Introduction to Learning Theories and the Teaching Profession

Course
PDG455
Bachelor’s level
7.5 credits (ECTS)
Study pace
100%
Time
Day
Location
Göteborg
Language
English
Duration
-
Part of semester
Quarter 3

About

This course is designed for students enrolled in different educational programmes or other programmes in social sciences, who are interested in learning more about the teaching profession, its complexity and challenges, and the heterogeneity of competencies applied in everyday teacher’s work.

During the course, the history of teaching is addressed, as well as classical learning theories and their role in understanding teaching and learning processes. As a student in this course, you will have the opportunity to choose one of the offered topics to explore more thoroughly. The course literature combines classical readings and contemporary research conducted within the Swedish context. 

This course is open to

Exchange students at the Faculty of Education and exchange students on a university-wide agreement. Please contact your international coordinator at the University of Gothenburg if you need to know more.

Application

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