ENG6024 - Literature and Culture in the Classroom


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Home examination
Grade: Letter grades

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
Home examination 100/100 3 days

Course content

This is a didactically oriented course in which the following topics are addressed: reading, ways of reading, young adult fiction, literary materials as starting points for reflection on topics within civilization and culture, adapted teaching, and assessment.

Learning outcome


The student has

  • knowledge of a variety of relevant English-speaking literature in relevant genres
  • knowledge of didactical justifications of using literature within the subject of English


The student can

  • plan and conduct varied teaching in English, using English literature
  • use and apply his or her knowledge of literature as a tool for teaching, and in relation to culturally oriented topics
  • contribute to strengthening of pupils' overall language proficiency in English
  • express oneself in a suitable manner in English with an awareness of purpose, context, and situation

General competence

The student has

  • insight into how to develop his or her own language proficiency through reading

Learning methods and activities

The course is offered online with a duration of approximately 13 weeks, and consists of lectures, each within a given topic. The respective topics will be treated through a lecture, relevant readings, and exercises. Students will maintain contact the teacher and peers through a forum and open course blog. Digital tools will be applied in regard to oral presentations and online meetings.

Compulsory assignments

  • x

Further on evaluation

Compulsory activities

The course requires submission of 2-4 extensive obligatory assignments, which will vary in their purpose, form, and content. Smaller assignments such as blog entries and reading responses may also be given. All assignments are evaluated as approved/not approved and will not be part of the final assessment. However, all obligatory course work must be approved for the student to be eligible for the exam.

Specific conditions

Exam registration requires that class registration is approved in the same semester as the exam is taken. Compulsory activities from previous semesters may be approved by the department.

Specific conditions

Admission to a programme of study is required:
- (KENG2-8-13)
- (KTC2)

Required previous knowledge

Requires enrollment in study programme KENG2-8-13 or KTC2

Course materials

This is an online course. Information regarding the beginning of the semester will be sent to each student’s registered e-mail address. All overall communication will be conducted via the online platform and NTNU’s student e-mail system. The student should keep up to date with the course via the designated communication channels. Recommended web browsers are Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, and Internet Explorer. The student should have access to an updated computer, as well as have a sufficient internet connection. Everyone should own a well-functioning headset with a microphone, along with a web camera for use in online meetings.

More on the course



Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Further education, lower degree level


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  AUTUMN 2023

Language of instruction: English

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • English
  • Teacher Education
Contact information
Course coordinator: Lecturer(s):

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Teacher Education

Department with administrative responsibility
Pro-Rector for Education


Examination arrangement: Home examination

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Autumn ORD Home examination 100/100





Room Building Number of candidates
Spring UTS Home examination 100/100 INSPERA
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.

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