|SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR||SPS/08|
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The course aims to provide basic concepts for a sociological reading of educational processes, not only within school systems but also outside of them, presenting the main topics covered in the Sociology of Education. Particular attention will be given to the processes of socialization within the different family forms, to socialization among peers and to the presence of second generations of immigrants in educational contexts
Providing introductory knowledge of the discipline, starting from some of those thematic fields that are most important in relation to educator's role
AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES
The goal is to provide the students with the basic tools and knowledges for a sociological understanding of the educational processes (inside and outside school sistem), developing the critical mind and the ability to analyze the social context beyond prejudices and stereotyp
The lessons will be provided in modules, focusing each the main course’s themes; experts will be invited to take part to each module. During the lessons, the students will work on the course materials uploaded on aulaweb by the teacher and in working groups.Various methods will be used: brainstorming, role play, group discussions, work caffè. Videos and images produced by the visual sociology laboratory (DISFOR) will be exploited as well.
Different macro -argumetns will be developed: the sociological study of educational processes; socialization and identity; the agents of socialization ; inequalities in education processes; changes about family in the XIX, XX century; migration processes and education system
Ribolzi L., Crescere nella società. Lineamenti di sociologia dell'educazione, Mondadori Education, 2020
A book to be chosen from the following:
Minetto A., Non è un paese per madri, Laterza, 2022
Caroselli A., Palestre di precarietà. Una etnografia delle pratiche conflittuali nella formazione tecnica e professionale, Ombre Corte, 2022
Lagomarsino F., Erminio D., (a cura di), Più vicini che lontani. Giovani stranieri a Genova tra percorsi di cittadinanza e questioni identitarie, Genova University Press, 2019, open access da sito
There is no distinction between attending and non-attending students, however the activities carried out in the classroom are an integral part of the program and active participation is part of the ongoing formative assessment and contributes to the final assessment.
FRANCESCA LAGOMARSINO (President)
LAURA TRAVERSO (President Substitute)
First semester. The class schedules will be announced later on the disfor website
Final oral interview and some exercises durign the lessons.
The final oral exam with open questions, in which the student will have to demonstrate knowledge of clear theoretical references and precise concepts on the foundations of the sociology of education and on the different topics covered during the course. In addition, competence in the specific use of disciplinary terminology used to analyze educational phenomena will be assessed
Foreign students must contact the teacher in person before the exam.
Students with DSA (Specific Learning Disorders) disabilities or other special educational needs have to contact the teacher (e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org) at the beginning of the course to agree on teaching methods, that take into account individual learning methods and provide suitable compensatory tools. For international students, texts and articles in English are available on request. The exam can be taken, in the manner provided, in English.