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A.A. 2018/2019

Academic calendar

The academic calendar shows the deadlines and scheduled events that are relevant to students, teaching and technical-administrative staff of the University. Public holidays and University closures are also indicated. The academic year normally begins on 1 October each year and ends on 30 September of the following year.

Academic calendar

Course calendar

The Academic Calendar sets out the degree programme lecture and exam timetables, as well as the relevant university closure dates..

Definition of lesson periods
Period From To
Sem. 1A Sep 24, 2018 Oct 27, 2018
Sem. 1B Nov 19, 2018 Dec 21, 2018
Sem. 2A Feb 18, 2019 Mar 23, 2019
Sem. 2B Apr 8, 2019 May 18, 2019
Exam sessions
Session From To
Sessione d'esame Invernale Jan 21, 2019 Feb 16, 2019
Sessione d'esame Estiva Jun 17, 2019 Jul 27, 2019
Sessione d'esame Autunnale Aug 26, 2019 Sep 21, 2019
Degree sessions
Session From To
Sessione Invernale Feb 27, 2019 Mar 13, 2019
Sessione Estiva - I appello Jun 10, 2019 Jun 24, 2019
Sessione Estiva - II appello Jul 3, 2019 Jul 16, 2019
Sessione Autunnale - I appello Oct 9, 2019 Oct 21, 2019
Sessione Autunnale - II appello Dec 4, 2019 Dec 17, 2019
Period From To
Festa di Ognissanti Nov 1, 2018 Nov 1, 2018
Festa dell’Immacolata Dec 8, 2018 Dec 8, 2018
Vacanze di Natale Dec 22, 2018 Jan 6, 2019
Vacanze di Pasqua Apr 19, 2019 Apr 23, 2019
Festa della liberazione Apr 25, 2019 Apr 25, 2019
Festa del lavoro May 1, 2019 May 1, 2019
Festa del Santo Patrono - S. Zeno May 21, 2019 May 21, 2019
Festa della Repubblica Jun 2, 2019 Jun 2, 2019
Other Periods
Description Period From To
Prima parte del primo semestre Lab. 1A Oct 29, 2018 Nov 10, 2018
Seconda parte del primo semestre Lab. 1B Jan 7, 2019 Jan 19, 2019
Prima parte del secondo semestre Lab. 2A Mar 25, 2019 Apr 6, 2019
Seconda parte del secondo semestre Lab. 2B May 20, 2019 Jun 1, 2019

Exam calendar

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Academic staff


Antonello Monica

Bianchi Edoardo +39 045 802 8108

Biino Valentina

Caleffi Paola Maria

Daffara Claudia +39 045 802 7942

Dusi Paola 045/8028616

Gecchele Mario +39 045802 8651

Gregorio Enrico 045 802 7937

Landi Licia

Majorano Marinella 0458028372

Melodia Festa Beatrice

Meyer Anja

Migliorati Lorenzo 045802 8135

Monti Francesca 045 802 7910

Mortari Luigina 045 802 8652

Nitti Paolo

Picotti Michele

Pontrandolfo Stefania 045 802 8483

Renna Dora

Silva Roberta 045/8028385
TACCONI,  November 12, 2016

Tacconi Giuseppe +39 045 802 8655

Study Plan

The Study Plan includes all modules, teaching and learning activities that each student will need to undertake during their time at the University. Please select your Study Plan based on your enrolment year.

(L-ART/02 ,L-ART/03 ,L-ART/06)
Training (5th year)
Final exam

5° Year

(L-ART/02 ,L-ART/03 ,L-ART/06)
Training (5th year)
Final exam
Modules Credits TAF SSD
Between the years: 4°- 5°

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Academic staff

Roberta Silva


Giuseppe Tacconi



Scientific Disciplinary Sector (SSD)





Sem. 1A, Sem. 1B

Learning outcomes

By the end of this first module (prof. Tacconi), students that will have followed the proposed activities will be able of
- knowing and understanding the epistemological bases of instruction and its main parts (curriculum design, instructional strategies, classroom management, assess-ment and evaluation);
- knowing and understanding the Italian education law documents about preschool and primary education;
- knowing and using the main methodological approaches to competence-based in-structional design;
- analyze and differentiate the main instructional methods in preschool and primary school institutions, with particular attention to active methods and to the use of ICT in education;
- understanding the different approaches in learning assessment;
- identifying possible interventions for a positive classroom management;
- communicating clearly to different people learned knowledge and reflections;
- reflecting critically on the learned elements, also in relationship to the specificity of the characteristics and demands of children in preschool and in primary school;
- reflecting on the main empirical research methods to improve the quality of educa-tional processes, with particular attention to qualitative research;
- reflecting on the followed course and identifying strategies for improving their own learning on the topic.

