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Course unit
SFN1028795, A.A. 2013/14

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Degree course First cycle degree in
SF1334, Degree course structure A.Y. 2011/12, A.Y. 2013/14
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Number of ECTS credits allocated 6.0
Type of assessment Mark
Course unit English denomination METHODOLOGY OF GAME AND ANIMATION
Department of reference Department of Philosophy, Sociology, Education and Applied Psychology
Mandatory attendance No
Language of instruction Italian
Single Course unit The Course unit CANNOT be attended under the option Single Course unit attendance
Optional Course unit The Course unit can be chosen as Optional Course unit

Teacher in charge MARINA DE ROSSI M-PED/03

ECTS: details
Type Scientific-Disciplinary Sector Credits allocated
Educational activities in elective or integrative disciplines M-PED/03 Special Didatics and Pedagogy 4.0
Core courses M-PED/03 Special Didatics and Pedagogy 2.0

Course unit organization
Period First semester
Year 3rd Year
Teaching method frontal

Type of hours Credits Teaching
Hours of
Individual study
Lecture 6.0 42 108.0 No turn

Start of activities 01/10/2013
End of activities 25/01/2014
Show course schedule 2019/20 Reg.2019 course timetable

Examination board
Board From To Members of the board
7 2019/20 01/10/2019 30/09/2020 TORE RAFFAELA (Presidente)
MILAN GIUSEPPE (Membro Effettivo)
6 2018/19 01/10/2018 30/09/2019 ANTONELLO DANIELA (Presidente)
MILAN GIUSEPPE (Membro Effettivo)
5 2017/18 01/10/2017 30/09/2018 ANTONELLO DANIELA (Presidente)
MILAN GIUSEPPE (Membro Effettivo)
4 2016/17 01/10/2016 30/09/2017 ANTONELLO DANIELA (Presidente)
LUCANGELI DANIELA (Membro Effettivo)
3 2015/16 01/10/2015 30/09/2016 DE ROSSI MARINA (Presidente)
RESTIGLIAN EMILIA (Membro Effettivo)
2 2014/15 01/10/2014 30/09/2015 DE ROSSI MARINA (Presidente)
RESTIGLIAN EMILIA (Membro Effettivo)
1 2013/14 01/01/2014 30/09/2014 DE ROSSI MARINA (Presidente)
FELISATTI ETTORE (Membro Effettivo)
RESTIGLIAN EMILIA (Membro Effettivo)

Prerequisites: Prerequisites:
Basic knowledge of general education, developmental and educational psychology, instructional design.
Target skills and knowledge: Development of skills in the animation area for the early childhood educator through active methodologies and techniques for the organization and management of educational activities in infant toddlers and services for early childhood.
The main formative aim is to acquire educational skills related to strategies for animation and for the methodology of the play to promote competences about regarding:
- The planning contextualization of educational paths;
- To consolidate skills in planning educational interventions in the early childhood;
- The strategic use of methodologies and techniques for the development of cognitive and socio-affective processes;
- Narrative documentation
Examination methods: Structured test with open and closed questions. An oral examination (integration) is possible as integration.
Assessment criteria: The test aims to evaluate the knowledge of contents with particular regard to: references to theory, appropriate use of lexicon, capacity to do make conceptual inferences and capacity of personal elaboration in a reflective perspective to reflect and rielaborate.
Course unit contents: The five modules will be deepened from a theoretical point of view and will have applicative developments through the linking of lectures and workshop activities.
The six modules will be studied in depth from a theoretical point of view and will have applicative developments through the linking of lectures and workshop activities.

Module I: introduction to the theoretical foundations for the use of play and animation according to in an educational and psychological perspective of play and animation

Module II: Educational functions of play in early childhood services
Module III: The educational Communication through animation
Module IV: Teaching: setting, strategies, techniques, tools
Module V: Workshop on narrative documentation
Planned learning activities and teaching methods: Teacher-centred lecture, discussions, use of videos, and case analysis
Workshop on narrative documentation related to training experience.
Additional notes about suggested reading: References for not-attending students: educational paths. Galardini A.L., Crescere al nido, Carocci, Roma, 2003
Textbooks (and optional supplementary readings)
  • De Rossi M., Restiglian E., Narrazione e documentazione educativa. Percorsi per la prima infanzia. Roma: Carocci, 2013. Cerca nel catalogo
  • De Rossi M., Didattica dell'animazione. Roma: Carocci, 2008. Cerca nel catalogo