Learning outcomes of the course unit
Knowledge and understanding (knowledge and understanding) is encouraged and required capacity for analytical understanding of the texts according to criteria of logical rigor and philological. It also requires capacity for synthesis. Overall, knowledge of the topics covered will not be reduced to their repetition, but attitudes highlight the reinterpretation staff realized with appropriate language discipline.
Ability to apply knowledge and understanding (applying knowledge and understanding): the knowledge required is not a merely descriptive. The student will demonstrate personal attitudes in the solution of the questions raised. She will develop a critical original locations within the agenda.
Making judgments (making Judgements): Requires independent judgment on the matters proposed and ability to use on their own methods of sociological research proposals. The course calls for students to develop individual judgments and in small groups.
Communication skills (communication skills) will be carried out during the course and required in the exam. The study narrative interview as a technique for qualitative research and simulations to be carried out during lessons in order to learn the use intended to exercise the student's communication skills.
Learning skills (learning skills): The course promotes and evaluates the ability of the student in applying the conceptual routes to the tests of empirical research.
Requires knowledge of sociology, history and philosophy.
Course contents summary
Title: The pre-figurative society.
The course relies on the collaboration of Dr. Daniel Boccacci .
The course analyzes and compares the concepts of post-industrial society, post-modern and pre-figurative and is divided into two parts.
The first (6 credits), institutional, introduces students to the concepts of society and sociology paying particular attention to the problems of cultural transmission.
The second part (6 credits), monographic, questions on changes in cognitive paradigms in the use of digital writing.
First part (6 credits)
Margaret Mead, Generazioni in conflitto, Rizzoli, Milano, 1972.
Valerio Cervetti, Monumenti di Democrazia. Il racconto delle biblioteche nella comunità di Parma, Battei, Parma, 2015.
Alessandro Bosi, Come stai in famiglia? Inventare storie per conoscere storie vere, Battei, Parma, 2006.
Part II (6 credits)
Francesco Antinucci, Parola e immagine. Storia di due tecnologie, Laterza, Bari, 2011.
Giuliana Fiorentino, Frontiere della scrittura. Lineamenti di web writing, Carocci, Roma, 2013.
Stefania Stefanelli, A. Valeria Sauro, L'italiano in movimento. I linguaggi giovanili, Accademia della Crusca, Firenze, 2011.
The program and the texts for the exam are the same for students who attend classes and for those who do not attend them.
The course includes: front lessons, discussions on the topics covered in the lectures, focus group on detailed arguments; moments with laboratory simulations and case studies.
Assessment methods and criteria
The examination includes discussion of a written essay and an oral examination on the texts indicated during the course and on the topics covered.