Course Information
SchoolEarly Childhood Education
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter/Spring
CoordinatorMelpomeni Kanatsouli
Course ID80003413

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

Registered students: 105
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
CoreOrientation CourseWinter/Spring-6

Class Information
Academic Year2019 – 2020
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours3
Total Hours39
Class ID
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
General Prerequisites
Knowledge and familiarity with key works and persons of Modern Greek literature. Knowledge of 20th and 21st Century Literature Streams and Techniques, appeal to writing.
Learning Outcomes
Students are expected to be initiated in topics of creative writing and philanagnosia, that are connected with the broader field of literature teaching as a form of language. Initially students are familiarized with a variety of literary texts (poetry, novel, picture stories). At a second level students are expected to master the specialized pedagogic skills connected with the organisation and implementation of actions of creative writing an philanagnosia in formal and informal learning environments. More specifically, the course intends to familiarize students with the specific techniques of eliciting various types and forms of writing, related to the development of imagination, creativity, as well as the overall development of pupils' personalities.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Make decisions
  • Work in teams
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Design and manage projects
  • Appreciate diversity and multiculturality
  • Respect natural environment
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
1. Creative writing (content and school practices) 2. Philanagnosia (content and school practices) 3. Pedagocical applications in literature teaching
Creative writing, creativity, literature, philanagnosia, social literacy
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Book
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
  • Use of ICT in Student Assessment
Lectures are supported by digital presentations (PowerPoint files). Video clips of theoretical, methodological and historical content are presented and analyzed. Communication with students is implemented through e-mail, the digital platform “elearning” and other media, where supporting educational material is available. Students’ assignments are also uploaded to “elearning”.
Course Organization
Reading Assigment301.2
Written assigments301.2
Student Assessment
Continuous evaluation and inspection of students. Essay writing and presentation. Writen or oral examinations.
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Formative)
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Written Assignment (Formative, Summative)
  • Oral Exams (Summative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Αναγνωστικές Εμψυχώσεις και Παιγνίδια Φιλαναγνωσίας,Αρτζανίδου Ε.,Γουλής Δ., Γρόσδος Δ., Καρακίτσιος Α.,Gutenberg, Aθήνα,2011. Διδασκαλία της Λογοτεχνίας και Δημιουργική Γραφή,Ανδρέας Καρακίτσιος, Ζυγός, Θεσσαλονίκη 2013
Additional bibliography for study
1.Estivals Roberts, La Bibliologie P.U.F., Paris, 1987, 2 Le livre dans le Monde, Retz, Paris, 1984 3. Breton J., Le statut de la Bibliologie, Massy, Bib., Pub. 1984 4. Tucker Nikolas, The child and the book: a psychological and literary exploration, Campridge, Campridge University Press,1991. 5.Sutherland Zenna - May Hill Arbuthnot, Children and Books, Glenview III., Scott- Foresman and Company, 1986. 6 Ray Sheila, Share a book with your baby, Bookbird, 30, Novemper, 1992, no4,p25-31 and Bookbird 31, Winter 1993, no 4, p.49. 7.Κιτσαράς Γ., Το εικονογραφημένο παιδικό βιβλίο, Γνώση, 1994 8. Καρπόζηλου Μάρθα, Tο παιδί στη χώρα των βιβλίων, Καστανιώτης, 1995. 9. Σπινκ Τζών, Τα παιδιά ως αναγνώστες, Καστανιώτης, 1990 10. Μπενέκος Αντώνης Το εικονογραφημένο βιβλίο, Δίπτυχο, 1973. 11. Φιλαναγνωσία και Σχολείο, ( επιμ.) Άντα Κατσίκη Γκίβαλου, Πατάκης, Αθήνα, 2007. Περιοδικά: Διαβάζω, Νο 248, 156, Διαδρομές 19, 25, 7, 29, 24 Συνέδρια του Κ.ΕΠ.Β2. Διδακτικές Σημειώσεις στην προσωπική ιστοσελίδα του διδάσκοντα
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