Knowledge: The student
Skills: The student
General competence: The student
The course has the following focus: Training in analysing and assessing texts from various genres and conveying these texts to the pupils. The students’ as well as the pupils’ literary experiences will be stimulated, for instance through self-produced texts (prose, poetry, adaptations etc.). Furthermore, the course will provide increased insight into social conditions and culture, past and present, in the English-speaking world. Knowledge and insight into English literature and how it may be adapted and adjusted for pupils will also be emphasized in teaching and practice. Broader cultural understanding and tolerance will be pursued both when working with various themes and literary texts. There will be a focus on the role of the English teacher. Training in facilitating and adapting both written and oral teaching plans for active use of the language when working with literature and cultural themes, will be central.
The subject in the practice period
The teaching will focus on preparation for the practice period, planning and implementation of teaching plans, and final assessment of the plans. The demands for the students’ reflection upon his/her own role in the practice period has been extended.
The course is designed with various teaching forms in larger and smaller groups of students. Student active work forms are emphasized like group work, oral presentations and written assignments, as well as digital work. There is a 70% mandatory attendance requirement in the teaching. A practice period of 10 days is included for students in the teacher education.
The workload is estimated at approximately 400 hours.
Faculty of Humanities and Education