Economics of Education


  1. GENERAL
SCHOOL SOCIAL POLITICAL AND ECONOMIC SCIENCES
DEPARTMENT SOCIAL POLICY
LEVEL OF STUDIES LEVEL 6
COURSE CODE 48 SEMESTER 5th  & 7th
COURSE TITLE Economics of Education
TEACHING ACTIVITIES
If the ECTS Credits are distributed in distinct parts of the course e.g. lectures, labs etc. If the ECTS Credits are awarded to the whole course, then please indicate the teaching hours per week and the corresponding ECTS Credits.
TEACHING HOURS PER WEEK ECTS CREDITS
3 6
Please, add lines if necessary.Teaching methods and organization of the course are described in section 4.
COURSETYPE

Background, GeneralKnowledge, Scientific Area, Skill Development

Scientific Area
PREREQUISITES: No
TEACHING & EXAMINATION LANGUAGE: Greek
COURSE OFFERED TO ERASMUSSTUDENTS: No
COURSEURL:
  1. LEARNING OUTCOMES
Learning Outcomes
Please describe the learning outcomes of the course: Knowledge, skills and abilities acquired after the successful completion of the course.
After successful completion of the course students will be able to:

At the cognitive level:

• be aware of all the work done in a pedagogical field of work

• describe the basic characteristics that a teacher should have

• Know quality tools for observation and reflection of the educational project

At the level of ability:

• design small-scale research work

• reflect on the dimensions of the mentor relationship that they have experienced

• reflect on their experience they had during the internship and the subjective views

they had on the profession of teacher/educator

At the level of skill-development:

• implement research work regards their pedagogical action

• prepare a report on his / her practical training

• reflect on the practical work they have done

General Skills
Name the desirable general skills upon successful completion of the module
Search, analysis and synthesis of data and information,

ICT Use

Adaptation to new situations

Decision making

Autonomous work

Teamwork

Working in an international environment

Working in an interdisciplinary environment

Production of new research ideas

Project design and management

Equity and Inclusion

Respect for the natural environment

Sustainability

Demonstration of social, professional and moral responsibility and sensitivity to gender issues

Critical thinking

Promoting free, creative and inductive reasoning

–          Autonomous work

–          Search, analysis and synthesis of data and information, ICT Use

–          Working in an interdisciplinary environment

–          Promoting free, creative and inductive reasoning

–          Critical thinking

  1. COURSE CONTENT
Students choose through a thematic list of basic fields (each containing more) pedagogical issues in which they deepen through a) the systematic observation in the classroom, b) the study of relevant literature, and c) the elaboration of work on the issues chosen.

The main fields are directly related to the dimensions that make up the Pedagogical and Teaching competence of teachers: 1. Educational unit and Professor’s Profession, 2. Education and Training, 3. Communication and Interaction, 4. Teaching, 5. Diagnosis, Counseling and Evaluation.

The ultimate goal for students is to develop competencies, skills and attitudes of a professional teacher in order to be able to analyze and reflect on the teaching requirements, the educational choices and their implementation way, to form diverse teaching and learning environments, to analyze and shape the circumstances of communication, interaction and counseling support, to actively participate in their professional development and in the shaping of the profile of the school unit in which they are being practiced.

  1. LEARNING & TEACHING METHODSEVALUATION
TEACHINGMETHOD
Face to face, Distance learning, etc.
Face to face
USE OF INFORMATION & COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGY (ICT)
Use of ICT in Teaching, in Laboratory Education, in Communication with students
For this course, the online e-class platform is used, on which online texts, digital study sources and work environments are put.

Through this online environment, communication with the students is delivered, updates are posted and work assignments are given.

TEACHING ORGANIZATION

The ways and methods of teaching are described in detail.

Lectures, Seminars, Laboratory Exercise, Field Exercise, Bibliographicresearch& analysis, Tutoring, Internship (Placement), Clinical Exercise, Art Workshop, Interactive learning, Study visits, Study / creation, project, creation, project. Etc.

 

The supervised and unsupervised workload per activity is indicated here, so that total workload per semester complies to ECTS standards.

Activity Workload/semester
Lectures 39
Elaboration of activities 21
Study of bibliography 45
Shortessaywriting 45
Course total 150
Student Evaluation

Description of the evaluation process

 

Assessment Language, Assessment Methods, Formative or Concluding, Multiple Choice Test, Short Answer Questions, Essay Development Questions, Problem Solving, Written Assignment, Essay / Report, Oral Exam, Presentation in audience, Laboratory Report,Clinical examination of a patient,Artistic interpretation, Other/Others

 

Please indicate all relevant information about the course assessment and how students are informed 

The evaluation is based on two axes: a) the active participation of students in the educational process, which is ensured with their involvement in a submitted assignment that is considered as a prerequisite for understanding the content of the course and their participation in the final examinations; and b) their participation in the final written examination.

 

  1. SUGGESTED BIBLIOGRAPHY
• Course notes provided on instructor’s web page

Παπαγεωργίου Π., Χατζηδήμα, Σ. (2003). Εισαγωγή στην Οικονομική των Ανθρωπίνων Πόρων και της Εκπαίδευσης, Εκδόσεις Σταμούλης, Αθήνα.

Ψαχαρόπουλος, Γ. (1999). Οικονομική της Εκπαίδευσης, Εκδόσεις Παπαζήσης, Αθήνα.

Schultz, Th., (1972). Η Οικονομική Αξία της Εκπαιδεύσεως, Εκδόσεις Παπαζήσης, Αθήνα.

 

ANNEX OF THE COURSE OUTLINE

 Alternative ways of examining a course in emergency situations

Teacher (full name):  
Contact details:  
Supervisors: (1)  
Evaluation methods: (2)  
Implementation Instructions: (3)  
  • Please write YES or NO
  • Note down the evaluation methods used by the teacher, e.g.
  • written assignment or/and exercises
  • written or oral examination with distance learning methods, provided that the integrity and reliability of the examination are ensured.
  • In the Implementation Instructions section, the teacher notes down clear instructions to the students:
  1. a) in case of written assignment and / or exercises: the deadline (e.g. the last week of the semester), the means of submission, the grading system, the grade percentage of the assignment in the final grade and any other necessary information.
  2. b) in case of oral examination with distance learning methods: the instructions for conducting the examination (e.g. in groups of X people), the way of administration of the questions to be answered, the distance learning platforms to be used, the technical means for the implementation of the examination (microphone, camera, word processor, internet connection, communication platform), the hyperlinks for the examination, the duration of the exam, the grading system, the percentage of the oral exam in the final grade, the ways in which the inviolability and reliability of the exam are ensuredand any other necessary information.
  3. c) in case of written examination with distance learning methods: the way of administration of the questions to be answered, the way of submitting the answers, the duration of the exam, the grading system, the percentage of the written exam of the exam in the final grade, the ways in which the integrity and reliability of the exam are ensured and any other necessary information.

There should be an attached list with the Student Registration Numbers only of students eligible to participate in the examination.

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