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PED1003 - Pedagogical Knowledge and Curriculum Theory

About

Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Home exam
Grade: Letters

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
Home exam 100/100 6 hours

Course content

Didactics is the theoretical and practical knowledge about teaching. The course will give an introduction into concepts and theoretical models that are fundamental for the analysis and understanding of the relation between processes of teaching, formation and learning. The course will give an introduction to how teaching is assessed and developed. Central themes are educational aims, knowledge content and teaching methods. There is an emphasis put on understanding the frames for teaching and learning from a social and cultural perspective. This will furtermore be studied in the tensions between a national curriculum and the possibilities of local action and decision-making. Different perspectives on the relationship between teachers, students and the learning content will be emphasized in the course.


The course is obligatory in order to achieve full specialization in education studies.

Learning outcome

Through lectures and group activity the students are going to acquire insights into and an understanding of the fundamental concept of didactics/curriculum theory. The students must also be able to document insight into how culture, policy and economy influences school as an institution, it`s objectives, working methods, curriculum content and assessment practices. The students should also be able to deliberate on what functions education has for pupils and society. The students must have insight into and the ability to deliberate, in writing, on questions relevant to education today an how we may best develop learning environments and teaching in an education for all.

Learning methods and activities

6 hours teaching pr. week. Compulsory assignment.
Form of assessment: 6-hour individual, written exam.

Compulsory assignments:
Compulsory assignment must be approved before the student can take the exam. Details about the compulsory assignments will be published on Blackboard.

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.

Compulsory assignments

  • One written assignment

Specific conditions

Compulsory activities from previous semester may be approved by the department.

Required previous knowledge

None.

Course materials

The required course reading material is on approximately 1000 pages.

Credit reductions

Course code Reduction From To
SVPED101 15.0 01.08.2006
PED106 15.0
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Facts

Version: 1
Credits:  15.0 SP
Study level: Foundation courses, level I

Coursework

Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  SPRING 2021

Language of instruction: Norwegian

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • Education
  • Social Sciences
Contact information
Course coordinator: Lecturer(s):

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Education and Lifelong Learning

Examination

Examination arrangement: Home exam

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

Release
2020-12-14

Submission
2020-12-14


09:00


15:00

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

Release
2021-05-18

Submission
2021-05-18


09:00


15:00

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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