DIDACTICS OF HISTORY

DIDACTICS OF HISTORY

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Code
67629
ACADEMIC YEAR
2019/2020
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.

At the end of the course the student must:

Nursery school:

- being able to convey the concept of time

- being able to convey the historical dimension of events

- know how to organize the historical discourse starting from the life stories of the students

- know how to organize a little research through the playful approach

- know how to structure special Modular Learning Units

Primary school:

- know the main periodic historical events

- know the main historiographical theories

- know how to organize the historical discourse starting from the life stories of the students

- know how to identify historical sources on the territory

- know how to organize a little history research on the territory where the students live

- know how to structure special Modular Learning Units

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.

 

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:

P. Bernardi, F. Monducci (a cura di), Insegnare storia. Guida alla didattica del laboratorio storico, Utet, Torino, 2018

S. Gruzinski, Abbiamo ancora bisogno della storia? Il senso del passato nel mondo globalizzato, Raffaello Cortina, Milano, 2016

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)

CARLO STIACCINI

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.

 

LESSONS START

 September 2019

ORARI

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

Vedi anche:

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

One call 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

 

 

Exam schedule

Date Time Location Type Notes
08/09/2020 08:00 GENOVA Orale

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