cod. 1006051

Academic year 2014/15
1° year of course - First semester
Academic discipline
Storia della pedagogia (M-PED/02)
Attività formative affini o integrative
Type of training activity
30 hours
of face-to-face activities
6 credits
course unit
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Learning objectives

Knowledge and understanding: historical outline of the period, knowledge of main educational institutions, ability in interconnecting these two aspects.

Applying knowledge and understanding: interpretating some texts of the given period, using simple historical-comparative tools.

Making judgements: this is the main transversal goal of the course.
Communication skills: Ability to explain his own work in reading and interpretating texts with a correct and pertinent Language, even if not technical.
Learning skills: proportional to individual talents.



Course unit content

Title of the course: Courtiers and Reformers. Comparing two educational models

Full programme

See "Contents".


1. "L’educazione umanistica in Italia: testi scelti e illustrati a cura di Eugenio Garin", 2a edizione, Bari, Laterza, 1953

2. Francesco Negri, "Tragedia intitolata Libero Arbitrio", a cura di C. Casalini e L. Salvarani, Roma, Anicia, 2014

3. Alessandro Piccolomini, "Della Institutione di tutta la vita dell’huomo nato nobile e in città libera" (1542) – selezione dal testo

4. Aldo Scaglione, "Metodi e programmi nell’educazione umanistica", “Italica”, Vol. 36, No. 3 (Sep., 1959), pp. 212-221 (articolo)

Teaching methods

Lecture; reading with comments; debate in the classroom; where possible, collective exercices on selected texts.

Assessment methods and criteria

Oral examination.

Other information

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