History of Pedagogy (2013/2014)

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Paola Dal Toso
Paola Dal Toso
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Sem IA dal Oct 1, 2013 al Nov 17, 2013.

Lesson timetable

Learning outcomes

The course aims to identify some essential lines of the history of education with specific reference to the nineteenth and twentieth centuries through the knowledge of significant authors of the modern and contemporary art, with particular attention to promoting attitudes and perspectives in the design of training activities.


Some key moments of the history of education with particular reference to the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.
Discussion of some problems related to planning training activities, social education, peace education, gender education.

Texts for the exam:

1 - R. Lanfranchi, J.M. Prellezo, Educazione, scuola e pedagogia nei solchi della storia, volume 2, LAS, Roma 2008: Cap. 1, Par. 1, 2 e 3; Cap. 2, Par. 1, 3.2 e 3.3; Cap. 3, Par. 1, 2 e 3; Cap. 4, Par. 1, 2, 3.3; Cap. 5, Par. 1.1, 1.3, 1.4, Par.2; Cap. 6, Par. 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 2, 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 4; Cap. 7, Par. 1, 2.2, 3.1 e 3.3.
2 - P. Dal Toso, Per una persona sociale Il valore dell’esperienza e dei luoghi associativi, La Scuola, Brescia 2010.
3 - Un libro a scelta tra:
M. Aglieri, P. Dal Toso, Cesare Scurati La passione scout di un pedagogista, Edizioni Nuova Fiordaliso, Roma 2013
E. Butturini, La pace giusta. Testimoni e Maestri tra ‘800 e ‘900: Ruskin, Tolstoj, Gandhi, Montessori, Capitini, Milani, Casa Editrice Mazziana, Verona, 2007 (ultima edizione).
P. Dal Toso, Linee educative in Antonietta Giacomelli, Guerini, Milano 2012.

Assessment methods and criteria

The written test consists of a series of open questions on the key issues of the program.