cod. 03857

Academic year 2022/23
2° year of course - Second semester
- Stefania FUCCI
Academic discipline
Sociologia generale (SPS/07)
Scienze umane e psicopedagogiche
Type of training activity
14 hours
of face-to-face activities
2 credits
hub: PARMA
course unit

Integrated course unit module: HUMAN AND PEDAGOGICAL SCIENCES

Learning objectives

At the end of the course, students are expected to be able to:
- Adopt a sociological eye to analyse social phenomena useful in their profession
- Use sociological language to describe and analyse any social phenomenon
- Consciously and critically analyse the reality around them and the contexts (social, economic and cultural) in which they live and work


This course does not require special prerequisites

Course unit content

The course will be organized in two parts. A first part in which an analysis of the main concepts, issues and sociological approaches will be proposed and the main categories useful for analyzing the different social phenomena will be presented.
A second part will be dedicated to the analysis of some specific concepts of the sociology of health, in order to explain the relationship between health and society (analysis of social determinants of health).

Full programme

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- Gherardi, L., a cura di, (2021), Scoprire la sociologia. Teorie e temi essenziali, Milano, Pearson (limited to topics covered during the course);
- Some readings provided during the course)

Teaching methods

The teaching activity will be conducted partly in a frontal way, promoting in any case the exchanges and the discussions with the students; partly with exercises, decisional cases and discussions. During the lectures, slides will be projected. All materials will be made available on the Elly platform, also used for communications and notices.

Assessment methods and criteria

The exam will be written and will focus on the exam book and materials. In particular, it will composed by 3 open-ended questions with no answer limits (time available: 60 minutes). The open-ended questions are general, and have the aim not only of assessing notional learning, but also the ability of the students to process critically and the appropriateness of language. Each open-ended question will be assessed with a score from 0 to 10 points.

Other information

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