Course - Interdisciplinary Course - ENG6022
ENG6022 - Interdisciplinary Course
Examination arrangement: Portfolio
Grade: Letter grades
The course focuses on cultural and/or linguistic aspects from the English-speaking world through an interdisciplinary approach. The course will handle a selection of texts from one or more disciplines within English studies (literature, language, Cultural Studies).
Candidates will become familiar with selected aspects from one or more English-speaking cultures and societies through analyzing various texts and topics from these cultures. Text and context analysis will be emphasized, along with the use of primary and secondary sources, discussion, and the writing process.
Candidates who have passed this course
- can demonstrate knowledge about and critical understanding of selected interdisciplinary topics or problems
- can explain relevant cultural and/or linguistic conditions in one or more English-speaking societies
- can demonstrate insight into relevant methodological and theoretical approaches
- can reflect upon the interdisciplinary nature of the course and the interaction between the disciplines included in the course
- can create an academic argument and independent analysis on an interdisciplinary topic from the course
- demonstrate a good command of written English that is appropriate for genre and topic
Learning methods and activities
The course offers online teaching in a 13-week period. The course has online teaching units, which cover the various topics introduced in the course.
Obligatory activities cover various aspects of the course. Students are given feedback on obligatory activities and offered supervision. The course blog and discussion forum are actively used for course-related interaction.
This is a fully online course. Information pertaining to access to the course will be sent to the email address registered for the student. All communication throughout the run of the course will take place on the course site and learning platform, and NTNU's student email.
Students are required to follow all communication channels used by the course.
Students need access to an updated computer and a good Internet connection. Students need access to the necessary equipment to record sound and video in an audiovisual presentation.
- 1 oral and 2 written assignments
Further on evaluation
Assignments are assessed as approved/not approved, and they are not part of the final examination grade, but all obligatory assignments must be approved in order for the student to qualify to take the exam.
Two of the obligatory assignments are subject to revision based on feedback and will be submitted in the exam portfolio at the end of the semester.
The course concludes with a portfolio exam, consisting of 3 elements (two written assignments and a reflective text). The portfolio is given one overall grade, and all elements must be assessed as meeting requirements for a passing grade. This applies to postponed exams as well.
Admission to a programme of study is required:
English - Continuing Education (distance learning) (FJENG)
Recommended previous knowledge
ENG6010 Proficiency and ENG6011 Cultural Studies or equivalent courses. Good language skills in English (reading, writing and oral language skills).
Required previous knowledge
Students should have knowledge of English equivalent to that of students who have learned English over two years at Norwegian "videregående skole".
Admission to a study program is required:Take Credit 2 (KTC2)
Credits: 7.5 SP
Study level: Further education, lower degree level
Term no.: 1
Teaching semester: SPRING 2024
Language of instruction: English
Examination arrangement: Portfolio
- Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Room Building Number of candidates
- * The location (room) for a written examination is published 3 days before examination date. If more than one room is listed, you will find your room at Studentweb.
For more information regarding registration for examination and examination procedures, see "Innsida - Exams"