Università degli Studi di Napoli "Parthenope"

Teaching schedule

Academic year: 
2018/2019
Belonging course: 
Course of Master's Degree Programme on SPORT SCIENCES AND MANAGEMENT
Location: 
Napoli
Disciplinary sector: 
EDUCATIONAL RESEARCH (M-PED/04)
Language: 
Italian
Credits: 
6
Year of study: 
2
Teachers: 
Cycle: 
Second semester
Hours of front activity: 
48

Language

Italian

Course description

o acquire the basic concepts of experimentalism;
o acquire the theoretical and methodological foundations of empirical investigation;
o acquire the theoretical, methodological and technical foundations of educational evaluation;
o identify the main forms of deduction and induction;
or define a problem;
o formulate hypotheses;
o structuring a research project in education;
o understanding and analyzing didactic and research proposals in the field of motor and sports sciences;
o structuring a research project in physical and sports education;

Prerequisites

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Syllabus

The course will deepen all the main dimensions of experimental pedagogy, including applications and empirical research, with an experimental approach, related to the assessment of skills and school performance and training processes, as well as those related to the design and evaluation of technologies and educational techniques and interventions in school systems. The methodological competences necessary for didactic and docimological research will also be studied in depth.

• Logic of empirical research in education: definition and history
• The objectives of educational research
• Research strategies: quantitative and qualitative methods
• The research methods: problem analysis, definition of objectives, definition of research design, sample and sampling, data collection and analysis, results interpretation
• Practical applications of educational research
• Experimental Pedagogy in Motor and Sport Sciences
• Docimological Cards for Motor Education

• Logic of empirical research in education: definition and history
• The objectives of educational research
• Research strategies: quantitative and qualitative methods
• The research methods: problem analysis, definition of objectives, definition of research design, sample and sampling, data collection and analysis, results interpretation
• Practical applications of educational research
• Experimental Pedagogy in Motor and Sport Sciences
• Docimological Cards for Motor Education

Teaching Methods

- frontal lessons
- seminars
- interactive activities
- project work

Textbooks

Tafuri et al. (2019). Sport & Allenamento. napoli: Idelson-Gnocchi
Viganò, R. (2002). Pedagogia e sperimentazione: metodi e strumenti per la ricerca educativa (Vol. 2). Vita e pensiero.
Tafuri, Raiola, Metodi & Didattiche delle Attività Motorie. Idelson-Gnocchi, 2017.

Learning assessment

The exam will deal with questions of a general and specific nature with respect to the program of the lessons. To pass the exam, the candidate's ability to summarize, the clarity and fairness of the presentation will be taken into account. The vote will be expressed in 30/30 and the minimum evaluation to pass the exam is 18/30.

Evaluation of the final exam will take into consideration 5 prevailing indicators:
• Knowledge and understanding
• Applied knowledge and understanding
• Autonomy of Judgment
• Communication skills
• Ability to Learn

Written and oral tes

More information

Expected Learning
(related to the EQF European Qualification Framework)
Knowledge
Advanced knowledge of study, which presupposes a critical understanding of the Theories and of the Founding Principles of the Discipline.
Skills
Advanced skills, which demonstrate mastery and ability to solve complex and unpredictable problems in an Educational, Educational and Sports environment both for study and work.
Expertise
Managing Activities or Projects, technical-professional, taking responsibility for decisions in work or study contexts.
Dr. Davide Di Palma receives students on Saturday morning at 08.00 am at the University Sports Center (C.U.S.), via Campegna.
It is possible to make an appointment by sending an email to:
davide.dipalma@uniparthenope.it