Course Information
TitleΕΡΕΥΝΑ ΣΤΗ ΜΑΘΗΜΑΤΙΚΗ ΕΚΠΑΙΔΕΥΣΗ ΣΤΗΝ ΠΡΟΣΧΟΛΙΚΗ ΚΑΙ ΠΡΩΤΗ ΣΧΟΛΙΚΗ ΗΛΙΚΙΑ / RESEARCH IN EARLY MATHEMATICS EDUCATION
CodeΕΠ.2.045
FacultyEducation
SchoolEarly Childhood Education
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter/Spring
CoordinatorAnastasia Dimitriou
CommonYes
StatusActive
Course ID80003418

Programme of Study: UPS of School of Early Childhood Education (2012-today)

Registered students: 96
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
CoreOrientation CourseWinter/Spring-6

Class Information
Academic Year2019 – 2020
Class PeriodSpring
Instructors from Other Categories
Weekly Hours3
Total Hours39
Class ID
600159793
Type of the Course
  • Scientific Area
  • Skills Development
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
After successful completion of the course, the students are expected to: 1. Acquire specialised scientific knowledge about research in mathematics education 2. Understand thw targets and the methods of teaching and learning Mathematics to young children through modern research results 3. Connect theory and findings with teaching and learning 4. Familiarise themselves with content, concepts and characteristics of mathematical activities for young children.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Generate new research ideas
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
The course includes the understanding of targets and methods of teaching and learning of Mathematics to young children, through reseach results. In parallel, aims at practising students to connect theory and research findings with teaching. At the beginning, general issues of teaching and learning of Mathematics are studied, like the importance and particularity of Mathematics for children 4 to 8 years old, the content and the targets, modern theories of learning and teaching Mathematics and the basic characteristics of mathematical activities. Continiously, the course focuses on directions and reflections, level of approach, modern findings as well as teaching suggestions for the axes of mathematical concepts that are suitable for younger ages.
Keywords
Research, Mathematics education, teaching and learning of Mathematics, content, research results, teaching approaches.
Educational Material Types
  • Slide presentations
  • 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
Description
Lectures are supported by digital presentations (powerpoint files). Communication with the students is implemented through email and through the digital platform (e-learning), where supportive educational material and students' assignments are also uploaded.
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures391.6
Reading Assigment753
Written assigments341.4
Exams20.1
Total1506
Student Assessment
Description
Course assessment involves two assignments implemented in two stages in the course of the semester (with presentation) as well as with written exams (intermediate and final).
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Formative)
  • Written Assignment (Summative)
  • Performance / Staging (Formative)
Bibliography
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
1. Τζεκάκη, Μ. (2007). Μικρά παιδιά, μεγάλα μαθηματικά νοήματα. Αθήνα: Gutenberg. 2. Τζεκάκη, Μ. (2010). Μαθηματική εκπαίδευση για την προσχολική και πρώτη σχολική ηλικία. Θεσσαλονίκη: Εκδόσεις Ζυγός.
Additional bibliography for study
Kress, G. & van Leeuwen, T. (2010). Η ανάγνωση των εικόνων: η γραμματική του οπτικού σχεδιασμού. (μτφ. Φωτεινή Παπαδημητρίου). Θεσσαλονίκη: Επίκεντρο. Matthews, M. R. (2007). Διδάσκοντας τις φυσικές επιστήμες. Θεσσαλονίκη: Επίκεντρο. Ραβάνης, Κ. (2001). Οι Φυσικές Επιστήμες στην Προσχολική Εκπαίδευση: Διδακτική και Γνωστική Προσέγγιση. Αθήνα: Τυπωθήτω. Ραβάνης, Κ. (2003). Δραστηριότητες για το Νηπιαγωγείο από τον Κόσμο της Φυσικής. Αθήνα: Δίπτυχο. Ραβάνης, Κ. (2016). Εισαγωγή στη διδακτική και τη διδασκαλία των φυσικών επιστημών. Αθήνα: Εκδόσεις Νέων Τεχνολογιών. Unsworth, L. (2001). Teaching Multiliteracies Across the Curriculum: Changing Contexts of Text and Image in Classroom Practice. Open University Press. Χαλκιά, K. (2012). Διδάσκοντας φυσικές επιστήμες: θεωρητικά ζητήματα, προβληματισμοί, προτάσεις. Αθήνα: Πατάκη.
Last Update
03-03-2020