Course Information
SchoolPrimary Education
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter/Spring
CoordinatorVenetia Apostolidou
Course ID600017536

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

Registered students: 174
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSCompulsory Course424

Class Information
Academic Year2023 – 2024
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Instructors from Other Categories
Weekly Hours3
Total Hours39
Class ID
Course Type 2021
Specific Foundation
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Scientific Area
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
With the successful completion of the course the students are expected to: •Elaborate theoretical notions concerning the relation between literature, society, education •Know a model of teaching literature in primary and secondary education •Discuss a series of specific problems of teaching literature, concerning both the content and the teaching methods •Be able to criticize and assess literature curricula
General Competences
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Adapt to new situations
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Appreciate diversity and multiculturality
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
The purpose of this course is to offer a systematic framework of principles, aims and methods for teaching literature. In particular, it aims at a critical redefinition of the content and methods of the literature class, informed by cultural studies, theories of literature and children’s literature as well as critical pedagogy. Among the issues that are being discussed are: •Basic theories of literature that facilitate the understanding of the complexity of the phenomenon of literature and various approaches towards it. •The interrelation between the literary and the educational institution. •The formulation of the literary canon of contemporary Greek literature •Τhe complex issue of teaching values through literature . •Ways of organizing the literature lesson and teaching approaches for the various literary genres. Theater in education Students assesssment in literature class.
Literary education, teaching literature, teaching methods
Educational Material Types
  • Slide presentations
  • Video lectures
  • Book
  • Literature curricula available on internet
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
The lectures are given with the help of power point program. Videolectures are available on opencourses platform. The e-learning platform is used for the communication with the students.
Course Organization
Reading Assigment291.0
Student Assessment
Assessment through written exams. The assessment criteria are not written but they have been explained many times in class. Those are: a) ability of composition kwowledge from many sources: lectures, study of bibliography and various literature curricula. b) critical thinking on the topics that have been discussed in class c) performance in the field
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Summative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
1. Αποστολίδου Β.,Κόκορης Δ., Μπακογιάννης Μ., Χοτολίδου Ε., Λογοτεχνική ανάγνωση στο Σχολείο και στην Κοινωνία, Αθήνα, Gutenberg, 2018. Κωδικός 77109634 2.Αποστολίδου Β., Χοντολίδου Ε. (επιμ.), Λογοτεχνία και εκπαίδευση, Αθήνα, Τυπωθήτω Γ. Δαρδανός, 1999. Κωδικός Eudoxus: 31741
Additional bibliography for study
Anderson, Richard κ.ά. (1994). Πώς να δημιουργήσουμε ένα έθνος από αναγνώστες/επιμ. Στέλλα Βοσνιάδου, μτφρ. Ανθή Αρχοντίδου κ.ά. Αθήνα: Gutenberg Καλογήρου, Τζίνα & Κική Λαλαγιάννη επιμ. (2005). Η Λογοτεχνία στο σχολείο. Θεωρητικές προσεγγίσεις και διδακτικές εφαρμογές στην Πρωτοβάθμια Εκπαίδευση/εισ. Άντα Κατσίκη-Γκίβαλου. Αθήνα: τυπωθήτω-Γιώργος Δαρδανός. Σπινκ, Τζων (Spink, John) (1989). Τα παιδιά ως αναγνώστες/μτφρ. Κυριάκος Ντελόπουλος. Αθήνα: Καστανιώτης. Φρυδάκη, Ευαγγελία (2003). Η θεωρία της λογοτεχνίας στην πράξη της διδασκαλίας. Αθήνα: Κριτική. Στη σειρά Κλειδιά και Αντικλείδια, ΠΕΜ, ΥΠΕΠΘ, Πανεπιστήμιο Αθηνών www.kleidiakaiantikleidia.net): Αποστολίδου, Βενετία (2003). Ανάγνωση και ετερότητα. Χοντολίδου, Ελένη (2003). Ταυτότητες και λογοτεχνία στο σχολείο.
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