DIDACTICS OF HISTORY

DIDACTICS OF HISTORY

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Code
67629
ACADEMIC YEAR
2018/2019
CREDITS
8 credits during the 5th year of 9322 TEACHER EDUCATION (LM-85 bis) GENOVA
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR
M-STO/04
LANGUAGE
Italian
TEACHING LOCATION
GENOVA (TEACHER EDUCATION)
semester
1° Semester
Teaching materials

OVERVIEW

The teaching, from a laboratory perspective, will examine the methodologies and tools related to the teaching of history, in particular of contemporary history: during the lessons examined various types of sources (oral, written, iconographic, audiovisual, material) and highlighted the specific characteristics and educational potential. The elaboration and realization of specific didactic itineraries is foreseen.

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

The course will allow students to orientate themselves and critically reflect on the teaching methods for teaching history in the nursery and primary school; in particular, reflect critically on the dimension of temporality, and its transmission

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

The course will allow students to orientate themselves and reflect critically on the teaching methods for teaching history in the nursery and primary school; in particular, on the dimension of temporality, and on the transmission of historical memory, intended as a preparatory tool for the development of active citizenship.

 

Nursery school: acquisition of the ability to understand the passage of time and the historical dimension of events and the past

 

Primary school: acquisition of the ability to understand events in a historical perspective, ie critical - albeit at an elementary level -, as well as an eventuality

 

PREREQUISITES

Basics of history

Teaching methods

The teaching consists of lectures, for a total of 54 hours. Multimedia supports will be used and specific workshop lessons are planned on historical sources and their use in a didactic key.
The educational offer can be integrated with the participation in the workshop "Popular writing as a source for contemporary history" (25 hours of which 8 consisting of lectures and 17 working independently)
The laboratory, connected to the course of Theory of historical knowledge, aims to provide the methodological tools useful for the analysis of popular scripts and their use as educational material and source for the history of events and processes of the contemporary age, with particular reference to the so-called subjective diary, epistolary and memorial writing. Students will be able to know and analyze typologies of writing related to contexts and experiences of migration, war and imprisonment, scholastic and childhood, and learn to have a critical approach to historical documents.

Contents:

The workshop will be organized on four meetings for two hours each, for a total of 8 hours. The meetings will serve to define the main methodological issues, the definitions of "popular writing", the protagonists and the fields of writing production in the contemporary age. Will be illustrated the main places of conservation and collection of daily scriptures, public and private, in Italy and in Europe, and reference studies.
Students will practice on selections of documents, in original and in digital copy, kept in the Ligurian Archive of the popular writing of DISFOR and will be able to independently develop works of counting, transcription and analysis concerning some types of documents.

Product / work to be carried out in the 17 hours at a distance:

Students are required to produce a short report on a selection of documents, freely chosen from those illustrated and used during the meetings.

Places available: to be define

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

Particular attention will be given to the public use of history, deepening the relationship between history and memory (collective and subjective). The problem of historical sources, both quantitative and qualitative, their presence on the territory and the methods of treatment and analysis, will be the focus of teaching: the sources represent not only the materials favored by the historian, but effective educational tools are revealed usable , with due care, in all school orders.

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

The slides used during the lessons and other teaching materials will be available on aul@web. The notes taken during the lessons and the material on aul@web are essential for the preparation of the attendance exam (those who have attended at least 75% of the lessons). The books listed below are suggested as supporting texts, but students can agree with the teacher alternative bibliography related to the topics dealt with in the field of teaching:

F. Monducci (a cura di), Insegnare storia. Il laboratorio storico e altre pratiche attive, Utet, Torino, 2018

G. Fogliardi, G. Marcadella (a cura di), Gli archivi ispirano la scuola. Fonti d'archivio per la didattica, MIBAC, Roma, 2010 (free version: http://www.archivi.beniculturali.it/dga/uploads/documents/Saggi/Saggi_97.pdf)

L. Landi (a cura di), Di chi è questa storia?. Proposte didattiche per le classi multiculturali, Carocci, roma, 2010

Non-attending students are also required to study:

H. Girardet, Vedere, toccare, ascoltare. L'insegnamento della storia attraverso le fonti, Carocci, Roma, 2013

 

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Ricevimento: On appointment fabio.caffarena@unige.it

Exam Board

FABIO CAFFARENA (President)

AUGUSTA MOLINARI

LESSONS

Teaching methods

The teaching consists of lectures, for a total of 54 hours. Multimedia supports will be used and specific workshop lessons are planned on historical sources and their use in a didactic key.
The educational offer can be integrated with the participation in the workshop "Popular writing as a source for contemporary history" (25 hours of which 8 consisting of lectures and 17 working independently)
The laboratory, connected to the course of Theory of historical knowledge, aims to provide the methodological tools useful for the analysis of popular scripts and their use as educational material and source for the history of events and processes of the contemporary age, with particular reference to the so-called subjective diary, epistolary and memorial writing. Students will be able to know and analyze typologies of writing related to contexts and experiences of migration, war and imprisonment, scholastic and childhood, and learn to have a critical approach to historical documents.

Contents:

The workshop will be organized on four meetings for two hours each, for a total of 8 hours. The meetings will serve to define the main methodological issues, the definitions of "popular writing", the protagonists and the fields of writing production in the contemporary age. Will be illustrated the main places of conservation and collection of daily scriptures, public and private, in Italy and in Europe, and reference studies.
Students will practice on selections of documents, in original and in digital copy, kept in the Ligurian Archive of the popular writing of DISFOR and will be able to independently develop works of counting, transcription and analysis concerning some types of documents.

Product / work to be carried out in the 17 hours at a distance:

Students are required to produce a short report on a selection of documents, freely chosen from those illustrated and used during the meetings.

Places available: to be define

LESSONS START

27 September 2018, 10.00

ORARI

L'orario di tutti gli insegnamenti è consultabile su EasyAcademy.

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DIDACTICS OF HISTORY

EXAMS

Exam description

For attending students the exam consists in the realization and in the exposition in class of a educational project on the course topics (Power Point, audiovisuals or other software). The exam is exclusively oral for non-attending students (ie for those who have not attended at least 75% of the lessons).

The following calls are planned:

 

Three calls from January 2019 to February 2019

Four calls from May 2019 to July 2019

Two calls in September 2019

 

 

Assessment methods

Further details and clarifications on how to prepare for the exam will be provided during the lessons. The educational project (for attending students) and the oral interview (for those not attending) have the task of verifying that the student has understood the methods of transmitting the contents and the narration of the story both from the theoretical-conceptual and methodological point of view, and from the practical and operational point of view in the context of applied teaching

 

 

FURTHER INFORMATION

Students are invited to consult the teaching page (http://www.aulaweb.unige.it/) where all the information and teaching materials will be published