MGLU2101 - Norwegian 1 (1-7) Module 2: Language and Text 2


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Home examination
Grade: Letters

Evaluation form Weighting Duration Examination aids Grade deviation
Home examination 100/100 7 days ALLE

Course content

Norwegian 1, course 2 focuses on initial reading and writing education, the development of oral skills, Norwegian as a second language, literature for lower primary level pupils and subject-didactic questions. The course also themes the close relationship between language and language use and identity development. In addition, it emphasizes that students should develop their own language skills and their own text skills and communication skills. The students will meet varied work methods, also practical-aesthetic approaches.

Learning outcome

The candidate
- has extensive knowledge of children’s language development at the lower primary level
- has knowledge of language identity, Norwegian as a second language and multilingual practice
- has knowledge of what characterizes oral and multimodal texts
- has knowledge of a range of fiction texts in different genres and media for children, with an emphasis on literature for children at the lower primary level
- has broad knowledge of methods used in initial reading and writing education
- has knowledge of mapping tests and teaching aids for years 1–4, both digital and other aids
- has knowledge about relevant research methods in the Norwegian subject, and ethical issues related to research that involves pupils

The candidate
- is capable of using knowledge about language and language development in language-stimulation work
and explaining subject-didactic choices that aim to promote oral and written language development for all pupils at the lower primary level
- is capable of using knowledge about what characterizes different texts and genres in the work on oral and multimodal texts in a variety of media
- is capable of planning, implementing and evaluating pupil and class discussions
- is capable of using different methods in initial reading and writing education and adapting education for pupils from different backgrounds and with varying skills in Norwegian
- is capable of recognising reading, writing and language difficulties
- is capable of mapping and assessing reading and writing skills and providing responses that promote learning for all pupils at the lower primary level
- is capable of assessing different teaching aids for the subject Norwegian at the lower primary level, digital and other aids
- is capable of using relevant reserarch methods in an ethically sound manner in the Norwegian subject

The candidate
- is capable of facilitating pupils’ development and further development at the lower primary level of basic language skills and of helping pupils become literate language users who can participate actively in the classroom and in other social arenas
- is capable of planning and carrying out teaching at the primary level of key topics in the subject Norwegian and explaining pupil-adapted, subject-didactic choices
- is capable of assessing his/her own practice at the lower primary level with applicable curricula, knowledge of the subject and subject-didactic insight as a basis

Learning methods and activities

Teaching methods will include lectures, seminaries, working with tasks both individually and in groups, discussions, and optionally oral or written student presentations. The students will use the language actively through the entire program, both in oral and written communication with other students and teachers. It is expected that students acquire the subject material through self-study outside of the organized teaching period, and through work in colloquia groups. It is also expected that the students will meet prepared for teaching and that they use the library actively. Lastly, it is expected that the students are active throughout the entire program.

Compulsory assignments

  • Obligatory Coursework

Further on evaluation

Mandatory work requirements:
- Compulsory attendance at one seminar
- Two written submissions on ‘nynorsk’

Compulsory work requirements are assessed with approved/not approved.

All compulsory assignments must have been given a passing grade for the candidate to take final exams.

Form of assessment: Home exam
The home exam is individually completed and must be written in ‘nynorsk’

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 1-7 (MGLU1-7)
Teacher Education for Primary and Lower Secondary School (Years 1-7) (LTGLU1-7)

Course materials

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

Credit reductions

Course code Reduction From To
LGU12007 15.0 01.09.2018
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Version: A
Credits:  15.0 SP
Study level: Intermediate course, level II


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  SPRING 2021

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: Home examination

Term Status code Evaluation form Weighting Examination aids Date Time Digital exam Room *
Autumn UTS Home examination 100/100 ALLE

Release 2020-11-23

Submission 2020-11-30

Release 09:00

Submission 14:00

Room Building Number of candidates
Spring ORD Home examination 100/100 ALLE

Release 2021-06-12

Submission 2021-06-19

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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