PED1015 - Participation and Mastering in Different Groups and Learning Environment


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: School exam
Grade: Letter grades

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
School exam 100/100 4 hours

Course content

This course sheds light on schooling and learning from a social psychological perspective as well as from a special educational perspective. There are differences between children and adolescence when it comes to learning abilities, needs and interests in both school and leisure activities. The concept of groups and group dynamics are central and important areas which will be dealt with are: roles, norms, values, conformity, stereotypes, and communication. The focus on social competence and social skills will also be important. Emphasis will be put on circumstances in both learning environment (i.e., school and sports) and society that are important to these processes. Although the theoretical understandings are important, the practical implications will also be central.

Learning outcome

Knowledge: The student will have learned and gained knowledge on various learning environments (school and leisure activities) for children and youth, and be able to discuss these in the light of social psychological and special pedagogical theories.

Skills: The student will learn to analyze different learning environment, and be able to plan and facilitate a constructive learning environment that provides mastery experiences.

General competence: The student will have the skills to understand and apply knowledge of social psychological processes and special education in working with groups of children and youth.

Learning methods and activities

3 hours teaching pr. week.

Further on evaluation

If less than 10 students sign up for the course it may be canceled.

Required previous knowledge


Course materials

The required course reading material is approximately 500 pages.

Credit reductions

Course code Reduction From To
PED1011 7.5 AUTUMN 2011
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Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Foundation courses, level I


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  AUTUMN 2023

Language of instruction: Norwegian

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • Education
  • Social Sciences
Contact information


Examination arrangement: School exam

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Autumn ORD School exam 100/100 2023-11-27 15:00 INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
SL311 Sluppenvegen 14 17
Spring ORD School exam 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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