Teaching methodology and educational planning [Cognomi A-L] (2011/2012)

Course code
Name of lecturer
Giuseppina Messetti
Giuseppina Messetti
Number of ECTS credits allocated
Academic sector
Language of instruction
Sem. 2A dal Feb 27, 2012 al Apr 22, 2012.

Lesson timetable

Sem. 2A
Day Time Type Place Note
Tuesday 8:30 AM - 10:10 AM lesson Lecture Hall 2.3  
Wednesday 3:40 PM - 5:20 PM lesson Lecture Hall T.5  
Friday 11:50 AM - 1:30 PM lesson Lecture Hall T.5  

Learning outcomes

Educational Targets
The course is aimed at the following educational objectives:
1) The acquisition of basic skills and concepts of the discipline of teaching, of intervention strategies and techniques in out-of-school context;
2) The analysis of two fundamental dimensions of the educator's action: observation of the context and educational planning


Course contents
Correct operating educational intervention in out-of-school context.
Characterizing aspects of teaching activities in extra-school context and the role of the educator.
Relational, observational and reflective skills: key features of the professional educator.
Designing, organizing and managing the educational intervention: operating strategies.

Teaching tactics and methods

Lecture based on Powerpoint slides and footage analysis. Simulation and role playing. Workshops in small and large groups.

Assessment methods and criteria

Readings for the exam

The final test will be based on the following two compulsory texts:

• Brandani W., Tomisich M., La progettazione educativa, Roma, Carocci Faber, 2005
• Messetti G., Educare lo sguardo. Osservazione e riflessività, QuiEdit, Verona, 2010

and a choice between:

• Maccario D., L’educazione difficile. La didattica nei contesti socio-culturali e assistenziali, CarocciFaber, Roma, 2009
• Infantino A. (a cura di), Il lavoro educativo con la prima infanzia. Tra progetto pedagogico e scelte organizzative, Junior; Bergamo, 2007

Assessment methods

Multiple choice and open written questions.

The tests are intended to determine the acquisition of the fundamental concepts of the discipline, the capacity of processing personal and critical knowledge and the ability to use operational tools and strategies in education in out-of-school context.