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Master’s Degree: “Innovative Pedagogical Approaches in Multicultural Educational Environments”

Postgraduate Programme (MSc): “Innovative Pedagogical Approaches in Multicultural Educational Environments” (Operating since the academic year 2013-14 and no longer accepting students for enrollment)

The Postgraduate Programme “Innovative Pedagogical Approaches in Multicultural environments” is operating at the Department of Education Sciences in Early Childhood since the spring semester of academic year 2013-14.

The maximum number of postgraduate students enrolled per year is twenty eight (28). The Postgraduate Programme requires the compulsory attendance of all courses, seminars and workshops, the implementation of a practicum, as well as the completion of a postgraduate research project (Dissertation). The total duration of the programme is four (4) semesters. Degree Awarded: Master’s Degree.

The students can choose between one of the two available directions/specializations:

  • Formal, non-formal and informal forms of education

  • Education for intercultural competence

Program Structure

First semester Four modules, three common core modules for both directions and one from two elective modules
30 ECTS
Second semester Five modules for each direction
30 ECTS
Total 1st year 9 modules
60 ECTS
Third semester Seminars, courses, workshops and the Postgraduate Practical Placement
30 ECTS
Fourth semester Diploma Dissertation
30 ECTS
Total 2nd year Modules, Postgraduate Practical Placement & Dissertation
60 ECTS

 

Program of Courses

1st Semester

Course Code
Course Title
Credit Units (ECTS)
1
K1
Ethno-cultural differences and social inequalities in education
8
2
K2
Aspects of socio-cultural empowerment: Theoretical and practical approaches
8
3
K3
Educational research: Data collection and analysis methods
8
4

Selection of an elective course from the following list of elective courses

Elective courses
1
ΚΕ4
Life-long learning and adult education
6
2
ΚΕ5
Educational programming languages, digital stories and multimedia applications
6

 

2nd Semester (Direction A: Formal, non-formal and informal forms of education)

Course Code

Course Title

 

Credit Units (ECTS)
1
Α1Υ
Innovative pedagogical approaches and alternative types of education
6
2
Α2Υ
Cognitive and psychological development and learning: sociocultural approaches
6
3
Κ6Υ
Applying ethnography in formal and non-formal education
6
4

Selection of two elective courses from the following list of elective courses

Elective courses
1
Α3Ε
Dealing with children suffering from chronic diseases: Special issues and learning implementations
6
2
Α4Ε
Practices of museum education and love of reading in formal and non-formal educational groups
6
3
Α5Ε
Education through music and theatrical action: Special issues and implementations
6

 

2nd Semester (Direction B: Education for intercultural competence)

Course Code
Course Title
Credit Units (ECTS)
1
Β1Υ
Study of otherness – intercultural competence
6
2
Β2Υ
Teaching Greek in multicultural environments
6
3
Κ6Υ
Applying ethnography in formal and non-formal education
6
4

Selection of two elective courses from the following list of elective courses

Elective courses
1
Β3Ε
Educating minorities and immigrants
6
2
Β4Ε
Narratives of diversity: texts and ideologies
6
3
Β5Ε
Mass Media in multicultural environments
6

3rd Semester

Course Code
Course Title
Credit Units (ECTS)
1
ΜΠΑ
Postgraduate Practical Placement
30

4th Semester

Course Code
Course Title
Credit Units (ECTS)
1
ΜΔΕ
Diploma Dissertation
30

 

Contact

Director:

Anastasia Economidou, Associate Professor

Website:

http://mcultural.gr