Pedagogy of reading (2016/2017)

Course code
4S02400
Name of lecturer
Silvia Blezza
Coordinator
Silvia Blezza
Number of ECTS credits allocated
6
Academic sector
M-PED/01 - PEDAGOGY, THEORIES OF EDUCATION AND SOCIAL EDUCATION
Language of instruction
Italian
Period
Sem. IIA dal Feb 27, 2017 al Apr 22, 2017.

Lesson timetable

Sem. IIA
Day Time Type Place Note
Wednesday 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM lesson Lecture Hall T.1 from Apr 12, 2017  to Apr 12, 2017
Thursday 8:30 AM - 11:00 AM lesson Lecture Hall 2.2  
Friday 8:30 AM - 11:00 AM lesson Lecture Hall 2.3  

Learning outcomes

The course has the aim to introduce the main themes regarding the “reading crisis” and the reading education in contemporary society
Reading and education: the problems about literacy in the contemporary multimedial society; the factors limiting reading habit; a new kind of reader; children and youngs as critic-reflexive readers; children needs and intrinsic motivation to read; the pleasure of reading (types an levels); reading aloud: a way for reading promotion; the difference between “reading education” and “reading promotion”.

Syllabus

Reading and education: the problems about literacy in the contemporary multimedial society; the factors limiting reading habit; a new kind of reader; children and youngs as critic-reflexive readers; children needs and intrinsic motivation to read; the pleasure of reading (types an levels); reading aloud: a way for reading promotion; the difference between “reading education” and “reading promotion”.
Understanding and analysis of some animated television series as a prerequisite to critical thinking.

Texts for exam: details and directions for studying will be given during the course of the semester and they also will be published on the web board at the end of the course.

Assessment methods and criteria

The exam consists of two-hours written text based on argumentative and reflexive open-questions. This program will be valid for one academic year 2016/2017, this is to say until February 2018.

STUDENT MODULE EVALUATION - 2016/2017