THE PSYCHOLOGY OF ADVANCED TRAINING (2009/2010)

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Course code
4S01052
Name of lecturer
Adalgisa Battistelli
Coordinator
Adalgisa Battistelli
Number of ECTS credits allocated
4
Academic sector
M-PSI/06 - WORK AND ORGANIZATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY
Language of instruction
Italian
Location
VERONA
Period
Sem. 1B dal Nov 16, 2009 al Jan 17, 2010.

Lesson timetable

Learning outcomes

The course aims at developing an in-depth knowledge of continuous training in organizations, starting from the concept of competence and focusing on the analysis of strategies to develop and modifying continuous training. Special attention will be dedicated to the analysis of the features of the organizational context and to the understanding of the conditions determining motivation, engagement and efficacy of training. Finally, the course aims at offering an overview of the regulations on continuous training in some European countries.

Syllabus

 Continuous training in Europe: state of the art and developments
 Continuous training: theoretical foundations and practical strategies
 The organizational context: resources and constraints
 Motivation, engagement and participation in continuous training in organizations


Books for evaluation:
Compulsory textbook
Fraccaroli F., Apprendimento e formazione nelle organizzazioni, Il Mulino, 2007.

A book chosen by the students
Ajello A. M. La competenza, Il Mulino, Bologna, 2002.
Battistelli A., Apprendere partecipando, Guerini e Associati, Milano, 2003.
Mezirow J. Apprendimento e trasformazione, Raffaello Cortina Editore, Milano, 2003.
Odoardi C. (a cura di), Formazione e sviluppo nelle organizzazioni, GiuntiO.S., Firenze, 2009.

At the beginning of the course, a selection of articles written in a foreign language will be proposed for possible developments of the topics illustrated during the course. Depending on the students’ interests, it will also be possible to come to an agreement with the teacher for individualized references.

Assessment methods and criteria

Oral exam.