Comparative History of education
cod. 1006051

Academic year 2015/16
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: Dialogue Concerning the Two Chief Systems. Liberal and Marxist thought in education.

Full programme

See "Contents".


M. A. Manacorda, Marx e l’educazione, Roma, Armando, 2008.
John Stuart Mill, Sulla libertà (in alcune edizioni Saggio sulla libertà), qualsiasi edizione purché integrale.
L. Salvarani, Nascita di una nazione. Esperienze e modelli dell’educazione nell’America dell’Ottocento, Roma, Anicia, 2015.

Further reading for THIRD YEAR students:
Pierre Bourdieu, La riproduzione. Per una critica dei sistemi di insegnamento, Guaraldi 2006.

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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