EDUS1070 Dialogic Theory and Dialogic Pedagogy (5 cr)

Study level:
Advanced studies
Grading scale:
Responsible organisation:
Department of Educational Sciences
Curriculum periods:
2017-2018, 2018-2019, 2019-2020



- introductions to key concepts and principles associated with dialogic pedagogy
- critical consideration of the connections between sociocultural understanding of education and the role of dialogue
- examples of the implementation of dialogic pedagogy in different contexts
- dialogic discussions in order to explore dialogic notions from different perspectives and through dialogue

Completion methods

Participation in contact teaching and/or independent study, learning assignments and/or exam. Mode of completion to be specified in the Study Programme.

Assessment details

Active participation in teaching and completing and passing learning assignments/exam.

Learning outcomes

Upon completion of the course, students will
- understand the basic principles, origin and key concepts associated with Bakhtin’s dialogic theory
- be able to critically consider the implications of dialogic theory for pedagogical decision-making actions
- have an understanding of the different ways in which Bakhtin’s dilogic theory has been used to inform pedagogical innovations and educational research
- be able to critically appraise the similarities and differences between dialogic approaches to education and other approaches
- be able to critically consider the benefits and challenges of dialogic pedagogy in different contexts

Study materials

To be specified in the Study Programme.

Completion methods

Method 1

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Parts of the completion methods
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