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Professor
GIOVANNI BONAIUTI (Tit.)
Period
Second Semester 
Teaching style
Convenzionale 
Lingua Insegnamento
ITALIANO 



Informazioni aggiuntive

Course Curriculum CFU Length(h)
[30/34]   EDUCATION STUDIES [34/00 - Ord. 2019]  PERCORSO COMUNE 12 60

Objectives

The course aims to provide conceptual frameworks and methodological tools to develop knowledge and functional skills for the design, implementation and evaluation of teaching activities in educational and extra-school contexts. In particular, the themes of choices and organizational actions in relation to the training objectives will be addressed.

Specifically, and in relation to the Dublin descriptors, at the end of the course the student will be able to:
1. Knowledge and understanding
Know the authors, theories, principles and general categories at the basis of the didactic action. Know and understand the reasons for the historical genesis of the principles and models proposed in the different seasons of pedagogical-didactic reflection.
Know and understand the perspective of evidence-based education and the criteria, reasons and methods of evidence-based research. Knowing and understanding the opportunities for using technologies and the different types of mediators, as well as the most suitable working methods in the different situations of intervention in the contexts of training.
2. Ability to apply knowledge
Apply the knowledge acquired from the course to design, implement and evaluate teaching activities by reflecting and questioning the pros and cons of the different options. Detect training needs and develop implementation and evaluation projects consistent with the characteristics of the context, the resources available and the objectives to be achieved. Employ technologies in different situations. To employ group work methods in teaching practice.
3. Autonomy of judgment
Evaluate and choose which teaching strategies, which group work methods and which technologies to include in a training intervention in relation to needs, resources and the context.
4. Communication skills
Clearly communicate the knowledge acquired to specialist and non-specialist interlocutors using suitable linguistic registers based on different needs, for example to interact with users and their families, representatives of organizations and institutions or colleagues.
5. Ability to learn
Continue to study and update, research and evaluate educational resources to be used to train, collaborate and learn with peers.

Prerequisites

The course does not have any specific entrance requirements. Please look at general requirements of degree course.

Contents

The course introduces the issues of planning, management and evaluation of teaching and learning processes in the contexts of the professional practice of the educator and trainer. In particular, the themes of the choice and use of didactic strategies, organizational models of group work, didactic technologies will be addressed.

Teaching Methods

Lecture supplemented by discussions, collaborative learning and group work activities.

Verification of learning

Method of examination
For students attending the course it includes: a) two ongoing verification tests on the different parts of the program; b) the realization and discussion of a didactic project.

Non-attending students will take a single oral exam during which a test with closed-ended questions will be administered in real time and through an online application.

The exams, on the basis of the health restrictions provided, can be carried out remotely.

Criteria for awarding the final grade
The final grade, expressed out of thirty, will take into account 70% of the knowledge acquired (detected through tests and through closed questions on authors, concepts, principles and models), and 30% of the ability to apply the knowledge and to whose evaluation the work carried out (for those attending) and the reasoning ability detectable with the oral interview contribute.

Texts

The books to be studied are written in Italian:

Agosti, A. (2015). Gruppo di lavoro e lavoro di gruppo. Aspetti pedagogici e didattici. Milano: Franco Angeli.

Bonaiuti, G. (2014). Le strategie didattiche. Roma: Carocci.

Ranieri, M. (2020). Tecnologie per educatori socio-pedagogici. Metodi e strumenti. Roma: Carocci.

Foreign students attending the course (e.g., Erasmus students) can be provided alternative references in English. In this case their knowledge will be tested in English. Students could contact the teacher for further information.

More Information

Further information is available online at:
http://people.unica.it/giovannibonaiuti/.
Please feel free to contact the teacher via email for any information concerning the course: g.bonaiuti@unica.it.

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