YR6010 - Teaching and Education in Building and Construction for Teaching Specialists


This course is no longer taught and is only available for examination.

Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Assignment
Grade: Letter grades

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

Course content

Training and teaching in the program area, as well as an emphasis on guidance and assessment, are emphasized as the main theme in the course. The central working method in the course will be planning, implementation, assessment, and documentation of teaching in one's own practice. The use of practice in schools and companies, collaboration with students, apprentices, colleagues, and management will be important in order to be able to develop teaching and facilitate collaboration. Collaborating with the pupils, apprentices involve competence in seeing the need to adapt training, differentiation of interests, use guidance strategies, and various forms of assessment that promote learning. Development and use of digital competence as well as an overview and insight into relevant research. The course aims to map, plan, and facilitate a Research and Development work that will be important for one's own school in a holistic development context.

Learning outcome

Knowledge The student - can analyze management documents in the Knowledge Promotion and emphasize new guidelines such as the overall curriculum, current reports to the Storting, a new structure in vocational education and training. Have insight into current research and evaluations in vocational training - can initiate and lead R&D work in collaboration with school / company involving students / apprentices and colleagues - can apply different guidance strategies and different forms of assessment in a development work - can adapt and differentiate interests in training - can use various digital tools Skills The student - can apply, evaluate and use relevant management documents in the training and R&D work - can plan, implement, document and evaluate R&D work through collaboration with students, colleagues in school / company - can adapt and differentiate interests in training for a diverse group of students in a collaboration between school and company - can use different guidance strategies and assessment methods in education - can reflect on own practice that contributes to assessment of quality and further development of vocational didactic competence - can use digital tools within their own subject area - can present and share results of R&D work with fellow students and colleagues General competence The student - can contribute to the R&D work becoming an integral part of the school's development work - can further develop their competence by applying research, theory and development in their own practice - can apply different supervision strategies and assessment methods, adapt teaching with emphasis on differentiation of interests - can analyze current issues in construction technology - can apply different guidance strategies - can apply and adapt different forms of assessment - can apply relevant digital competence in construction technology, and have knowledge of data security

Learning methods and activities

The teaching alternates between presentations, discussions, and practical exercises. The course is a collection-based course. In the intervening periods, we will work with work requirements and use online resources. Guidance is attached to all work requirements between the sessions and at the sessions.

Compulsory assignments

  • Compulsory assignment 1
  • Compulsory assignment 2

Further on evaluation

Compulsory activities Work requirements 1 In a group of 2-3, students must familiarize themselves with relevant research and current literature that is emphasized in the course. Presentation of a summary to be shared with fellow students. Present how you collaborate with students, colleagues and companies on assessment, documentation and guidance in building and construction technology. Experience sharing at the collection. Assessment: Pass / Fail. Work requirement 2 includes a sketch that describes how you will map, plan and describe the implementation, assessment and documentation of a Research and Development work to be carried out in the second year of study. In this work requirement, the use of digital tools in the presentation of the sketch will be emphasized. Students justify and elaborate on their choices for fellow students based on management documents and relevant theory. The work requirement is a preliminary project for the second year of study. Assessment: Pass / Fail. Examination The examination includes the submission of a final written sketch which provides an overview and insight into how the R&D work in the second year of study is to be implemented and carried out. Planning the methods you want to use in your data collection in the R&D work is presented and anchored in relevant theory. The exam paper can be completed as group work, with 2-3 participants per group. Written sketch documenting the work must have a scope of 4000-5000 words. Guidance is given on this work. Grade scale: A - F.

Specific conditions

Admission to a programme of study is required:
Teacher Specialist (MLS)

Required previous knowledge

Approved vocational teacher education in building and construction engineering or equivalent. The prerequisite must be met in order to register for teaching in the course

More on the course



Version: 1
Credits:  15.0 SP
Study level: Further education, higher degree level


Language of instruction: Norwegian

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • School Development
Contact information
Course coordinator: Lecturer(s):

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Teacher Education

Department with administrative responsibility
Centre for Continuing Education and Professional Development


Examination arrangement: Assignment

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Spring ORD Assignment 100/100 ALLE 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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