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
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
Persistence and change in society
The course of General Sociology is divided into two modules.
The Form A is reserved for students who will support the examination by 6 CFU and answer on the texts provided for the module A.
The entire course, composed of modules A and B, is open to students who will support the examination of 12 CFU and answer on the texts provided for both modules.
The course analyzes the categories of permanence and change that the classical authors of sociology considered proper to each company.
The module A, institutional, focuses on the company's origins and Sociology paying particular attention to how changing generational relations with the emergence of digital languages.
Module B, monographic, is entirely devoted to the changes occurring in the social distance of generational relations in the light of the persistent dynamic-social change.
The course relies on the collaboration of Dr. Daniel Boccaccio and Dr. Valentina Riva.
The program and the texts for the exam are the same for students who attend classes and for those who do not attend them .
Texts for the module A
Alessandro Bosi , Fire and lighter. Rough draft of the lessons of General Sociology , I clapped , Parma , 2016 .
Alessandro Bosi , How are you in the family? Inventing stories to learn about true stories , I clapped , Parma , 2006.
Daniel Boccaccio (ed ) , Matches . Young , digital languages , educational practices , Unicopli , Milan , 2016;
Michel Serres , is not a world for old , Bollati Basic Books , Torino , 2013 .
Lyrics for the second part
Francesco Antinucci , Word and Image . two technologies history, Laterza , Bari , 2011. On examination , students will respond on the Introduction and the following chapters : 2,4,6,8,10,12 .
Margaret Mead , Generations in conflict , Rizzoli , Milan , 1972 .
Michel Serres , Crisis time , Einaudi , Torino , 2010.
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 of Sociology provides only for students of Philosophical Studies , a
written essay on the issues and the texts of the course .
For other students there will be only oral exam .