Course code PPRA201

PPRA201 Teaching Practice

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Course responsible: Hans Erik Lefdal
Teachers: Bente Klevenberg, Margrethe Naalsund, Solveig Strangstadstuen
ECTS credits: 0
Faculty: Department of Mathematical Sciences and Technology
Teaching language: NO
(NO=norsk, EN=Engelsk)
Limits of class size:
30, the course is compulsory for students enrolled in LUR.
Teaching exam periods:
This course starts in August block. This course has teaching/evaluation in August block, Autumn parallel, January block, Spring parallel, June block. Seedetailed planforthe subject in Fronter.
Course frequency: Annually
First time: 2004H
Preferential right:
Course contents:

The course consists of 15 days with supervised teaching practice. During these weeks, the students shall plan, execute and evaluate their teaching practice in cooperation with the supervisors.

Supervised teaching practice can only take place at institutions qualified for LUR.

All teaching practice shall be planned and approved. During the practice, the students will be visited by teachers from NMBU. During the visits, the students development as teachers shall be revealed, in addition to mutual information between the school/practice place and NMBU.

Learning outcome:

A candidate who has completed the education will have achieved the following learning outcomes, defined as general competence, knowledge and skills:


The candidate

- has thorough subject and pedagogical knowledge aimed at level 8 -13


The candidate

- is able to plan, implement and evaluate teaching based on research and experienced-based knowledge

- can use a variety of working methods, differentiate and adapt education in accordance with the current curriculum, and create motivating and inclusive learning environments

- can describe features of competence, assess and document students learning, provide formative assessment and contribute to the students reflecting over their own learning

General competence

The candidate

- can communicate pedagogical and subject-/yrkesdidaktiske problems on an easy level

- can build relations to students, parents and other caretakers, and collaborate with colleagues and actors who are relevant for the educational system

- can stimulate reflection and collaboration and the development of teaching and learning in real work situations.

Learning activities:
The teacher students shall prepare plan and report for the period in teacher practice and they write plans for each teaching session as basis for supervision. The teacher students also write logs during the course.
Teaching support:
The learning of the teacher student is supported by the supervisor and by the communication with and visit from the teacher training department.

An overview of course literature will be distributed. The literature shall contain:

Guideline and regulations for practical pedagogical education.Curriculum for LUR.Curriculum for primary and secondary school, upper secondary school and adult education.Teaching laws with regulations.Information for the supervisors in school.
PPXP100, PPRA200
Recommended prerequisites:
Mandatory activity:
A plan for the period of practice, and a report just after the period is finished.The teacher students recommended also to write logs during the course.
Teaching practice lasts for 15 days altogether, as an integrated part of the study. The supervisors/practice school have the main responsibility for evaluating the teaching practice period, while Section for Learning and Teacher Education is responsible for the total final evaluation.
Nominal workload:
15 days, 7,5 hours per day
Entrance requirements:
Minimum requirements for entrance to higher education in Norway (generell studiekompetanse)
Reduction of credits:
Type of course:
The course consists of 15 days guided practical training. Time for guidance shall comprise about 1- 2 houers per day.
External examiners are the supervisors and the management at school where the students have the practice period. The supervisors grade the period passed/failed. The course responsible decides the final grade of the course based on these assessments. Through practical training, a continuous assessment of suitability is performed.
Examination details: Praksis: Bestått / Ikke bestått