RESEARCH ON SCHOOL TEXTBOOKS

Course Information
TitleΕΡΕΥΝΑ ΣΧΟΛΙΚΩΝ ΕΓΧΕΙΡΙΔΙΩΝ / RESEARCH ON SCHOOL TEXTBOOKS
CodeΕΜ5
FacultyEducation
SchoolPrimary Education
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter/Spring
CoordinatorDimitrios Charalampous
CommonNo
StatusActive
Course ID600017549

Programme of Study: PPS Tmīmatos Dīmotikīs Ekpaídeusīs (2019-sīmera)

Registered students: 113
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSElective Courses634

Class Information
Academic Year2021 – 2022
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours3
Total Hours39
Class ID
600205313
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Scientific Area
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
-To master both the past and current greek policies of textbooks. -The policies implemented in other countries. -To understand the pedagogical dimensions of the textbooks. -To lern and to be able to apply methods of content analysis.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • 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
Course Content (Syllabus)
The course material is divided into three distinct thematic units: A) The pedagogical approach of the school textbook. In the frame of this particular thematic unit, the functions of school textbooks, their structural characteristics, the illustration and their relation to the curriculum will be examined. B) The policies concerning school textbooks. There will be a reference based on the way according to which European countries confront a school textbook and afterwards, the three main policies practiced in the modern Greek state from its establishment until today (the policy of free competition, the policy of state regulative interventionism and the policy of state monopoly) will be examined. The current developments and trends will also be discussed. C) Research methods concerning school textbooks. Two methods of content analysis about school textbooks (a quantitative and a qualitative one) will be indicatively presented. Later on, certain researches will be presented and at the same time their researching planning and the methodology that they follow will be commented on. Finally, students will implement the methodological tools in practice, so as to analyse texts of limited extent.
Educational Material Types
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Description
-Extensive use of powerpoint -Communication with students via email
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures782.6
Reading Assigment200.7
Written assigments190.6
Exams30.1
Total1204
Student Assessment
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Written Assignment (Formative)
Bibliography
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Αχ. Καψάλης-Δ. Χαραλάμπους: Σχολικά εγχειρίδια. Θεσμική εξέλιξη και σύγχρονη προβληματική, Μεταίχμιο, Αθήνα 2008 (β' έκδοση)
Additional bibliography for study
-Α. Φραγκουδάκη-Θ. Δραγώνα: "Τί είν' η πατρίδα μας;". Εθνοκεντρισμός στην εκπαίδευση, Αλεξάνδριεα, Αθήνα 1998. -Κ. Μπονίδης: Το περιεχόμενο του σχολικού βιβλίου ως αντικείμενο έρευνας, Μεταίχμιο, Αθήνα 2004. -Χάρης Αθανασιάδης: Τα αποσυρθέντα βιβλία. Έθνος και σχολική Ιστορία στην Ελλάδα, 1858-2008, Αλεξάνδρεια 2015.
Last Update
13-09-2019