Combined Bachelor's + Master's degree in Dentistry and Dental Prosthetics

Behavioural Sciences and Scientific Methodology - DIDATTICA E PEDAGOGIA SPECIALE

Course code
Name of lecturer
Giancarlo Gola
Number of ECTS credits allocated
Academic sector
Language of instruction
1° SEMESTRE dal Oct 3, 2016 al Dec 22, 2016.

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Lesson timetable


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Learning outcomes

Course objectives:

The course explores the meanings of pedagogical issues and educational, related to persons with special needs, to identify the most appropriate modalities of professional approach in action.
It also intends to focus on the practitioner's ability to deal with new conceptual models and processes to achieve cultural integration and inclusion.

After completing the course, the student will be able to:
- know the educaton elements of Special Needs;
- Explore dimensions and innovative visions to foster integration and inclusion, in the different professional context and particularly about health of special neds;
- Explore strategies and methods of education about with Special Needs patients in Special Care Dentistry


Course content:

Presentation of teaching course
Reasoned of the textbooks's and reference of course teaching and directions for the study of texts.
Introduction to Education and Special Education
Introduction to the concepts of integration and Inclusive Education
Special needs education and rehabilitation sciences,
The educational special
Deficit, disability, International Classification of Special Needs; ICF Classification
The problems of special education: analysis of deficits in educational perspective
Comparison and discussion with the international literature
Methodology of Education in Special Needs Dentistry;

Assessment methods and criteria

Assessment Course:

The assessment of the course will be on written test type (review of a textbook) and on oral examination.
The criteria are as follows:
- written test - Review or synthesis of one textbook among the recommended (up to 6 p.out of 30);
- oral examination - presentation of the course's topics (up to 24 p. out of 30);

Recommended books:
Gola G. (2012), Con la sguardo di chi insegna. La visione dell’insegnante sulle pratiche didattiche, F. Angeli, Milano.
Lascioli A. (2011), Educazione Speciale. Dalla teoria all’azione, F. Angeli, Milano.
Lai I. (2013), Pedagogia e Odontoiatria Speciale, Il mio Libro.
Lai I. (2015), Curare con cura, University Press.
Mura A. (2012), Pedagogia speciale. Riferimenti storici, temi e idee, F. Angeli, Milano.


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