LPY3006 - Elective Theory


This course is no longer taught and is only available for examination. For a complete course description, see previous academic years.

Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Assignment
Grade: Passed/Failed

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
Assignment 100/100

Course content

The course will develop the students’ ability to assess, comment on and discuss research literature, and select relevant theoretical literature for their master’s project. The students will work with their teachers and supervisors in selecting relevant literature.

Learning outcome

The student - has thorough knowledge of the research literature within the self-chosen topic - can comment on and assess relevant research literature related to the topic - can place the selected literature within the research context - can analyze and discuss central research questions within the relevant topic

Learning methods and activities

Seminars, discussion groups, summaries from literature readings and discussions. A more specific description of work requirements will be available for each line of study.

Compulsory assignments

  • Participation in meetings and working groups
  • Literature review

Specific conditions

Compulsory activities from previous semester may be approved by the department.

Admission to a programme of study is required:
Educational Studies (MFAGD)

Required previous knowledge

Students with specialization in Arts Education must have completed the courses EDU3087 Academic writing and writing and learning and EDU3075 Art educational research before they are admitted to the course.

Credit reductions

Course code Reduction From To
DID3002 2.0 AUTUMN 2020
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Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Second degree level


Language of instruction: Norwegian

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • Aesthetic Studies
  • Foreign Language
  • Life Sciences
  • Education
  • Theory of Education
  • Social Sciences
  • School Development
Contact information

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Teacher Education


Examination arrangement: Assignment

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





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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