MCEA2500 ReImagining Creative Democracy (5 cr)

Study level:
Intermediate studies
Grading scale:
Responsible organisation:
Faculty of Education and Psychology
Curriculum periods:
2017-2018, 2018-2019, 2019-2020



- introductions to key concepts and principles associated with democracy
- critical consideration of the connections between different forms of education and the democracy as a lived relationship
- examples of democractic engagement through a variety of modalities and in different contexts
- critical reflections on democracy from and through different perspectives and experiences

Completion methods

Modes of study:
- reflective sketchbook
- pre- and post-course written assignments
- active participation in sessions
- course readings

Assessment details

Learning assignments, active participation.

Learning outcomes

Learning outcomes:
Upon completion of the course, students will
- have a critical understanding of democracy
- be able to critically consider the implications of educational practice for democratic participation
- have an understanding of the different ways in which methodological innovations can support or undermine democratic participation and development
- be able to critically consider the benefits and challenges of democratic participation in different contexts

Study materials


Completion methods

Method 1

Select all marked parts
Parts of the completion methods
Unpublished assessment item