This course is taught in Norwegian and an English translation of the course description is not available.
demonstrate knowledge of the social educator's role and function
demonstrate knowledge of interaction and collaboration
demonstrate knowledge of nursing as a profession, the subject area's history, traditions, uniqueness and place in society
demonstrate knowledge of the life situation of people with developmental disabilities in an individual and societal perspective
demonstrate knowledge of power, assistance, and violations
demonstrate knowledge of the relationship between functional impairment and disability
demonstrate knowledge of how to facilitate mastery
demonstrate broad knowledge of self-determination, autonomy and user participation
demonstrate knowledge of the relationship between qualitative and quantitative research methods
have knowledge of professional ethics guidelines
are able to apply professional knowledge to critically discuss their own work process
are able to reflect on professional nursing practice
are able to apply professional knowledge to promote inclusion and participation
demonstrate insight into relevant professional and ethical issues
are able to exchange views and experiences with others and through interaction
are able to convey professional views on the rights of the disabled
Key topics in the course are:
attitudes towards people with disabilities
social views and ideology
quality of life, user perspective and violations
power and help
the social educator's history and professional role ethics
introduction to knowledge-based practice and research method
Teaching and learning methods include lectures, group work with supervision, presentations, point practice and self-study. Mandatory activities are described in more detail in the subject booklet on Canvas.
Expected scope of work in the course is 270 hours.
Requirements for compulsory attendance, supervision and presentations must be met.
For details see course brochure posted on Canvas.
Assessment methods and criteria
Submission of a group assignment. Graded individual assessment.
For a more detailed description of the course in terms of design, content and requirements, please refer to the course brochure on Canvas.
The person responsible for the course, in consultation with the student representative, decides the method of evaluation and whether the courses will have a midterm- or end of term evaluation, see also the Quality System, section 4.1. Information about evaluation method for the course will be posted on Canvas.