VL3012 - The arrangement of learning environments for adult learners


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Assignment
Grade: Letter grades

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

Course content

The course deals with the arrangement of learning environment for adults and the overarching policy guidelines on lifelong learning. Students are introduced to knowledge on didactics and teaching design, participant perspectives, the adult learner and the role of the teacher. Students discuss issues related to the design of learning environments in lifelong learning by carrying out didactic analyzes in formal, informal and informal learning environments. The analyzes are based on the interaction between learning theories, characteristics in the learning environment and society's priorities (for example, based on learning environments in workplaces or formal learning environments).

Learning outcome

The student has knowledge about what characterizes adults in various learning environments. The student can identify, analyze and critically examine what promotes adult learning in different learning environments. The student can design, implement and evaluate teaching and learning environments for adults.

Learning methods and activities

Sessionbased-teaching with lectures and seminars. Take a look at Blackboard for detailed information about compulsory assignments.

Compulsory assignments

  • Partizipation in 80% of the teaching program

Further on evaluation

Term paper of 8-10 pages (A4, line spacing 1.5, Times New Roman 12 pt.). The students choose their own relevant topic for the term paper. The topic must be approved prior to submission.

Required previous knowledge

Bachelor's degree in social sciences or humanities, or equivalent.

The required prerequisite knowledge must be fulfilled to be admitted to the course.

Course materials

Will be announced at the start of the semester.

Credit reductions

Course code Reduction From To
VILL3012 7.5 AUTUMN 2011
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Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Second degree level


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  SPRING 2025

Language of instruction: Norwegian

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • Education
  • Social Studies
  • Social Sciences
  • Adult Education and Learning
Contact information


Examination arrangement: Assignment

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Autumn ORD Assignment 100/100 A INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
Spring ORD Assignment 100/100 A 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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