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DIDACTICS OF HISTORY

CODE 67629
ACADEMIC YEAR 2021/2022
CREDITS 8 credits during the 5th year of 9322 TEACHER EDUCATION (LM-85 bis) GENOVA
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR M-STO/04
LANGUAGE Italian
TEACHING LOCATION GENOVA (TEACHER EDUCATION)
SEMESTER 1° Semester
TEACHING MATERIALS AULAWEB

OVERVIEW

The teaching, from a laboratory perspective, will examine the methodologies and tools related to the teaching of history, in particular of contemporary history: during the lessons examined various types of sources (oral, written, iconographic, audiovisual, material) and highlighted the specific characteristics and educational potential. The elaboration and realization of specific didactic itineraries is foreseen.

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

The course will allow students to orientate themselves and critically reflect on the teaching methods for teaching history in the nursery and primary school; in particular, reflect critically on the dimension of temporality, and its transmission

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

The course will allow students to orientate themselves and reflect critically on the teaching methods for teaching history in the nursery and primary school; in particular, on the dimension of temporality, and on the transmission of historical memory, intended as a preparatory tool for the development of active citizenship.

At the end of the course the student must:

Nursery school:

- being able to convey the concept of time

- being able to convey the historical dimension of events

- know how to organize the historical discourse starting from the life stories of the students

- know how to organize a little research through the playful approach

- know how to structure special Modular Learning Units

Primary school:

- know the main periodic historical events

- know the main historiographical theories

- know how to organize the historical discourse starting from the life stories of the students

- know how to identify historical sources on the territory

- know how to organize a little history research on the territory where the students live

- know how to structure special Modular Learning Units

PREREQUISITES

Basics of history

TEACHING METHODS

The teaching consists of lectures, for a total of 54 hours. Multimedia supports will be used and specific workshop lessons are planned on historical sources and their use in a didactic key.
If it is necessary to activate distance learning, teaching will take place on the TEAMS platform by accessing the following link:

https://teams.microsoft.com/l/team/19%3a9558240848e0488587e41e87933a241…

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

Particular attention will be given to the public use of history, deepening the relationship between history and memory (collective and subjective). The problem of historical sources, both quantitative and qualitative, their presence on the territory and the methods of treatment and analysis, will be the focus of teaching: the sources represent not only the materials favored by the historian, but effective educational tools are revealed usable , with due care, in all school orders.

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

The slides used during the lessons and other teaching materials will be available on aul@web. The notes taken during the lessons and the material on aul@web are essential for the preparation of the exam. The books to study:

S. Raphael, Theatres of Memory. Past and Present in contemporary culture, Verso, Londom, 1994

L. Tasca (a cura di), La storia raccontata ai bambini, Le Monnier, Firenze, 2019

H. Girardet, Vedere, toccare, ascoltare. L'insegnamento della storia attraverso le fonti, Carocci, Roma, 2013

 

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Exam Board

FABIO CAFFARENA (President)

CARLO STIACCINI

LESSONS

LESSONS START

30 September 2021

Thursday 9.00-11.00
Friday  9.00-11.00 and 12.00-14.00

Class schedule

DIDACTICS OF HISTORY

EXAMS

EXAM DESCRIPTION

The exam consists in the realization and in the exposition in class of a educational. Alternatively, the oral exam can be taken by studying the volumes indicated in the "texts / bibliography" section and the materials uploaded on aulaweb.

If it is necessary to take the exams remotely, the teaching will take place on the TEAMS platform by accessing the following link:
https://teams.microsoft.com/l/team/19%3a9558240848e0488587e41e87933a241b%40thread.tacv2/conversations?groupId=f594ff1b-b73d-4983-a9ca-88b0006eb2eb&tenantId=6cd36f83-1a02-442d-972f-2670cb5e9b1a
 

The following calls are planned:

18/01/2022

01/02/2022

15/02/2022

17/05/2022

14/06/2022

28/06/2022

19/07/2022

06/09/2022

Three calls from January 2022 to February 2022

Four calls from May 2022 to July 2022

One call in September 2022

 

 

ASSESSMENT METHODS

Further details and clarifications on how to prepare for the exam will be provided during the lessons. The educational project and the oral interview have the task of verifying that the student has understood the methods of transmitting the contents and the narration of the story both from the theoretical-conceptual and methodological point of view, and from the practical and operational point of view in the context of applied teaching

 

 

Exam schedule

Date Time Location Type Notes
18/01/2022 09:00 GENOVA Orale
01/02/2022 09:00 GENOVA Orale
15/02/2022 09:00 GENOVA Orale
17/05/2022 09:00 GENOVA Orale
14/06/2022 09:00 GENOVA Orale
28/06/2022 09:00 GENOVA Orale
22/07/2022 09:00 GENOVA Orale
06/09/2022 09:00 GENOVA Orale

FURTHER INFORMATION

Students are invited to consult the AULAWEB page, where all the information and teaching materials will be published

Students with DSA, disability or other special educational needs are recommended to contact the professor at the beginning of the course to agree on teaching and exam methods which, according to the course’s objectives, take into account the modalities individual learning and provide suitable compensatory tools (https://disfor.unige.it/servizi-studenti/ufficio-servizio-disabili)

For international students, texts and articles in English are available on request. The exam can be taken in English in the prescribed manner

If it is not possible, for health reasons, to carry out the lessons and exams in person, they will be delivered remotely using the University TEAMS and / or AULAWEB platforms.

https://teams.microsoft.com/l/team/19%3a9558240848e0488587e41e87933a241…