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School of Human and Social Sciences and Cultural Heritage
Course unit
SUP3050683, A.A. 2018/19

Information concerning the students who enrolled in A.Y. 2016/17

Information on the course unit
Degree course 5 years single cycle degree in
IA1870, Degree course structure A.Y. 2011/12, A.Y. 2018/19
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Degree course track DIDATTICA PADOVA [001PD]
Number of ECTS credits allocated 8.0
Type of assessment Mark
Course unit English denomination SOCIOLOGY OF EDUCATION
Department of reference Department of Philosophy, Sociology, Education and Applied Psychology
E-Learning website
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 is available ONLY for students enrolled in PRIMARY TEACHER EDUCATION (Ord. 2011)

Teacher in charge SILVIA CARBONE

ECTS: details
Type Scientific-Disciplinary Sector Credits allocated
Basic courses SPS/08 Sociology of Culture and Communication 8.0

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

Type of hours Credits Teaching
Hours of
Individual study
Lecture 8.0 60 140.0 No turn

Start of activities 25/02/2019
End of activities 14/06/2019
Show course schedule 2019/20 Reg.2017 course timetable

Examination board
Board From To Members of the board
7 2019/20 01/10/2019 30/11/2020 CARBONE SILVIA (Presidente)
FERRARO GILBERTO (Membro Effettivo)
6 2018/19 01/10/2018 30/11/2019 CARBONE SILVIA (Presidente)
FERRARO GILBERTO (Membro Effettivo)
5 2017/18 01/10/2017 30/11/2018 CARBONE SILVIA (Presidente)
FERRARO GILBERTO (Membro Effettivo)

Prerequisites: No prior knowledge is required.
Target skills and knowledge: The aim of the course is to arouse students' interest by showing them how the study of the sociology of education can constitute an important knowledge able to explain, understand and guide educational policies. In this sense, the acquisition of basic concepts of the sociology of education becomes fundamental; the demonstration of knowing how to analyze and interpret the facts related to the dimension of socialization, with particular attention to specific problems detected in some educational and training contexts
Examination methods: There will be a written exam of the maximum duration of 80 minutes, consisting of 2 open questions on the manual (Text A1) and 2 open questions on the second manual (Text A2) aimed at verifying the acquisition of basic knowledge of sociology; and in 1 open question on the text of your choice (Text B) aimed at evaluating the acquisition of useful tools for analyzing and interpreting specific social facts related to the complexity of education
Assessment criteria: The evaluation of the exam will take place in thirtieths and will take particular account of four levels of performance:
● articulation of logical-argumentative skills, ie the relevance of the answers with respect to the questions (35%);
● ability to correctly make a connection between theories and empirical reality (35%)
● personal re-elaboration of content (30%)
Course unit contents: The course aims to provide students with the theoretical tools necessary to analyze, through a sociological approach, the study and evolution of society with particular reference to the roles and functions of education and socialization systems. Furthermore, attention will be paid to the problems related to the definition of the teaching profession related to the current need for an increasingly integrated and interdisciplinary teaching, and in the light of social changes.
Planned learning activities and teaching methods: Teaching is offered through lectures conducted in the presence of the teacher with the use of support devices (video materials, documentation ...). The use of slides is not foreseen. There are also group practical exercises carried out in a collaborative form with individual contributions.
Textbooks (and optional supplementary readings)
  • Maccarini, Andrea M. (Testo A1), Lezioni di sociologia dell'educazioneAndrea M. Maccarini. Padova: CEDAM, 2003. Cerca nel catalogo
  • Ribolzi, Luisa (Testo A2), Formare gli insegnantilineamenti di sociologia dell'educazionea cura di Luisa Ribolzi. Roma: Carocci, 2002. Cerca nel catalogo
  • Colozzi, Ivo (Testo B1), Scuola e capitale socialeun'indagine nelle scuole secondarie di secondo grado della Provincia di TrentoIvo Colozzi (a cura di)prefazione di Arduino Salatinpostfazione di Pierpaolo Donati. Trento: Erickson, 2011. Cerca nel catalogo
  • Giovannini, Graziella; Queirolo Palmas, Luca (Testo B2), <<Una>> scuola in comunerisorsa elettronicaEsperienze scolastiche in contesti multietnici italiania cura di Graziella Giovannini e Luca Queirolo Palmas. Torino: Fondazione Giovanni Agnelli, 2002. Cerca nel catalogo
  • Centorrino, Marco (Testo B3), Bulli, pupe e videofoniniMarco Centorrinoprefazione di Domenico Carzo. Acireale: Roma, Bonanno, 2008. Cerca nel catalogo
  • Bourdieu, Pierre; Passeron, Jean-Claude; Bechelloni, Giovanni (Testo B4), <<La>> riproduzione per una teoria dei sistemi di insegnamentoPierre Bourdieu e Jean-Claude Passeron. Rimini: Firenze, Guaraldi, 2006. Cerca nel catalogo
  • Civita A. (Testo B5), Il bullismo come fenomeno sociale. Uno studio tra devianza e disagio minorile. Milano: Franco Angeli, 2006.