The course aims to provide students with the theoretical and methodological guidelines needed to support community social learning processes. In particular, Community Based Learning theories and methods will be examined.
In the first introductory part the concept of "community" is defined, verifying which educational orientations / actions favor, or discourage, the promotion, consolidation and development of social learning experiences.
In the second part of the course the topic of the construction of inclusive educating communities will be dealt with, considering the cities as places in which to promote the cognitive, affective and cultural emancipation of the subjects that live there.
Objective 1: Knowledge and ability to understand
• knowledge of the theoretical-conceptual foundations of community education and community education.
• knowledge of the educational and training processes that support the different types of communities and learning cities.
This knowledge will be acquired indiscriminately by attending and not attending students.
Objective 2: Knowledge and understanding applied
• Attendants: knowing how to define and articulate educational and training interventions within the different community contexts examined;
• Not attending: ability to make comparisons of the different theoretical perspectives indicated. Materials on the Moodle online platform of the course will
be made available to facilitate comparative reflection.
Objective 3: Autonomy of judgment
• Attendants: ability to express a personal point of view on relevant problems and issues that affect the communities, with particular attention to the
topic of learning cities.
• Not attending: ability to express a personal point of view on specific cases presented on the online Moodle platform of the course.
Objective 4: Ability to learn continuously
• Attending and non-attending students: at the end of the lessons the student will be able to find the main online resources, scientific and institutional,
useful to stay updated on the topic of learning cities and, more generally, of community pedagogy.