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NORD1001 - Introduction to Scandinavian language and literature

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Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Home examination
Grade: Letters

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

Course content

NORD1001 – Introduction to Scandinavian language and linguistics introduces the students to central issues in Scandinavian studies and gives them basic knowledge that prepares them for further studies. On the one hand, the course offers an overview over Scandinavian language and literature as an academic field, its place in society and the relationship to Norwegian as a school subject; on the other hand, it gives the students some basic knowledge and profiencies that are required by all students of Scandinavian studies.

Learning outcome

Candidates who have passed this course
- have knowledge of the role Scandinavian language and literature plays in society
- understands language and literature as an object of knowledge
- have knowledge of the history of studies in language and literature and their basic terminology
- understands important terms and concepts and can use them in their own writing
- have basic skills in academic writing and use of references

Learning methods and activities

The course consists of lectures and groups/seminars. The groups/seminars are hands-on workshops. Over the course of the semester, students will have to complete written assignments presented by the lecturers.

Approved obligatory assignment is valid for 2 semesters (the semester in which the approval is given, plus the following semester).

Compulsory assignments: Approved written and/or oral assignment(s) and/or test(s).

Exam and all compulsory assignments for NORD1001 must be written in bokmål.

Compulsory assignments

  • Approved written and/or oral assignment(s) and/or test(s)

Further on evaluation

Assessment: Multiple choice test (2 hours, no supporting material) and a written home examination (approx. 2000 words, 3 days). The multiple choice test counts 40% of the grade and the home examination 60%. The two exams are graded together and students recieve one grade, but both parts must be passed independently to pass the course. Students who fail must take both exams again.

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.

Course materials

A reading list for the course will be available on the first day of class. The students will read a selection of texts on the history of Scandinavian studies, language and literature as objects of knowledge, and the role of Scandinavian studies in society (e.g. as a school subject).

Credit reductions

Course code Reduction From To
EXFAC0017 7.5 01.09.2019
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Facts

Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Foundation courses, level I

Coursework

Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  AUTUMN 2020

Language of instruction: Norwegian

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • Scandinavian Language
  • Scandinavian Literature
  • Scandinavian Language and Literature
  • Scandinavian Literature
  • Scandinavian Linguistics
Contact information
Course coordinator:

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Language and Literature

Phone:

Examination

Examination arrangement: Home examination

Term Status code Evaluation form Weighting Examination aids Date Time Digital exam Room *
Autumn ORD Home examination (1) 100/100

Release 2020-11-25

Submission 2020-12-02

Release 09:00

Submission 12:00

INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
Spring ORD Home examination (2) 100/100

Release 2021-05-25

Submission 2021-06-01

Release 09:00

Submission 12:00

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.
  • 1) Merk at eksamensform er endret som et smittevernstiltak i den pågående koronasituasjonen. Please note that the exam form has changed as a preventive measure in the ongoing corona situation
  • 2) Merk at eksamensform er endret som et smittevernstiltak i den pågående koronasituasjonen. Please note that the exam form has changed as a preventive measure in the ongoing corona situation.
Examination

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