IDRSA1010 - Group dynamics in Physical Education


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Home examination
Grade: Letters

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

Course content

The course will provide an introduction to the theory relating to physical education, in the light of individual qualifications, group dynamics and interaction. Individual perspective will mainly focus on the individual situation, development, learning, physical fitness and physical skills. Interaction perspective will focus on social processes and relationship between the various actors in the play, physical activity, exercise and sports. The emphasis will be on creating an understanding of the importance of physical activity for the individual's quality of life, well-being and what grounds it gives for good health and a physically active lifestyle.. Physical education and sport are understood both as individual phenomenon and as a social phenomenon.

Learning outcome

Knowledge - the student shall… * show theoretical, methodological and practical insights, as a basis for practical and theoretical work in physical education. * understand physical educations challenges and content in a social science perspective. *show knowledge of child and adolescent physical, mental and social development.
Skills - Students will learn to implement goal-oriented teaching in physical education and sport, based on knowledge of children and young people's physical, mental and social development.

Learning methods and activities

6 hours lectures and group sessions each week. Certain weeks are reserved for writing the assignment/paper. Form om assesment: Written assignment/paper, in the form of a teaching plan with defined goals. The plan i assessed by collecting own data and process other available data. The course is restricted and reserved for students in 5-year lecturer program.

Compulsory assignments

  • Seminars and exercises

Specific conditions

Limited admission to classes.

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

Required previous knowledge


Course materials

Information disclosed at the beginning of the course.

More on the course



Version: 1
Credits:  15.0 SP
Study level: Foundation courses, level I


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  SPRING 2021
Extraordinary deadline for course registration: 2020-12-01

No.of lecture hours: 4
Lab hours: 2

Language of instruction: Norwegian

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • Sport Science
  • Physical Education
Contact information
Course coordinator:

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Sociology and Political Science



Examination arrangement: Home examination

Term Status code Evaluation form Weighting Examination aids Date Time Digital exam Room *
Autumn ORD Home examination 100/100 INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
Spring ORD Home examination 100/100

Release 2021-05-19

Submission 2021-05-21

Release 09:00

Submission 15:00

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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