EDUCATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY (UNIT A)
Learning outcomes of the course unit
Communicate knowledge and skills for the analysis and evaluation of the quality of educational interaction for hypothesis formulation, monitoring, evaluation and intervention generalisation in an institutional context.
Course contents summary
Definition of the subject and method of study of educational psychology. Analysis and evaluation of the phases of the educational process in the light of research into learning and contemporary behavioural model. The critical points in the interaction between teaching-learning. Organisation, planning and evaluation of factors and processes related to the individual educational path.
Perini, S. (1977) Psicologia dell’Educazione. Bologna: Il Mulino.
Ballanti, G., Fontana, L. (1981). Discorso e azione nella pedagogia scientifica. Teramo: Lisciani e Giunti.
Martin, G., Pear, J. (2002). Strategie e tecniche per il cambiamento. Milano: McGraw-Hill.
Classroom instruction with video presentations and simulations relating to description, evaluation, functional analysis, choice and use of educational strategies, intervention monitoring, evaluation and generalisation in the short- and medium-term.
Practical exercises using case studies.