Adult Education (2012/2013)

Course code
4S00720
Name of lecturer
Rosanna Cima
Coordinator
Rosanna Cima
Number of ECTS credits allocated
6
Academic sector
M-PED/01 - PEDAGOGY, THEORIES OF EDUCATION AND SOCIAL EDUCATION
Language of instruction
Italian
Location
VERONA
Period
Sem. IIB dal Apr 22, 2013 al Jun 9, 2013.

Lesson timetable

Learning outcomes

1 to know the complex environment of adult age and become
adults.

2- Learn to discover educational processes that promote
dialog between life’s continuity and discontinuity.

3- Deepen the narration about life's story as a practice of
experience’s tought.

Syllabus

Dialoguing with texts and witness we will answer to these questions:
- Which adults’ images can be represented today?
- What does let or doesn’t let the interaction between
generations?
- Which educational projecting that keep in mind the changes
inside life’s context is necessary (emigrations,
immigrations, new poorness, oldness), in adult age?

Educational Accompaniment processes inside adult age:
We will deepen interaction between:

- Narration, listening, returning, transforming

- Common stories and communities care

Teaching methods:
Inside general aspect lessons will be integrated small groups for exercises and deepening meetings as laboratories. One or more devices for reworking and returning course's experience will be located.

Mandatory books:
1 - Sergio Tramma, Educazione degli adulti, Guerini e
Associati, Milano, 2000.
2 - Rosanna Cima, Pratiche narrative per una pedagogia
dell’invecchiare, Franco Angeli, Milano, 2012.
3 - Edda Melon, Luisa Passerini, Luisa Ricoldone, Luciana
Spina, Vecchie allo specchio. Rappresentazioni nella
realtà sociale, nel cinema e nella letteratura, CIRSDe,
Università degli Studi di Torino, scaricabile
http://www.cirsde.unito.it


A choice between these novels/essays:
- Diana Athill, Da qualche parte verso la fine, BUR, Milano,
2010.
- Marie Cardinal, Le parole per dirlo, Bompiani, 2001.
- Rosanna Cima, Abitare le diversità, Carocci, Roma 2005.
- Catherine Dunne, Il viaggio verso casa, Edizioni Guanda,
Parma 2000.
- Doris Lessing (1983), Il diario di Jane Somers,
Feltrinelli, Milano 1988.
- Thaar Ben Jelloun, Mia madre una bambina, Einaudi, Torino,
2006.

For not attending students:
1 - Sergio Tramma, Educazione degli adulti, Guerini e
Associati, Milano, 2000.
2 - Rosanna Cima, Pratiche narrative per una pedagogia
dell’invecchiare, Franco Angeli, Milano, 2012.
3 - Edda Melon, Luisa Passerini, Luisa Ricoldone, Luciana
Spina, Vecchie allo specchio. Rappresentazioni nella
realtà sociale, nel cinema e nella letteratura, CIRSDe,
Università degli Studi di Torino, downloadable here:
http://www.cirsde.unito.it
4 - Paolo Jedlowski, Storie comuni. La narrazione nella vita
quotidiana, B. Mondadori, Milano 2000.
5 – One of the romans/essays listed above.

Assessment methods and criteria

Interview

Erasmus students
may agree with the professor about alternative specific texts.