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School of Psychology
SOCIAL, WORK AND COMMUNICATION PSYCHOLOGY
Course unit
FORMATION AND PERSONAL EMPOWERMENT
PSN1032426, A.A. 2014/15

Information concerning the students who enrolled in A.Y. 2014/15

Information on the course unit
Degree course Second cycle degree in
SOCIAL, WORK AND COMMUNICATION PSYCHOLOGY (Ord. 2014)
PS1087, Degree course structure A.Y. 2014/15, A.Y. 2014/15
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Number of ECTS credits allocated 6.0
Type of assessment Mark
Course unit English denomination FORMATION AND PERSONAL EMPOWERMENT
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 MASSIMO BRUSCAGLIONI

ECTS: details
Type Scientific-Disciplinary Sector Credits allocated
Core courses M-PSI/06 Psychology of Work and Organisations 6.0

Course unit organization
Period First semester
Year 1st Year
Teaching method frontal

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

Calendar
Start of activities 12/10/2014
End of activities 15/01/2015
Show course schedule 2019/20 Reg.2017 course timetable

Examination board
Board From To Members of the board
9 2019/20 01/10/2019 30/11/2020 BRUSCAGLIONI MASSIMO (Presidente)
CAVALIERI MARIA CRISTINA (Membro Effettivo)
CAVALIERI D'ORO ELENA (Membro Effettivo)
FALVO ROSSELLA (Membro Effettivo)
PETROMILLI ANDREA (Membro Effettivo)
8 2018/19 01/10/2018 30/11/2019 BRUSCAGLIONI MASSIMO (Presidente)
CAVALIERI MARIA CRISTINA (Membro Effettivo)
CAVALIERI D'ORO ELENA (Membro Effettivo)
FALVO ROSSELLA (Membro Effettivo)
PETROMILLI ANDREA (Membro Effettivo)
7 2017/18 01/10/2017 30/11/2018 BRUSCAGLIONI MASSIMO (Presidente)
CAVALIERI MARIA CRISTINA (Membro Effettivo)
CAVALIERI D'ORO ELENA (Membro Effettivo)
FALVO ROSSELLA (Membro Effettivo)
PETROMILLI ANDREA (Membro Effettivo)
6 2016/17 01/10/2016 30/11/2017 BRUSCAGLIONI MASSIMO (Presidente)
CAVALIERI MARIA CRISTINA (Membro Effettivo)
FALVO ROSSELLA (Membro Effettivo)
PETROMILLI ANDREA (Membro Effettivo)
5 2015/16 01/10/2015 30/11/2016 BRUSCAGLIONI MASSIMO (Presidente)
FALVO ROSSELLA (Membro Effettivo)
4 2014/15 01/10/2014 30/09/2015 BRUSCAGLIONI MASSIMO (Presidente)
FALVO ROSSELLA (Membro Effettivo)

Syllabus
Prerequisites: None in particular. Desired scientific and professional interest as well as curiosity about personal experimentation.
Target skills and knowledge: The main training objectives are:
to acquire a valid theoretical and practical background, that favours employment and growth within work and organizations in training and people support activities; to learn methodologies and tools for “people customized training” and for “self empowerment” of individuals. Course “about” but also “of” training and self empowerment.
Examination methods: Written and oral exam.
Written exam with open questions.
The exam has a written part and an oral one. For attendees’ oral exam: it is possible to submit also the exploratory research, if carried out, on the topics indicated during the course and the summary of results of the group work about training practices in organizations.
Assessment criteria: -knowledge of the self empowerment approach, originals tools and training applications
-knowledge of conceptual tools to understand and support adult people change
-personal experience of the self empowerment training.
Course unit contents: Course content is divided into five main areas:
1)Self empowerment: theoretical and practical model; professional application; empowerment-oriented training; empowerment-oriented counseling;
2)Personal empowerment: exploratory researches carried out by small groups of students, in particular about change in people's lives;
3)Types, activities and actors of the training activities;
4)Customized training within organizations: methodologies and testimonials from important industrial and service companies;
5)Self development training: training methodologies using the empowerment approach.
Planned learning activities and teaching methods: Lectures. Exercises. Discussions. Testimonials from well-known companies. Achievement of small exploratory researches conducted by small groups of students about changes in people's lives and about the empowerment-oriented "microculture". Contacts to learn about training experiences in local companies.
If a whole day laboratory will be available,students might attend an experimental seminar of self empowerment approach with typical exercises.
Additional notes about suggested reading: For Students who have attended the course: it is possible to submit also the exploratory research, if carried out, on the topics indicated during the course and the summary of results of the group work about training practices in organizations. The reccomended readings is: two books (n.1 and 2) and the research.

For Students who have not attended the course, the reccomended readings is: two books (n.1 and 2) and one book (n.3 or n.4 or n.5).
Textbooks (and optional supplementary readings)
  • Bruscaglioni Massimo, Persona Empowerment. Milano: Franco Angeli, 2007. Testo obbligatorio per frequentanti e non frequentanti. Cerca nel catalogo
  • Castagna Maurizio, L’analisi delle esigenze: dal fabbisogno all’intervento formativo. Principi, metodi e strumenti per il formatore. Milano: Franco Angeli, 2010. Testo obbligatorio per frequentanti e non frequentanti. Cerca nel catalogo
  • Bruscaglioni Massimo, La gestione dei processi nella formazione degli adulti. Milano: Franco Angeli, 1991. Libro a scelta per non frequentanti. Cerca nel catalogo
  • Converso D., Piccardo C., Il profitto dell’empowerment; formazione e sviluppo nelle imprese no profit. MIlano: Cortina, 2003. Libro a scelta per non frequentanti. Cerca nel catalogo
  • Bruscaglioni Massimo, Per una formazione vitalizzante, Strumenti professionali. Milano: Franco Angeli, 2005. Libro a scelta per non frequentanti. Cerca nel catalogo