DIDACTICS OF PHILOSOPHY (LM)

DIDACTICS OF PHILOSOPHY (LM)

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Code
98479
ACADEMIC YEAR
2019/2020
CREDITS
6 credits during the 1st year of 8465 Philosophical Methods (LM-78) GENOVA
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR
M-FIL/06
TEACHING LOCATION
GENOVA (Philosophical Methods)
semester
1° Semester
Teaching materials

OVERVIEW

Didactics of philosophy is a specialized discipline that contributes to the training of the future philosophy teacher in secondary school. It critically analyzes the different models of the teaching of philosophy and provides an knowledge of the main methodologies and  suitable tools for the "transmission" of philosophical knowledge.

 

 

 

 

 

 

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

The teaching of Didactics of philosophy aims at providing the critical tools and the historiographical knowledge that are useful to articulate a didactics of philosophy in secondary school, also through the use of integrative resources to the manuals, such as the web and so on.

 

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

1) Knowledge and understanding. To know the different philosophical styles and the methods of teaching of philosophy.

2) Applying knowledge and understanding. To treat of emerging problems in the field of didactics of philosophy, through the dynamic of the "transmission of philosophy", the consideration of the "centrality of the text", the analysis of the most effective teaching tools in the teaching of philosophy, the use of role playing.

3) Making judgements. Mastery of critical and evaluative resources in front of peculiar problems of the teaching of philosophy, acquired through the themes treated and the medidation on the most recent results of philosophical historiography.

4) Communication skills. To expand the philosophical vocabulary in relation to themes treated and increase the skills of choice of the argumentative strategies according to the contexts.

5) Learning skills. To acquire basic skills in the teaching of philosophy that are useful to enter upon training courses for teaching philosophy in secondary school.

 


 

 

 

PREREQUISITES

In order to effectively address the teaching contents, the student must have acquired, during the three-year course, mastery ot the philosophical vocabulary; knowledge of the themes and the main articulations of history of philosophy and direct knowledge of some classics of the philosophical thought.

 

 

Teaching methods

In addition to frontal lessons, the  course includes the simulation of philosophy classes for secondary school  and the use of role playing to put students in the position of "pretending to be" philosophy teachers of secondary school and to give them the chance to experience a kind of internship.

 

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

The teaching of philosophy in Italy (from Casati Law to the present day). The different philosophical and didactic perspectives from which it is possible to look at the question of the teaching of philosophy. Philosophy teaching and skills. The philosophical laboratory as a methodological and didactic model. Types of philosophy lessons in the classroom.

 

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

Bibliography (Students regularly attending the course)

A. Gaiani, Il pensiero e la storia. L’insegnamento della filosofia in Italia, CLEUP, Padova 2014.

A. Caputo, Ripensare le competenze filosofiche a scuola. Problemi e prospettive, Carocci, Roma 2019.

E. Ruffaldi - M. Trombino, L'officina del pensiero. Insegnare e apprendere filosofia. Manuale-laboratorio didattico... Filosofia in aula. Guida per l'insegnante, LED, Milano 2004.

Bibliography (Other students)

A. Gaiani, Il pensiero e la storia. L’insegnamento della filosofia in Italia, CLEUP, Padova 2014.

A. Caputo, Ripensare le competenze filosofiche a scuola. Problemi e prospettive, Carocci, Roma 2019.

E. Ruffaldi - M. Trombino, L'officina del pensiero. Insegnare e apprendere filosofia. Manuale-laboratorio didattico... Filosofia in aula. Guida per l'insegnante, LED, Milano 2004.

Insegnare filosofia. Modelli di pensiero e pratiche didattiche, a cura di L. Illetterati, UTET, Torino 2007 (Introduzione, pp. V-VIII e Parte I. Stili filosofici e modalità di insegnamento della filosofia. Capp. 1-5, pp. 5-66).

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Ricevimento: Friday, 4-5 p.m. (by prior appointment) DAFIST, Philosophy section, Via Balbi 4, 2nd floor  

Exam Board

STEFANIA ZANARDI (President)

OLGA ROSSI

LETTERIO MAURO

SIMONA LANGELLA

PAOLO DE LUCIA

LESSONS

Teaching methods

In addition to frontal lessons, the  course includes the simulation of philosophy classes for secondary school  and the use of role playing to put students in the position of "pretending to be" philosophy teachers of secondary school and to give them the chance to experience a kind of internship.

 

LESSONS START

Friday 27th September 2019

http://www.scienzeumanistiche.unige.it/didattica/orari

 

EXAMS

Exam description

Oral exam. The exam lies in an interview on the themes treated in the course.

 

Assessment methods

The oral exam aims to evaluate:

- the mastery of the contents and the historical understanding of the different perspectives presented (max 15/30);

-  the lexical correctness in relation to contents and methods (max. 5/30);

- skills in organizing knowledge for didactic function (max. 5/30);

- skills in expressing a critical judgement on the themes studied (max. 5/30).

 

Exam schedule

Date Time Location Type Notes
11/05/2020 16:30 GENOVA Orale
01/06/2020 16:30 GENOVA Orale
15/06/2020 16:30 GENOVA Orale
06/07/2020 16:30 GENOVA Orale
07/09/2020 16:30 GENOVA Orale

FURTHER INFORMATION

Further materials will be furnished by the teacher during lessons and will be published on AulaWeb.

Students who can't attend the lessons are requested to send an email to:  stefania.zanardi@unige.it       stefania_zanardi@virgilio.it

Teacher's personal page: http://filosofia.dafist.unige.it/?dipendente=c2405