02935 - Laboratory (Lab18)

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  • Teacher Rosa Mulè

  • Credits 4

  • Teaching Mode Traditional lectures

  • Language Italian


This teaching activity contributes to the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals of the UN 2030 Agenda.

Quality education

Academic Year 2019/2020

Learning outcomes

At the end of the laboratory the student  will develop the  skills  necessary to apply the knowledge learned in the courses of his/her programme degree. The student will be able to collect, organise and analyse complex information as well as present the findings both in oral presentation and in writing   papers.

Course contents

The course focuses on critical readings of articles and videos centred on political science topics. Material for discussion and readings will be distributed during the classes.

Critical readings are structured in th efollowing way:

  1. Introduction
  2. Theme and context
  3. Analysis of the structure
  4. Evaluation of general theme
  5. Clarity and precision
  6. Strengths and weaknesses or argument
  7. Positive, negative, balanced criticism
  8. Argument
  9. Relevance
  10. Conclusions


Any book-article on critical reading.

Teaching methods

Lectures are interactive teacher-student. Each week students will read one article  or watch a film and write a review.

Assessment methods

One review essay of maximum 1000 words to hand in by 5 January 2020.

Teaching tools

slides, videos, films about politics and sociology

Office hours

See the website of Rosa Mulè