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  • Teacher Silvia Demozzi

  • Credits 8

  • SSD M-PED/01

  • Teaching Mode Traditional lectures

  • Language Italian

Academic Year 2018/2019

Learning outcomes

After completing the course the student: - uses reflective skills on the existential dimensions of the couple and family relationships; - is able to deal with the cultural complex universe that distinguishes these relations - is able to support individuals and to approach others providing an educational care.

Course contents

Main contents of the course:

- The existential dimensions of the relationship with the other

- The acknowledgment of the own difference and the recognition of the others'

- Love as a tangle of thoughts and emotions

- Couple relationships and family: a prism with many faces

- Communication and conflict in the couple and family systems

- What it means educating to love.

Classes will take place in the second term


C.Saraceno, Coppie e famiglie. Non è questione di natura, Feltrinelli, 2012.

E. Fromm, L'arte di amare, Oscar Mondadori.

M. Contini, La comunicazione intersoggettiva tra solitudini e globalizzazione: ONLY Introduzione e CAPITOLO 3.

Teaching methods

Traditional lessons

Cooperative learning

Movies and Documentaries


Assessment methods

The final exam is a written exam structured in different types of questions. Some questions aim to attest contents knowledge; some others aim to asses reflective and reasoning skills.

Registration on alma esami webpage is required in order to take the final exam.

Office hours

See the website of Silvia Demozzi