Adult training didactics (2009/2010)

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Course code
4S01064
Name of lecturer
Jessica Bertolani
Coordinator
Jessica Bertolani
Number of ECTS credits allocated
4
Academic sector
M-PED/03 - METHODOLOGIES OF TEACHING AND SPECIAL EDUCATION
Language of instruction
Italian
Location
VERONA
Period
Sem. 2B dal Apr 19, 2010 al Jun 6, 2010.

Lesson timetable

Sem. 2B
Day Time Type Place Note
Monday 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM lesson Lecture Hall Lorenzi  
Wednesday 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM lesson Lecture Hall Lorenzi  

Learning outcomes

The goal of the course is to offer knowledge and methodologies on adult education from a perspective both theoretical and practical.
Objectives:
a) understanding the concept of adult education;
b) developing skills for planning teaching activities with adults.

Syllabus

The course is organized in two levels:
a) theoretical level:
the following issues will be addressed: learning theories and adult education, the concept of leadership, the fundamentals of teamwork.

b) practical level:
practical activities will be proposed to enables students to experience some training techniques, and to plan adult education projects to be simulated in a group by using different methodologies.


Reading list:
- Bruscaglioni, La gestione dei processi nella formazione degli adulti, Franco Angeli, Milano, 1995.
- Becciu, Colasanti, La leadership autorevole. La conduzione dei gruppi di lavoro, Carocci editore, Roma, 2004.
- Folchini E., Gaiardin N., Rinaldi A., Counseling per manager: modelli, esperienze e metafore per gestire il cambiamento, Guerini e Associati, Milano, 2006.

Assessment methods and criteria

Written argumentative examination.
Tasks performed by the course attendants will be also taken into consideration for assessment purposes.