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Socialisation and Identity Development , 7,5 ECTS Credits
COURSE CATEGORY   Fristående kurs
SUBJECT AREA   Education - PE1
  COURSE CODE   734G35
On completion of the course, the student should be able to:
- account for theories and concepts that focus different aspects of socialisation and identity development;
- identify and describe social influence processes in different contexts;
- describe the consequences that social influence may have for the shaping and transformation of individuals and groups over time;
- problematise how socialisation and identity development are related to different power configurations in society.
Education is a scientific discipline that addresses the influence processes through which people are formed and transformed in different social contexts during life. The contents of this course provide basic knowledge of these social influence processes and their importance the socialisation and identity development of individuals and groups. Among other things, the course highlights questions of how human self-image and image of other people are formed, how values and norms arise and how these are maintained/changed. Socialisation and identity development constitute central concepts in the course and are covered from different theoretical perspectives.
The teaching mainly takes the form of lectures, seminars and work in groups. Apart from scheduled time, the students are expected to work with independent studies or studies in groups.
The examinations are in oral and written form. The course is examined during the course and at the end of the course. Detailed information can be found in the separate course instructions.

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.
Socialisation and Identity Development
Socialisation och identitetsutveckling
Department responsible
for the course or equivalent:
IBL - Department of Behavioural Science and Learning
Registrar No: 2010-00180   Course Code: 734G35      
    Exam codes: see Local Computer System      
Subject/Subject Area : Education - PEA          
Level   Education level     Subject Area Code   Field of Education  
G1X   Basic level     PEA   SA  
The syllabus was approved by the Board of Faculty of Arts and Science 2010-04-23