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Academic Year 2018/2019

Learning outcomes

Co-planning in community. A method for the Pedagogist based in social planning in community

Dr.ssa Simona Nicolini

At the end of the workshop the student - is able to use different intervention methods and to place the specific knowledge on the basis of different organizational functions; - is able to have a confrontation with others about the cognitive and meta-cognitive dimensions of the educational process as well as on the social and ethical responsibilities in practising the profession; - is able to analyze case studies in different contexts, doing reflections about the applied method.

Course contents

Graduates will possess adequate command over the educational research methods of theoretical, historical, empirical and experimental nature in formal and informal training environments;
- will possess in-depth knowledge of the various aspects of the educational planning (needs' analyses, general and specific objectives definition, evaluation of human, instrumental and organizational resources, planning, intervention, assessment and evaluation methodologies)” (course website, Presentation).

So this workshop will focus on planning, managing, evaluating educational Project.

The method of project managing of the Pedagogist in social and cultural education: fundamental elements centering on the client.

The Project Cycle Management for the Pedagogist in social and cultural education.

The method in project planning for NGOs.


L. Leone, M. Prezza, Costruire e valutare i progetti nel sociale, Franco Angeli Ed., Milano 2003

A. Traverso, Metodologia della progettazione educativa, Carocci ed., Roma 2016

C. Borzaga, L. Fazzi, Le imprese sociali, Le bussole Carocci, Roma 2011

Teaching methods

In the workshop we will use active methodologies such as group exercises, role playing, simulations and analysis of the case, active lessons based on the characteristics of the group classroom; we will also realize an experience of Open Space Technology. It will be proposed to the participants to produce documents, during the meeting; at the end of the course you will be asked a short paper summary of the experience. It's therefore essential attendance, continuous and active, as is expected from the workshop.

Assessment methods

There are no formal tests relating to learning; it requires the constant, active participation

Teaching tools

See teaching methods. In case of special needs, please contact the teacher.

Office hours

See the website of Simona Nicolini