Cagliari event: Learning Digital

Cagliari is objectively a spectacular city and in summer sees its ” floruit “. 
July 2-3 will be the setting of an interesting conference:  Learning digital , organized by CIRD  directed by Marco Pitzalis .

Here is the program (from ). I have highlighted in my heavenly two interventions (a session and a round table in the midst of sacred monsters). This time I play at home but that’s why I’m more anxious!


2-3 July, University of Cagliari


2-3 July, University of Cagliari

2 JULY 2015 – Aula Magna ex Faculty of Economics

2.00 pm

Participants welcome and registration

2.30 pm

Institutional greetings

Cecilia Novelli , Director of the Department of Social Sciences and Institutions

Maria Del Zompo , Rector of the University of Cagliari


Introduction: Marco Pitzalis, Director of CIRD (Interuniversity Center for Educational Research)

Great Hall

SESSION 1 – Empirical research on ICT and its effects in schools and learning processes

They discuss:  Giovanni Bonaiuti, Roberto Serpieri

  • Marco Gui, Andrea Parma (University of Milan Bicocca),  ICT investments and levels of learning in the school: a panel analysis on MIUR and INVALSI data
  • Marina Micheli (University of Milan Bicocca),  You learn more things than books usually used “. Different approaches to the use of ICT in upper secondary schools in Southern Italy
  • Valeria Pandolfini (Department of Educational Sciences – Di.Sfor – University of Genoa),  Evaluating the impact of ICT at school: open questions between standards and indicators
  • Mariano Porcu, Francesca Giambona, Isabella Sulis, Marco Pitzalis (Department of Social Sciences and Institutions, University of Cagliari),  Teachers and innovation. The Sardinian school and the digital challenge
  • Clementina Casula, Antonietta De Feo (Department of Social Sciences and Institutions, University of Cagliari),  Gender and School 2.0

Room 11

SESSION 2 – Experience and practice of innovation in school and university

They discuss:  Gianni Marconato ,  Francesco Pisanu

  • Elisabetta Gola, Emiliano Ilardi (University of Cagliari), Valentina Favrin (Consortium UnitelCagliari),  From blended learning to transmedia storytelling as a model for e-learning: the case of the Communication Sciences course
  • Lorenzo Guasti, Andrea Benassi, Giovanni Nulli (INDIRE),  Building Toys with the 3D Printer in kindergarten “. Areas of use, experimentation and didactic planning.
  • Carole Salis, Fabrizio Murgia, Andrea Mameli, Marie Florence Wilson (Center for Advanced Studies, Research and Development in Sardinia),  IoT-DESIR – A cooperative learning experiment in Sardinia
  • Laura Mura, Silvia Vinci, Todde Ivano Paolo, Petretto Donatella Rita (SIA Services for Inclusion and Learning, University of Cagliari),  Personalization and support for students with disabilities and DSA of the University of Cagliari
  • Augusto Gamuzza, Anna Maria Leonora (Department of Educational Sciences, University of Catania),  Redefining the dynamics of social cohesion: potential, criticality and developments from a case of research based on a serious game
  • Anna Rita Vizzari (Comprehensive Institute “Gramsci-Rodari” of Sestu),   Bring the demon into the classroom: conscious and even curricular use of social media, social networks and video games

5.30 pm   – Coffee break

Great Hall


Report of parallel sessions. They discuss it:

  • Giovanni Bonaiuti  – Department of Pedagogy, Psychology, Philosophy, University of Cagliari
  • Gianni Marconato  – Psychologist and trainer, University of Cagliari professor
  • Roberto Serpieri  – Department of Social Sciences, University of Naples “Federico II”
  • Francesco Pisanu  – IPRASE Trentino

6.15 pm – Suggestions

Luciano Pes  (professor of Philosophy, Liceo E. D’Arborea of Cagliari) presents and discusses the “Learn” social learning portal

