68014 - Educational Technology Laboratory (G.F)

Course Unit Page

  • Teacher Angela Sofia Lombardo

  • Credits 3

  • Teaching Mode Traditional lectures

  • Language Italian

  • Campus of Bologna

  • Degree Programme Single cycle degree programme (LMCU) in Primary teacher education (cod. 8540)


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

Quality education Gender equality Reduced inequalities

Academic Year 2021/2022

Learning outcomes

At the end of the laboratory students know the most important ICT; they are able to use ICT to find, assess, produce, present and exchange information and to communicate and participate to collaborative networks on Internet; they can analyze and evaluate critically tools and technologies for teaching and learning; they are able to use ICT for critical thinking, creativity and innovation; they are able to use ICT to design, document, monitor and assess didactical activities.

Course contents

During the lab students will be introduced to a constructionist approach to learning technologies with a specific focus on coding, creative computing, paper circuitry and computational tinkering.

The course will engage participants in hands-
on coding activities with Scratch that will introduce coding concepts and practices and then supports students to imagine how to apply these in their future classroom.



Erasmus students can contact the teacher to get more information: labs are in Italian, so it is fundamental to have at least a level A2 in Italian. Each lab is 24 hours and you must attend all lectures (only 25% of absence, so 6 hours).

You can find timetable of each lab online at the calendar for the 4 year of the degree course Primary Teacher Education.

On Almaesami you can register for a single lab (or ask the teacher how to do it).

It is MANDATORY to be present during the first meeting of the lab, otherwise students will be excluded from the lab itself.


Invent to learn, S. Matinez G. Stager 

Lifelong Kindergarten, M. Resnick


Teacher will give you recommended reading and other contents to study (in digital form).

Teaching methods

The course is framed on the Creative Learning theory, so
participants will be engaged in playful activities, working together
to develop meaningful projects, reflecting on their creative processes

As concerns the teaching methods of this course unit, all students must attend Module 1, 2 [https://www.unibo.it/en/services-and-opportunities/health-and-assistance/health-and-safety/online-course-on-health-and-safety-in-study-and-internship-areas] on Health and Safety online

Assessment methods

This Laboratory does not have grade, but "idoneità" (pass/fail evaluation).

Each lab is made of 3 ECTS: there are 24 hours in presence (8 hours for each ECTS) and 51 hours of individual study (each ECTS is 25 hours).

To get the "Idoneità" (final evaluation) students must attend all 24 hours (with active participation) and provide all assignments request.

Teaching tools

We will use Scratch creating a teacher account for each student, google Slides to reflect on the lerarning process and a virtual classroom environment to share and chat

Office hours

See the website of Angela Sofia Lombardo