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


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Group assignment
Grade: Letters

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
Group assignment 100/100 ALLE

Course content

Course 1 physical education 5-10 shall together with course 2 qualify for teaching physical education from 5-10th grade in primary school. The teaching is based on physical education as a general education subject and must be linked to the field of practice. The student will acquire knowledge of and experience with teaching in various movement environments and activities that are relevant. The didactics in the course is based on a practical approach, where knowledge of what promotes physical learning and the joy of movement in all students is central. 

Learning outcome



  • has knowledge of the relevance and central values physical education, uniqueness and legitimacy as well as connection to other school subjects 
  • has knowledge of what can promote joy of movement in physical education for students in grades 5-10 
  • has knowledge of teaching planning, implementation and evaluation in physical education 
  • has knowledge of various games and movement activities in children and youth culture 
  • has knowledge of prerequisites for learning on the basis of growth and development in the student at grade 5-10 



  • can plan, implement and evaluate teaching in physical education based on legislation, current curriculum and professional ethics guidelines 
  • can facilitate learning work that can promote joy of movement in play and varied forms of movement 
  • can facilitate and carry out learning work in outdoor activities and nature travel, including overnight trips 
  • can develop and use own skills and knowledge in varied movement activities with a view to teaching physical education 
  • can identify hazards and ensure students' safety in various activities and environments 
  • can facilitate learning in swimming at grade 5-10 and perform first aid and lifesaving in water 
  • can include the basic skills in teaching on the subject's premises 



  • can discuss in what way physical education contributes to the student's general education 

Learning methods and activities

The program contains varied forms of learning with a lot of practical work in different learning environments. Students must work individually and in groups. 

Compulsory assignments

  • a

Further on evaluation

Mandatory work requirements: 

80% compulsory attendance at classes 

Approved up to 4 exercises. 

Mandatory work requirements are assessed with approved / not approved 


Exam: Assignment 

- Written group assignment 

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)

Required previous knowledge

As an admission requirement for the study program, see the study plan. 

Study law requirements: 

The course is reserved for students with the right to study at the primary school teacher education. 

Course materials

The reading list will be published on Blackboard before the semester begins. 

Credit reductions

Course code Reduction From To
MGLU3513 15.0 AUTUMN 2017
LGU54001 15.0 AUTUMN 2020
More on the course



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


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  SPRING 2022

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: Group assignment

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Autumn UTS Group assignment 100/100 ALLE





Room Building Number of candidates
Spring ORD Group 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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