Teaching methodology and educational planning [Cognomi M-Z] (2014/2015)

Course code
Name of lecturer
Donato De Silvestri
Donato De Silvestri
Number of ECTS credits allocated
Academic sector
Language of instruction
Sem. IIA dal Feb 23, 2015 al Apr 19, 2015.

Lesson timetable

Sem. IIA
Day Time Type Place Note
Monday 2:00 PM - 3:40 PM lesson Lecture Hall T.5 from Mar 2, 2015  to Apr 19, 2015
Tuesday 11:00 AM - 1:30 PM lesson Lecture Hall T.2  
Thursday 4:30 PM - 7:00 PM lesson Lecture Hall 2.3  

Learning outcomes

Educational Targets

The course is aimed at the following educational objectives:
1) The acquisition of basic skills and concepts of the discipline of teaching, of intervention
strategies and techniques in out-of-school context;
2) The analysis of two fundamental dimensions of the educator's action: observation of the context and educational planning


Course contents

Correct operating educational intervention in out-of-school context.
Characterizing aspects of teaching activities in extra-school context and the role of the educator.
Relational, observational and reflective skills: key features of the professional educator.
Planning, organizing and managing the educational intervention: operating strategies.

Teaching tactics and methods

Lecture based on Powerpoint slides and footage analysis. Simulation and role playing. Workshops
in small and large groups.

Readings for the exam

A: material available on the online platform

B: choice between:
Maccario D., L’educazione difficile. La didattica nei contesti socio-culturali e assistenziali, CarocciFaber, Roma, 2009 (Contesti educativi socio-culturali)
Bellucci M.G. (a cura di), Il nido. Educazione e cura della prima infanzia, Carocci, Roma ,2013

Assessment methods and criteria

Assessment methods

Multiple choice and open written questions.
The tests are intended to determine the acquisition of the fundamental concepts of the discipline, the
capacity of processing personal and critical knowledge and the ability to use operational tools and
strategies in education in out-of-school context.