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LT2044 Teaching and Learning in Technology and Engineering, part 1 6.0 credits

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Application

For course offering

Autumn 2024 KPUFU programme students

Application code

40012

Headings with content from the Course syllabus LT2044 (Spring 2024–) are denoted with an asterisk ( )

Content and learning outcomes

Course contents

Technology teaching and learning, primarily for upper secondary school and the upper years of compulsory school. The contents span from the subjects' history and place in the education system to teaching and assessment methods. Special attention is given to the role of the technology subjects in the larger whole that the school system constitutes, and to gender and gender equality aspects on technology and technology education.

Intended learning outcomes

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

1. Describe the emergence of current technology subjects and their predecessor's history in compulsory school and upper secondary school, from curriculum-theoretical and epistemological perspectives

2. Discuss the purpose of the technical subjects and their relation to other school subjects, to the general aims, mission and guidelines of the school, and to the qualitative targets of the upper-secondary school programmes

3 Problematise the technical subjects and their place in the school system from perspectives of equality, equal opportunities, and diversity

4 Discuss and critically evaluate creative work in the technology subjects with a special focus on technical development work

5 Plan technology teaching for a longer period, in accordance with current policy documents, with reasonable progression and with regard to other school subjects and pupils' various interests.

6 Discuss how different teaching resources and aids (both digital and analogue) can support pupils' learning in the technology subject

7 Discuss and analyse assessment and grading in technology, based on current regulations and proven experience.

Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites

Passed grade (lowest Pass resp E) on the courses LT1045 School Placement 1 (15 ECTS) and UM7101Science Education, Curriculum Studies and Assessment (10 ECTS)

Recommended prerequisites

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Equipment

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Literature

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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

Examination

  • INL1 - Written assignments, 4.0 credits, grading scale: A, B, C, D, E, FX, F
  • SEM1 - Seminars, 2.0 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.

The final grade is determined by the grade for INL1.

Other requirements for final grade

Active 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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Examiner

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 room in Canvas

Registered students find further information about the implementation of the course in the course room in Canvas. A link to the course room can be found under the tab Studies in the Personal menu at the start of the course.

Offered by

Main field of study

Technology and Learning

Education cycle

Second cycle

Add-on studies

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Additional regulations

School Placement (VFU) is carried out in parallel with this course. At the placement school, data collection, interviews, etc. may be required.