3 JULY 2015 – Aula Magna ex Faculty of Economics

09:15 HOURS – Suggestions

Assunta Viteritti:  The sociomateriality of the school


Room 11

SESSION 3: Theoretical approaches for the study of ICT in teaching

They discuss: Valeria Pandolfini, Francesco Paoli

  • Giulia Piredda (IUSS Pavia), Elisabetta Gola (University of Cagliari),  Environments (external or internal?) Of learning and teaching technologies   
  • Augusto Cocorullo (University of Naples “Federico II”),  Social Media for E-learning
  • Annalisa Buffardi (INDIRE), Roberto Serpieri (University of Naples “Federico II”),  Technologies to do: school of participation and intersubjectivity?
  • Filippo Carlo Ceretti (Free University of Bolzano, Faculty of Education),  Digital Video Sharing. Pedagogy in the face of new digital communication practices
  • Stefania Capogna (Link Campus University, “Roma Tre ” University ) , The research of quality in E-learning

Great Hall

SESSION 4: Tic research and teaching-learning processes

They discuss: Paolo Calidoni, Assunta Vitteriti

  • Antonietta De Feo (University of Cagliari),  Relationship practices, conflicts and negotiations in the Digital School
  • Francesca Ervas (University of Cagliari),  Cooperative e-learning: a case study of group work with collaborative ICT tools
  • Elvia Ilaria Feola (University of Salerno),  An advanced teaching experience: implementation of social learning systems for student-teacher interaction
  • Davide Parmigiani, Marta Giusto (University of Genoa),  Tablets and smartphones in the training of primary and secondary school teachers
  • Giuliano Vivanet, (University of Cagliari),  Educational technologies in the school. What works? But above all … under what conditions?
  • Beate Weyland, (Free University of Bozen-Bolzano, Faculty of Education Sciences),  Designing Spaces for Digital Learning at School
  • Maria Francesca Ghiaccio (University of Sassari),  Roles, participatory dynamics and training approaches in the Meta Master Teacher online training course

Great Hall

12:00 am – PLENARY SESSION  

Report of parallel sessions. They discuss it:

  • Paolo Calidoni  – Department of History, Human Sciences and Education, University of Sassari
  • Valeria Pandolfini  – Department of Educational Sciences (Di.Sfor), University of Genoa
  • Francesco Paoli  – Department of Pedagogy, Psychology, Philosophy, University of Cagliari
  • Assunta Viteritti  – Department of Social and Economic Sciences University of Rome “La Sapienza”.

Concludes:  Paolo Calidoni  (Unit Coordinator of Sassari of the research ‘The digital revolution of the Sardinian school’)

1.30 pm

Lunch break


15:00 hours  

Presentation of the book:  Learning in digital. How the school changes in Italy and in Europe , of Bagnara S., Campione V., Mosa E., Pozzi S., Tosi L. Ed. Guerini and Associates, 2014

They discuss it: Assunta Viteritti (University “La Sapienza” of Rome) and Marco Pitzalis (Director CIRD- University of Cagliari)

3.45 pm  – Coffee break

4.00pm – 6.00pm


The digital revolution in school and learning. Who do you need?

Interventions by:

  • Dianora Bardi (Teacher and trainer, Ministry of Education Consultant)
  • Giovanni Bonaiuti (Prof. Didactic Technologies – Cagliari University)
  • Licia Cianfriglia (Vice-President – National Presidi Presidi)
  • Vittorio Campione (Director General of the ASTRID Foundation)
  • Francesco Pisanu (IPRASE Trentino)
  • Maria Chiara Pettenati (Research Director of the INDIRE Training Area)
  • Alfonso Rubinacci (Coordinator of the Scientific Committee of Tuttoscuola)
  • Silvano Tagliagambe (Epistemologist)
  • Anna Rita Vizzari (Teacher and trainer, TFA Coordinator Tutor – University of Cagliari)
  • Francesco PIGLIARU (President of the Autonomous Region of Sardinia)
  • Claudia FIRINO (Councilor for Education)


The teachers of the school and the trainees at the TFA activated in the Sardinian universities have the opportunity to register for the opening of the conference. At the end they will be able to collect the certificate of participation.