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MGLU3202 - Student diversity and equity in education

About

Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Assignment
Grade: Letter grades

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

Course content

The course enables students to understand, analyze and deal with complex interactions in school related to students' background and upbringing conditions, and how this impact on their educational situation. The course emphasizes knowledge about exclusion and inclusion mechanisms, and how to develop the school as a democratic social institution.

Learning outcome

KNOWLEDGE

The student

  • has knowledge of children and young people's different upbringing conditions
  • has in-depth knowledge of how students' backgrounds (eg social class, gender, ethnicity) are important for different opportunities in education
  • has knowledge of the school as an arena for identity development and its significance for belonging, exclusion and resistance
  • has in-depth knowledge of the school's role as a democratic social institution in a historical and political perspective
  • has in-depth knowledge of perspectives on equal education, and how this matters in pedagogical practice

SKILLS

The student

  • can analyze current issues related to inclusion and exclusion in school and discuss pedagogical practice adapted to a diverse group of students
  • can apply knowledge about diversity and inclusion in collaboration with relevant actors in children and young people's upbringing environment
  • can critically analyze issues related to diversity, inclusion and democratic development of the school, as well as challenges children and young people face in education

GENERAL COMPETENCE

The student

  • can critically illuminate the school as a democratic social institution, including system conditions that contribute to inclusion and exclusion processes
  • has analytical competence to work for an inclusive learning environment and equal education in a diverse school
  • can critically reflect on how research contributes to illuminating inequality in education

Learning methods and activities

The course emphasizes variation between lectures and student-active working methods. The course aims for students to become familiar with professionals with expertise in key issues that are highlighted in the course. It is thus relevant with excursions and the use of invited external lecturers.

Compulsory assignments

  • Mandatory assignmenst according to emnebeskrivelsen

Further on evaluation

Mandatory assignments:

  • Two individual written work requirements
  • Four group assignments (of which at least one is oral)

All requirements are assessed as approved / not approved. All assignments must be approved for the candidate to take the exam.

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 1-7 (MGLU1-7)
Primary and Lower Secondary Teacher Education for Years 5-10 (MGLU5-10)

Required previous knowledge

Passed PEL 1 and completed Pel 2 (15 credits) or equivalent. Completed means that all mandatory assignments in the course have been approved, in other words that the student is ready for the exam. The course is reserved for students with the right to study at the primary school teacher education

Course materials

Reading list and teaching plan will be published on Blackboard in the beginning of the semester.

More on the course

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Facts

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

Coursework

Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  AUTUMN 2022

Language of instruction: Norwegian

Location: Trondheim

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

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Teacher Education

Examination

Examination arrangement: Assignment

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Autumn ORD Assignment 100/100 ALLE

Release
2022-11-24

Submission
2022-12-01


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15:00

INSPERA
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Spring UTS Assignment 100/100 ALLE INSPERA
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  • * 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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