30803 - Professional Skills Laboratory: Pedagogy II (G.H)

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

Quality education

Academic Year 2021/2022

Learning outcomes

At the end of the workshop the student: - is able to apply the specific techniques learned autonomously or within projects organized by the institutions; -is able to deal with other subjects on the methods of use and documentation of the techniques learned; - is able to place the specific knowledge learned in different types of service; - is able to evaluate strengths and weaknesses of the technical instruments learned; - is able to transfer the technologies learned in different contexts by making personal modifications and additions.

Course contents

Digital skills and technological tools in formal and informal educational contexts

The workshop examines the main aspects regarding the use of technologies in relation to the different areas of intervention of the pedagogist. Digital skills and specifically the ability to design mediation actions in new communication and training environments are the basis of the professional preparation of those who work in the educational field.

The workshop offers participants to deepen, through theoretical reflections and practical activities: skills for digital citizenship; the technologies used by communities, schools and services, aimed in particular at early childhood and families, to understand the ethical-educational dimensions; digital media for the creation of communities and new forms of collaboration; the management of socio-relational dynamics mediated by digital tools in supporting aspects of an emotional nature; technology in a perspective of social inclusion; the development of skills, critical awareness and ethical responsibility in the use of apps and social channels, in the web collaboration and communication  and in the production of new media content.


Recommended texts to understand the themes of the workshop:

  • Panciroli C. (Eds.), Animazione digitale per la didattica, FrancoAngeli, 2020.
  • Bruni, F., Garavaglia, A., Petti, L., Media Education in Italia. Oggetti e ambiti della formazione, FrancoAngeli, 2019.
  • Rivoltella, P.C., Rossi P.G. (Eds). Tecnologie per l'educazione. Pearson, Milano,Torino, 2019.

Teaching methods

Group work

Case studies

Guided virtual tours

Self-study activities

Assessment methods

The workshop requires active and constant participation and the final designing of a project.


Teaching tools

  • Texts
  • Visual materials (images, documentation videos, cinematic trailers, ...)
  • Digital environments (Moodle, MOdE, ..)

In case of special needs, please contact the teacher.

Office hours

See the website of Anita Macauda