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CODE 111061
ACADEMIC YEAR 2024/2025
CREDITS
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR M-PSI/01
LANGUAGE Italian
TEACHING LOCATION
  • GENOVA
SEMESTER 1° Semester
MODULES Questo insegnamento è un modulo di:

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

The course is aimed to provide knowledge about theoretical foundations of cognitive enhancement; moreover, it will provide knowledge about experimental design and effectiveness evaluation of interventions to enhance cognitive and metacognitive functions in development.

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

To identify:

- foundations of cognitive enhancement/ intevention

- different training types 

- examples of training (in particular, cognitive, metacognitive, and strategic training)

TEACHING METHODS

Taught class, individual activities  

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

Foundations of cognitive intervention 

Training: different types and approaches 

Setting of application: working memory, metacognitive/strategic training, reading comprehension, language learning, wellbeing, self-regulated study

 

 

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

Students attending lessons: 

- lesson notes (also on Aulaweb)

- 'Migliorare le nostre abilità mentali', a cura di E. Borella e B. Carretti, ed. Il Mulino 

- analysis of a scientific paper

 

Students non attending lessons:

- lesson notes (also on Aulaweb)

- 'Migliorare le nostre abilità mentali', a cura di E. Borella e B. Carretti, ed. Il Mulino 

- a text from the following ones, or another one (also in English) to set with the Lecturer 

a. Potenziare la comprensione del testo, 2021, Erickson ed.

b. Imparare a studiare, 2015, Erickson ed.

c. Metamemoria, 2019, Erickson ed.

 

 

 

 

 

 

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

LESSONS

Class schedule

The timetable for this course is available here: Portale EasyAcademy

EXAMS

EXAM DESCRIPTION

Written exam will include open questions on texts and materials introduced during the lessons

ASSESSMENT METHODS

The student will have to show i) to have acquired and learnt the teaching contents; ii) use the appropriate scientific lexicon; iii) critically analyze the acquired contents

FURTHER INFORMATION

Although the lectures will be delivered in Italian, International students are invited to contact the Lecturer for an alternative course program in English

Students possessing a “learning disorder certification”, having disability or other special educational needs are advised to contact the teacher at the beginning of the course to agree on teaching and examination methods which, in accordance with the teaching objectives, take into account individual learning methods.

Students are referred to the Aulaweb platform for any updates that may become necessary during the course of the academic year (both with regard to the methods of delivery and examination).

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