MGLU1502 - Norwegian (L1) 1 (5-10) Module 2: Reading, Writing and Oral Communication


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Portfolio assessment
Grade: Letter grades

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
Portfolio assessment 100/100 ALLE

Course content

Norwegian 1, course 2 places emphasis on literacy and the basic language skills of reading, writing, and oration. The course provides a variety of approaches to teaching these skills, particularly oral communication and further reading and writing education for pupils with Norwegian as their first or second language.

Learning outcome


The student

  • has extensive knowledge about reading, writing, and oration and of the function these language skills can have for pupils development and learning.
  • has broad knowledge of what characterizes different texts and genres when working with oral and multimodal texts in different mediums.
  • has broad knowledge of relevant theories and methods in further reading, writing, and oral education, with emphasis on upper primary level.
  • has broad knowledge about assessment of oral, written, and multimodal pupil texts in different genres and media.
  • has knowledge of assessment and national tests.
  • has knowledge about different kinds of subject specific learning resources, digital and others.
  • has knowledge about some kinds of subject specific research methods and knowledge about research involving pupils.


The student

  • is capable of using and assessing relevant theory, relevant teaching methods, and new technology in the further reading and writing education.
  • is capable of using knowledge about what characterizes different texts and genres when working with oral and multimodal texts in different mediums.
  • is capable of adapting the further reading and writing education to pupils with Norwegian as a first or second language, and for pupils that write in bokmål or nynorsk.
  • is capable of planning, conducting, and evaluating pupil and classroom discussions.
  • is capable of assessing reading, writing and oracy and of giving adapted feedback that promotes learning.
  • is capable of assessing different kinds of subject-specific learning materials, digital and analog.
  • is capable of writing nynorsk and teaching pupils in both language variants, with knowledge about the Norwegian language situation as foundation.


The student

  • is capable of communicating subject specific insights related to work with both oral and written text cultures, and adapt form and content to different target groups
  • is capable of applying subject-specific knowledge about written and oral text cultures to critical and constructive reflection
  • is capable of facilitating work with oral and written texts that strengthens pupils identity and encourages them to actively participate in the public life

Learning methods and activities

Lectures, seminars, discussions, workshops, and emphasis on collaborative learning in smaller groups. Students are required to use the course learning platform regularly. In addition to the compulsory activities listed below, the students are expected to actively participate in the course.

Compulsory assignments

  • Obligatory Course Work

Further on evaluation

Mandatory work requirements:

- Compulsory participation in workshops about topic A oral communication and topic C reading and multimodality.

- Compulsory participation in larger workshops related to preparing for and evaluation of subject specific tasks performed in the practice period.

-Compulsory participation in up to four seminars about academic writing in the course

- One oral group presentation related to topic C reading and multimodality.

- Up to four written submissions in which reading, writing and oral communication are compulsory topics.

- Compulsory activities will be assessed with approved/not approved. The candidate must pass all compulsory assignments in order to take final exams.

The final assessment is a portfolio consisting of up to three of the academic texts written throughout the course, and one introduction (metareflection) about the portfolio.

Language: Norwegian (nynorsk). Information about content, extent, and filing will be announced early in the semester.

Specific conditions

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

Admission to a programme of study is required:
Primary and Lower Secondary Teacher Education for Years 5-10 (MGLU5-10)

Course materials

Curriculum/reading list will be available at the beginning of the semester.

Credit reductions

Course code Reduction From To
LGU51009 15.0 AUTUMN 2017
More on the course

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


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  SPRING 2023

Language of instruction: Norwegian

Location: Trondheim

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

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Teacher Education


Examination arrangement: Portfolio assessment

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Autumn UTS Portfolio assessment 100/100 ALLE INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
Spring ORD Portfolio assessment 100/100 ALLE 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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