22910022 - Didattica generale

The course of General Didactics, starting from a reflection on the fundamentals, methods of investigation and aims of the discipline, intends to analyze some of the most known and significant models of organization of didactics in formal education contexts, also in relation to the most recent contribution provided by ICT to education and learning processes.
The course includes laboratory activities, to be carried out mainly online, related to the application on the field of tools for the self-assessment of strategic skills.
With the study of General Didactics the student will be able to achieve the following training objectives:
In terms of knowledge and comprehension:
- know the fundamentals, methods of investigation and aims of the discipline;
- know the main models of organization of the didactics;
- to know the innovative aspects of the application of ICT to teaching and learning processes;
- understand the importance of regulatory evaluation of teaching and learning processes.
In terms of ability to apply knowledge and understanding:
- elaborate projects in the educational field by defining objectives, methodologies and evaluation tools;
- apply tools for the self-assessment of strategic competences within training contexts.
In terms of autonomy of judgement:
- analyse and interpret training needs within a given context and define appropriate action plans;
- develop reflective skills on one's own professional actions.
In terms of communication skills:
- recognize and analyze one's professional beliefs and competences through the self-administration of the QPCC (Perception Questionnaires of one's Convictions and Competencies, Pellerey, 2000);
- present in written and oral form the outcome of reflexive analyses of one's own strategic competences.
In terms of learning ability:
- grasp the main evolutionary aspects of the discipline by identifying the main sources of updating (national and international scientific journals).

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Course title: Individualization of teaching and modular teaching in formal contexts
The organization of teaching is a crucial variable to ensure the quality of educational processes in formal and no formal contexts. It’s also an orientation key.
The course starts from a reflection on the foundations, the methods of investigation and the aims of the discipline. It intends to analyze some of the most famous models of didactic organization in the formal contexts. In particular it wants to study some models of individualization and personalization of teaching in relation with ICT. Part of the program is dedicated to early childhood and applications to educational settings for children.
The workshop is online. The activities include the filling of online questionnnaires and the analysis of results. The interpretation and comments on profiles must be reported in a short report that must be delivered on the platform sdeonline.uniroma3.it.

Core Documentation

All the texts for the exam are available free of charge on the course platform.
- Domenici G., Cajola L., Organizzazione didattica e valutazione, Roma, Monolite,2005 (cap.1-4 e cap.8)
- Margottini, M., Formazione e-elarning, Roma, Monolite, 2008
- Margottini M., Competenze strategiche a scuola e all'università, Milano, Led, 2017
- Other teaching materials available on the platform.

Type of delivery of the course

Mainly in E-learning on Moodle platform sdeonline.uniroma3.it


Attendance not compulsory but highly recommended

Type of evaluation

Written test consisting of 40 questions with multiple choice answers, two questions with open answers and laboratory report. The final exam is aimed at verifying the level of understanding of the contents and the ability to apply them in real contexts.