Found 136 courses



natural sciences subject


Panagiotis Berillis - Undergraduate - (A-)
Department of Ichthyology and aquatic environment, University of Thessaly

Basic physics' principles and laws.

humanities and arts subject

Teaching Methodology: Structural Elements of Teaching

Stavroula Kaldi - Undergraduate - (A-)
Department of Primary Education, University of Thessaly

The course aims to familiarise pre-service teachers with the fundamental concepts of didactics and the structural elements of teaching. Moreover, contemporary teaching approaches that can be applied in primary schools are analysed.

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Exercise in developmental ages

Vassilis / Konstantina Gerodimos / Karatrantou - Undergraduate - (A-)
Department of Physical Education and Sports Science, University of Thessaly

The aim of the module is the acquaintance of students with exercise in the developmental years for health purposes. Special emphasis is given in planning and implementing strength, power, aerobic capacity, speed and flexibility training programs for children and adolescents.

independant departments subject


YANNIS THEODORAKIS - Undergraduate - (A)

exercise and quality of life. Some specific areas of the psychology of exercise, (motivation strategies and psychological intervention strategies for individuals of all ages. the effecs of exercise on stress, anxiety and depression. Relevant theoretical on psychology of exercise and health for active life style.

social sciences  subject

Jewish Identities

Vasiliki Yiakoumaki - Undergraduate - (A-)
Department of History, Archaeology and Social Anthropology, University of Thessaly

Jewish identity has not yet been the subject of systematic study in Greek anthropology. This seminar is concerned with issues pertaining to the management of Jewish culture and history in contemporary Europe, with Greece as its main focus. This is pursued through an anthropological perspective which favors the ethnographic approach. Some main topics to be discussed are: Jewish communities in Greece and Europe, the politicization of Jewishness, Jewish identity as memory of “pain,” the “absence” in public sphere and the emerging “visibility,” multiculturalist politics in the “new Europe,” contemporary consumerism and commercialization of Jewish culture, and existing filmography.

humanities and arts subject

Natural Science History

Themis Dallas - Undergraduate - (A)
Department of History, Archaeology and Social Anthropology, University of Thessaly

In this course we present the evolution of natural sciences (with emphasis on physics) from the forsth mathematical notions and the Babylonian astronomy to the current era. In parallel, we present the evolution in the philosophy of science.

engineering subject


Vasso Trova - Undergraduate - (A-)
Department of Architecture, University of Thessaly

The course curriculum includes the industrial city, Haussmann’s urban interventions, urban utopias (from Fourier to Scholeri), the Garden city movement, the Socialist city (Soviet Union 1917-1932, The Red Vienna), the urban vision of Modern Movement and the post war European development, the crisis of the modernist city and the return to urban reality (TEAM X, Jacobs, Lynch, Cullen) and to the importance of users and citizens (Alexander, participative planning), historical approaches (conservation, Rossi, Aymonino), the critical reconstruction, urban regeneration, the city of events(Tchumi), the generic city (Koolhaas). A crucial part of the course focuses on the development of the greek city during the 20th century as a result of a double interweaved process. The one refers to the transfer of the generic models described previously, to the Greek cities. The other refers to the unique Greek historical, social and economical context and its impact on the urban development of the contemporary city.

humanities and arts subject

Topography of Ancient Rome

Giannis Lolos - Undergraduate - (A)
Department of History, Archaeology and Social Anthropology, University of Thessaly

Rome was founded towards the end of the 7th century BC and evolved progressively into the most important city in the Mediterranean and the capital of the Roman empire. In the course of the semester we shall follow this evolution via the monuments of the city, from the beginnings and the Etruscan presence to the centuries of the Republic and of the Empire down to the period of the Tetrarchy (4th cent. A.C.)

natural sciences subject

Geology (acad. year 2012-2013)

Ioannis Clapsopoulos - Undergraduate - (A-)
Department of Civil Engineering, University of Thessaly

The objective of the course is to provide an introduction to the study of the science of Geology, with an emphasis on topics affecting the site investigation, design, and construction processes of civil engineering projects. It also analyses the most important of the earth’s interior and surface features, and the processes that contributed to their formation. Reading and interpretation of topographic and geologic maps skills are attained through exercises.

humanities and arts subject

Multilingualism in primary education: implications for language teaching

Evgenia Vasilaki - Undergraduate - (A-)
Department of Primary Education, University of Thessaly

The course aims to raise prospective teachers’ awareness towards the multilingual and multicultural reality of contemporary primary schools and to subsequently equip them with the knowledge and the techniques that are necessary in dealing with this reality, especially in relation to language teaching and integrated language teaching. Discussion of theoretical issues in bilingualism and second language teaching is enhanced with a review of the research literature on relevant topics. This task is further supported by in-class activities of developing and adjusting materials and resources in order to meet the needs of students from different linguistic and cultural backgrounds in the mainstream primary classrooms.