Foundations and Teaching of History
Scientific Disciplinary Sector (SSD)
M-STO/02 - MODERN HISTORY
Language of instruction
The goal of the course is to provide the key elements to understand the reality and the institutional and social dynamics of European society during centuries after Antiquity, and to develop the skill to interpret, analyze and contextualize historical Document. Within this framework, a specific attention will be given to the Venetian history, with a focus on monumental elements.
The course aims:
- to transmit the foundations of the historical discipline, deepening the meaning and usefulness of history; the concept of time and periodization; the classification, typology and potential of primary and secondary sources for historical research and for historical teaching; the methodologies of historical research;
- to examine some key historiographical concepts through the study of historical processes and phenomena crucial for the early moderne and contemporary history of Europe;
- to learn and elaborate methodologies and didactic proposals through participatory exercises and lessons.
Reference texts for attending students:
Bizzocchi R., Guida allo studio della storia moderna, Roma-Bari, Laterza, 2019
Lando L., Insegnare la storia ai bambini, Roma, Carocci, 2015
Monducci F. (a cura di), Insegnare storia. Il laboratorio e altre pratiche attive, Torino, UTET, 2018
Vidotto V., Guida allo studio della storia contemporanea, Roma-Bari, Laterza, 2018
The material provided during the lessons and that uploaded on the platform. Further bibliographical information will be provided during the course.
Additional text for non-attending students:
Panciera W., Zannini A., Didattica della storia. Manuale per la formazione degli insegnanti, Firenze, Le Monnier, 2006.
The assessment of learning will consist of a written test with open-ended questions on the topics addressed during the course and dealt with in the reference texts. The disciplinary and didactic knowledge acquired, the ability to contextualize and critically interpret historical facts and processes, the property of language, the setting and syntactic correctness of the paper will be evaluated.