Ancient and Medieval History and Didactics of History (2015/2016)

Course partially running (all years except the first)

Course code
4S001198
Name of lecturers
Luisa Prandi, Alfredo Buonopane
Coordinator
Luisa Prandi
Number of ECTS credits allocated
8
Academic sector
L-ANT/03 - ROMAN HISTORY M-STO/01 - MEDIEVAL HISTORY
M-STO/02 - MODERN HISTORY
M-STO/04 - CONTEMPORARY HISTORY
L-ANT/02 - GREEK HISTORY

Language of instruction
Italian
Period
Lab. IA, Sem . IA, Sem. IB

Lesson timetable

Lab. IA
Day Time Type Place Note
Thursday 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM lesson Lecture Hall T.13  
Friday 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM lesson Lecture Hall T.13  
Sem . IA
Day Time Type Place Note
Thursday 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM lesson Lecture Hall I.06  
Friday 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM lesson Lecture Hall T.14  
Sem. IB
Day Time Type Place Note
Thursday 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM lesson Lecture Hall T.13  
Friday 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM lesson Lecture Hall T.13  

Learning outcomes

Training the future teacher to read critically the phenomena of the past is an important resource for the self-planning the lessons and must combine the achievement of knowledge and the acquisition of a historical method of understanding. The period covered by the lessons, as required by the National Guidelines, begins from the early prehistoric societies, from ancient civilizations to the Greek colonization and the process of unification of the Mediterranean by the constitution of the Roman Empire to the spread of Christianity.

Syllabus

Ancient and Medieval History – A Buonopane

A presentation of crucial ages and issues in ancient Mediterranean history, from the interethnic, social, geographical and cultural perspective in the broadest sense. Attention is devoted to addressing the future teachers to the best and up to date editorial resources.

Didactics of History – L. Prandi

Methodological aspects in historical knowledge and methodological approaches in transfer of knowledge into teaching practice. Reading with comments of texts, ancient and modern, useful to train the future teachers to grasp the problems of understanding and reconstructing historical contexts.

Further information will be provided at the beginning of the lessons. Meanwhile, these are some reference texts:
M. Liverani, Antico Oriente: storia, società, economia, Bari-Roma (Laterza) 2009
M. Bettalli-A.L. D’Agata-A. Magnetto, Storia greca, (Carocci) Roma 2006
M. Pani-E. Todisco, Storia romana: dalle origini alla tarda antichità, (Carocci), Roma 2008
G. Galasso, Nient’altro che storia, (Il Mulino), Bologna 2000

Assessment methods and criteria

Final test concerning historical knowledge and teaching methods.

STUDENT MODULE EVALUATION - 2015/2016