Special Pedagogy (2008/2009)

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Course code
4S00796
Name of lecturer
Angelo Lascioli
Number of ECTS credits allocated
8
Academic sector
M-PED/03 - METHODOLOGIES OF TEACHING AND SPECIAL EDUCATION
Language of instruction
Italian
Location
VERONA
Period
Sem. II A, Sem. II B

Lesson timetable

Sem. II A
Day Time Type Place Note
Monday 5:20 PM - 7:00 PM lesson Lecture Hall 2.3  
Tuesday 5:20 PM - 7:00 PM lesson Lecture Hall 2.3  
Wednesday 5:20 PM - 7:00 PM lesson Lecture Hall 2.3  
Sem. II B
Day Time Type Place Note
Monday 5:20 PM - 7:00 PM lesson Lecture Hall 2.3  
Tuesday 5:20 PM - 7:00 PM lesson Lecture Hall 2.3  
Wednesday 5:20 PM - 7:00 PM lesson Lecture Hall 2.3  

Learning outcomes

This course is conceived to initiate the students into pedagogic and educative problems of the disabled. It is propaedeutic for the epistemological and teaching-methods problems. The students will be initiated into the most suitable methods of thought and attitude to set up an effective relationship with motor, sensory, intellective, and psychic disabled.
As for the Practical Module, the students will be suggested practical methods of special educational intervention.

Syllabus

This course is divided into two parts: in the first part (8 credits) the students will achieve the theoretical and methodological aspects of the pedagogical approach to the Special Education Needs. In the second part (2 credits) they will learn some methods of special education.
As for the first part the main subjects are:
1) Special Pedagogy.
2) Deficit, handicap and disability: definition, meaning, differences, and problems.
3) Special Education Needs: educational viewpoint in the treatment of handicap.
4) Problems of special education researches: the action as the privileged viewpoint.
5) Pedagogical Projects and Educational Planning: pedagogical conditions, the logic of the dispositions, conditions of practice, and the logic of the action.
6) The action in special education: how to overcome the handicap.
7) Problems of special education: the educational individualized approach for the blinds, deaf, spastic, trisomic, feeble-minded, cranium-injured, psychotic, neurotic subjects.
8) Life Planning and Growth Planning.
During the course, many experiences will be presented to the students as well as testimonies of special educational practice in the school, in the associations, and in the institutions of the territory

Basic References (Theory Module):
1) Larocca F., Azione mirata. Per una metodologia della ricerca in educazione speciale, FrancoAngeli, Milano, 2003.
2) Larocca F., Pedagogia speciale, Erickson, Trento, 2000.
3) Lascioli A., Educazione speciale, LEU, Verona, 2008.
4) Lascioli A., Handicap e pregiudizio, FrancoAngeli, Milano, 2001.

Besides the basic References, the students must prepare two of these textbooks or chapters recommended for the examination:
- Collini M., Oltre il limite. La Chiesa e l’handicap, FrancoAngeli, Milano, 2005;
- Operativamente educativi, F. Ferrari, A. Lascioli (eds.), FrancoAngeli, Milano, 2005;
- Imbasciati A., Lascioli A., Questioni epistemologiche, La psicologia clinica, La psicopatologia in Compendio di Psicologia per gli operatori sociosanitari, A. Imbasciati, M. Margiotta (eds.), Piccin, Padova, 2005, pp. 65-88, 89-103, 125-139;
- Atti del XI o XII Convegno di Musicoterapia per l’handicap, F. Larocca (ed.), LEU Verona 2005-2006;
- Larocca F., Albertoli G., Studi di caso (handicap indotto), Morelli Ed., Verona, 1992;
- Larocca F., Nei frammenti l’intero, FrancoAngeli, Milano, 1999;
- La pedagogia speciale in Europa. Problematiche e stato della ricerca, A. Lascioli (ed.), FrancoAngeli, Milano, 2006;
- Il disabile intellettivo lavora, A. Lascioli, L. Menegoi (eds.), FrancoAngeli, Milano, 2006;
- Atti del Simposio Internazionale di Pedagogia speciale. Problematiche e stato della ricerca, A. Lascioli, M. Onder (eds.), Libreria Editrice Universitaria, Verona, 2006 (only the research papers);
- Lepri C., Montobbio E., Chi sarei se potessi essere. La condizione adulta del disabile mentale, Del Cerro, Pisa 2000;
- Mannucci A., Peter Pan vuole fare l’amore, Edizioni Del Cerro, Pisa, 1997.
- Orizio B., La pedagogia speciale nei diversi Paesi europei, in Atti del Simposio Internazionale di Pedagogia speciale. Problematiche e stato della ricerca, A. Lascioli, M. Onder (eds.), Libreria Editrice Universitaria, Verona, 2006, pp. 81-113;
- La sindrome di Down. Conoscenze attuali e prospettive, J. Rondal, J. Perera, L. Nadel (eds.), ERIP Editrice, Pordenone, 2003;
- Rossi M., Dal canto alla parola. La musicopedagogia e la musicoterapia per i sordi di Antonio Provolo, FrancoAngeli, Milano, 2001;
- Lascioli A., Saccomani R., Manuale di educazione speciale per insegnanti della scuola dell’infanzia, Raffaello Cortina Editore, 2008 (in corso di stampa).

Assessment methods and criteria

Oral exam