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School of Psychology
Course unit
PSP6074937, A.A. 2019/20

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

Information on the course unit
Degree course First cycle degree in
PS2295, Degree course structure A.Y. 2016/17, A.Y. 2019/20
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Number of ECTS credits allocated 6.0
Type of assessment Mark
Course unit English denomination GENERAL PEDAGOGY
Department of reference Department of Developmental Psychology and Socialisation
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 GIUSEPPE MILAN M-PED/01

ECTS: details
Type Scientific-Disciplinary Sector Credits allocated
Basic courses M-PED/01 General and Social Pedagogy 6.0

Course unit organization
Period Second 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 02/03/2020
End of activities 12/06/2020
Show course schedule 2019/20 Reg.2016 course timetable

Examination board
Examination board not defined

Prerequisites: It is a basic course, and there are no mandatory prerequisites
Target skills and knowledge: The purpose of this course is to provide the basic references of general education, to enable students the acquisition of the basic elements of the pedagogical discourse, to work in education with competence and responsibility in our sociocultural contexts. Social and intercultural education will be treated with special care.
Examination methods: The examination will take place in written form, with 4 open questions on the topics. Time available 90 minutes.

Students may deliver an optional script agreed with the teacher
Assessment criteria: In evaluating the questions will be considered:

attention to the questions
clear and complete answers
adequate theoretical references
ability to understand the proposed topics and research skills in the field of education
Course unit contents: The contents will be divided into two main parts:
1.The fundamentals of pedagogy as an autonomous science and its relationship with other human sciences.
2 educational practice, with particular regard to interpersonal, social and intercultural educational work.

The following topics will be addressed:
- Education in a globalized society
- The educational relationship
- The educational inclusion
- intercultural education
- References to contemporary authors: Martin Buber - Paulo Freire - Alexander Langer
Planned learning activities and teaching methods: Lectures of introduction about the planned topics. Dialogue teacher-students.
It will also be possible:
- group work.
- testimonies and experiences of educators who work in schools and social-intercultural context.
- films on the topics of the course.
Additional notes about suggested reading: Possible changes will be announced by the first part of the course (see the notices to students).
For attending students will be helpful to take notes in class. For the same students (attendance of at least 50% of the lessons) a slightly smaller program than the one presented here may be agreed during the course.

Follow the following guidelines regarding the texts in the bibliography.
1) For all students
2) For all students - up to p. 111.
3) For all students (chapters 1-2-3)
4) Only for non-attending students (chapters: 1-2-4- conclusioni)
5) Only for non-attending students.In moodle Access code: milaninter.
6) For all students. In moodle
Textbooks (and optional supplementary readings)
  • MILAN G., A tu per tu con il mondo. Educarci nell'orizzonte dell'interculturalità. Lecce: Pensa MultiMedia, --. (Il libro è in fase di pubblicazione- I dati definitivi saranno indicati appena possibile)
  • MILAN G., Educare all'incontro. La pedagogia di Martin Buber. Roma: Città Nuova, 2002. Cerca nel catalogo
  • FREIRE P., Pedagogia degli oppressi. Torino: Ed. Gruppo Abele, 2018. Cerca nel catalogo
  • MILAN G, CESTARO M.,, We Can Change! Seconde generazioni. Mediazione interculturale. Città. Lecce: Pensa MultiMedia, 2016. Cerca nel catalogo
  • MILAN G., Le stanzette e l’utopia, in GASPERI E. (a cura di), Dar luogo ai luoghi. La città cantiere di interculturalità.. Lecce: Pensa MultiMedia, 2008. Cerca nel catalogo
  • MILAN G., L' "educere" della polis...a partire dalle fondamenta, in MILAN G., GASPERI E., Una città ben fatta. Il gioco creativo delle differenze. Lecce: Pensa MultiMedia, 2012. (pp. 15-37) Cerca nel catalogo

Innovative teaching methods: Teaching and learning strategies
  • Interactive lecturing
  • Working in group
  • Action learning
  • Use of online videos
  • Loading of files and pages (web pages, Moodle, ...)

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

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