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PR1b (10 ECTS): Internship/teaching practice for international students

Studieordning: 2016 (LU 13, Frb.)

Fag: Praktik

Short description of the module

The module consists of 30 (non-consecutive) days of teaching practice, carried out at one of the schools collaborating with the School of Learning. If possible, students in teaching practice at the same school will be grouped in groups of max. 4 students during the internship period.

 

The subjects taught by the student at the internship school are selected in mutual agreement between the student and the internship teacher.

 

The module focuses on the student’s development of his/her own teaching practice and budding ability to analyze his/her own classroom instruction. The foundation of the module is the student’s work on selected lessons or parts of lessons in collaboration with fellow students. The module focuses in particular on the role of the teacher, the tasks of the teacher and the relation between lesson content and the pupils.

Additionally, focus is on how students plan, carry out and assess lessons or parts of lessons and their ability to implement their knowledge about the role of the teacher and the relation between lesson content and the pupils being taught.

Lastly, the student’s ability to analyze lessons or parts of lessons with the aim of developing their own instruction is taken into consideration.

 

The knowledge base of the module

The module is based on the latest research on practice learning, understandings of theory-practice, guidance and professional teams.

 

The student is expected to demonstrate skills and knowledge within the following main areas of competence

  • Didaktik
  • Classroom management
  • Relational work

At the end of the module the student is expected to be able to demonstrate the following practical skills and theoretical knowledge:

 

Skills: The student is able to

Knowledge: The students has knowledge about

Establish goals, plan, carry out and assess teaching sequences (part of or entire lessons) in collaboration with fellow students or colleagues.

The official purpose of the Danish public schools (Folkeskolen) and its study plans, principles of lesson planning, instructional methods and ways of organizing pupil activities while taking their abilities into consideration.

Account for pupils’ lesson outcome in relation to the established learning goals.

Different types of evaluation and indicators of pupil goal achievement at the internship school.

Analyze lessons or parts of lessons with the aim of developing the student’s instruction.

Observational methods, data production methods, and documentation methods.

Guide the pupils’ participation in classroom activities.

Classroom management.

Communicate with pupils with the aim of promoting their learning and well-being.

Communication, pupil well-being, motivation, learning, and pupil relations.

 

The extent of the module equals 275 hours (10 ECTS).

 

Requirements for passing the module

  • Full participation in all internship related activities
  • Passed final assessment

 

Final assessment

Students’ learning outcomes, as they relate directly to demonstrating both knowledge and ability within the module’s areas of competence, are assessed formally and in their entirety. The assessment is carried out by the internship school.

 

Grading

Students are given grades (using the Danish grading system) based on an overall assessment of the student’s ability to meet the module’s skill and knowledge requirements. The grade is given by the internship teacher.

Oversigt over studieordning 2016 (LU 13, Frb.)

 

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