MGLU1509 - Physical Education 1 (5-10) Module 1: Motor Learning in different Environments


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Assignment
Grade: Letters

Evaluation form Weighting Duration Examination aids Grade deviation
Assignment 100/100 ALLE

Course content

Module 1 Physical Education GLU 5-10, together with Module 2, will qualify an individual for teaching physical education from the 5th year and throughout primary school. The teaching is based on physical education as a general building subject and is linked to the field of practice.
The student will acquire knowledge of and experience with teaching in various movement environments relevant to grades 5-10 in primary school. Emphasis will be placed on teaching competence in sports and movement activities, outdoor recreation, play and dance, as well as newer forms of movement in child and youth culture. Knowledge of the elements that promote physical learning and the joy of movement is central. This course is based on a practical approach.
Students will engage in different forms of activity and teaching in the field of physical education, and will reflect on how these activities and teaching methods are suitable for promoting physical learning, and the enjoyment of movement.

Learning outcome


The candidate

- has knowledge of the purpose, specificity, and legitimacy of the subject of physical education and how it connects to other school subjects
- has knowledge of how to promote movement enjoyment in physical education
- has knowledge of the planning and implementation of classes
- has knowledge of play and movement activities in child and youth culture
- has knowledge of the prerequisites for learning, based on the growth and development of the pupil


The candidate

- can plan and carry out classes in physical education based on legislation, current curriculum, and professional ethical guidelines
- can facilitate learning that promotes movement enjoyment in play and other, varied forms of movement
- can facilitate and promote learning through local activities and outdoor life, including overnight trips
- can develop and use their own skills and knowledge in varied movement activities with a view toward teaching physical education
- can explore their own bodily expressions and lead and carry out creative processes where movement experience and reflection are central
- can identify hazards and safeguard pupils’ safety in different activities and movement environments
- can provide swimming training for students in grades 5-10 and perform life-saving first aid.


The candidate

- can discuss the ways in which physical education contributes to pupils’ general education
- can utilize movement activity through an interdisciplinary perspective

Learning methods and activities

The module contains varied forms of learning activities, including a great deal of practical work, in various learning environments

Compulsory assignments

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Further on evaluation

- The exam is team-written
- Exam registration requires that class registration be approved in the same semester, and that all work requirements during the semester must be approved
- The department may approve compulsory activities from previous semester

Work requirements:

- 80% compulsory attendance in classes
- Approved 43 group exercises

Obligatory exercises are assessed approved/not approved.

Specific conditions

Exam registration requires that class registration is approved in the same semester. 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)

Required previous knowledge

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

Course materials

The reading list will be published on Blackboard before the semester begins. It is also published and may be found on Innsida.

Credit reductions

Course code Reduction From To
MGLU3513 15.0 01.09.2017
LGU54001 15.0 01.09.2020
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Version: A
Credits:  15.0 SP
Study level: Foundation courses, level I


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  SPRING 2021

Language of instruction: Norwegian

Location: Trondheim

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

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Teacher Education



Examination arrangement: Assignment

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