History of Pedagogy and Education (2019/2020)

Course code
4S006132
Name of lecturer
Mario Gecchele
Coordinator
Mario Gecchele
Number of ECTS credits allocated
8
Academic sector
M-PED/02 - HISTORY OF PEDAGOGY AND EDUCATION
Language of instruction
Italian
Location
VERONA
Period
Sem. 2A, Sem. 2B

Lesson timetable

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Learning outcomes

PRE-SCHOOL
1. Knowledge and Understanding
By the end of the course the student will be able to:
- know the main stages of the evolution of pedagogical thought and of the main authors who have marked the history of pedagogy, especially those who have dealt with the nursery school;
- know the evolution of different education-training modalities throughout history;
- know the main theoretical models of education of the kindergarten established over time e the consequent educational-didactic practices;
- know the characteristics of the role of the educator in different periods;
- Know organizational and evaluative techniques of the school context of the kindergarten;
- know the evolution of the consideration of the ""different"" in the school system: from exclusion to inclusion.
2. Applying Knowledge and Understanding
At the end of the course the students will have to:
- Being able to critically compare the various educational models of the childhood school present in history, their complexity and current reality;
- be able to understand historical-pedagogical texts and to place them in time;
- be able to grasp the permanencies and absences in the current world in the evolution of pedagogical thought in order to bring out the lines of continuity that link the various eras;
- To be capable of a historical sense and of a scientific approach in reading the present and of contextualizing the various sources.
3. Making Judgments
At the end of the course the students will have to demonstrate:
- Ability to critically analyze historical educational models and to grasp the positive aspects of past and present;
- Ability to overcome prejudices and preconceptions of the present and the past;
- Possess the capacity for a scientific approach in historical-pedagogical research.
4. Communication Skills
At the end of the course the students will have to:
- Knowing how to consciously use the specific terms / concepts in their historical evolution;
- Knowing how to compose relationships in a correct way from the point of view of historical research;
- Knowing how to document what is produced in a precise and pertinent way.
5. Learning Skills
At the end of the course the students will have to:
- Being able to deal with historical research individually;
- To find historical sources and to know how to analyze them;
- To identify, in the various cultural and educational models present in history, reflections, methods and examples valid for their activity.

PRIMARY SCHOOL
1. Knowledge and Understanding
By the end of the course the student will be able to:
- Know the main stages of the evolution of pedagogical thought and of the main authors who have marked the history of pedagogy, especially those who have dealt with primary school;
- know the main theoretical models of education in the primary school established over time and the consequent educational-didactic practices that;
- know the evolution of different ways of teaching learning throughout history;
- know the characteristics of the master in different periods;
- Know organizational and evaluation techniques of the primary school context ;
- know the evolution of the consideration of the ""different"" in the school system: from exclusion to inclusion.
2. Applying Knowledge and Understanding
By the end of the course the student will be able to:
- critically compare the various educational models of primary school present in history, their complexity and current reality;
- understand historical-pedagogical texts and to place them in time;
- grasp the permanencies and absences in the current world in the evolution of pedagogical thought in order to bring out the lines of continuity that link the various eras;
- To be capable of a historical sense and of a scientific approach in reading the present and of contextualizing the various sources.
3. Making Judgments
At the end of the course the students will have to demonstrate:
- Ability to critically analyze historical educational models and to grasp the positive aspects of past and present;
- Ability to overcome some prejudices and preconceptions of the present and the past;
- Having the capacity for a scientific approach in historical-pedagogical research.
4. Communication Skills
At the end of the course the students will have to:
- Knowing how to consciously use the specific terms / concepts in their historical evolution;
- Knowing how to compose relationships in a correct way from the point of view of historical research;
- Knowing how to document what is produced in a precise and pertinent way.
5. Learning Skills
At the end of the course the students will have to:
- Being able to deal with historical research individually;
- To find historical sources and to know how to analyze them;
- To identify, in the various cultural and educational models present in history, reflections, methods and examples valid for their activity.

Syllabus

Start and evolution of the Italian school from the end of the eighteenth century, especially the elementary school: the establishment of the state school; the usefulness of the school for all; teaching; the reform of Idealism; the teacher's training; teaching religion at school; textbooks; the kindergarten.
The twentieth century pedagogy.
New schools and the freedom of the pupil; authority and freedom at school; the value of experience in education.
Kindergarten and intergenerational relationship: an educational modality.
A teacher and his teaching: life, thought and educational commitment of Mario Mazza.

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
John Dewey Esperienza ed educazione (tr. it. di E. Codignola) Milano Cortina 2014
Cambi Le pedagogie del Novecento 2005
Mario Gecchele Mario Mazza (1882-1959). Un esploratore dell'educazione PensaMultimedia 2018 9788867606108
MARIO GECCHELE Momenti di storia dell'istruzione in Italia (Edizione 1) PENSA MULTIMEDIA 2014 978-88-6760-179-0

Assessment methods and criteria

3 How to test learning
- Learning will be evaluated in written mode, with open questions and predetermined space for the answers.
- There will be no difference in how to evaluate between participants and non-participants; Only consideration will be given to the commitment of those who are actively participating in any seminars with relationships and relationships.
- It will be evaluated in particular: knowledge of the main contents covered in the course; Grammatical correctness and logical argumentation; The ability to synthesize and to grasp the fundamental elements; The ability to re-elaborate.
- The assessment of the assessment test will take place in thirty-five and will be given by the written test.