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LT1036 Learning as Professional Assignments 8.5 credits

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Headings with content from the Course syllabus LT1036 (Autumn 2021–) are denoted with an asterisk ( )

Content and learning outcomes

Course contents

The course consists of an introduction to the subject teaching and learning. In the course, the concept of learning is studied from a number of different theoretical perspectives, including its possibilities and limitations, both in educational/didactic application and in support for educational analysis and explanation of learning situations. The course covers the teacher's tasks and school regulation. The course also gives insight in the history, organisation and conditions and the fundamental value of the school of the school system, including  basic democratic values and human rights

Intended learning outcomes

After passing the course, the participant should be able to:

- distinguish, describe and compare the main features and central concepts in different theories of learning

- use theoretical concepts from the course for the analysis of learning in different situations

- based on theoretical concepts in the course, analyse observation data in a chosen learning situation and present the results

- use theories of learning as tool for critical examination of the profession of the teacher, of assignment/regulations and of the conditions for educational leadership

- discuss the history, organisation, conditions and core values of the school system, including the basic democratic values and the human rights.

Course disposition

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Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites

Admitted to the programme for Engineering and Teaching 

Recommended prerequisites

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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


  • SEM1 - Seminar, 1.5 credits, grading scale: P, F
  • TEN1 - Examination - Learning as professional assignments, 7.0 credits, grading scale: A, B, C, D, E, FX, 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.

The examiner determines, based on recommendation from  the KTH office of support to students with disabilities, possible adapted examination for students with documented, permanent disabilities.

The examiner may permit other examination formats at the re-examination of individual students.

Other requirements for final grade

Participation in compulsory seminars

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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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 LT1036

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Education cycle

First cycle

Add-on studies

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