|SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR||M-PED/02|
The course examines the history of educational institutions by presenting their identities and scientific paradigms.
Main objectives of the course consist in understanding and acquiring knowledge about history of educational institutions, with a particular attention to the meanings assumed by the idea of "educating" man within the history of the Occident.
Acquisition of appropriate knowledge in relation to the scientific foundations of the history of educational institutions is aimed at understanding and interpreting, in a historical perspective, problems and changes that invest both the concept of education as well as the identifying characteristics of contemporary educational institutions, in their history. These knowledge goals will help to achieve an authonomy in critical thinking about the historical context, with particular regard to the pedagogical aspects.
Lessons are conducted in the presence of the teacher and have mainly character of lectures. Within the course, group activities and seminars can be provided.
The course program will mainly consist in the following contents: the foundational categories and study objects of the history of educational institutions; macro- and micro-dimensions of the educational system and its institutions; methodological paradigms and cognitive foundations of historiographic research into history of educational institutions; categories of self-formation, education and instruction within the history of educational institutions; the scientific-cognitive connection between history of educational institutions, history of pedagogy and pedagogy of history.
According to the "Sustainable Development Goals" established by the UN Agenda 2030, the Teaching is specifically committed to the promotion of "Goal 4. To provide quality, equitable and inclusive education and learning opportunities for everyone".
- F. De Giorgi, Il metodo italiano nell’educazione contemporanea, Morcelliana, 2023;
- P. Levrero, L’ebreo don Milani, Il Melangolo, Genova, 2013;
- J.H. Pestalozzi, La veglia di un solitario, a cura di M. Gennari, Il Melangolo, Genova, 2009.
For non-attending Students, the texts for the exam are the same.
Office hours: Office hours are weekly, at Studio 3C6 of the Department of Scienze della Formazione (Corso A. Podestà, 2 – Third floor from the Via U. Foscolo entrance). For a telephone call or to arrange an online meeting, it is possible to contact the teacher – again during office hours (on the dates and times aindicated below) – at the following phone number: 010 20953816. At the beginning of each semester will be provided – both here and on the AulaWeb page – the overall details regarding the reception. Students can also contact the Teacher writing a mail to paolo.levrero[at]unige.it. Through the following link, it is possible to find the dates, times and any notice of change relating to office hours: NEXT OFFICE HOURS
MARIA LUCENTI (President)
Tuesday 3 October 2023.
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.
The exams take place at the Department of Scienze della Formazione (Genoa, Corso A. Podestà, 2). The classroom, assigned by the office, will be indicated both on the University portal "Easyacademy" and on the screens at the entrance to the Department, on the day of the exam.
The written exam, lasting 60 minutes, is organized into a small number of open questions. During the course of the examination, students can consult books in the program.
Students have to attend the exam with the program of the current academic year in, even if they are enrolled in previous academic years. In the case of insufficient results, students will have to attend the exam again in the same manner.
Examination procedures are the same also for non-attending Students.
Any change in the usual teaching activities (classes and office hours) will be reported in the AulaWeb page of the Course. On the AulaWeb page, all the information relating to the organization and carrying out of the course activities will be detailed.
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, consider the modalities individual learning and set suitable compensatory tools.
Students from abroad are invited to contact the teacher in order to clarify and agree on the aspects relating to the didactic organization, preparation and methods of conducting the exams.
Through the following link, it is possible to find the dates, times and any notice of change relating to office hours: NEXT OFFICE HOURS