EDUS1080 Theory and Practice of Comparative Pedagogy (5 cr)

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



- basic principles, origin and key concepts associated with pedagogy and research on pedagogy
- exploration of different approaches to and research projects based on comparative pedagogy
- critical consideration of contributions to educational theory from educational thinkers from different educational cultures

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
- have a better appreciation of education and pedagogy as culturally constructed notions
- be able to critically appraise similarities and differences between and assumptions associated with educational cultures
- be able to critically consider key aspects with pedagogy
- able to use different criteria for mapping and analysing pedagogy

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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