cod. 1011325

Academic year 2023/24
1° year of course - First semester
Professor responsible for the course unit
ROLLO Dolores
integrated course unit
7 credits
course unit

Learning objectives

At the end of the course, the students should have acquired knowledge and skills associated with concepts and theories of the developmental and educational psychology and sociology of care and be able to apply them to their own professional field. They should also be able to communicate clearly and critically and with appropriate academic language.



Course unit content

The course will provide an overview of some of the main concepts and theories of developmental and educational psychology and the sociology of care, relevant to professional educators.

Full programme

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-Santrock, J.W. (2021). Psicologia dell'educazione, Milano: Mc Graw Hill
(capp. 2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,13)
-M. Cardano, G. Giarelli, G. Vicarelli, a cura di, Sociologia della salute e della medicina. Il Mulino (2020) and in particular some chapters that the lecturer will indicate at the beginning of the module, besides some papers she will share in Elly (maximum 120 pages).
-A. Dino, C. Rinaldi, a cura di, Sociologia della devianza e del crimine, Mondadori Università, 2021; SOLO i capitoli:
n.16, Alcol e altre droghe; n. 17, Il carcere; n.18, Coercizione e sofferenza mentale; n. 22, Medicalizzazione, n. 23, Minori e giovani; n. 27, Suicidi.

Teaching methods

The teaching methods will include lectures, with the support of slides, and classroom-based discussions, also with the use of academic and non-academic materials/paper and short videos/movie sequences relevant to the topics covered in the module. The slides and materials used during the lectures will be made available after the lectures, in the Elly platform.

Assessment methods and criteria

The written test will consist of 7 open-ended questions, for the full integrated course, to be answered briefly (maximum 10-15 lines). The evaluation of the answers will take place according to the following criteria:
1) content, i.e. to what extent the student can deal with topics in detail: up to 10 points
2) writing, i.e. to what extent the student can write with ad adequate academic register: up to 10 points
3) argumentation, i.e. to what extent the student can expose concepts in a coherent and logical way: up to 10 points
The final grade will be given based on the average between the different parts of the test.

Other information

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