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School of Human and Social Sciences and Cultural Heritage
Course unit
SFO2042655, A.A. 2017/18

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

Information on the course unit
Degree course First cycle degree in
SF1333, Degree course structure A.Y. 2011/12, A.Y. 2017/18
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Number of ECTS credits allocated 9.0
Type of assessment Mark
Course unit English denomination METHODOLOGY OF TRAINING
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 can 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 MONICA FEDELI M-PED/03
Other lecturers DANIELA FRISON

ECTS: details
Type Scientific-Disciplinary Sector Credits allocated
Educational activities in elective or integrative disciplines M-PED/03 Special Didatics and Pedagogy 3.0
Core courses M-PED/03 Special Didatics and Pedagogy 6.0

Course unit organization
Period First semester
Year 2nd Year
Teaching method frontal

Type of hours Credits Teaching
Hours of
Individual study
Lecture 9.0 63 162.0 No turn

Start of activities 02/10/2017
End of activities 19/01/2018
Show course schedule 2020/21 Reg.2011 course timetable

Examination board
Board From To Members of the board
8 2019/20 01/10/2019 30/11/2020 FEDELI MONICA (Presidente)
TORE RAFFAELA (Membro Effettivo)
7 2018/19 01/10/2018 30/11/2019 FEDELI MONICA (Presidente)
FRISON DANIELA (Membro Effettivo)
TINO CONCETTA (Membro Effettivo)
6 2017/18 01/10/2017 30/11/2018 FEDELI MONICA (Presidente)
FRISON DANIELA (Membro Effettivo)
5 2016/17 01/10/2016 30/11/2017 FEDELI MONICA (Presidente)
FRISON DANIELA (Membro Effettivo)

Prerequisites: Basic knowledge of Pedagogy and Adult Education
Target skills and knowledge: Students at the end of the course will be able:

- to use the correct lexicon regarding the field of teaching and learning methods
- to know the value of participative teaching and learning methods as resource for people development
- to know the different factors of planning managing the training process
- to understand the role of experience in the adult education
- to understand to role of emotions in adult teaching and learning
- to understand the value of experience as development factor for human development in organization
- to plan training activities to develop soft skills
- to understand the value of working in group in the organizations: from work group to group work
- to know methods and techniques to work in group
- to know and experiment some participatory techniques to foster engagement ù
- to know and experiment work-related teaching and learning methods
- to know and experiment teaching and learning methods to encourage reflection
Examination methods: Written test or individual oral exam

the exam will take place in the following way:
b) Attending students: written test with open and close questions or oral test
a) Not attending students: oral test
Assessment criteria: Some general evaluation criteria are:
1. preparation level
2. appropriate talking and lexicon
3. relevance of the critical reasoning
4. completeness of the explanation
5. critical thinking and originality
6. knowledge of theories and references
On the basis of the developed program we will define specific criteria which will be shared with the students of the course.
Course unit contents: Contents:
- Methods and training process
- The skills to train
- The role and the competences of the trainer
- Participatory teaching and learning methods
- The relationship between trainer and trainee in the learning process
- The main elements of methods and techniques
- Trasformative teaching and learning methods
- Experiential teaching and learning methods (small techniques)
- Group as factor of human and organizational development
- Emotions in teaching. The value and the sense
- Feedback for learning and teaching
- Work-related teaching and learning methods: theories and practices
- Reflective teaching and learning methods: theories and practices
- Planning and organizing teaching activities to foster soft skills
Planned learning activities and teaching methods: Research activity, study and reflection activity on the learning process
Lectures, and self directed study
Group work and group discussion
Online web research
Meetings with a HR Manager and a Trainer
Self-assessment test
Additional notes about suggested reading: Suggested books:
Fedeli, M. (2008). Come generare valore nella formazione continua. Lecce: Pensa Multimedia.
Knowles, M. (2002). Quando l’adulto impara, pedagogia e andragogia. Milano: Franco Angeli.
Knowles, M. S. (2014). Self-Directed Learning. A guide for learners and teachers (S. Ballerio, Trans.). In M. Fedeli (Ed.), Self-directed learning. strumenti e strategie per promuoverlo. Milano: Franco Angeli. Original work 1975.
Mortari, L. (2007). Apprendere dall’esperienza. Roma: Carocci.
Rotondi, M. (2004). Formazione outdoor: apprendere dall’esperienza. Milano: Franco Angeli.
Textbooks (and optional supplementary readings)
  • AA.VV. A cura di Fedeli, M., Grion, V., & Frison, D., Coinvolgere per apprendere. Metodi e tecniche partecipative per la formazione. Lecce: Pensa Multimedia, 2016. Volume integrale per frequentanti e non frequentanti Cerca nel catalogo
  • Di Nubila, R. D., Saper fare formazione. Manuale di metodologia per giovani formatori. Lecce: Pensa Multimedia, 2005. Estratti forniti dai docenti e disponibili in Moodle Cerca nel catalogo
  • Di Nubila, R., & Fedeli, M., L'esperienza quando diventa fattore di formazione e di sviluppo. Lecce: Pensa MultiMedia, 2010. Volume integrale per frequentanti e non frequentanti Cerca nel catalogo