Didattica generale e didattica speciale - DIDATTICA GENERALE (2014/2015)

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Name of lecturer
Serafina Pastore
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I sem. dal Oct 1, 2014 al Jan 30, 2015.

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Lesson timetable

Learning outcomes

At the end of this module, if students have attended the lectures and /or carried out the learning activities, they will be able to:
- understand rudiments of the discipline and teaching methodology of intervention in school settings;
- interpret and understand the educational and teaching problems;
- design, implement and evaluate educational processes;
- use in autonomous and critical way methods, strategies, techniques and teaching tools;
- develop necessary skills for effective didactic communication.


This course aims to introduce the main issues and problems of Didactics.
The course will be structured on a theoretical level, highlighting the main dimensions underlying the teaching discipline; on a methodological level, calling the main teaching models; at on a practical level, sharing experiences and tools.
- Fundamentals of teaching knowledge, "keywords" of the discipline and its methodological dimension;
- The specific educational settings (context, educational relationship, dynamic teaching general didactics/disciplinary content knowledge);
- The teaching practice;
- Mediation of learning;
- Training and learning models;
- Design, organizing and evaluating the teaching-learning process;
- The strategies and teaching techniques of intervention;
- The teacher's role today;
- Experiential learning and reflective learning;
- The circuit action-reflection (and good practice).

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
Pastore Lavoro e apprendimento. Intersezioni didattiche Guerini 2012 9788881073214
Pastore S.-Salamida D. Oltre il mito educativo? Formative assessment e pratica didattica FrancoAngeli 2013

Assessment methods and criteria

Students' learning will be assessed in tree different ways:
teacher's portfolio
written exam
oral exame