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PHILOSOPHY OF EDUCATION

CODE 67420
ACADEMIC YEAR 2021/2022
CREDITS
  • 6 cfu during the 1st year of 9922 PEDAGOGIA, PROGETTAZIONE E RICERCA EDUCATIVA (LM-85) - GENOVA
  • SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR M-PED/01
    LANGUAGE Italian
    TEACHING LOCATION
  • GENOVA
  • SEMESTER 2° Semester
    TEACHING MATERIALS AULAWEB

    OVERVIEW

    The course has, as main purposes, the acquisition of critical-problematic knowledges related to the self-formation of the human being.

    AIMS AND CONTENT

    LEARNING OUTCOMES

    The course has, as main purposes, the acquisition of critical-problematic knowledges related to the self-formation of the human being

    AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

    The acquisition of appropriate knowledges and abilities in the process of comprehension regarding the critical-problematical aspects related to Philosophy of human formation is revolved to improve the skills to understand, interpret and deal with the problems associated with the self-formation. This allows to structure a heuristic logic able to grasp the relationships between the theoretical dimension and practical aspects related to the philosophy of human formation, then to realize autonomous understanding paths useful to address the various problems emerging from the philosophical interpretation of human formation.

    TEACHING METHODS

    Due to the health situation associated with the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic and according to rectoral regulations issued by the University of Genoa, and the guidelines established by DISFOR, lectures can be conducted in two different ways.

    A) If it is possible to hold lectures in attendance.
    Lessons will be conducted in the presence of the teacher and will have mainly character of lectures. Within the course, group activities and seminars can be provided.

    B) If distance teaching is extended.
    Lectures will be hold on Microsoft Teams platform, normally through an interactive modality, at institutionally scheduled time. They will include both frontal teaching moments and forms of debate and discussion on the contents of the lecture.

    SYLLABUS/CONTENT

    The program of the course will consist, mainly, in the following contents: the identity of Philosophy of human formation; identity and difference between General Pedagogy, Philosophy of education, Philosophy of formation; the structural questions of the Philosophy of the human being; forms of humanism and nihilism; theories of ideas, theories of knowledge and theory of culture.

    RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

    - M. Gennari, Missa in tempore belli, Il Melangolo, Genova, 2015;
    - G. Falco, Introduzione alla semiotica dell’educazione, Aracne, Roma, 2021;
    - M. Horkheimer e Th. W. Adorno, Dialettica dell’illuminismo, Einaudi, Torino (qualunque edizione);
    - Ch. Grade, Fedeltà e tradimento, La Giuntina, Firenze, 2021.

    For non-attending students, the texts for the exam are the same.

     

    TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

    Exam Board

    MARIO GENNARI (President)

    PAOLO LEVRERO

    GIANCARLA SOLA (President Substitute)

    LESSONS

    LESSONS START

    Wednsday 23rd February 2022.

    EXAMS

    EXAM DESCRIPTION

    Exam is written. The written exam is finalized to verify acquired knowledge by the Students and their critical capabilities in the elaboration of the learned contents.

    Evaluation criteria: relevance of contents, argumentation of acquired knowledge, logical coherence, language properties, critical-problematic ability.

    ASSESSMENT METHODS

    Based on the indications provided by the University and the Department, the exams will be done in two different and eventually ways.

    A) If it is possible to take exams in attendance.
    The exam, which last 60 minutes, is structured into a short number of open questions. During the time of the exam, Students can consult texts in the program. Students have to take the exam with the program of the current academic year, even if they are enrolled in previous academic years.
    If the exam is “not passed”, Students will have to take the exam again in the same manner.
    For non-attending Students, the exam procedures are the same.

    B) If distance teaching is extended.
    Students will have to draw up a short paper (read editorial criteria indicated below) in which tehy will have to put together contents learned from studied books and attended lectures with a theme that will be indicated for each exam session, developing a critical-problematic reflection (which has to be the risult of their own elaboration). Students will have to draw a short final bibliography, including studied texts and 5 other volumes which their consider essential for the topic discussion.
    Bibliography must indicate Surname and Name of the Author of the volume, Title of the volume, Publisher, City, year of publication.
    Drafting criteria of the essay: the required format extension of the exam must be between a minimum of 2 pages and a maximum of 3 pages, for a total of characters between 4,000 and 6,000, spaces included.

    More detailed informations on exam methods, publication and recording of votes will be reported on AulaWeb in the specific page of the Course.

    Exam schedule

    Date Time Location Type Notes
    19/01/2022 11:00 GENOVA Scritto
    02/02/2022 11:00 GENOVA Scritto
    16/02/2022 11:00 GENOVA Scritto
    25/05/2022 11:00 GENOVA Scritto
    08/06/2022 11:00 GENOVA Scritto
    22/06/2022 11:00 GENOVA Scritto
    06/07/2022 11:00 GENOVA Scritto
    14/09/2022 11:00 GENOVA Scritto

    FURTHER INFORMATION

    Any change in the usual teaching activities (classes and office hours) will be reported within the “Avvisi dai Docenti” section of the "Dipartimento di Scienze della Formazione" internet site and within AulaWeb page of the Course.

    Other Informations
    Teaching assistants: Dott.ssa Francesca Marcone, Dott.ssa Stefania Trifilio.