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GENERAL DIDACTICS

CODE 67653
ACADEMIC YEAR 2022/2023
CREDITS
  • 10 cfu during the 2nd year of 9322 SCIENZE DELLA FORMAZIONE PRIMARIA (LM-85 bis) - GENOVA
  • SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR M-PED/03
    LANGUAGE Italian
    TEACHING LOCATION
  • GENOVA
  • SEMESTER 1° Semester
    MODULES This unit is a module of:
    TEACHING MATERIALS AULAWEB

    OVERVIEW

    The course is scheduled in the 1st semester

    AIMS AND CONTENT

    LEARNING OUTCOMES

    An approach to the theoretical and applied knowledge system, which is organized around the teaching/ learning process. In-depth analysis of some categories and consideration of methodologies, areas of intervention, significant moments in the teaching practice

    AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

    This subject aims at developing the following educational purposes, split into three modules:

    Module 1) theoretical framework

    Kindergarten and primary school

    - thinking about texts of important educational authors (Bloom, Bruner, Claparède, Cousinet,

    Dewey, Freire, Gagné, Gardner, Illich, Montessori, Morin, Piaget, Vygotskij, ecc.)

    - understanding the lesson planning, instructional design and learning assessment

    - knowing the basic strategies for cooperative learning

    Module 2) The contexts

    Kindergarten and primary school

    - analysing several learning environments

    - planning activities, resources, material, instruments and teaching strategies for a learning environment

    - simulating school situations, considering times, materials and activities

    module 3) teaching strategies

    KINDERGARTEN

    Knowing and being aware how to arrange the following teaching strategies

    - game based learning

    - circle time

    - thinking aloud

    - guided discovery

    - cooperation for children aged 3-5

    PRIMARY SCHOOL

    Knowing and being aware how to arrange the following teaching strategies

    - role playing

    - discussion as teaching strategy

    - metacognitive approaches

    - problem based learning

    - cooperative and collaborative learning

    - communities of inquiry

    TEACHING METHODS

    • lectures about educational theories 
    • group discussions
    • group works
    • simulations
    • problem solving

    SYLLABUS/CONTENT

    1) the theoretical framework

    • (Bloom, Bruner, Claparède, Cousinet, Dewey, Freire, Gagné, Gardner, Illich, Montessori, Morin, Piaget, Vygotskij, ecc.)

    2) The contexts

    • arranging instructional activities, materials, instruments, methods, etc.

    3) The teaching strategies

    • game based learning
    • circle time
    • thinking aloud
    • role playing
    • guided discussion
    • metacognitive approaches
    • problem based learning
    • cooperative learning

    RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

    Scientific papers in English about educational technologies. For further information, please contact davide.parmigiani@unige.it

    TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

    LESSONS

    LESSONS START

    The detailed calendar will be uploaded in AulaWeb (http://www.aulaweb.unige.it/).

    Class schedule

    GENERAL DIDACTICS

    EXAMS

    EXAM DESCRIPTION

    oral exam

    Students with SpLD, 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

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