Prof.

FELINI Damiano

Professore di II fascia
Settore scientifico disciplinare
PEDAGOGIA GENERALE E SOCIALE (M-PED/01)
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Associate professor of Theory of education and teacher of Media Pedagogy.

Coordinator of the Erasmus+ mobility for the students of Education.

Damiano Felini studied at the Catholic University of Milan, where graduated in Education, had an M.A. in Media Education and a Ph.D. in Education. He also studied at Babson College (Boston, Mass.).

Since May 2019 he is associate professor of Theory of education at the University of Parma, where he also teaches Media pedagogy.

He was assistant professor in Education at the University of Parma between December 2005 and May 2019. He was adjunct professor of Media pedagogy and Teaching methods through playing and socio-cultural work at the Catholic University of Milan in the years 2003-2005, and of Media pedagogy at the Lumsa University of Rome in 2004.

He published the books: Pedagogia dei media (La Scuola, 2004), Media education tra organizzazione e fantasia. Esperienze creative in Italia, Austria e Germania (with B. Weyland, Erickson, 2007), La città dei nomi comuni. L'epistemologia pedagogica di Sergio De Giacinto (Unicopli, 2010), and Teoria dell’educazione. Un’introduzione (Carocci, 2020). He edited: Primi passi nella media education. Curricolo di educazione ai media per la scuola primaria (with F. Ceretti e R. Giannatelli, Erickson, 2006), Video game education (Unicopli, 2012), Progettare la media education (with R. Trinchero, FrancoAngeli, 2015), Educare al cinema: le origini. Riflessioni ed esperienze di pedagogia dei media fino agli anni della contestazione (Guerini, 2015), La pedagogia come scienza e come poesia. In dialogo con Sergio De Giacinto (with E. Bardulla, Anicia, 2016), Il valore delle differenze: tra teorie e pratiche educative (with C. Di Bari, Junior, 2019).

His researches have been published on these journals: “Orientamenti pedagogici”, “Rassegna di Pedagogia”, “Studi sulla Formazione”, “Encyclopaideia”, “Journal of Media Literacy Education”, “Games and Culture”, “MedienImpulse: Beiträge zur Medienpädagogik”, “Media education: studi, ricerche, buone pratiche”, “Pedagogia e Vita”, “Aggiornamenti Sociali”, “Studium Educationis”. He collaborated on the International Encyclopedia of Media Literacy (Wiley Blackwell, 2019).

He participated research projects on the youth representation of the Internet; on the Italian TV watershed reshape (funded by the Telecommunication Authority); on the comparison between Italian, Austrian and German practices of media literacy for children and adolescents; on the state of media education in three regions’ primary schools (funded by Co.Re.Com. Lombardia, Emilia-Romagna e Puglia); on Cesare Scurati’s contribution to the innovation of Italian schools; on moral education of pre-adolescents (PRIN project). He coordinated the final step of the MENS interuniversity research project (Media Education in the School), aimed on building the new Media Literacy Education curriculum for the Elementary School; the interuniversity research project on video game education; the interuniversity research project on designing, documenting, assessing, evaluating and funding media education.

He is a member of SiPed (the Italian Pedagogical Society) and NAMLE (the National Association for Media Literacy Education – USA). Between June 2009 and March 2019, he has been member of the Editorial Board of the “Journal of Media Literacy Education”, and since 2013 of the Scientific Committee of “Media education. Studi, ricerche e buone pratiche”, for whom he was previously member of the editorial board. He is also scientific referee for “Studi sulla formazione”, “Formare. Open journal per la formazione in rete”, and “Journal of Media Literacy Education”.

He won the 22nd “Raffaele Laporta” Pedagogy Award 2011 for the book La città dei nomi comuni. L’epistemologia pedagogica di Sergio De Giacinto (Unicopli Press) and the 9th award of the Italian Pedagogical Society 2021 for Teoria dell’educazione. Un’introduzione (Carocci).

Anno accademico di erogazione: 2021/2022

Anno accademico di erogazione: 2020/2021

Anno accademico di erogazione: 2019/2020

Anno accademico di erogazione: 2018/2019

Anno accademico di erogazione: 2017/2018

Anno accademico di erogazione: 2016/2017

Anno accademico di erogazione: 2015/2016

Anno accademico di erogazione: 2014/2015

Anno accademico di erogazione: 2013/2014

Professor/Teacher

Teacher tutor

Other appointments

Coordinator of the Erasmus+ mobility for all students enrolled in the Education programs.

Supervisor of the IDEA courses of Introduction to the Education sciences.

Lines of research

Media literacy education; film representation of educators; moral education; relation among culture, society and education; adolescence education; epistemology of education; history of contemporary Italian pedagogy.

Contacts

Phone number
904920
Office location

Dipartimento DUSIC - Unità Educazione

borgo Carissimi, 10

43121 PARMA (Italy)