GENERAL PEDAGOGY I

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Code
66871
ACADEMIC YEAR
2020/2021
CREDITS
9 credits during the 1st year of 10841 EDUCATIONAL SCIENCES (L-19) GENOVA

6 credits during the 3nd year of 8710 Social Work (L-39) GENOVA

6 credits during the 1st year of 8710 Social Work (L-39) GENOVA

3 credits during the 2nd year of 9280 PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION (L/SNT2) GENOVA

SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR
M-PED/01
LANGUAGE
Italian
TEACHING LOCATION
GENOVA (EDUCATIONAL SCIENCES)
semester
1° Semester
Prerequisites
Prerequisites (for future units)
This unit is a prerequisite for:
  • PEDAGOGICAL SCIENCES AND EDUCATION 8750 (coorte 2019/2020)
  • GENERAL PEDAGOGY 67645
  • PHILOSOPHY OF EDUCATION 58965
  • PEDAGOGICAL SCIENCES AND EDUCATION 8750 (coorte 2018/2019)
  • GENERAL PEDAGOGY II 67645
  • PHILOSOPHY OF EDUCATION 58965
  • PEDAGOGICAL SCIENCES AND EDUCATION 8750 (coorte 2020/2021)
  • PHILOSOPHY OF EDUCATION 58965
  • GENERAL PEDAGOGY 67645
  • EDUCATIONAL SCIENCES 10841 (coorte 2020/2021)
  • GENERAL PEDAGOGY 67645
  • PHILOSOPHY OF EDUCATION 58965
  • EDUCATIONAL SCIENCES 10841 (coorte 2018/2019)
  • PHILOSOPHY OF EDUCATION 58965
  • GENERAL PEDAGOGY II 67645
  • EDUCATIONAL SCIENCES 10841 (coorte 2019/2020)
  • PHILOSOPHY OF EDUCATION 58965
  • GENERAL PEDAGOGY 67645
modules
Teaching materials

OVERVIEW

The course is focused on the scientific foundations of General Pedagogy, understood as science of self-formation, education and cultural instruction of the human being

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

The course has, as main purposes, the acquisition of foundational knowledge related to General Pedagogy and the understanding of its objects of study.

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

The acquisition of appropriate knowledges and abilities in the process of comprehension regarding the scientific foundations of Pedagogy General and its objects of study is revolved to improve the skills to understand, interpret and deal with the problems associated with the self-formation, education and cultural instruction of the human being, during the life, from early childhood to senility.

TEACHING METHODS

Lectures are conducted remotely through Microsoft Teams platform according to rectoral regulations issued by the University of Genoa, and the guidelines established by DISFOR.

Lectures will be hold on Microsoft Teams platform, normally through an interactive modality, at institutionally scheduled time. They will include both frontal teaching moments and forms of debate and discussion on the contents of the lecture.

Procedure to participate in lectures

The procedure to participate in lectures requires to be part of a specific group created on Teams platform, through which all Students enrolled in the Course will be included. Each Student will be able to join the group using a code that will be provided by the Teacher within the classroom web page of the Course before the start of lectures.

Once logged in Microsoft Teams platform and reached the "Team" section, Students be able to select the item "Join a team or create one". The next step will be to enter the code in correspondence with the item "Join a team with a code". This will allow to join the group named "General Pedagogy I", and take part in its activities.

Lectures will be recorded and then they will be available to Students on the AulaWeb platform.

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

The program of the course will consist, mainly, in the following contents: self-formation, education and cultural instruction as objects of study of General Pedagogy; the questions of logic, language and method in Pedagogy; the Pedagogical Sciences, the Educational Sciences and the Formation Sciences; inter-disciplinarity, intra-disciplinarity and trans-disciplinarity in Pedagogy.

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

For the Bachelor's Course in “Scienze dell’Educazione e della Formazione”
- M. Gennari e G. Sola, Logica, linguaggio e metodo in pedagogia, Il Melangolo, Genova, 2016;
- G. Sola, La formazione originaria. Paideia, humanitas, perfectio, dignitas hominis, Bildung, Bompiani, Milano, 2016;
- A. Kaiser, F. Marcone (a cura di), Dizionario Pedagogico della Dichiarazione Universale dei Diritti Umani, Aracne, Roma, 2020;
- M. Pollack, Galizia, Keller, Rovereto, 2017;
- M. Gennari, Trattatello di prosòdica, Il Melangolo, Genova, 2019,
- Mamma, dove finisce l'arcobaleno? (a cura dei ragazzi di don Ga), Erga Edizioni, 2020.

For the Bachelor's Course in “Servizio Sociale”
- M. Gennari e G. Sola, Logica, linguaggio e metodo in pedagogia, Il Melangolo, Genova, 2016;
- A. Kaiser, F. Marcone (a cura di), Dizionario Pedagogico della Dichiarazione Universale dei Diritti Umani, Aracne, Roma, 2020;
- M. Gennari, Trattatello di prosòdica, Il Melangolo, Genova, 2019.

For the Bachelor's Course in “Educazione Professionale”
- M. Gennari e G. Sola, Logica, linguaggio e metodo in pedagogia, Il Melangolo, Genova, 2016;
- M. Gennari, Trattatello di prosòdica, Il Melangolo, Genova, 2019.

For non-attending students, the texts for the exam are the same.

