Course code PPUN400

PPUN400 Teaching and Learning in Higher Education - Scientific Staff

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Course responsible: Knut Omholt
Teachers: Michael Kirby Moulton, Hans Erik Lefdal, Solveig Strangstadstuen, Bente Klevenberg, Astrid Tonette Sinnes
ECTS credits: 10
Faculty: Faculty of Science and Technology
Teaching language: NO
(NO=norsk, EN=Engelsk)
Limits of class size:
Teaching exam periods:
This course starts in Autumn parallel. This course has teaching/evaluation in Autumn parallel and Spring parallel.
Course frequency: Annually
First time: Study year 2005-2006
Preferential right:
Newly and permanent employees with compulsory teaching at NMBU.
Course contents:
The course deals with central learning theories related to teaching at university/university college level. The course is highly experience-based, and the knowledge is tested in practice through the participants own arrangement and accomplishment of teaching under guidance of other participants and the teachers.
Learning outcome:
The candidate shall be able to develop his own teaching on a sound theoretical and empirical base. 
Learning activities:
Lectures are given to introduce and give an overview of central pedagogical principles, theories and ideas. There will be group work, seminars and conversations making the participants aware of their own relation to the theoretical material. There will be exercises to get practical experience and an assignment to develop the teaching in their own subject area.
Reading list is handed out.
Teaching experience from university or university college. The participants must have a scientific position.
Recommended prerequisites:
Individual written assignment.
Nominal workload:
300 hours.
Entrance requirements:
Minimum requirements for entrance to higher education in Norway (generell studiekompetanse)
Type of course:
Lectures: 20 hours. Group work: 15 hours. Seminars/conversation: 20 hours. Supervised exercises: 15 hours.
The external examiner controls and approves the examination questions and the examiner guidance, and take part in the assessment of a random selection of the papers.
Examination details: Continuous exam: Bestått / Ikke bestått