History of Education and Pedagogy [Cognomi A-L] (2011/2012)

Course code
Name of lecturer
Mario Gecchele
Mario Gecchele
Number of ECTS credits allocated
Academic sector
Language of instruction
Sem. 1A, Sem. 1B

Lesson timetable

Sem. 1A
Day Time Type Place Note
Monday 11:50 AM - 1:30 PM lesson Lecture Hall T.1  
Tuesday 10:10 AM - 11:50 AM lesson Lecture Hall T.1  
Thursday 11:50 AM - 1:30 PM lesson Lecture Hall T.5  
Sem. 1B
Day Time Type Place Note
Monday 11:50 AM - 1:30 PM lesson Lecture Hall T.5  
Tuesday 3:40 PM - 5:20 PM lesson Lecture Hall T.5  
Thursday 10:10 AM - 11:50 AM lesson Lecture Hall T.5  

Learning outcomes

The course of history of the education and the pedagogy proposes him to help the students, that have of aim a formation for professional educators, in to form him a vision storiografica on to evolve of the formalities and of the reflections on the educational one, characterized not by preclusions and apriorism, but rather from the sense of the complexity of the methods, of the points of view and of attitudes of opening. Through the delivery of problems and pictures of reference, the course has the tendency therefore to promote a critical reading autoriflessiva on the educational and cultural problem list related to the modern and contemporary period.


This year, the course aims to develop understanding of intergenerational relationships between early life (children) and the last (older), in a vision of lifelong learning.
The way of teaching and education in the modern age.
The history of education in Italy, especially in terms of literacy, the late eighteenth century to the present day.
Children in a historical and prepare themselves, becoming and being elderly. The nonnità.

Testi per l’esame
R. Lanfranchi-J.M. Prellezo, Educazione scuola e pedagogia nei solchi della storia, vol. 2, Dall’Illuminismo all’era della globalizzazione, LAS, Roma, 2008.
M. Gecchele (a cura di), Il segreto della vecchiaia, Franco Angeli, Milano 2010.
G. Petter, Per una verde vecchiaia, Giunti, 2009.
E. Becchi, I bambini nella storia, Laterza, Roma-Bari 1994.

Assessment methods and criteria

Writing text with open answer questions.

The course is open only to the letters A-L.