PED2002 - Children and Youth Culture


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: School exam
Grade: Letter grades

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

Course content

The present course focuses on children and youths contemporary everyday life in and across institutions such as education, family and leisure. The theoretical entrance point is that children are seen as producers as well as consumers of culture. In addition, it is assumed that children and youth´s social and cultural practices can be seen and understood from a participatory perspective. The course scrutinizes and problematizes, among other phenomena, the categories children and youth, children and youths everyday life, identity, socialization, media usage, child and youth culture, and counterculture. The course deals with challenges such as how to describe and understand: the relationship between children/youths on and across different sociocultural arenas, children and youths sociocultural practices discussed in terms of ethical and moral dilemmas, childhood and youth as international and global phenomena, the transition from childhood to youth to adulthood.

Learning outcome

The student will develop a broad understanding of theoretical and analytical concept and perspectives that can be used to understand and describe the everyday life of contemporary childhood and youth on different arenas.

Learning methods and activities

Teaching is divided into lectures and seminars.Lectures and seminars can be organized in more intensive periods.

Required previous knowledge


Course materials

The syllabus consists of approximately 500 pages.

More on the course



Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Intermediate course, level II


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  SPRING 2024

Language of instruction: Norwegian

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • Education
  • Social Sciences


Examination arrangement: School exam

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Autumn ORD School exam 100/100 2023-11-24 09:00 INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
SL311 orange sone Sluppenvegen 14 19
SL274 Sluppenvegen 14 1
Spring ORD School exam 100/100 2024-05-07 15:00 INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
SL410 blå sone Sluppenvegen 14 42
SL410 orange sone Sluppenvegen 14 58
  • * 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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