Theories of the childhood education (2018/2019)

Course code
4S003488
Name of lecturer
Paola Dal Toso
Coordinator
Paola Dal Toso
Number of ECTS credits allocated
6
Academic sector
M-PED/02 - HISTORY OF PEDAGOGY AND EDUCATION
Language of instruction
Italian
Period
Sem. 1B dal Nov 19, 2018 al Jan 12, 2019.

Lesson timetable

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Learning outcomes

1- KNOWLEDGE AND UNDERSTANDING
• Educational goals of childhood educational theory
1. The social consideration of childhood in history. The change in the relationship between adults and childhood throughout history
2. Educational models through history
3. Critical pedagogical evaluation of children’s living conditions in relation to children’s rights

2- APPLY KNOWLEDGE AND UNDERSTANDING
• Educational goals of childhood educational theory
1. To analyze the social consideration of childhood, and its experience in different historical moments, to describe the change in the relationship between adult and infancy and educational modalities, seizing in the evolution of pedagogical thought the permanences and absences in the current world for bring out the lines of continuity that link the various ages with particular reference to the child.
2. Identify educational perspectives and models that have developed in particular historical moments and critically revisit them in the light of the current context.
3. Read pedagogically the condition of life of childhood in relation to rights.

Syllabus

Main pedagogical theories on childhood education from the historical point of view.
of historical development lines on the condition of children, in reference to the social and cultural context of Italian and European, in relation to the rights of the child, from the classical world to the XX century.
The education of women and the lives of girls.

Texts for the exam:
1 – L. deMause, L’evoluzione dell’infanzia, http://rcarlo.interfree.it/naturalchild/lloyd_demause/evoluzionedellinfanzia_lloyd_demause.html
2 – S. Ulivieri (a cura di), Le bambine nella storia dell’educazione, Editori Laterza, Roma-Bari 2006.

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
E. Becchi I bambini nella storia (Edizione 3) Editori Laterza 1994 9788842092452
S. Ulivieri (a cura di) Le bambine nella storia dell’educazione Editorio Laterza 2006 8842058114
L. deMause L’evoluzione dell’infanzia Emme Edizioni 1983 8829497932

Assessment methods and criteria

The written test consists of 16 open questions about the program's nodal issues, which can be answered in schematic form as well.

STUDENT MODULE EVALUATION - 2017/2018