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CODE 59003
ACADEMIC YEAR 2024/2025
CREDITS
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR M-PED/02
LANGUAGE Italian
TEACHING LOCATION
  • GENOVA
SEMESTER 1° Semester
TEACHING MATERIALS AULAWEB

OVERVIEW

The course examines the history of educational institutions by presenting their identities and scientific paradigms.

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

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.

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

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.

TEACHING METHODS

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.

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

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".

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

- F. De Giorgi, A. Gaudio, F. Pruneri (eds.), Storia della scuola italiana, Morcelliana, Brescia, 2023;
- G. Sola (ed.), L’Eccezione Don Lorenzo Milani. A cento anni dalla nascita (1923-2023), Il Melangolo, Genova, 2023;
- H-G. Gadamer, Educare è educarsi, Il melangolo, Genova, 2014.

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

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

LESSONS

LESSONS START

September/October 2024.

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.

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.

ASSESSMENT METHODS

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.

FURTHER INFORMATION

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.

OTHER INFORMATION

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

STUDENTS FROM ABROAD

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.

FOR STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES OR WITH SPECIFIC LEARNING DISORDERS (SLD):

Students with disabilities or SLD are reminded that in order to request adaptations for exams, they must first upload their certification on the University’s website at servizionline.unige.it in the “Students” section. The documentation will be verified by the University’s Services for the Inclusion of Students with Disabilities and SLD (https://rubrica.unige.it/strutture/struttura/100111).

Subsequently, well in advance (at least 10 days) of the exam date, an email must be sent to the professor with whom the exam will be taken, copying both the School’s Referent for the Inclusion of Students with Disabilities and SLD (laura.traverso@unige.it) and the above-mentioned Sector using one of the following addresses (disabili@unige.it; dsa@unige.it). The email must specify:

- the name of the course;
- the date of the exam;
- the student’s surname, name, and matriculation number;
- the compensatory tools and dispensatory measures deemed functional and requested.

The referent (Prof. Laura Traverso) will confirm to the professor that the applicant has the right to request adaptations for the exam and that such adaptations must be agreed upon with the professor. The professor will respond by communicating whether it is possible to use the requested adaptations.

Requests must be sent at least 10 days before the exam date in order to allow the professor to evaluate their content. In particular, if you intend to use concept maps for the exam (which must be much more concise than the maps used for study) if the sending does not respect the established times, there will not be the necessary technical time to make any changes, which could be requested by the professor.

For further information on the request for services and adaptations, consult the document: Linee guida per la richiesta di servizi, di strumenti compensativi e/o di misure dispensative e di ausili specifici

It is recommended to contact the Professor in order to clarify and agree on aspects related to the organization of teaching, preparation, and the way the exam is conducted.

Agenda 2030 - Sustainable Development Goals

Agenda 2030 - Sustainable Development Goals
Quality education
Quality education