GENERAL DIDACTICS

GENERAL DIDACTICS

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Last update 25/09/2020 11:21
Code
67653
ACADEMIC YEAR
2020/2021
CREDITS
8 credits during the 2nd year of 9322 TEACHER EDUCATION (LM-85 bis) GENOVA
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR
M-PED/03
LANGUAGE
Italian
TEACHING LOCATION
GENOVA (TEACHER EDUCATION)
semester
1° Semester
modules
This unit is a module of:
Teaching materials

OVERVIEW

The course is scheduled in the 1st semester

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

This subject aims at developing the following educational purposes, split into three modules: Module 1) theoretical framework KINDERGARTEN AND PRIMARY SCHOOL - thinking about texts of important educational authors (Bloom, Bruner, Claparède, Cousinet, Dewey, Freire, Gagné, Gardner, Illich, Montessori, Morin, Piaget, Vygotskij, ecc.) - understanding the lesson planning, instructional design and learning assessment - knowing the basic strategies for cooperative learning Module 2) The contexts KINDERGARTEN AND PRIMARY SCHOOL - analysing several learning environments - planning activities, resources, material, instruments and teaching strategies for a learning environment - simulating school situations, considering times, materials and activities module 3) teaching strategies KINDERGARTEN Knowing and being aware how to arrange the following teaching strategies - game based learning - circle time - thinking aloud - guided discovery - cooperation for children aged 3-5 PRIMARY SCHOOL Knowing and being aware how to arrange the following teaching strategies - il role playing - discussion as teaching strategy - metacognitive approaches - problem based learning - cooperative and collaborative learning - communities of inquiry

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

This subject aims at developing the following educational purposes, split into three modules:

Module 1) theoretical framework

Kindergarten and primary school

- thinking about texts of important educational authors (Bloom, Bruner, Claparède, Cousinet,

Dewey, Freire, Gagné, Gardner, Illich, Montessori, Morin, Piaget, Vygotskij, ecc.)

- understanding the lesson planning, instructional design and learning assessment

- knowing the basic strategies for cooperative learning

Module 2) The contexts

Kindergarten and primary school

- analysing several learning environments

- planning activities, resources, material, instruments and teaching strategies for a learning environment

- simulating school situations, considering times, materials and activities

module 3) teaching strategies

KINDERGARTEN

Knowing and being aware how to arrange the following teaching strategies

- game based learning

- circle time

- thinking aloud

- guided discovery

- cooperation for children aged 3-5

PRIMARY SCHOOL

Knowing and being aware how to arrange the following teaching strategies

- role playing

- discussion as teaching strategy

- metacognitive approaches

- problem based learning

- cooperative and collaborative learning

- communities of inquiry

Teaching methods

  • lectures about educational theories 
  • group discussions
  • group works
  • simulations
  • problem solving

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

1) the theoretical framework

  • (Bloom, Bruner, Claparède, Cousinet, Dewey, Freire, Gagné, Gardner, Illich, Montessori, Morin, Piaget, Vygotskij, ecc.)

2) The contexts

  • arranging instructional activities, materials, instruments, methods, etc.

3) The teaching strategies

  • game based learning
  • circle time
  • thinking aloud
  • role playing
  • guided discussion
  • metacognitive approaches
  • problem based learning
  • cooperative learning

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

Scientific papers in English about educational technologies. For further information, please contact davide.parmigiani@unige.it

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Ricevimento: I meet the students at my study, room 1A 6, tel. 010 209 53608. Otherwise, the students can contact me by email: davide.parmigiani@unige.it

Exam Board

DAVIDE PARMIGIANI (President)

MARIA ANNA BURGNICH (President Substitute)

LESSONS

Teaching methods

  • lectures about educational theories 
  • group discussions
  • group works
  • simulations
  • problem solving

LESSONS START

The detailed calendar will be uploaded in AulaWeb (http://www.aulaweb.unige.it/).

EXAMS

Exam description

oral exam