Philosophy of Education and Educational Research (2018/2019)

Course code
4S006143
Credits
8
Coordinator
Luigina Mortari
Teaching is organised as follows:
Unit Credits Academic sector Period Academic staff
FILOSOFIA DELLA SCUOLA 4 M-PED/01-PEDAGOGY, THEORIES OF EDUCATION AND SOCIAL EDUCATION Sem. 1A, Sem. 1B Luigina Mortari
RICERCA EDUCATIVA 4 M-PED/01-PEDAGOGY, THEORIES OF EDUCATION AND SOCIAL EDUCATION Sem. 1A, Sem. 1B Paola Dusi
Roberta Silva

Learning outcomes

Knowledge and understanding
At the end of the course students and students should:
• know the principles that are at the basis of an idea of a school oriented to the ethic of service;
• know the epistemological foundations that underlie educational research
• know the steps necessary to define a research project in the educational field

Applying knowledge and understanding
At the end of the course students and students should:
• be aware of the ethical and professional implications connected to the teaching
activity
• be able to recognize the educational problems emerging from a context
• know how to identify strategies of action starting from a specific problem and develop and educational research

Making judgements
At the end of the course the students should be able to
• critically analyze the educational needs of a context;
• evaluate one's own and others' educational actions.

Communication
At the end of the course the students should be able to:
• know how to effectively communicate his or her analysis both to colleagues and parents;
• know how to document educational actions and research actions.

Lifelong learning skills
At the end of the course the students should:
• be able to analyze educational issues in order to identify elements useful for the development of professional competencies;
• be able to critically analyze an educational research;
• be able to identify the most adequate lines of long life training.

Syllabus

Mortari, L. (2007). Cultura della ricerca e pedagogia. Prospettive epistemologiche. Roma: Carocci.

Mortari, L. (2017). Service Learning. Per un apprendimento responsabile. Franco Angeli: Milano (primo capitolo, Costruire insieme un bene comune, pp. 9-35)

Mortari, L. (2008). A scuola di libertà: formazione e pensiero autonomo. R. Cortina: Milano.

Mortari L. (2013), Aver cura della vita della mente. Roma: Carocci

Assessment methods and criteria

The exam is in written form.
More details will be given during the course.

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
Luigina Mortari A scuola di libertà: formazione e pensiero autonom Cortina 2008
Luigina Mortari Aver cura della vita della mente Carocci 2013
Luigina Mortari; Luca Ghirotto (a cura di) Metodi per la ricerca educativa Carocci 2019 978-88-430-9847-7
Luigina Mortari Service Learning. Per un apprendimento responsabile (Edizione 1) 2017 9788891752635
Mortari L. Cultura della ricerca e pedagogia. Prospettive epistemologiche Carocci, Roma 2007