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DISABILITY PSYCHOLOGY

CODE 67727
ACADEMIC YEAR 2021/2022
CREDITS 9 credits during the 5th year of 9322 TEACHER EDUCATION (LM-85 bis) GENOVA
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR M-PSI/04
LANGUAGE Italian
TEACHING LOCATION GENOVA (TEACHER EDUCATION)
MODULES This unit is composed by:
TEACHING MATERIALS AULAWEB

OVERVIEW

The main objective of the course is to contribute to the training of future teachers by providing skills in the field of the main developmental disorders.

The workshop allows experimenting  some working strategies with disabilities in the process of school inclusion.

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

The course aims to introduce the concepts of disability, developmental disorders, inclusion and to deal with the issue of atypical development especially in relation to the school context.

It also aims to provide tools for planning inclusive courses and designing Individualized Educational Plans functional to didactic work and consistent with current regulations.

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

The teaching allows students to gain theoretical knowledge on atypical development and face situations with a scientific, inclusive, non-judgmental attitude.

The attendance of the whorkshop allows to read a clinical diagnosis and an ICF-based protocol and be able to describe the areas of interest in the structuring of the Individual Plan.

PREREQUISITES

Basic knowledge of typical development

TEACHING METHODS

At present, it is not yet known with certainty whether the course will be held in full or in part in the presence. The structure of the course and the teaching methods will in any case be the same, even if using the different means available in the classroom or remotely.

 

Lessons are held in a participatory way, alternating short interventions by the teacher with discussions, watching videos, individual and group exercises. During the workshop, students can experience professional skills and practice with the proposed technologies and materials.

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

Knowledge of atypical development in its various aspects

Approach to assessment with psychological and didactic tools

The role of the school and strategies to improve inclusion and enhance learning

 

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

For the discipline, please refer to the texts listed.

On the aulaweb, teaching materials and examples are provided.

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Exam Board

MIRELLA ZANOBINI (President)

ANGELO BEDIN (President Substitute)

LESSONS

LESSONS START

February, the 23th, 2022

EXAMS

EXAM DESCRIPTION

The exam for attending students includes an ongoing written evaluation of the basic text and an oral exam in which the other texts and the results of the laboratory activity will be discussed.

For non-attending students, the assessment will be oral.

ASSESSMENT METHODS

See assessment methods of the discipline

Exam schedule

Date Time Location Type Notes
21/01/2022 08:30 GENOVA Orale
03/02/2022 08:30 GENOVA Orale
17/02/2022 08:30 GENOVA Orale
19/05/2022 08:30 GENOVA Orale
09/06/2022 08:30 GENOVA Orale
30/06/2022 08:30 GENOVA Orale
14/07/2022 08:30 GENOVA Orale
15/09/2022 08:30 GENOVA Orale
21/01/2022 08:30 GENOVA Orale
03/02/2022 08:30 GENOVA Orale
17/02/2022 08:30 GENOVA Orale
19/05/2022 08:30 GENOVA Orale
09/06/2022 08:30 GENOVA Orale
30/06/2022 08:30 GENOVA Orale
14/07/2022 08:30 GENOVA Orale
15/09/2022 08:30 GENOVA Orale

FURTHER INFORMATION

All the students must visit the Aulaweb page (www.aulaweb.unige.it) regularly. All the information and materials related to this course are exclusively published on this website.

Any shifts in lectures timetable or office hours will be announced on Aulaweb.

Students with DSA, disability or other special educational needs are recommended to contact the teacher at the beginning of the course, to organize teaching and assessment, taking in account both the class aims and the student's needs and providing suitable compensatory instruments.