Co-lecturer: Ch. Kourgiantakis
This course analyzes the building blocks and functions of the educational system as an organization, both at the macro and micro level. Apart from the discussion of teaching as a basic form of communication in educational settings, there is an extensive reference both to the organization and administration of the educational system and to the pedagogical relationship, the linguistic interaction, the teaching and the student role.
Learning Outcomes to be Achieved
Upon successful completion of the course the student will be able to:
1st week: Historical approach, epistemological formation and analysis of the scientific field of Education Sciences. Organization of research: detection of pupils' perceptions and knowledge on education and history.
2nd week: The Sociology of Education: From the First Steps to Modern Approaches. Anthropology and Ethnography of Education.
3rd week: Education as a system. School as an organization. Theories on approaching school as an organization. School organization functions. Critical view of present education system functions.
4th Week: Persons and Ideas in the History of the Sciences of Education-Critical Presentation.
5th week: Organization and administration of education: Theories school organization: from classical to systemic approach - Organizational models - Educational Management. Greek reality and international experience.
6th - 7th weeks: The basic principles of Cognitive Psychology: how man learns, acquires knowledge, perceives the past and the duration in time. Emotional and social intelligence and their connection to historical interpretation. Functions influencing / defining teaching (age, gender, social environment, etc.).
8th week : Learning . Cognitive, Morphological and Socio-Cultural Learning Theories. Learning Difficulties: detection and pedagogical treatment
9th week: School Classroom Management: Disorderly Issues in the School Class - The Role of Incentives. Forms of teaching: from teacher-centered to dialectical and group cooperative teaching.
10th week: Theory and practice of evaluation in education: Assessment, education system and social control. Types of evaluation. Student, educational work and teacher assessment.
11th week: Education and Difference - Issues of Intercultural Pedagogy.
12th -13th week: Presentation and discussion of research methodology and results - Presentation of student work - Self-evaluation and hetero-evaluation of students assignments.
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Lectures, presentations, interactive discussion, work individually and in groups. Objective: self-action, development of cooperative skills, strengthening of the structural elements of critical thinking (logical reasoning, metacognition). Support Learning through the e-class platform
Written examination, written assignments, oral and digital presentations.