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Professor
CARLO MAXIA (Tit.)
Period
First Semester 
Teaching style
Convenzionale 
Lingua Insegnamento
ITALIANO 



Informazioni aggiuntive

Course Curriculum CFU Length(h)
[30/46]  PRIMARY TEACHER EDUCATION [46/00 - Ord. 2021]  PERCORSO COMUNE 8 60

Objectives

At the end of the course, students will have a good knowledge of the main theoretical and
methodological models of Cultural Anthropology.
Additionally, students will be able to apply the acquired notions and understand the cultural specificities and differences, as well as focus on the intended main subject: the role of school in the contemporary Italian society.

Prerequisites

None

Contents

Contents (detailed programs)
The course aims to provide a general view on the development of contemporary Cultural Anthropology.
It will explore tools for the knowledge of the various theoretical and methodological efforts undertaken in this area in order to understand the different cultures in the world. The course will analyze the cultural processes at the basis of human life (communication, knowledge, thinking, identity, gender, kinship, religion, etc), and the role of school "in producing humanity" in the contemporary Italian society.

Teaching Methods

Frontal Teaching

Verification of learning

Verification of learning

Oral exam. Questions will cover and follow the order of the texts listed in the syllabus: students will be first asked to answer about theories in ethnography and second to analyse specific case studies. The final grade will result from the student’s ability to scientifically describe and interpret the ethnographic theoretical approaches and phenomena, by referring to the categories and terminology specifically used in Anthropology.

Texts

Texts (bibliography for the exam preparation)

Suggested texts (save later modifications or integrations connected to specific didactic needs):

1) HANDBOOK:
Emily A. Schultz, Robert H. Lavenda, Antropologia culturale (terza edizione italiana) (Second Italian edition), Bologna, Zanichelli, 2010/2015

2) A TEXT CHOSEN AMONG THE FOLLOWING:
- Leonardo Piasere, A scuola. Tra antropologia e educazione, Firenze, Seid, 2010
- Angela Biscaldi, Etnografia della responsabilità educativa, Bologna, ArchetipoLibri, 2013
- Roberta Bonetti, La trappola della normalità. Antropologia ed etnografia nei mondi della scuola, Firenze, Seid, 2014

More Information

Multimedial presentations and ethnographic videos will be proposed during the lessons

Questionnaire and social

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