HISTORY OF EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS

HISTORY OF EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS

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Code
59003
ACADEMIC YEAR
2019/2020
CREDITS
6 credits during the 2nd year of 10841 SCIENZE DELL'EDUCAZIONE E DELLA FORMAZIONE (L-19) GENOVA
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR
M-PED/02
LANGUAGE
Italian
TEACHING LOCATION
GENOVA (SCIENZE DELL'EDUCAZIONE E DELLA FORMAZIONE )
semester
1° Semester
Teaching materials

OVERVIEW

The course examines the history of educational institutions by presenting their identities and scientific paradigms.

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

Main objectives of the course consist in understanding and acquiring knowledge about history of educational institutions, with a particular attention to the meanings assumed by the idea of "educating" man within the history of the Occident.

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

Acquisition of appropriate knowledge in relation to the scientific foundations of the history of educational institutions is aimed at understanding and interpreting, in a historical perspective, problems and changes that invest both the concept of education as well as the identifying characteristics of contemporary educational institutions, in their history. These knowledge goals  will help to achieve an authonomy in critical thinking about in the historical context, with particular regard to the pedagogical aspects.

 

 

Teaching methods

Lessons are conducted in the presence of the teacher and have mainly character of lectures. Within the course, group activities and seminars can be provided.

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

The course program will mainly consist in the following contents: the foundational categories and study objects of the history of educational institutions; macro- and micro-dimensions of the educational system and its institutions; methodological paradigms and cognitive foundations of historiographic research into history of educational institutions; categories of self-formation, education and instruction within the history of educational institutions; the scientific-cognitive connection between history of educational institutions, history of pedagogy and pedagogy of history. Pedagogies and cultures of German Neo-humanism, between the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. School cultures in the light of Lettera a una Professoressa, by don Lorenzo Milani

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

- G. Sola, La formazione originaria. Paideia, humanitas, perfectio, dignitas hominis, Bildung, Bompiani, Milano,       2016;
- M. Gennari, Missa in tempore belli, Il Melangolo, Genova, 2016;
- P. Levrero (ed.),  Menschenbildung. L’idea di formazione dell’uomo in Johann Heinrich Pestalozzi, Il Melangolo, Genova, 2014

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)

GIUSEPPINA RUOTOLO

GIORGIA CANEPA

LESSONS

Teaching methods

Lessons are conducted in the presence of the teacher and have mainly character of lectures. Within the course, group activities and seminars can be provided.

LESSONS START

Tuesday, September 24th 2018.

EXAMS

Exam description

It is written.

Assessment methods

The written exam is designed to probe the knowledge gained by the student and his critical processing capabilities of the learned contents. In order to this, the exam, lasting 60 minutes, is organized into a small number of open questions.
During the course of the examination, students can consult books in the program.
Students have to attend the exam with the program of the current academic year in, even if they are enrolled in previous academic years.
In the case of insufficient results, students will have to attend the exam again in the same manner.

Examination procedures are the same also for non-attending students.

Exam schedule

Date Time Location Type Notes
03/06/2020 11:00 GENOVA Scritto
10/06/2020 11:00 GENOVA Scritto
17/06/2020 11:00 GENOVA Scritto
01/07/2020 11:00 GENOVA Scritto
09/09/2020 11:00 GENOVA Scritto

FURTHER INFORMATION

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" internet site.

Other information
It is reported that, also in the academic year 2018-2019, activities of the "Seminario di Pedagogia Generale", organized by the three Chairs of the General Pedagogy into the Dipartimento di Scienze della Formazione, will continue to be done. For more than ten years old, it usually takes place every last Thursday of the month – except for periods of academic holidays –.