hold oneself up-to-date regarding new research, theories, and philosophies within the fields of inclusive and comparative education.
Working methods will involve a combination of lectures, group work, self-study, individual tutorials and visits to schools and other institutions. A practical experience consisting of 15-20 hours of classroom observation at a school or preschool is required for students enrolled in PED237. For non-teacher education majors an alternative written project is required.
It is a requirement that all students at UiA have their own portable computer ('laptop') for use in teaching and examinations, see Examination Regulations, University of Agder, §12d.
The course may be included in either a bachelor's degree study programme or a general teacher education study programme, and may in conjunction with these programmes qualify graduates for admission to a master's degree study programme. The course provides students with the knowledge and skills necessary for use in several contexts in the fields of education, international work and social development.
Examination regulations and grading
For a description of the examination regulations, see the Examination Regulations of the University of Agder.
For information about the Norwegian grading system, see ECTS credits and grades. Specific information on grading for each course is found in the individual course descriptions.
Before participating in school practice or school visits all students must sign a declaration of confidentiality, and present a valid certificate of good conduct issued by the police, or a confirmation from the home institution that the valid certificate is in their possession.
Fakultet for humaniora og pedagogikk