Didactics training technologies (2015/2016)

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Course code
Name of lecturer
Maria Grazia Ottaviani
Maria Grazia Ottaviani
Number of ECTS credits allocated
Academic sector
Language of instruction
Sem. IIA, Sem. IIB

Lesson timetable

Sem. IIA
Day Time Type Place Note
Thursday 8:30 AM - 11:00 AM lesson Laboratory Laboratorio PC (T.9) from Mar 3, 2016  to Apr 24, 2016
Friday 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM lesson Lecture Hall 1.4  
Sem. IIB
Day Time Type Place Note
Thursday 8:30 AM - 11:00 AM lesson Lecture Hall Informatica 1  
Friday 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM lesson Lecture Hall 1.4  

Learning outcomes

The students at the end of the course will be able to learn about the main stages of development of online education; teaching strategies for training within online learning environments; analyzing Knowledge Management systems and e-learning in business contexts; experience organizing a learning event online using the mobile devices.


• the history of online education: from FAD to apps.
• Design in a complex society. Cultural transformations, new social and cultural paradigms.
• Learning 2.0 in business contexts. From web 2.0 to web 3.0.
• instructional design models for the articulation of online learning environments: from e-Learning platforms to self paced courses on iTunes platform U.
• teaching strategies, methodologies and tools.
• the Organization of an e-Learning platform (LMS): tasks, roles, functions.

The course includes lessons and thematic case studies. During the course there will be an experimental activity in which students will be required to complete a project work in order to acquire specific skills online design.

• Rossi P.G., Toppano E., “Progettare nella società della conoscenza”, Carocci, Milano 2009.
• Garavaglia A., “Didattica on line. Dai modelli alle tecniche”, Unicopli, Milano 2010
• Astrologo D., Garbolino F., La conoscenza partecipata. Nuove pratiche di knowledge management, EGEA, Milano 2013
- Appunti del docente.
Teacher's notes.

A choice of:
• Trentin G., La sostenibilità didattico-formativa dell'e-learning. Social networking e apprendimento attivo, Franco Angeli, 2008.
• A cura G. Fiorentino, F. Bruni, “Didattica e tecnologie. Studi, percorsi e proposte”, Carocci, Milano, 2013.

Assessment methods and criteria

The assessment will consist of a written test on the texts listed in the bibliography and list of works made during the course.