Teaching of Philosophy
Academic Year 2022/2023
- Teacher: CORRADO GIARRATANA
Expected Learning Outcomes
The course aims to provide
students with the critical foundations and the practical tools of the teaching
of philosophical disciplines, in order to acquire the skills necessary to
undertake training courses and to access to the teaching of Philosophy in the
Italian secondary school.
In particular, the course aims to
make students achieve the following specific learning objectives, according to
the Dublin Descriptors:
1) Knowledge and insight
The students: are aware of the
theoretical debate on the principles of philosophy teaching; know the main teaching
and learning models of philosophical disciplines in their historical development; know the recent legislation
concerning the teaching of philosophy in Italy; are aware of the teaching tools and
educational methodologies useful for the development of didactic activities for
the teaching of philosophy in the Italian secondary school.
2) Applying knowledge and insight
The students can plan a didactic
activity (learning unit) of Philosophy that considers the theoretical
reflection on the teaching of the discipline and that uses the most appropriate
methodologies and teaching tools.
The students can recognize, among
different theoretical and practical options, the most suitable one in order to
plan a philosophical teaching activity.
The students can present to the
class the basic elements of a teaching activity, clearly exposing the theoretical
principles underlying it, as well as the methods of carrying it out in a
hypothetical class of a secondary school; they can use of a disciplinary
lexicon appropriate to the context.
5) Learning skills
The students can use the theoretical principles of the discipline to
critically reflect on their own learning and training process, recognizing their
progress and limitations within it.
Lectures and active learning.
Detailed Course Content
The teaching of philosophy in the Italian secondary school: its
historical development and theoretical foundations.
Teaching philosophy: methodologies and tools.
teaching and learning activities in philosophy.
VERSIONE IN ITALIANO
M. De Pasquale, I fondamenti teorici della didattica della
filosofia, Bologna, Diogene Multimedia, 2016, pp. 300.
A. Caputo, Manuale di didattica della filosofia,
Roma, Armando Editore, 2019, pp. 24-190 e 427-450 (versione cartacea o ebook).
MIUR, Orientamenti per l’apprendimento della Filosofia
nella società della conoscenza, 2017
Please remember that in compliance with art 171 L22.04.1941,
n. 633 and its amendments, it is illegal to copy entire books or journals, only
15% of their content can be copied.
For further information on sanctions and regulations
concerning photocopying please refer to the regulations on copyright (Linee
Guida sulla Gestione dei Diritti d’Autore) provided by AIDRO - Associazione
Italiana per i Diritti di Riproduzione delle opere dell’ingegno (the Italian
Association on Copyright).
the books listed in the programs can be consulted in the Library