Pedagogy of intercultural dialogue (2009/2010)

Course code
4S02396
Name of lecturer
Rosanna Cima
Coordinator
Rosanna Cima
Number of ECTS credits allocated
6
Academic sector
M-PED/01 - PEDAGOGY, THEORIES OF EDUCATION AND SOCIAL EDUCATION
Language of instruction
Italian
Location
VERONA
Period
Sem. 1A dal Oct 1, 2009 al Nov 15, 2009.

Lesson timetable

Learning outcomes

- Reflects on what is pedagogy of the mediation in relationship with the work of taking care of people, families and groups that belong to different languages and cultures.
- This course proposes to understand the base dynamics of the cultural and ethnoclinic mediation devices’ in the educational, social and sanitary contexts.

Syllabus

What is an educational relationship when speaking and living languages are different?
The course introduces the Mediation’s Pedagogy.
Starting from concrete experiences, there will be located the theoretical and practical assumptions that drives the work of meeting with “the other” in social-educational and health fields.


Didactic formality: During general character lessons will be woven exercises in small groups and meetings of closer examination in laboratory form. We will individualize one or more qualitative tools for the re-elaboration and the restitution of the course experience.

Books:
Rosanna Cima, Incontri possibili. Mediazione culturale per una pedagogia sociale, Carocci, Roma 2009.
Roland Barthes, (1980) La camera chiara. Nota sulla fotografia, Einaudi, Torino 2003, (from pag. 5 to pag. 31; from 95 to 97; pagg. 106, 107).

Choose one of these books:
Achebe Chinua, (1958) Il crollo, edizione e/o, Roma 2004.
Achebe Chinua, (1960) Ormai a disagio, edizioni Jaca Book, Milano 1994.
Achebe Chinua, (1964) La freccia di Dio, edizione e/o, Roma 2004.
Assia Djebar, (1999) Queste voci che mi assediano, il Saggiatore, Milano 2004.
Cheikh Hamidou Kane (1961), L’ambigua Avventura, Edizioni e/o, Roma, 2003.
Gabriel Maria Sala, Mediazione culturale, operatività e formazione, in Cormagi
C., Luoghi e non luoghi dell’incontro, Coedit, Genova, 2001.
Wilma Stockenström, Spedizione al baobab, edizioni Ilisso, 2005.
During the course will be indicated more bibliographic entries (texts and journals).

Indications for not attending students:
it’s necessary to contact the teacher via email: rosanna.cima@univr.it to set a meeting before the exam. The books are indicated below:

1) - Rosanna Cima, Incontri possibili. Mediazione culturale per una pedagogia sociale, Carocci, Roma, 2009.
2) - Tzevetan Todorov (1982), La conquista dell’America. La questione dell’altro, Einaudi, Torino, 1984).
3) - Roland Barthes, (1980) La camera chiara. Nota sulla fotografia, Einaudi, Torino 2003, (da pag. 5 a pag. 31; da 95 a 97; pagg. 106, 107).
4)- A choiche between these above lited romans/essays:

Assessment methods and criteria

The examination will be in form of interview. Students can compile an individual writing, that keeps in mind both of the texts faced during the course and the experiences in the cultural mediation area. The writing must be delivered a week before the examination and it will be discusses during the examination.