15579 - Intercultural Pedagogy

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Academic Year 2017/2018

Learning outcomes

By the end of the course the student - KNOWS the main connections between migratory event and learning processes, inparticular of second generation immigrant - KNOWS the multicultural family models with a particular attention to  international adoption - UNDERSTANDS the development processes in children and adolescents of foreign origin and those internationally adopted - KNOWS issues related to multiculturalism and interculturality in contemporary debate – IS ABLE to apply techniques for the construction and evaluation of intercultural education in extracurricular contexts – UNDERSTANDS and CAN APPLY the  categorization processes regarding stereotypes and prejudices in order to the overrun ethnic conflicts – UNDERSTANDS the historical dynamics, social and cultural rights leading to racist attitudes and behaviours.

Course contents

The course intends to offer elements of knowledge and reflection around the development of the following themes:

Multiculturality and Interculturality

-Stereotypes, prejudices and racism

- Processes which lie behind the development of foreign children and teenagers' identity

-Immigration and learning processes;

-Pedagogical models: assimilation, separation and integration;

-Intercultural education: construction of paths in multicultural contexts

 

Period of the lessons

The course will be in the second semester

Readings/Bibliography

For all the students:

1. I. Bolognesi, S. Lorenzini, Pedagogia interculturale. Pregiudizi, razzismi, impegno educativo, BUP, Bologna, 2017

2. A. Granata, Sono qui da una vita. Dialogo aperto con le seconde generazioni, Carocci, Roma, 2011

A text to choice among these:

3. F. Gobbo (a cura di), L'educazione al tempo dell'intercultura, Carocci, Roma, 2008

or

3. D. Zoletto, Il gioco duro dell'integrazione. L'intercultura sui campi da gioco, Cortina, Milano, 2010.

 

Optional texts

S. Tramma, L'educatore imperfetto. Senso e complessità del lavoro educativo, Carocci, Roma, 2003.

M. Fiorucci, F. Pinto MInerva, A. Portera (a cura di), Gli alfabeti dell'intercultura, ETS, Pisa, 2017.

M. Catarci, E. Macinai (a cura di), Le parole chiave dell'intercultura, ETS, Pisa, 2015.

M. Livi Bacci, In cammino. Breve storia delle migrazioni, il Mulino, Bologna, 2014.

J. Diamond, Da te solo a tutto il mondo. Un ornitologo osserva le società umane, Einaudi, Torino, 2015.

V. Maher (a cura di), Genitori migranti, Rosenberg&Sellier, Torini, 2012

R. Bracalenti, M. Saglietti, Lavorare con i minori non accompagnati, FrancoAngeli, Milano, 2011

L.L. Cavalli Sforza, Razzismo e Noismo. Le declinazioni del noi e l'esclusione dell'altro, Einaudi, Torino, 2013

  The examination is written.

Teaching methods

The contents are introduced with different didactic methods: lectures, group work, film and discussion.

Some seminars are organized on specific topics with external experts.

Assessment methods

The examination will be with a written exam with 3 questions.

The exam will be estimated on the following objectives:

-to know the contents of the program

-to know to reflect on the contents of the program;

- to know to connect educational paths and critical events presents in the educational contexts to the aspects theorists

The students can take the examination on any the dates during the same session.

Teaching tools

Films, power point

Office hours

See the website of Ivana Bolognesi