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Office hours: Professor Mario Gennari receives Students weekly. Students can write to the Professor (at the e-mail address mario.gennari[at]unige.it), indicating their own telephone number. This in order to be able to agree on the methods of receipt.

Exam Board

MARIO GENNARI (President)

STEFANIA TRIFILIO

PAOLO LEVRERO (President Substitute)

SILVIA BEVILACQUA (Substitute)

FRANCESCA MARCONE (Substitute)

LESSONS

TEACHING METHODS

Lectures are conducted remotely through Microsoft Teams platform according to rectoral regulations issued by the University of Genoa, and the guidelines established by DISFOR.

Lectures will be hold on Microsoft Teams platform, normally through an interactive modality, at institutionally scheduled time. They will include both frontal teaching moments and forms of debate and discussion on the contents of the lecture.

Procedure to participate in lectures

The procedure to participate in lectures requires to be part of a specific group created on Teams platform, through which all Students enrolled in the Course will be included. Each Student will be able to join the group using a code that will be provided by the Teacher within the classroom web page of the Course before the start of lectures.

Once logged in Microsoft Teams platform and reached the "Team" section, Students be able to select the item "Join a team or create one". The next step will be to enter the code in correspondence with the item "Join a team with a code". This will allow to join the group named "General Pedagogy I", and take part in its activities.

Lectures will be recorded and then they will be available to Students on the AulaWeb platform.

LESSONS START

September 30th 2020

Class schedule

All class schedules are posted on the EasyAcademy portal.

EXAMS

EXAM DESCRIPTION

Exam is written.

Based on the indications provided by the University and the Department, the exams will be done in two different and eventually ways.

A) If it is possible to take exams in attendance.

The exam, which last 45 minutes, is structured into a short number of open questions. During the time of the exam, students can consult texts in the program. Students have to take 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”, Students will have to take the exam again in the same manner.
For non-attending students, the exam procedures are the same.

B) If distance teaching is extended.

Students will have to draw up a short paper (read editorial criteria indicated below) in which tehy will have to put together contents learned from studied books and attended lectures with a theme that will be indicated for each exam session, developing a critical-problematic reflection (which has to be the risult of their own elaboration). Students will have to draw a short final bibliography, including studied texts and 5 other volumes which their consider essential for the topic discussion.
Bibliography must indicate Surname and Name of the Author of the volume, Title of the volume, Publisher, City, year of publication.

Drafting criteria of the essay: the required format extension of the exam must be between a minimum of 2 pages and a maximum of 3 pages, for a total of characters between 4,000 and 6,000, spaces included. Upload the file in DOC or PDF format.

Timing: the text of the exam will be made visible to the Students (to whom is required to register themselves the exam at least 5 days before the chosen exam) on AulaWeb, 5 days before the date of each exam, at 12.00, and it must be delivered (always on AulaWeb) within 12.00 o'clock of the exam date. Therefore, Students have 5 days to write their paper. The results of the exams will be subsequently published on AulaWeb, according to the times indicated in the exam.

Operating procedure to be followed on AulaWeb: Students regularly enrolled in an exam session will find a document containing the necessary information to be able to carry out the elaborate in a special section of the AulaWeb page of the Course. The materials will be made available once the deadline of registration for each exam session will be arrived: five days before the exam date (as it has been established by the provisions issued by the University to regulate and organize exams).
Students will have to write their work within the document which they will have had the opportunity to download from AulaWeb page. It will also be necessary to fill personal data in the text. Once completed it, the exam will be uploaded to the AulaWeb platform, in the same section where the document has originally been retrieved, within the deadline. Chosing the option "Add Delivery" Students will be able to insert their file exam, importing it from the archive of their computer, even by simply dragging the document into the appropriate box that appears on the screen. The insertion of the file is completed by selecting the item "Save changes". Next step requires to choose the item "Delivery Task" (the system will ask to express a further confirmation regarding the intention to activate the delivery), taking the procedure to the end. In this way the exam will be sent to the Professor.

More detailed informations on exam methods, publication and recording of votes will be reported on AulaWeb in the specific page of the Course.

ASSESSMENT METHODS

The written exam is finalized to verify acquired knowledge by the Students and their critical capabilities in the elaboration of the learned contents.

Evaluation criteria: relevance of contents, argumentation of acquired knowledge, logical coherence, language properties, critical-problematic ability.

Exam schedule

Date Time Location Type Notes
20/01/2021 11:00 GENOVA Scritto
29/01/2021 10:00 GENOVA Scritto + Orale
03/02/2021 11:00 GENOVA Scritto
16/02/2021 14:00 GENOVA Scritto + Orale
17/02/2021 11:00 GENOVA Scritto
26/05/2021 11:00 GENOVA Scritto
09/06/2021 11:00 GENOVA Scritto
22/06/2021 15:00 GENOVA Scritto + Orale
22/06/2021 15:00 GENOVA Scritto + Orale
23/06/2021 11:00 GENOVA Scritto
06/07/2021 15:00 GENOVA Scritto + Orale
07/07/2021 11:00 GENOVA Scritto
14/09/2021 15:00 GENOVA Scritto + Orale
15/09/2021 11:00 GENOVA Scritto

FURTHER INFORMATION

Any change in the usual teaching activities (classes and office hours) will be reported within AulaWeb page of the Course.

Other Information
Teaching assistant: Dott.ssa Francesca Marcone, Dott.ssa Stefania Trifilio.