characteristics of practice 12 Preparation and organization of practice 13 Effectiveness and feedback BIBLIOGRAPHY Τζέτζης, Γ., Λόλα, Α., 2015. Κινητική μάθηση και ανάπτυξη. [ηλεκτρ. βιβλ.] Αθήνα:Σύνδεσμος Ελληνικών Ακαδημαϊκών Βιβλιοθηκών. Διαθέσιμο στο: COMPELMENTARY BIBLIOGRAPHY Pamela Haibach, Greg Reid, Douglas Collier, (2011). Motor Learning and Development Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics
motor learning, motor development, motor performance
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Video lectures
  • Multimedia
  • Interactive excersises
  • 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
E-learning is used for the content of the course. All classes are presented through power point presentations including videos through data projector and PC. All the materials are stored in blackboard and the communication with the instructor is through e-mail.
Course Organization
Laboratory Work150.6
Reading Assigment100.4
Student Assessment
Evaluation 1. Active participation in class(10%). 2. Collection of relative to the class articles(Individually 10%). 3. 5 Short quiz (10%). 4. Project: Individual assignment of implementation of theories into practice (20%). 5. Final exams (50%)
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Multiple Choice Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Problem Solving (Formative, Summative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Τζέτζης, Γ., Λόλα, Α., 2015. Κινητική μάθηση και ανάπτυξη. [ηλεκτρ. βιβλ.] Αθήνα:Σύνδεσμος Ελληνικών Ακαδημαϊκών Βιβλιοθηκών. Διαθέσιμο στο:
Additional bibliography for study
Pamela Haibach, Greg Reid, Douglas Collier, (2011). Motor Learning and Development Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics.
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