GENERAL DIDACTICS

GENERAL DIDACTICS

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Code
67653
ACADEMIC YEAR
2019/2020
CREDITS
8 credits during the 2nd year of 9322 TEACHER EDUCATION (LM-85 bis) GENOVA
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR
M-PED/03
LANGUAGE
Italian
TEACHING LOCATION
GENOVA (TEACHER EDUCATION)
semester
1° Semester
modules
This unit is a module of:
Teaching materials

OVERVIEW

The course is scheduled in the 1st semester

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

An approach to the theoretical and applied knowledge system, which is organized around the teaching/ learning process. In-depth analysis of some categories and consideration of methodologies, areas of intervention, significant moments in the teaching practice

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

This subject aims at developing the following educational purposes, split into three modules:

Module 1) theoretical framework

Kindergarten and primary school

- thinking about texts of important educational authors (Bloom, Bruner, Claparède, Cousinet,

Dewey, Freire, Gagné, Gardner, Illich, Montessori, Morin, Piaget, Vygotskij, ecc.)

- understanding the lesson planning, instructional design and learning assessment

- knowing the basic strategies for cooperative learning

Module 2) The contexts

Kindergarten and primary school

- analysing several learning environments

- planning activities, resources, material, instruments and teaching strategies for a learning environment

- simulating school situations, considering times, materials and activities

module 3) teaching strategies

KINDERGARTEN

Knowing and being aware how to arrange the following teaching strategies

- game based learning

- circle time

- thinking aloud

- guided discovery

- cooperation for children aged 3-5

PRIMARY SCHOOL

Knowing and being aware how to arrange the following teaching strategies

- role playing

- discussion as teaching strategy

- metacognitive approaches

- problem based learning

- cooperative and collaborative learning

- communities of inquiry

Teaching methods

  • lectures about educational theories 
  • group discussions
  • group works
  • simulations
  • problem solving

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

1) the theoretical framework

  • (Bloom, Bruner, Claparède, Cousinet, Dewey, Freire, Gagné, Gardner, Illich, Montessori, Morin, Piaget, Vygotskij, ecc.)

2) The contexts

  • arranging instructional activities, materials, instruments, methods, etc.

3) The teaching strategies

  • game based learning
  • circle time
  • thinking aloud
  • role playing
  • guided discussion
  • metacognitive approaches
  • problem based learning
  • cooperative learning

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

Scientific papers in English about educational technologies. For further information, please contact davide.parmigiani@unige.it

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Ricevimento: I meet the students at my study, room 1A 6, tel. 010 209 53608. Otherwise, the students can contact me by email: davide.parmigiani@unige.it

Exam Board

DAVIDE PARMIGIANI (President)

ANTONELLA LOTTI

LESSONS

Teaching methods

  • lectures about educational theories 
  • group discussions
  • group works
  • simulations
  • problem solving

LESSONS START

The detailed calendar will be uploaded in AulaWeb (http://www.aulaweb.unige.it/).

ORARI

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GENERAL DIDACTICS

EXAMS

Exam description

oral exam