70512 - Intercultural Pedagogy

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  • Teacher Morena Cuconato

  • Credits 4

  • SSD M-PED/01

  • Teaching Mode Traditional lectures

  • Language Italian

  • Campus of Bologna

  • Degree Programme Second cycle degree programme (LM) in Sciences and Techniques of Sports Activities (cod. 9069)

  • Teaching resources on Virtuale

  • Course Timetable from Mar 01, 2022 to May 24, 2022


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

No poverty Zero hunger Quality education Gender equality

Academic Year 2021/2022

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course the student knows the theoretical and methodological grounds of the intercultural approach to education, which enables him/her to plan and lead a sport- educational intervention in multicultural situations (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 multicultural contexts, applying the theoretical knowledge in concrete educational situations;

Course contents

The course will explore the main concepts and knowledge connected to the multicultural societies. The topics covered in the course are the following:
-Multicultural societies and intercultural approach
-stereotypes, prejudices and vocational approach
-racism and cultural relativism
-migration and learning processes
-diversity, differences, valorization of the differences
- assimilation, segregation and integration
-intercultural education: construction and evaluation of outside-school learning paths primarily connected to the sport environment


Cuconato M. (2017), Pedagogia e letteratura della migrazione. Sguardi sulla scrittura che cura e resiste, Carocci, Roma.

Capitolo 1: from 27 to 36

Capitolo 2: whole chapter

Capitolo 3: from 67 to 78

Capitolo 4: from 99 to 118

Capitolo 5: whole chapter

Capitolo 7: whole chapter

Teaching methods

Teacher lessons and group works

Assessment methods

The final examination consists in a written text (5 open questions) to be anwered in 90 mm.

It  aims at evaluating students' achievement of the following goals:
- to uncover and analyze meaning and role of the intercultural approach in the contemporary multicultural societies;
- to reason the interrelation of the intercultural pedagogy with the other educational sciences;
- to identify the conceptual theories of scientific investigations in the multicultural field;
- to identify the main emerging issues of the sport education in multicultural environment;
- to know the main problems connected to the social and work integration of migrant young people;
- to know the main models regulating the migrant access and stay in European countries.

Evaluation criteria: The test aims to evaluate the knowledge of the text's contents, assessing student's synthesis and analysis skills  The final mark is expressed in thirtieths and each question is assigned a maximum score of 6/30. Praise is awarded, in the case that  all answers are correct and show  through  particularly effective writing depths of analysis and  reflective-argumentative originality

Teaching tools

Power point e multimedia tools

Office hours

See the website of Morena Cuconato