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School of Psychology
Course unit
PSO2044068, A.A. 2019/20

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

Information on the course unit
Degree course Second cycle degree in
PS1090, Degree course structure A.Y. 2017/18, A.Y. 2019/20
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Number of ECTS credits allocated 6.0
Type of assessment Mark
Course unit English denomination EXPERIMENTAL PEDAGOGY
Department of reference Department of Developmental Psychology and Socialisation
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 DEBORA AQUARIO M-PED/04

ECTS: details
Type Scientific-Disciplinary Sector Credits allocated
Educational activities in elective or integrative disciplines M-PED/04 Experimental 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 6.0 42 108.0 No turn

Start of activities 07/10/2019
End of activities 18/01/2020
Show course schedule 2019/20 Reg.2017 course timetable

Examination board
Board From To Members of the board
7 2019 01/10/2019 30/09/2020 AQUARIO DEBORA (Presidente)
GHEDIN ELISABETTA (Membro Effettivo)
SANTI MARINA (Membro Effettivo)

Prerequisites: General knowledge about pedagogic fundamental principles is particularly useful.
Target skills and knowledge: The main objective of the course is to allow a deep understanding about consultation, design and evaluation of interventions in educational settings in a perspective oriented to prevention and health promotion. It aims to provide useful elements for understanding the main features of the design methodology, as well as the main issues related to the evaluation as a fundamental part of the design process.
Examination methods: Written exam (1 hour and a half) with 12 questions (open - max 6 lines- and multiple-choice questions).
International students have the possibility to take the exam in English language.
Assessment criteria: Assessment criteria concern different capacities among which:
- argumentation;
- creating and identifying links among different issues;
- using appropriate bibliographic references;
- critical thinking.
Course unit contents: The activity of psychologists in the perspective of health promotion in educational contexts. The consultation process for teachers. The design of health promotion interventions. The evaluation as a fundamental part of the design process. Models of assessment oriented to inclusion. Presentation, analysis and critical review of some examples of empirical researches and interventions in schools and in other educational settings.
Planned learning activities and teaching methods: The course is based on frontal lessons and classroom discussions. Group works, exercises on the materials provided, case studies and presentations will be offered. The active participation of students will be very appreciated. Seminars held by an expert will be organised during the course.
Additional notes about suggested reading: English material could be offered to international students.
Textbooks (and optional supplementary readings)
  • Semeraro R., Consulenza psicologica agli insegnanti. Padova: Upsel Domeneghini, 2009. Cerca nel catalogo
  • Aquario D., Valutare senza escludere. Processi e strumenti valutativi per un'educazione inclusiva. Parma: Edizioni Junior-Spaggiari, 2015. Non costituisce oggetto d'esame il capitolo 1. Inoltre, tra gli ultimi due capitoli (4 e 5) lo studente ne sceglier√† solo uno. Cerca nel catalogo
  • Dougherty A. M., Psychological Consultation and Collaboration in School and Community Settings. --: Brooks/Cole, Cengage Learning, 2014. Costituiscono oggetto d'esame i Cap. 2 e 3 Cerca nel catalogo

Innovative teaching methods: Teaching and learning strategies
  • Case study
  • Working in group
  • Use of online videos
  • Loading of files and pages (web pages, Moodle, ...)
  • Reflective writing

Innovative teaching methods: Software or applications used
  • Moodle (files, quizzes, workshops, ...)

Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
Good Health and Well-Being Quality Education