17809 - Special Didactics and Pedagogy

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  • Teacher Manuela Fabbri

  • Credits 6

  • SSD M-PED/03

  • Teaching Mode Traditional lectures

  • Language Italian

  • Campus of Bologna

  • Degree Programme Second cycle degree programme (LM) in Mathematics (cod. 5827)

    Also valid for Second cycle degree programme (LM) in Mathematics (cod. 8208)

  • Course Timetable from Sep 22, 2021 to Dec 15, 2021


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

Quality education Reduced inequalities

Academic Year 2021/2022

Learning outcomes

After the course, the student possesses a knowledge of the aspects related to general education and pedagogy related to the teaching profession for secondary school.

he is able to apply their knowledge to the specific field of teaching and learning of mathematics.

Course contents

The course is in Italian and itwill be in the first semester.

The course offers a general framework of contemporary debate on disciplinary maters in learning. A first stage of lessons is dedicated to discuss the epistemologic foundation of learning and its placement in pedagogy, suppling a panoramic of different interpretation from foundative fathers to authors who are the hallmark of contemporary cultural and historical context. The second part shows some of the basic matters related to learning planning (the concept of target, the learning models of individualization and of personalization and their tools). Furthermore they will be discussed other topics related to timing, spaces and social aspects of educative experience. Finally, the course offers a general framework of special education, in particular it focuses on the concept of inclusion in school and in society of people with disabilities and specific learning disabilities. The course will be supplied in blended learning modality.


1) Castoldi, M. (2015). Didattica generale (nuova edizione riveduta e ampliata). Milano: Mondadori Università (da pag. 5 a pag. 218).

2)Pavone, M. (2015). Scuola e bisogni educativi speciali. Milano: Mondadori Università (da pag. 4 a pag. 226).

Erasmus students will have a reduced exam program to be agreed with the teacher.

Teaching methods

Lectures, classrooms exercises, Moodle's activities, discussion on videos.

Assessment methods

The assessment consists of an oral exam in which students will have to test their knowledge of the bliography.

Teaching tools

Platform Moodle Università di Bologna



Scuola di Scienze, Anno Accademico 2021/2022, Didattica e Pedagogia Speciale.

Per accedere alla piattaforma usare le credenziali di Ateneo (nome.cognome@studio.unibo.it 

Office hours

See the website of Manuela Fabbri