METHODOLOGY AND GENERAL DIDACTICS

Academic year
2017/2018 Syllabus of previous years
Official course title
METODOLOGIA E DIDATTICA GENERALE
Course code
PFA4D1 (AF:279290 AR:156980)
Modality
Blended (on campus and online classes)
ECTS credits
6
Subdivision
Class 2
Degree level
Corso Singolo 24 CFU
Educational sector code
M-PED/03
Period
Annual
Course year
1
Where
VENEZIA
(Declined according to Dublin descriptors)
- Knowledge and understanding: Understanding and critically analyzing the fundamentals of teaching, curriculum and training design models, teaching methods and techniques, and evaluation activities.
- Knowledge and understanding of applied skills: To apply the methodological-didactic knowledge acquired through study and personal experience, in educational formative situations, to face and solve organizational, design, methodological and evaluative issues in the teaching of one's own study disciplines .
- Autonomy of judgment: Collect, select, analyze and interpret data, information and knowledge to plan educational paths; to argue the organizational, design, methodological and evaluative choices made; to detect the educational, ethical and social implications connected to the didactic action.
- Communication skills: Being able to communicate information, ideas, concepts; defining methodological problems and proposing possible resolutive strategies by discussing and arguing with students, teachers, managers and with decision makers of training policies.
- Ability to learn: Activate innovative learning paths, with research-action methods; act the transfer of learning between the different training practices, operating and interacting in the complexity of the educational didactic contexts.

Educational Goals - (as per Annex A of the Ministerial Decree 10 August 2017) point d) Teaching methods and technologies

• The epistemological and methodological-procedural foundations of teaching.
• The main methodologies of educational and training planning.
• Methodological approaches for teaching.
• Approaches aimed at participatory planning and skills.
• Analysis of the main teaching-learning methods in secondary school.
• Active and cooperative methods.
• Laboratory methods.
• The docimology.
• Analysis of educational techniques in schools.
• Assessment of skills and school performance (evaluation of product, process and system).

Contents (as per Annex B of the Ministerial Decree 10 August 2017) point d) General teaching methods and technologies

• The epistemological and methodological-procedural foundations of teaching.
• The main methodologies of educational and training planning.
• Methodological approaches for teaching.
• Approaches aimed at participatory planning and skills.
• Analysis of the main teaching-learning methods in secondary school.
• Active and cooperative methods.
• Laboratory methods.
• The docimology.
Given the variety of university studies and the different teaching experiences of course participants, there are no conditions and access requirements.
I - FUNDAMENTALS: 1. The fundamentals of secondary school teaching - 2. The curriculum - 3. The didactic planning.

II - METHODOLOGY: 4. The method - 5. Active techniques. Teach and learn by skills - 6. Authentic tasks. Training of skills.

III - EVALUATION: 7. The fundamentals of the evaluation - 8. Evaluation activities (assessment, control, verification, evaluation, metavaluation) - 9. Evaluation of competences.
F. Tessaro, Methodology and teaching of secondary education, (handouts and materials online)

Further details, also related to the methodology and teaching in their teaching disciplines, will be indicated in the moodle page of the course.
written
- Check with online tests (items with closed answers).
- Written exam: two questions with open answers.
- Planning of a teaching activity for the development of a competence (to be prepared and sent before the exam). The competence is extrapolated from national indications or ministerial guidelines.
Classroom lectures and online laboratory activities. Case studies and cooperative learning.
Italian
  • Course with sustainable contents
  • University credits of sustainability: 6
  • Lecture notes, material for reference or for self-assessment available online or as e-book
  • Use of virtual forum, blog or wiki
  • E-learning, moodle platforms
  • Use of open-source software
Last update of the programme: 14/02/2018