Course Information
SchoolPrimary Education
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter/Spring
CoordinatorPolyvios Androutsos
Course ID600017673

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

Registered students: 102
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSElective Courses324

Class Information
Academic Year2023 – 2024
Class PeriodWinter
Instructors from Other Categories
Weekly Hours3
Total Hours39
Class ID
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
General Prerequisites
Prerequisite: Access to a melodic instrument to practice (i.e. metallophone).
Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the course students should: • Have acquired basic theoretical musical knowledge. • Based on the above knowledge they will be able to develop musical skills and performing skills by practicing In the practical-workshop part of the course. • Be able to perform with the metallophone (or other melodic musical instrument) and sing accurately (by reading scores) musical pieces and mostly children’s songs for primary school students.
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 interdisciplinary team
  • 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
Course Content (Syllabus)
In the theoretical part of the course, the basic goal is students to acquire basic theoretical musical knowledge. In the practical-workshop part of the course the most important goal is the students, based on the theoretical knowledge they have acquired in music theory, to practice, develop, and improve their performing skills with the metallophone (or other instrument) as well as singing accurately (from a score), musical pieces and mostly songs for children in the first primary grades. In Detail: A) In the theoretical part of the course: Music Theory: Sound properties, Musical Staff, Music Clefs, Notes, Note values, Ties and Slurs, Rests, Time Signatures, Bars, Bar Lines, Up Beat, Strong and weak parts of the measure, Meter, Kinds of Meters, Accidentals, Tones, Semitones, Enharmonic notes, Key Signatures, Major Scales, Minor Scales (natural, harmonic and melodic), Pentatonic Scales, and Transpose. B) In the practical-workshop part of the course: Rhythmic score reading and counting with hand movements depending on the time signature. Rhythmic and Melodic Solfège. Exercises to build performing skills in the metallophone, first individually and later on in duets performing specifically songs for children for the first primary grades. Exercises in singing with examples of children’s songs. Building a repertoire of children’s songs. Combined from theory and praxis: Studying the content of the official music textbooks and the songs anthology book for primary schools, students have to choose and present a lesson and its activities in the classroom and describe if and why the teaching goals set in the lesson would be achieved.
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Audio
  • Multimedia
  • Book
  • Musical Instruments
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Laboratory Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Course Organization
Laboratory Work120.4
Reading Assigment100.3
Artistic creation70.2
Other / Others100.3
Student Assessment
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Multiple Choice Questions (Summative)
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Oral Exams (Formative, Summative)
  • Performance / Staging (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Problem Solving (Summative)
  • Labortatory Assignment (Formative, Summative)
  • Artistic Performance (Formative, Summative)
  • Practicing in duets (Formative, Summative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Brandley - Chrissikos, J. A. (2007). Το μεταλλόφωνο για αρχάριους. Αθήνα: Edition Orpheus. (Κωδικός στον Εύδοξο: 112692077).
Additional bibliography for study
-Γρηγορίου, Μ.(1994). Μουσική για παιδιά και για έξυπνους μεγάλους – Α’ τόμος. Αθήνα: Νεφέλη. -Δαμιανού- Μαρίνη, Ε. (1998). Βασικές μεθοδολογικές αρχές για την εφαρμογή των Μουσικοπαιδαγωγικών ιδεών του Zoltán Kodály. Μουσική Εκπαίδευση,3(1),30-36. -Καψάσκη – Μακρή, Σ. Αγγ.(2009).Τα πρώτα μου τραγούδια- ανθoλογία παιδικών τραγουδιών. Αθήνα: Μελωδία- Καψάσκη. -Μόσχος, Κ., Τουμπακάρη, Ν., Τόμπλερ, Μ. (2009). Μουσικό ανθολόγιο Α΄-ΣΤ΄ Δημοτικού. Αθήνα: ΟΕΔΒ – Παιδαγωγικό Ινστιτούτο. -Μουζακίτης, Χ. (2010). Το αλφαβητάρι της στοιχειώδους θεωρίας της μουσικής. Αθήνα: Edition Orpheus, Νικολαΐδης Μ. -Σαμαράς, Κ. (1990). Θεωρία της Μουσικής Τεύχος 1ο. Θεσσαλονίκη: ΝΤΟΡΕΜΙ -Τα σχολικά εγχειρίδια μουσικής όλων των τάξεων του δημοτικού σχολείου. -Συναφή επιστημονικά περιοδικά: Μουσική Εκπαίδευση, Ρυθμοί, Μουσικοπαιδαγωγικά.
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