Expected learning outcomes:
Knowledge and understanding: knowledge of the general features of the studied context, and being able to trace them in the texts;
Ability in applying knowledge and understanding: explaining passages from the texts, through basic historical interpretation and possibly connecting with one’s own previous knowledge;
Making judgments: it is the overarching goal of the course, with particular reference to the acquisition of an awareness of historical distance and of the longue durée of the investigated phenomena;
Communication skills: acquisition of a l not necessarily technical language, but being able to distinguish and give an account of the characteristics of an educational texts from the past;
Learning skills: being able to draw information from an historical texts and to interconnect to one’s own knowledge network, with the patterns promoted by individual talents.