Ancient and Medieval History and Didactics of History (2020/2021)

Course partially running (all years except the first)

Course code
4S001198
Credits
8
Coordinator
Edoardo Bianchi
Teaching is organised as follows:
Unit Credits Academic sector Period Academic staff
DIDATTICA DELLA STORIA 4 L-ANT/02-GREEK HISTORY Sem. 1A Edoardo Bianchi
STORIA ANTICA E MEDIEVALE 4 L-ANT/03-ROMAN HISTORY Sem. 1B Riccardo Bertolazzi

Learning outcomes

Knowledge and understanding
By the end of the module the students will be able to:
- identify and explain the basic concepts concerning the teaching of Ancient History;
- identify and explain the main facts and issues relating to Ancient History, particularly Greek and Roman History.

Application of knowledge and understanding:
By the end of the module the students will be able to:
- apply the knowledge gained during lectures in order to define their teaching activities and to promote the child's interest in History.

Making judgements:
By the end of the module the students will be able to:
- approach historical research critically.

Communication skills:
By the end of the module the students will be able to:
- use language clearly, including technical terms taken from historical research.

Learning skills:
By the end of the module the students will be able to:
- find and use historical sources, suitable for developing appropriate learning and teaching strategies.

Syllabus

1) History of the Ancient Greek World until the end of the Hellenistic Age (31 BCE):
The II millennium BC; the Dark Ages; the Archiac Age; the polis; the Classical Age; Athens and Sparta; the decline of the polis; Alexander the Great and the Hellenistic kingdoms.
2) History of Rome, until the V century CE.
3) Didactics of History.

Assessment methods and criteria

The assessment method will be NOT different for attending and non-attending students.
At the end of the course, learning levels will be assessed by a written examination.
The results of the examination will be given on a scale of thirty.

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
W. Panciera Insegnare storia nella scuola primaria e dell’infanzia Carocci 2016
M. Bettalli - A.L. D’Agata - A. Magnetto Storia greca Carocci 2013
Geraci G., Marcone A. Storia romana Mondadori Education 2016 9788800746953