GENERAL PEDAGOGY

GENERAL PEDAGOGY

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Code
67645
ACADEMIC YEAR
2019/2020
CREDITS
8 credits during the 3nd year of 9322 TEACHER EDUCATION (LM-85 bis) GENOVA

6 credits during the 2nd year of 10841 SCIENZE DELL'EDUCAZIONE E DELLA FORMAZIONE (L-19) GENOVA

SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR
M-PED/01
LANGUAGE
Italian
TEACHING LOCATION
GENOVA (TEACHER EDUCATION)
semester
1° Semester
Prerequisites
modules
This unit is a module of:
Teaching materials

OVERVIEW

The course is focused on the scientific identity of General Pedagogy and, more specifically, the epistemological statute of this science.

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

The course has, as main purposes, the acquisition of scientific-epistemological knowledges related to General Pedagogy, with a particular attention to logics, contents and languages through which the research dimension of this science is organized. For the Course of "Laurea Magistrale in Scienze della Formazione Primaria", the specific objectives of the Kindergarten School consist in a deepening of the pedagogical practices, with a particular attention to the educational and formational dimensions involved in the first years of life. The specific objectives of the Primary School consist in an investigation focused on the relation between training and schooling, such as education, teaching and learning.

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

The acquisition of appropriate knowledges in order to recognize the epistemological criteria of General Pedagogy is finalized to improve the process of comprehension regarding the problematic correlation between theory and practice in pedagogy.
A deep elaboration of the knowledges is finalized to improve processes of thinking useful in addressing problems regarding formation, education and instruction.
 

Course of "Scienze Pedagogiche e dell'Educazione"

The acquisition of appropriate knowledges in order to recognize the epistemological criteria of General Pedagogy is finalized to improve the process of comprehension regarding the problematic correlation between theory and practice in pedagogy. This in order to also achieve a deep knowledge regarding the categorical structure of pedagogy and the necessary semantic skills to operate within the pedagogical framework.

Teaching methods

Lectures are conducted in presence of the Professor and they are, predominantly, frontal. Within the course, group activities and seminars can be provided.

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

The program of the course will consist, mainly, in the following contents:
the fundamental questions of epistemological debate in pedagogy; the topics of the contemporary pedagogical debate; the heuristic assumptions of the Clinical Pedagogy; the problem of Bildung and its origins.

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

Degree Course of "Scienze della Formazione Primaria"

-   G. Sola, L’epistemologia pedagogica italiana e il “Documento Granese-Bertin”, Il Melangolo, Genova, 2015;
-   M. Gennari, Trattatello di prosòdica, Il Melangolo, Genova, 2019;
-   F. Cambi - M. Gennari, Leopardi come educatore, Il Melangolo, Genova, 2018.

Specific study Direction "Primaria":
-   H.-G. Gadamer, Educare è educarsi, a cura di M. Gennari, Il Melangolo, Genova, 2014.
Specific study Direction "Infanzia":
-   A. Kolleritsch, Sull’esser-bambino, Il Melangolo, Genova, 2009.


Degree Course of "Scienze dell'Educazione e della Formazione"

-   G. Sola, L’epistemologia pedagogica italiana e il “Documento Granese-Bertin”, Il Melangolo, Genova, 2015;
-   M. Gennari, Trattatello di prosòdica, Il Melangolo, Genova, 2019;
-   C. Ghezzi, Il bambino e la sua arte. Novantanove tesi, a cura di M. Gennari, Il Melangolo, Genova, 2010.


In order to deepen the positions and themes of the contemporary pedagogical-epistemological debate, the Student, of both Degree Courses, has the possibility, and not the obligation, to study one or more of the following texts (which will NOT be subject of exam):

-   G. Bertagna (a cura di), Educazione e formazione. Sinomie, analogie, differenze, Studium, Roma, 2018;
-   F. De Giorgi, La controriforma come totalitarismo. Nota su Croce storico, Morcelliana, Brescia, 2017;
-   E. Madrussan, Educazione e inquietudine. La maneuvre formativa, Ibis, Pavia, 2017;
-   F. Mattei, Persona. Adnotationes in lemma, Anicia, Roma, 2015;
-   A. Mariani (a cura di), 25 saggi di pedagogia, Franco Angeli, Milano, 2011.

Texts for the exam are the same also for non-attending students.

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Ricevimento: The Professor receives students weekly, at the Pedagogical Study (3C7 room, third floor. The reception times are available within the "Avvisi dai docenti" section of the "Dipartimento di Scienze della Formazione" website or on Aulaweb. Students can contact the Professor going to the reception or, if necessary, telephoning during the receiving students time (Study of Pedagogy, phone: 010-20953819). Student reception of Prof. Giancarla Sola in the first and second semester (during the lessons period) is – normally and unless otherwise information indicated in the section "Avvisi dai docenti" on the “Dipartimento di Scienze della Formazione” website or on Aulaweb – of Sciences of the Training – on Wednesday at 14,15, at the Room DISFOR 3C7. In every other period, the dates and timetables for the reception are set weekly and are reported within the section "Avvisi dai docenti" on the “Dipartimento di Scienze della Formazione” website.

Exam Board

GIANCARLA SOLA (President)

PAOLO LEVRERO (President)

LESSONS

Teaching methods

Lectures are conducted in presence of the Professor and they are, predominantly, frontal. Within the course, group activities and seminars can be provided.

LESSONS START

September 24th 2019.

EXAMS

Exam description

It is written.

Assessment methods

The written exam is finalized to verify the acquired knowledge by the students and their critical capabilities in the elaboration of the learned contents. In order to this, the exam, lasting 45 minutes, is structured into a small number of open questions. During the time of the exam, students can consult the texts in the program. Students have to attend the exam with the program of the current academic year, even if they are enrolled in previous academic years.
If the exam is “not passed”, the students will have to attend the exam again in the same manner.
For non-attending students, the exam procedures are the same.

Exam schedule

Date Time Location Type Notes
09/09/2020 10:00 GENOVA Scritto

FURTHER INFORMATION

The frequency signatures will be collected.

Any change in the usual teaching activities (classes and office hours) will be reported within the “Avvisi dai Docenti” section of the "Dipartimento di Scienze della Formazione" website.

OTHER INFORMATION
Also in the academic year 2019-2020, “The Seminar of General Pedagogy” will continue to be done. For more than ten years, it usually takes place every last Thursday of the month – except for periods of academic holidays –.