Università degli Studi di Napoli "Parthenope"

Teaching schedule

Academic year: 
Matricole pari
Belonging course: 
Course of Bachelor's Degree Programme on SCIENZE MOTORIE
Disciplinary sector: 
Year of study: 
First Semester



Course description

The course has as fundamental aim the development of knowledge on basic theoretical and epistemological elements of pedagogy, as educational knowledge linked with a variety of disciplines and interpretative dimension. Specifically, the aim of the course is to familiarize students with a reflective approach on education, both from the point of view of self-care and from the point of view of the other's care.


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General purpose of the course:
The course aims to provide a basic theoretical-methodological preparation related to the study discipline, declined on the side of the development of professional skills, specific field. The aim is to acquire the essential skills of an educational nature proper to a training that can be subsequently integrated by further professional paths.

All the proposed contents are traceable in the study texts in particular:
general part:
KANIZSA S., MARIANI A.M., Pedagogia generale, Pearson Italia, Milano-Torino, 2017.
(chapters 1-2-4-7-8-9-10-11)

monographic part:
CUNTI A., Formarsi alla cura riflessiva. Tra esistenza e professione, FrancoAngeli, Milano, 2014.

CUNTI A. (a cura di), Corpi in formazione. Voci pedagogiche, FrancoAngeli, Milano, 2015. ⃰

⃰Teaching guide for the study of the volume "Corpi in formazione"
The oral examination will take place asking each student to follow the following path:
- Choose 5 items that, in the student's opinion, are particularly interconnected
- Motivating the choice of items, also referring to personal experience, study or work
- Motivating the choice of the items, explaining the links, or transversal concepts, between them
- Identify any other items that can connect to the 5 choices (ex: "Sports agonism" also connects with ".")

All the slides and study materials useful for the preparation of the exam and presented in the classroom are available on the University's on-line teaching platform, whose link is the following:
http://e-scienzemotorie.uniparthenope.it/moodle/course/index.php Access to the student platform can be done using the same credentials valid for the University web services.

The course develops in 2 phases:

Phase 1 - General section: Includes the fundamentals of general pedagogy as a discipline and as a science built around the category of human formation, with special focus on:
1. the epistemological statute of the discipline
2. pedagogical theories and models
3. definition of the object of study
4. the beneficiaries of the educational work
5. methodological tools

Phase 2 - monographic part
It includes a first deepening of the theme of professionalism from the point of view of its educational (educational relationship) and formative (reflexivity) component.

Teaching Methods

All contents will be analyzed with relational and participatory methodology in order to demonstrate "live" as the study of the discipline is to investigate possibilities and limits of educational relationships. Reflection on one's own and others' experience will be of fundamental priority to develop skills of analysis of oneself, of others and of the relationship itself.


You can find all contents in the textbooks. In particular:
General part:
KANIZSA S., MARIANI A.M., Pedagogia generale, Pearson Italia, Milano-Torino, 2017.
(only chapter 1-2-4-7-8-9-10-11)

Monografic part:
CUNTI A., Formarsi alla cura riflessiva. Tra esistenza e professione, FrancoAngeli, Milano, 2014.

CUNTI A., PRIORE A., Aiutami a scegliere. L'orientamento nella relazione educativa. FrancoAngeli, Milano, 2020.

Learning assessment

Oral exam to verify the learning process of the student regarding content and objectives of the course

More information

Prof. Antonia Cunti receives students at her studio at 40 Medina Street in Naples.
"A" staircase, first floor, room 26. You can make an appointment by sending an e-mail to: