HISTORY OF PEDAGOGY, EDUCATION AND SCHOOL

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Code
67620
ACADEMIC YEAR
2020/2021
CREDITS
8 credits during the 1st year of 9322 TEACHER EDUCATION (LM-85 bis) GENOVA

6 credits during the 1st year of 8465 Philosophical Methods (LM-78) GENOVA

6 credits during the 1st year of 10841 EDUCATIONAL SCIENCES (L-19) GENOVA

SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR
M-PED/02
LANGUAGE
Italian
TEACHING LOCATION
GENOVA (TEACHER EDUCATION)
semester
1° Semester
Teaching materials

OVERVIEW

The course intends to examine the History of Pedagogy, Education and School, presenting its scientific assets and knowledge paradigms.

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

The main course objective is providing specific knowledge and analytical tools to understand how the history of education and educational institutions are inherently connected to civil life. The course also aims methodological tools on finding sources and construing educational models.

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

The main objectives of the course consist in understanding and acquiring knowledge regarding the history of pedagogy, education and school, considering the meanings assumed within the historical horizon by the problems associated with self-formation, education and cultural instruction of the human being, together with the identity of the school, understood as a pedagogical environment.

TEACHING METHODS

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 "History of Educational Institutions", 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 course will mainly deal with the following contents: the categories of research and the objects of study in the history of pedagogy, education and school; methodological elements and cognitive paradigms of historiographic research in the context of the history of pedagogy; the scientific-problematic connection between history and pedagogy, considered in relation to the problems of self-formation, education and cultural instruction.

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

Master's Course in "Scienze della Formazione Primaria" (8 CFU)

- M. Gennari (a cura di), Neuhumanismus. Pedagogie e culture del Neoumanesimo tedesco. Terzo Volume, Il Melangolo, Genova, 2020;
- G. Sola, La formazione originaria. Paideia, humanitas, perfectio, dignitas hominis, Bildung, Bompiani, Milano, 2016;
- P. Levrero (a cura di), Pedagogia della storia, Il Melangolo, Genova, 2016;
- J.H. Pestalozzi, La veglia di un solitario, a cura di M. Gennari, Il Melangolo, Genova, 2009.
 

Bachelor's Course in "Scienze dell'Educazione e della Formazione" (6 CFU)

- M. Gennari (a cura di), Neuhumanismus. Pedagogie e culture del Neoumanesimo tedesco. Terzo Volume, Il Melangolo, Genova, 2020;
- P. Levrero (a cura di), Pedagogia della storia, Il Melangolo, Genova, 2016;
- A. Antoniazzi, La scuola tra le righe, ETS, Pisa, 2014.
 

Master's Course in "Metodologie Filosofiche" (6 CFU)

- M. Gennari (a cura di), Neuhumanismus. Pedagogie e culture del Neoumanesimo tedesco. Terzo Volume, Il Melangolo, Genova, 2020;
- G. Sola, La formazione originaria. Paideia, humanitas, perfectio, dignitas hominis, Bildung, Bompiani, Milano, 2016;
- P. Levrero (a cura di), Pedagogia della storia, Il Melangolo, Genova, 2016.

The texts indicated for Bachelor's Courses in "Scienze dell'Educazione e della Formazione" e in "Metodologie Filosofiche" are the same for non attnding Students.
 

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Office hours: Students reception is weekly, at the Pedagogical Study (3C6 room, third floor). Reception times are available within the "Avvisi dai docenti" section of the "Dipartimento di Scienze della Formazione" website.

Exam Board

PAOLO LEVRERO (President)

GIANCARLA SOLA

LESSONS

TEACHING METHODS

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 "History of Educational Institutions", and take part in its activities.

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

LESSONS START

October 20, 2020

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.
Regarding to the Bachelor's Degree in "Scienze dell'Educazione e della Formazione", exam modalities are the same also for non-attending Students.

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
21/01/2021 11:00 GENOVA Scritto
04/02/2021 11:00 GENOVA Scritto
18/02/2021 11:00 GENOVA Scritto
27/05/2021 11:00 GENOVA Scritto
10/06/2021 11:00 GENOVA Scritto
24/06/2021 11:00 GENOVA Scritto
08/07/2021 11:00 GENOVA Scritto
16/09/2021 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.