Teaching methods in informatics (0ΕΠ07)
Instructor : Paraskevopoulou-Kollia Efrosyni-Alkisti
Course typeFree Elective
TermSpring Semester
Teaching hours2
Laboratory hours
Theories for learning and knowledge. Behaviourism. Humanistic theories. Theories of social learning. Cycle of learning, Teaching transformation, Conceptual change, Education triangle, Cognitive models and conflicts. Teaching methods and techniques, organizing and planning of Education, Expected outcomes. Integration of Informatics on Education. The teaching of Informatics in Greece (curriculum, subjects, educational material, school labs).
Course objectives
  • Students should be able to gain knowledge regarding the teaching of IT (and of Information and Communication Technologies) in Greece today
  • Students should be able to design and evaluate educational scenarios
  • Students will get to know the learning theories on teaching IT and other associated concepts
  • Students should be able to choose what kind of teaching method, model or strategy is most suitable in order to teach this scientific subject
  • Students will be aware of the books taught in schools and the curriculum concerning Informatics
  • Βασίλης Ι. Κόμης, Εισαγωγή στη διδακτική της Πληροφορικής, Κωδικός Βιβλίου στον Εύδοξο: 13678, 2005, Κλειδάριθμος, ISBN: 960-209-838-4.
  • Παρασκευοπούλου-Κόλλια Εεφροσύνη-Άλκηστη, Διδάσκοντας Φιλοσοφία σε μη Φιλοσόφους, Κωδικός Βιβλίου στον Εύδοξο: 22767601, 2012, Αδελφών Κυριακίδη Α.Ε., ISBN: 978-960-467-364-3
Assessment method
Written examinations at the end of the semester during examination period
Course material
Slides in each course-interaction with students