Comparative Education (2008/2009)

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Course code
4S00748
Name of lecturer
Paola Dal Toso
Number of ECTS credits allocated
4
Academic sector
M-PED/01 - PEDAGOGY, THEORIES OF EDUCATION AND SOCIAL EDUCATION
Language of instruction
Italian
Location
VERONA
Period
Sem. II B dal Apr 15, 2009 al Jun 1, 2009.

Lesson timetable

Sem. II B
Day Time Type Place Note
Monday 11:50 AM - 1:30 PM lesson Lecture Hall Artigliere  
Tuesday 11:50 AM - 1:30 PM lesson Lecture Hall Artigliere  
Wednesday 11:50 AM - 1:30 PM lesson Lecture Hall Artigliere  

Learning outcomes

This course aims at un understanding of compared education and its foundations (object, purpose, pedagogic boundaries, methodology, conditions and research tools, critical knowledge of the most meaningful aspects of historical evolution and present state of this topic) and to introduce the concept of education through a compared approach to different both historical and present social and cultural models.

Syllabus

Epistemological analysis of the comparison in general as scientifica research method and especially in the pedagogic sector.
Historical and nethodological aspects.
Evolution of surveys and researches in the present international milieu.
Problems of compared education today.

Suggested readings:
- L. Gallo, Problemi e prospettive dell’educazione comparata, Laterza, Bari, 2006.
- della rivista "Studium Educationis", il numero 1/2004 monografico dedicato alla "Educazione comparata": pp. 5-20 e 287-290.
- dell’Enciclopedia pedagogica, La Scuola, Brescia, 1989, vol. I dalla colonna 2845 "Comparativa, Pedagogia" alla colona 2912 dove si conclude la voce "Comparazione".
- Students will be supplied with more accurate book references and learning aids during the lectures.

Assessment methods and criteria

Written examination with open questions, that one can at least partly replace joining actively a deepening seminary.