|Intercultural Pedagogy, Identity and Globalization, basic course , 30 ECTS Credits|
|AIM OF THE COURSE|
|On completion of the course, the student should:
- have knowledge of adult learning and popular education from an international and inter-cultural perspective
- have an increased awareness of how global processes affect family, school, society, working life and cultural life
- be able to analyse the surrounding world, based on the concepts of interculturalism, identity and globalisation
- have the ability to examine and reflect on the conditions for inter-cultural educational work.
|Introduction to Intercultural Pedagogy, 15 HE credits. Educational work in academia and in social movements as a tool for knowledge creation and popular mobilisation on the basis of different traditions and from an international and inter-cultural perspective. Educational approaches in different cultures with special focus on different forms of multidimensional and inter-cultural learning. Inter-cultural communication from an educational, didactic and methodological perspective, with particular consideration of power and hegemony aspects. The globalisation process and its effect on identity and culture issues, mainly from a local and ethnic perspective.
Individual Thesis, 15 HE credits. Each student individually completes a thesis work, which is documented, presented and discussed in the course. Science and research in intercultural teaching and learning
| The contents are based on the students' experiences and are thematically processed. The course is offered as a distance course with recurring seminars on each country. During and between the seminars, the students work in small groups with independent literature studies and field studies with experience and analysis assignments. The seminar sessions consist of lectures, group work and independent reflection. Popular cultural expressions with important inter-cultural contents are utilised to the extent possible. The studies are organised by means of a study guide and individual study plans and also, to the extent possible, by means of ICT support. Strong emphasis is placed on comparative studies, through cooperation between students from different cultural environments.
|The course is examined through written and oral presentations of the prescribed assignments, individually and in groups. Active participation in the seminars is required.
Students failing an exam covering either the entire course or part of the course two times are entitled to have a new examiner appointed for the reexamination.
Students who have passed an examination may not retake it in order to improve their grades.
|A grade of Pass with Credit, Pass or Fail is given for the course|
|Course certificate is issued by the Faculty Board on request. The Department provides a special form which should be submitted to the Student Affairs Division.|
|The course literature is decided upon by the department in question.|
|Planning and implementation of a course must take its starting point in the wording of the syllabus. The course evaluation included in each course must therefore take up the question how well the course agrees with the syllabus.
The course is carried out in such a way that both men´s and women´s experience and knowledge is made visible and developed.