The educational goals of the second Module (prof. Silva) are the following:
Knowledge and understanding
At the end of the course students and students should know:
• teaching methodologies and strategies with particular reference to experiential learning;
• methodologies and strategies for class management
Applying knowledge and understanding
At the end of the course students and students should know:
• how to present the acquired knowledge in an effective and organic way
• how to identify and organically present the acquired knowledge
• how to use the knowledge acquired within their professional action.
Making judgements
At the end of the course students and students should demonstrate reflective and critical thinking skills applied to the acquired knowledge in regard to the specific characteristics of the children enrolled in kindergarten and primary school.
At the end of the course students and students should to demonstrate to know the communication codes coherent with their professional practice in kindergarten and primary school.
Lifelong learning skills
At the end of the course students and students should demonstrate that they know how to update the acquired knowledge coherently with what is required in educational contexts.


The first module (prof. Tacconi) will deal with the following topics.
- definition,
- epistemological and methodological bases of education,
- the habit of a teacher and the attention deserved by the subjects with the greatest difficulties,
- expertise of the teacher, educational research and innovation processes,
- evidence based education,
- the research on the analysis of educational practices.
Educational design
- the different levels of design,
- the reference to the National Indications to plan,
- An operational model to plan the development of competences in early education.
Instructional strategies
- factors that influence learning,
- direct and active instructional strategies,
- competence didactics in preschool and primary education,
- instructional technologies to foster learning.
Classroom management
- the group,
- the climate,
- classroom management,
- the management of problematic situations.
- assessment of learning outcomes, evaluation of processes and systems,
- formative and sommative assessment,
- assessment for learning and provision of feedback as formative strategy,
- assessment of competenze development.

Calvani, A. (2014). Come fare una lezione efficace. Roma: Carocci.
Corlazzoli, A. (2013). Tutti in classe. Un maestro di scuola racconta. Torino: Einaudi.
Stella, G., & Zoppello M. (2018). Nessuno è somaro. Storie di scolari, genitori e insegnanti. Bologna: il Mulino.
Tacconi, G. (2015). Didattica generale. Note introduttive. Material inserted online on the course website.

The second module (prof. Silva)
The contents of the module are:
• educational strategies and methodologies with particular reference to experiential learning
• strategies and methodologies for class management.
Knowledge of the history of school and educational theories.
Teaching methods
Lectures, cooperative teaching / learning. Use of tools and training devices with the support of technology: digital products, video projections of films regarding teaching in primary school and subsequent commentary / analysis work.
The exam program will be focused on some scientific articles that will be defined during the lessons.


Reference texts
Author Title Publishing house Year ISBN Notes
Calvani, A. Come fare una lezione efficace Carocci 2014
Stella G., Zoppello M. Nessuno è somaro. Storie di scolari, genitori e insegnanti il Mulino 2018
Corlazzoli, A. Tutti in classe. Un maestro di scuola racconta Einaudi 2013

Examination Methods

The learning assessment will be made through a written examination lasting two hours with:
- 8 multi-choice questions each one worth 1 point maximum (0 point if the answer is wrong or absent, 0,5 if only partially correct, 1 point if correct).
- 2 structured questions each one worth 2 points max. (0 points if the answer is wrong, up to 1,5 points, if only partially correct, 2 point if correct),
- 2 open questions; each one worth up to 3 points maximum according to the following criteria: correct answer which manteins itself inside the given space, is effectively deduced and supported by explicit references to the texts,
- 1 essay question to evaluate deep knowledge: the answer will be positively valued if, also in the suitable limits, it will allow to underline connections among the topics and between these and concrete educational contexts, to express deepen personal ideas and to articulate an original critical thought (up to 8 points),
- 1 brief essay question to evaluate the metacognition: the answer will be positively valued if, also in the suitable limits, it will show awareness about the couse and the activated processes (up to 4 points).

Method of assessment of learing outputs
As output of the group work that will be carried out in the classroom, each student will be asked to produce a paper which, following the standards of scientific publications, presents one of the techniques and strategies in depth. Each work will be sent (anonymously) to two students, who will be asked to draw up a peer review sheet on the received paper.
At the final evaluation of each student will contribute: a) the evaluation of the elaborate by the teacher; b) the evaluation of the peer review sheet that the student has drawn; c) the final feedback collected in a written form.

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Stage e Tirocini

Le attività di tirocinio indirette e dirette, per complessive 600 ore pari a 24 crediti formativi universitari, come stabilito dal D.M. 249/2010, hanno inizio nel secondo anno di corso e si svolgono secondo modalità tali da assicurare un aumento progressivo del numero dei relativi crediti formativi universitari fino all'ultimo anno.
La struttura generale del tirocinio prevede:
- II annualità 100 ore di tirocinio pari a 4 CFU
- III annualità 100 ore di tirocinio pari a 4 CFU
- IV annualità 175 ore di tirocinio pari a 7 CFU
- V annualità   225 ore di tirocinio pari a 9 CFU.
Il tirocinio è seguito da insegnanti tutor coordinatori e da tutor organizzatori distaccati, rispettivamente a tempo parziale e a tempo pieno, presso il CdS. Esso prevede attività che si sviluppano secondo modalità di partecipazione periferica e modalità di partecipazione attiva: tali attività dovranno essere, adeguatamente documentate da parte dello studente e saranno supervisionate dai tutor competenti.
La frequenza alle attività di tirocinio è obbligatoria.


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