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HSPED802 Optional modules

Course description for academic year 2024/2025

Contents and structure

The course contains a set of 20-hour modules where the participants choose 5 modules. It is recommended to choose the module Pedagogical portefolio as one of the modules where the participants receive guidance on how to write the assignment that can be used as documentation of competence at associate professor level.

The modules are spesialization of topics linked to themes in the Introductory course. The modules will be available for the participants' registration at the beginning of the semester

Learning Outcome

After completing the course, the student will have the following total learning outcome:


The student

• has knowledge of various didactic methods to plan and carry out teaching


The student

• can plan and carry out FOU-based teaching and involve students in FOU-based learning processes

• can choose, justify and further develop appropriate learning activities and teaching and assessment methods in relation to academic goals and educational program

General competence

The student

• can contribute to academic and pedagogical innovation through the development of varied teaching methods

Entry requirements


Teaching methods

Discussion, student activity, lectures, group work, self-study, peer guidance and online learning activeties.

Compulsory learning activities

Participation on modules, 100 hours in total


Written assignment, 5 modules.

Grading: Pass/Fail.

Examination support material

All material can be used.

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