School’s History (2007/2008)

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Course code
4S01024
Name of lecturer
Mario Gecchele
Number of ECTS credits allocated
4
Academic sector
M-PED/02 - HISTORY OF PEDAGOGY AND EDUCATION
Language of instruction
Italian
Location
VERONA
Period
Sem. I B dal Nov 12, 2007 al Dec 20, 2007.

Lesson timetable

Sem. I B
Day Time Type Place Note
Monday 11:50 AM - 1:30 PM lesson Lecture Hall T.2  
Tuesday 10:10 AM - 11:50 AM lesson Lecture Hall T.2  
Thursday 11:50 AM - 1:30 PM lesson Lecture Hall T.2  

Learning outcomes

The course intends to offer the students the occasion to historically and methodologically deepen the complex evolution of the School and of its formalities of education. Through the critical comparison with characters, problems and documents it will be tried to practise the method of the scientific search in historical field, in the attempt to overcome the aprioristic positions and to permit the acquisition of methodological openings.

Syllabus

The history of the scholastic education in Italy, from the end of the Eighteenth Century to our days, above all through the diffusion of literacy skills, with close analysis of the teachers training during different critical events. Particularly the school during the fascist period.

Texts for the examination:
M. Gecchele, Momenti di storia della scuola, dispensa.
E. D’Ambrosio, A scuola col duce. L’istruzione primaria nel ventennio fascista, Istituto Storia Contemporanea di Como, Como-Trento, 2001.
T. M. Mazzatosta, Educazione e scuola nella Repubblica Sociale Italiana, in “Storia Contemporanea”, Anno IX, n. 1, febbraio 1978, pp. 63-101 (articolo dalla rivista).

Assessment methods and criteria

Written test with opened answer questions.