MGLU3115 - Physical Education 2 (1-7): Physical Learning and Science in Physical Education


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Aggregate score
Grade: Letter grades

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
Home examination 100/100 6 hours Letter grades
FoU thesis 0/100 Passed / Not Passed

Course content

The course is based on Physical Education 1. In Physical Education 2, the students will increase their educational competence and develop independent and professional reflection on teaching and learning in physical education. The course includes knowledge and experience of research and experimental development in early learning in physical education. Moreover, physical education is elucidated and discussed in an interdisciplinary context and its application to diversity and differences among pupils in the school. The course also includes knowledge of the body in motion as well as training principles for children.

Learning outcome


The student

  • has basic knowledge of research in physical education (PE)
  • has knowledge of motivation, assessment and documentation of learning in physical education
  • has knowledge of physical education and bodily learning in an interdisciplinary perspective
  • has knowledge of the concept of "Building", fair play and respect for others in early learning in PE
  • has knowledge of movement environments, physical activity, exercise and training principles suitable for students in PE
  • has knowledge of the human body in motion, especially related to learning in movement activities


The student

  • can work with physical literacy and work with physical education in interdisciplinary contexts
  • can reflect on educational issues and use relevant theory and research to improve teaching in physical education
  • can carry out and assess learning in outdoor activities, including overnight trips
  • can plan, carry out and assess research and development related to his/her own teacher competence and to teaching in physical education

General competence

The student

  • can contribute to innovation in physical education and to school development
  • can work with diversity and inequalities in physical education and reflect on the subject's content and role in a multicultural school setting
  • can execute professionalism as a physical education teacher

Learning methods and activities

The teaching consists of lectures and practical lessons. Students must work individually and in groups.

Compulsory assignments

  • Obligatory course work according to course description

Further on evaluation

Compulsory work requirements:

  • 80% compulsory attendance in lessons (see teaching plan)
  • Up to 6 compulsory work requirements


  • 1. Conduct and document independent R&D work.
  • 2. Individual written home exam (6 hours)

Compulsory work requirements are assessed as approved / not approved and can be postponed or improved individually. Compulsory work requirements must be approved before the exam. New / postponed exam is conducted in accordance with the current study regulations at NTNU. An improved assignment may be submitted for assessment only once. It is possible to appeal a grade given on parts of the assessment (not oral examination).

Specific conditions

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

Course materials

Reading list will be shared in Blackboard.

Credit reductions

Course code Reduction From To
LGU13004 30.0 AUTUMN 2018
LGU14028 30.0 AUTUMN 2018
More on the course



Version: A
Credits:  30.0 SP
Study level: Third-year courses, level III


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  SPRING 2024

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: Aggregate score

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Autumn ORD Home examination 100/100 INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
Autumn UTS FoU thesis 0/100





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





Room Building Number of candidates
Spring ORD FoU thesis 0/100





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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