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degree courses
School of Psychology
SOCIAL, WORK AND COMMUNICATION PSYCHOLOGY
Course unit
CONTINUOUS EDUCATION
PSN1032424, A.A. 2017/18

Information concerning the students who enrolled in A.Y. 2017/18

Information on the course unit
Degree course Second cycle degree in
SOCIAL, WORK AND COMMUNICATION PSYCHOLOGY (Ord. 2017)
PS1087, Degree course structure A.Y. 2017/18, A.Y. 2017/18
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Number of ECTS credits allocated 6.0
Type of assessment Mark
Course unit English denomination CONTINUOUS EDUCATION
Department of reference Department of Philosophy, Sociology, Education and Applied Psychology
Mandatory attendance No
Language of instruction Italian
Branch PADOVA
Single Course unit The Course unit can be attended under the option Single Course unit attendance
Optional Course unit The Course unit can be chosen as Optional Course unit

Lecturers
Teacher in charge CHIARA BIASIN M-PED/01

ECTS: details
Type Scientific-Disciplinary Sector Credits allocated
Educational activities in elective or integrative disciplines M-PED/01 General and Social Pedagogy 6.0

Mode of delivery (when and how)
Period Second semester
Year 1st Year
Teaching method frontal

Organisation of didactics
Type of hours Credits Hours of
teaching
Hours of
Individual study
Shifts
Lecture 6.0 42 108.0 No turn

Calendar
Start of activities 26/02/2018
End of activities 01/06/2018

Syllabus
Prerequisites: Basic knowledge of Pedagogy
Target skills and knowledge: Students at the end of the course will be able:
- to understand the characteristics and the role of adult as a learner
- to know the barriers of adult learning
- to enhance adult learning and to develop the training process
- to know the essential theories of adult learning
- to use adult learning models in training/learning situations
Examination methods: Written test
Description:
the exam will take place in the following way:
written test with 5/6 open questions
Time: 90/100 minutes
Assessment criteria: Some general evaluation criteria are:
1. knowledge of theories and references;
2. clear thinking and writing;
3. completeness of the treatise;
4. critical thinking.
Course unit contents: 1. Adults, education and Lifelong/Lifewide Learning
2. The adult learner
3. Adult Learning/Education Theories: Andragogy; Self-directed and regulated Learning; Transformative Learning
Planned learning activities and teaching methods: Lectures, Class Discussion, Individual Assignment, Group work, Training games
Additional notes about suggested reading: Study materials for attending students will be presented during the first course
Textbooks (and optional supplementary readings)
  • Mezirow J., La teoria dell'apprendimento trasformativo. Imparare a pensare come un adulto. Milano: Raffaello Cortina, 2016. Cerca nel catalogo
  • Knowles M. Holton E. F., Swanson R. A., Quando l’adulto impara. Andragogia e sviluppo della persona. Milano: FrancoAngeli, 2013. (ultima edizione) Cerca nel catalogo
  • --, --. --: --, --. La bibliografia d'esame per gli studenti frequentanti verrà presentata nella prima lezione