05760 - General Pedagogy

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  • Teacher Morena Cuconato

  • Credits 3

  • SSD M-PED/01

  • Teaching Mode Traditional lectures

  • Language Italian

  • Campus of Bologna

  • Degree Programme First cycle degree programme (L) in Exercise and Sport Sciences (cod. 8512)

  • Teaching resources on Virtuale


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

No poverty Good health and well-being Quality education Gender equality

Academic Year 2021/2022

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course the student knows thetheoretical and methodological grounds of the system of educational sciences, which enables him/her to plan and lead a sport- educational intervention at school or in extra-school environments, cooperating with other educational professionals; he/she will be able to carry on observations, analysis and evaluation of the educational context, applying the theoretical knowledge in concrete educational situations;

Course contents

The content of the course regards the epistemological fundamentals of Pedagogy, the conceptual conditions and determinations of education and the research methods in educational sciences


F. Frabboni, L. Guerra, C. Scurati, Pedagogia. Realtà e prospettive dell'educazione , Milano, Bruno Mondadori, 1999 (primi due capitoli).

M. Cuconato, La mia vita è uno yo-yo, Roma, Carocci, 2011

Teaching methods

Teacher lessons and work groups

Assessment methods

The final examination is a write text and and aims at evaluating students' achievement of the following goals:
• to uncover and  analyze meaning and role of education in the contemporary culture;
• to  to reason the interrelation of the pedagogy with the other educational sciences;
• to identify the conceptual theories of scientific investigations in the educational field;

This esamination should be done before that of Prof- Farné. Its mark will be defined on the basis of the average marks obtained in the discussion of three of the topics proposed in the course

Teaching tools

Power point and texts presented during the course

Office hours

See the website of Morena Cuconato