Historical research and educational services (2015/2016)

Course code
Name of lecturer
Mario Gecchele
Mario Gecchele
Number of ECTS credits allocated
Academic sector
Language of instruction
Sem. IA, Sem. IB
Web page
ricerca storica

Lesson timetable

Learning outcomes

The course aims to make us reflect on how we have done historical research in the field of teaching, following different models cultConoscenze: intends to present, in the form of seminars, reflections, contents, methods on how it developed and how it is today searching historical-pedagogical education, their purpose and method. To know the time evolution of institutions that have as their purpose the care and education.
Understanding: to contribute to developing skills of research, interpretation and narrative ideas, facts about the education; to understand how the present, even in the field of social and educational services, and development is the result of a process that has its roots in past societies. Encourage the development in students of the historical sense, that is the feeling caught up in a process that starts in the past and continues into the future, in which each person can make a contribution.
Application skills: presenting and doing experiment and examples of educational research, seeks to promote skills for a scientific approach in interpreting and place historically the various educational services.
Urals; the sense of objectivity and subjectivity of the story; the possibility of an interpretation of the historical fact. It intends to experiment, even through concrete proposals for research, such as historical research can and should proceed according to the scientific method, passing the positions of those who used the story for a long time, turning it for convenience functionally to the defense or to the progress of a people, of a state, an ideology or a civilization. Wants to highlight in particular the attention that the company at all times has turned towards the different and marginal, both in studies and in the delivery of services and educational institutions dedicated to the person addressed (retirement homes, welfare and educational institutions, etc. ).


History and history of education. The method of the historian. Historiography in education. Theories, methods, sources, models. Contents of the current research in the history of education. The evolution of special education.
Reading list Gecchele M. (eds), Clipboard History of Pedagogy, Pantry 2015-2016, at the Library Edit Here, Verona. M. Gecchele, Diversity. A historical approach, Pantry 2015-2016, at the Library Edit Here. HI Marrou, Historical knowledge, Il Mulino, Bologna, 1997. A.S. Rugiu, A brief history of education artisan, Carocci, Rome, 2008.

Assessment methods and criteria

Written exam with open questions.

Teaching aids