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School of Human and Social Sciences and Cultural Heritage
Course unit
SF01107143, A.A. 2019/20

Information concerning the students who enrolled in A.Y. 2018/19

Information on the course unit
Degree course 5 years single cycle degree in
IA1870, Degree course structure A.Y. 2017/18, A.Y. 2019/20
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Number of ECTS credits allocated 8.0
Type of assessment Mark
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 is available ONLY for students enrolled in PRIMARY TEACHER EDUCATION (Ord. 2017)

Teacher in charge DANIELA LUCANGELI M-PSI/04
Other lecturers ANNA EMILIA BERTI M-PSI/04

ECTS: details
Type Scientific-Disciplinary Sector Credits allocated
Basic courses M-PSI/04 Psychology of Development and Psychology of Education 8.0

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

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

Start of activities 02/03/2020
End of activities 12/06/2020
Show course schedule 2019/20 Reg.2017 course timetable

Prerequisites: There are not prerequisites.
Target skills and knowledge: Knowledge of the main theories in the stages of development, education, since born to adolescence.
Examination methods: The exam includes a written test with:
- 4 open questions related to module I (Prof. Lucangeli)
- 4-6 open questions related to module II (Prof. Berti).
The total duration of the test is 2 hours.

To pass the exam, you will need to achieve sufficiency in both modules. If even one of the two modules is insufficient, the exam must be repeated entirely.
Course unit contents: The aim of the course is to provide theoretical, conceptual and methodological tools for learning the main cognitive, emotional and social development processes from childhood to adolescence and for the application of psychological knowledge to the education of children in the School of the childhood and in the primary school.
Planned learning activities and teaching methods: During lesson the points above will be treated. The active intervention of the students will not only permitted but welcomed and encouraged as agreed during the early hours of lessons.
Textbooks (and optional supplementary readings)
  • Vianello R., Gini G., Lanfranchi S.,, Psicologia, Sviluppo, Educazione.. [Torino]: UTET universit√†, 2015. Lucangeli cap.:5,6,7,9. Berti cap. :10,13 Cerca nel catalogo
  • Vio, Lo Presti, Diagnosi dei disturbi evolutivi Modelli, criteri diagnostici e casi clinici - Aggiornato al DSM-5. Trento: Erickson, 2014. Cap.4,5,7,8,10, App 3
  • Mammarella, Irene C.; Lucangeli, Daniela, Psicologia della cognizione numerica. Approcci teorici, valutazione e intervento. A cura di Daniela Lucangeli, Irene C. Mammarella. Milano: Angeli, 2010. Cap. 2,6,7,9 Cerca nel catalogo
  • Lucangeli, D.; Vicari, S., Psicologia dello Sviluppo. Firenze: Mondadori, 2019. Cap. 1,2,3,4,5,8,9,11,12,13. (Libro in pubblicazione)

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