LT1009 Communication for Teachers in Technology 15.0 credits

Kommunikationsdesign för tekniklärare

Offering and execution

Course offering missing for current semester as well as for previous and coming semesters

Course information

Content and learning outcomes

Course contents *

Communication: The teacher's dramaturgic narration in technology instruction. Communication as method to increase understanding, motivation and commitment before technical issues and problems.

Intended learning outcomes *

On completion of the course, the student should be able to:

-Account for and compare different communication models that can be used to arouse the pupils'interest in technology.

-Create own statements and descriptions where technology is versed in a human, social and global context.

-Describe how communication can create conditions allowing all students, irrespective of background, sex or ethnic origin, to develop personally and learn technology.

- Examine how the collected knowledge and skills of the student group can be used to stimulate each individual pupil's learning and development.

-Design teaching where communication is used to prevent and counteract discrimination and insulting treatment between pupils.

-Suggest own examples of how listening, speaking and writing can influence the pupil's learning and development.

-Analyse, account and reflect on how own strengths/weaknesses in the professional role influence the pupils' comprehension, learning and development.

-Present a plan over how you as a becoming teacher should develop your knowledge, skills and ability as a teacher further.

-Describe and reflect on how an experienced teacher should communicate with and relate to pupils and guardians.

Course Disposition

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Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites *

Entry requirements

Second-year students in the program: Subject teacher with a specialisation in technology, school year 7-9 or the equivalent knowledge.

Recommended prerequisites

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Equipment

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Literature

Be stated no later than three weeks before the start of the course.

Examination and completion

If the course is discontinued, students may request to be examined during the following two academic years.

Grading scale *

A, B, C, D, E, FX, F

Examination *

  • INL1 - Written Assignment, 5.0 credits, Grading scale: A, B, C, D, E, FX, F
  • SEM1 - Drama and Storytelling in Technology Education, 5.0 credits, Grading scale: P, F
  • SEM2 - Developing Communication Processes in Technology Education, 5.0 credits, Grading scale: P, F

Based on recommendation from KTH’s coordinator for disabilities, the examiner will decide how to adapt an examination for students with documented disability.

The examiner may apply another examination format when re-examining individual students.

Through a collected assessment of the student's activity, level of submitted assignments and reflections in the course, combined with results of take-home examination.

Opportunity to complete the requirements via supplementary examination

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Opportunity to raise an approved grade via renewed examination

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Examiner

Mats Nyberg

Ethical approach *

  • All members of a group are responsible for the group's work.
  • In any assessment, every student shall honestly disclose any help received and sources used.
  • In an oral assessment, every student shall be able to present and answer questions about the entire assignment and solution.

Further information

Course web

Further information about the course can be found on the Course web at the link below. Information on the Course web will later be moved to this site.

Course web LT1009

Offered by

ITM/Learning in Engineering Sciences

Main field of study *

Technology

Education cycle *

First cycle

Add-on studies

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Contact

Mats Nyberg