MGLU3113 - Physical Education 1 (1-7) module 1: Motor Learning in different environments


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Written group assignment
Grade: Letter grades

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
Written group assignment 100/100

Course content

Course 1 physical education 1-7 shall together with course 2 qualify for teaching physical education from 1-7th 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 1-7
  • 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 1-7



  • 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 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 1-7 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

  • Mandatory activities according to the course description

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

Admission to a programme of study is required:
Primary and Lower Secondary Teacher Education for Years 1-7 (MGLU1-7) - some programmes

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 final syllabus is posted on Blackboard before the start of studies.

Credit reductions

Course code Reduction From To
MGLU1109 15.0 AUTUMN 2017
LGU11003 15.0 AUTUMN 2018
LGU14009 15.0 AUTUMN 2018
More on the course



Version: A
Credits:  15.0 SP
Study level: Third-year courses, level III


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  AUTUMN 2023

Language of instruction: Norwegian

Location: Trondheim

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

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Teacher Education


Examination arrangement: Written group assignment

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





Room Building Number of candidates
Spring UTS Written group assignment 100/100 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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