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School of Psychology
Course unit
PSN1032278, A.A. 2019/20

Information concerning the students who enrolled in A.Y. 2019/20

Information on the course unit
Degree course Second cycle degree in
PS1087, 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 E-LEARNING TECHNOLOGY
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 GRAZIANO CECCHINATO 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 1st 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 2019/20 01/10/2019 30/11/2020 CECCHINATO GRAZIANO (Presidente)

Prerequisites: Basic knowledge of digital technology (personal computers and Internet). Basic skills of personal productivity (word processing, data's presentation) and in the main web services (email, blogs, social networks).
Knowledge of Intermediate English (level B1).
Target skills and knowledge: Ability to design, manage and evaluate training programs with e-learning environments (Learning Management System, Massive Open Online Courses, Flipped classroom, Serious Games) with appropriate educational strategies (Behaviorism, Cognitivism, Constructivism, Connectivism) and in different areas (School, University, Vocational Training, Lifelong Learning).
Examination methods: For those attending the course in class, activities and products turned in all over the course will be assessed. Students attending course out of class have a 90-minute written exam with 4 open questions and possible oral integration.
Assessment criteria: As for the written and oral exam: the accuracy of answers, clarity, ability to argue and to present one's theses are evaluated.
As for the activities of the course: active participation in thematic online forums and in-class seminars, the ability to produce required materials and resources settled with ergonomic, communicative, teaching and training features are evaluated.
Course unit contents: The evolution of learning technologies (teaching machines, Computer Assisted Instruction, Intelligent Tutoring Systems), the evolution of their educational paradigms (from Behaviorism to Connectionism) and teaching methods (by Problem Based Learning to Peer Learning).
Analysis of e-learning environments and their application areas (Self-organized Learning, Informal Learning, Lifelong Learning).
Presentation software, video and multimedia production software, online courses management, informal learning environments. Analysis of Serious Games.
Planned learning activities and teaching methods: The course is basically a workshop focused on experiencing the analized technologies. Students have to actively participate both in class and online during all over the course.
Additional notes about suggested reading: Non-attending students are required to take the exam based on textbooks. The study materials for students attending the course are published inside the learning environment online during the course.
Textbooks (and optional supplementary readings)
  • Boca S., Pace U., Severino S., Apprendimento, relazioni sociali e nuove tecnologie. Milano: Unicopli, 2009. Cerca nel catalogo
  • Cecchinato G., Flipped classroom. Torino: UTET, 2016. Cerca nel catalogo
  • Cecchinato G., Tags: media, conoscenza. --: BIBLIOTIME, 2009.