SOCIOLOGY OF EDUCATION

SOCIOLOGY OF EDUCATION

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Code
67622
ACADEMIC YEAR
2020/2021
CREDITS
8 credits during the 1st year of 9322 TEACHER EDUCATION (LM-85 bis) GENOVA
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR
SPS/08
LANGUAGE
Italian
TEACHING LOCATION
GENOVA (TEACHER EDUCATION)
semester
1° Semester
Teaching materials

OVERVIEW

The course aims to provide the students with the basic tools and knowledges for a sociological understanding of the educational processes, starting from some key topics of the sociology of education; specific attention will be set to  sociology of schools, with references to the “scuola dell’infanzia” and “ scuola primaria”.

 

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

Providing introductory knowledge of the discipline, starting from some of those thematic fields that are most important in relation to teacher training.

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

"Scuola dell’infanzia": The goal is to provide the students with the basic tools and knowledges for a sociological understanding of the educational processes about primary socialization, developing the critical mind and the ability to analyze the social context  beyond prejudices and stereotypes]

"Scuola Primaria": The goal is to provide the students with the basic tools and knowledges for a sociological understanding of the educational processes  about secondary  socialization, developing the critical mind and the ability to analyze the social context  beyond prejudices and stereotypes

Teaching methods

This year, due to the Covid-19 emergency, the lessons in the first semester will take place through the teams platform.

The lessons will be provided in modules, focusing each the main course’s themes; experts will be invited to take part to each module.

The students’ attendance is mandatory and will be interactive: during the lessons, the students will work  on the course materials uploaded on aulaweb

In addition, inspired by the flipped class method, during the course the students will be asked to prepare themselves on some materials which will then have to be presented in class and discussed together. This activity is not optional but is an integral part of the course and of the final evaluation methods.

Videos and images produced by the visual sociology laboratory (DISFOR)  will be exploited as well

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

Different macro -argumetns will be developed (whit a particular attention about differences between “scuola dell’infanzia” and  “scuola primaria” and the children’s ages) :The sociological study of educational processes; socialization and identity; theories of childhood; inequalities in education; the relationship betweenschool and family; changes about family in the  XIX, XX century; the role of teachers; migration processes and education system

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

Ribolzi L., Crescere nella società. Lineamenti di sociologia dell'educazione, Mondadori Education, 2020

(the book is being published if in September it is not yet ready it will have to be replaced

 with Besozzi E., Società, cultura, educazione. Teorie, contesti e processi,  Carocci, 2017 (only chapters: 4-5-6-7-8)

Brint S., Scuola e Società. Il Mulino, any editions  (only chapters about equal opportunities and social inequalities)

Don Milani L., Lettera a una professoressa,any editions

 The students will have to choose a text from the following:

 

for scuola dell'infanzia: Rossella Ghigi, Fare la differenza. Educazione di genere dalla prima infanzia all'età adulta, Il Mulino, Bologna, 2019

for scuola primaria: Maddalena Colombo, Gli insegnanti in Italia. Radiografia di una professione, Vita e Pensiero, Milano, 201

The students who absolutely cannot attend class, must contact the teacher before the start of the course.

The program is the same as that indicated for attending students, but they have to add one book of the following texts

Abbatecola E., Stagi L., Pink is the new black. Stereotipi di genere nella scuola dell'infanzia, Rosenberg & Sellier, 2017

 Argentin L., Gli insegnanti nella scuola italiana, Il Mulino 2018

Biemmi I., Leonelli S., Gabbie di genere, Retaggi sessiti e scelte formative, Rosemberg & Sellier, 2017

Romito M., Una scuola di classe, Orientamento e disuguaglianze nelle transizioni scolastiche, Guerini e Associati, 2016

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Ricevimento: Currently the reception will take place via Skype by appointment with the teacher, by sending an email: f.lagomarsino@unige.it  

Exam Board

FRANCESCA LAGOMARSINO (President)

LUCA GIUSEPPE QUEIROLO PALMAS

LESSONS

Teaching methods

This year, due to the Covid-19 emergency, the lessons in the first semester will take place through the teams platform.

The lessons will be provided in modules, focusing each the main course’s themes; experts will be invited to take part to each module.

The students’ attendance is mandatory and will be interactive: during the lessons, the students will work  on the course materials uploaded on aulaweb

In addition, inspired by the flipped class method, during the course the students will be asked to prepare themselves on some materials which will then have to be presented in class and discussed together. This activity is not optional but is an integral part of the course and of the final evaluation methods.

Videos and images produced by the visual sociology laboratory (DISFOR)  will be exploited as well

LESSONS START

First Semester, using teams platform, from Office 365 (free for Unige studentes)

ORARI

L'orario di tutti gli insegnamenti è consultabile su EasyAcademy.

Vedi anche:

SOCIOLOGY OF EDUCATION

EXAMS

Exam description

 

oral interview and written test in itinere (during the lessons)

 

Assessment methods

 

Assessment of students’ learning will take place with tests ( duriign the course) and an  final oral inteview.

The tests will be carried out in order to verify the understanding of the topics addressed; due to the impossibility of carrying out the lessons in the presence, these tests will be proposed through the aulaweb platform.
The final oral exam with open questions, in which the student will have to demonstrate knowledge of clear theoretical references and precise concepts on the foundations of the sociology of education and on the different topics covered during the course. In addition, competence in the specific use of disciplinary terminology used to analyze educational phenomena will be assessed

 

 

Exam schedule

Date Time Location Type Notes
17/05/2021 09:30 GENOVA Orale
07/06/2021 09:30 GENOVA Orale
21/06/2021 09:30 GENOVA Orale
05/07/2021 09:30 GENOVA Orale
10/09/2021 09:30 GENOVA Orale

FURTHER INFORMATION

The foreign students must contact the teacher in person before the exam

The students who cannot attend the class, should contact the teacher within the first month of class not later