cod. 12988

Academic year 2014/15
1° year of course - Second semester
Academic discipline
Pedagogia generale e sociale (M-PED/01)
Discipline pedagogiche e metodologico-didattiche
Type of training activity
30 hours
of face-to-face activities
6 credits
course unit
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Learning objectives

By the end of the course students will:
- be able to understand and use the language of pedagogy;
- grasp the specificity of the pedagogical approach to educational problems and processes compared with the approach adopted by other disciplines;


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Course unit content

Over presenting the theoretical background of education, the course focuses on the contemporary debate about the role of pedagogical research inside this area, and, most of all, about the role of Theory of education. Then focuses on issues, problems and perspectives that emerge around the image of education, the image of the child and the image of adult in the twentieth century.

Full programme

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- Tutti i materiali scaricabili dal Corso Pedagogia generale del portale per la didattica on line dell'Università degli studi di Parma (;
- C. Freinet, La scuola del fare, a cura di R. Eynard, Bergamo, Junior, 2002;
- J. Bruner, La cultura dell'educazione, Milano, Feltrinelli, 1997.

Teaching methods

The educational activities will be conducted focusing on active learning methods (interactive lectures, case studies, simulations) with a continuous enhancement of the direct experiences of the participants and the interactions between individuals in learning. The classroom activities will be supported by the use of authentic materials and presentations on computer.

Assessment methods and criteria

written exam

Other information

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