Developmental and educational psychology - PSICOLOGIA DELL'EDUCAZIONE (2009/2010)

Course code
4S02384
Name of lecturer
Carmen Gelati
Number of ECTS credits allocated
4
Academic sector
M-PSI/04 - DEVELOPMENTAL AND EDUCATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY
Language of instruction
Italian
Location
VERONA
Period
Sem. 2B dal Apr 19, 2010 al Jun 6, 2010.

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Lesson timetable

Learning outcomes

The course is aimed at providing students with a critical knowledge about the main theoretical approaches of learning. It will focus on cognitive and sociocultural perspective. In particular, cognitive, metacognitive and motivational aspects of learning will be analyzed.

Syllabus

Introduction to Educational Psychology
The cognitive perspective of learning
The sociocultural perspective of learning
Metacognition and self-regulation in learning
Individual differences in learning
Motivation to learn

Texts:
Boscolo, P. (1997). Psicologia dell’apprendimento scolastico. Aspetti cognitivi e motivazionali. Torino, Utet.
Chapters: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 10, 11.

Bandura, A. (Ed.) (1996). Il senso di autoefficacia. Aspettative su di sé e azione. Trento, Erickson.
Chapters: 1, 6.

Assessment methods and criteria

Written examination with open questions.