SOCIOLOGY OF EDUCATION

SOCIOLOGY OF EDUCATION

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Code
67622
ACADEMIC YEAR
2018/2019
CREDITS
8 credits during the 1st year of 9322 TEACHER EDUCATION (LM-85 bis) GENOVA
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR
SPS/08
LANGUAGE
Italian
TEACHING LOCATION
GENOVA (TEACHER EDUCATION)
semester
1° Semester
Teaching materials

OVERVIEW

The course aims to provide the students with the basic tools and knowledges for a sociological understanding of the educational processes, starting from some key topics of the sociology of education; specific attention will be set to  sociology of schools, with references to the “scuola dell’infanzia” and “ scuola primaria”.

 

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

Providing introductory knowledge of the discipline, starting from some of those thematic fields that are most important in relation to teacher training.

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

"Scuola dell’infanzia": The goal is to provide the students with the basic tools and knowledges for a sociological understanding of the educational processes about primary socialization, developing the critical mind and the ability to analyze the social context  beyond prejudices and stereotypes]

"Scuola Primaria": The goal is to provide the students with the basic tools and knowledges for a sociological understanding of the educational processes  about secondary  socialization, developing the critical mind and the ability to analyze the social context  beyond prejudices and stereotypes

Teaching methods

The lessons will be provided in modules, focusing each the main course’s themes; experts will be invited to take part to each module.

The students’ attendance is mandatory and will be interactive: during the lessons, the students will work  on the course materials uploaded on aulaweb by the teacher and in working groups. Videos and images produced by the visual sociology laboratory (DISFOR)  will be exploited as well

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

Different macro -argumetns will be developed (whit a particular attention about differences between “scuola dell’infanzia” and  “scuola primaria” and the children’s ages) :The sociological study of educational processes; socialization and identity; theories of childhood; inequalities in education; the relationship betweenschool and family; changes about family in the  XIX, XX century; the role of teachers; migration processes and education system

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

Only for attending students:

 Besozzi E., Società, cultura educazione. Teorie, contesti e processi, Carocci, 2017

Don Milani L., Lettera a una professoressa, qualsiasi edizione

 The students will have to choose a text from the following:

 for  Scuola primaria : Abbatecola E., Stagi L., Pink is the new black. Stereotipi di genere nella scuola dell'infanzia, Rosenberg & Sellier, 2017

 for Scuola dell'infanzia :  Colombo M., Gli insegnanti in Italia, Radiografia di una professione, Vita e Pensiero 2017

Only for non-attending students:

 Besozzi E., Società, cultura educazione. Teorie, contesti e processi, Carocci, 2017

 Don Milani L., Lettera a una professoressa,   any edition

for Scuola Primaria:  Argentin L., Gli insegnanti nella scuola italiana, Il Mulino 2018

for  Scuola dell'infanzia:  Abbatecola E., Stagi L., Pink is the new black. Stereotipi di genere nella scuola dell'infanzia, Rosenberg & Sellier, 2017

In addition, a book to be chosen from the following:

Lagomarsino F., Ravecca A. (2014). Il passo seguente. Alunni stranieri all’università, Franco

Angeli: Milano

Romito M., Una scuola di classe, Orientamento e disuguaglianze nelle transizioni scolastiche, Guerini e Associati, 2016

 

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Ricevimento: No class period the prof. Lagomarsino receives the students only by appointment (f.lagomarsino@unige.it), at room 3A2, Disfor When the are lessons the prof. Lagomarsino office hours is:  monday morning 12-13 am, at room 3A2, Disfor

Exam Board

FRANCESCA LAGOMARSINO (President)

LUCA GIUSEPPE QUEIROLO PALMAS (President)

VALERIA SILVIA PANDOLFINI

LESSONS

Teaching methods

The lessons will be provided in modules, focusing each the main course’s themes; experts will be invited to take part to each module.

The students’ attendance is mandatory and will be interactive: during the lessons, the students will work  on the course materials uploaded on aulaweb by the teacher and in working groups. Videos and images produced by the visual sociology laboratory (DISFOR)  will be exploited as well

LESSONS START

First Semester, monday 24 October 2016

EXAMS

Exam description

For students attending to the lessons:

oral and written test

 

For students not attending to the lessons:

only oral interview

Assessment methods

For students attending  to the lessons:

Assessment of students’ learning will be ongoing throughout the semester, one test sessions (according to the instructions which will be provided by teacher) and a final  written test, whit open-ended questions.

The votes of the tests will be so weighted on the final vote:  30% for the test sessions in itinere, and 70% for the final test.

If  a student don't reach the 18/30, he must repeat the examination, with oral interview

 

For students not attending to the lessons:

the examination will consist  of an interview ( oral) with the teacher, and will be held during the  scheduled examination session

FURTHER INFORMATION

 

 

The foreign students must contact the teacher in person before the exam