YPPP122 Planning, Practice and Evaluation of Teaching II (5 cr)

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



Individual dimensions of learning: The layered, multidimensional and experiential nature of learning
Communal dimensions of learning: Pedagogical relationships, peer groups, group phenomena

Completion methods

Teaching experiments (8 h), peer observation (8 h), teaching experiment report, reading group work.

Assessment details

Active participation and completing and passing learning assignments/exam.

Learning outcomes

After completing the study unit, a participant is able to
- see the interdependencies and common dynamics of individual and communal dimensions in learning
- apply the approaches of learning theories to different learning, guidance and teaching situations
- critically assess his/her development as a university teacher
- deepen his/her ability to plan and realise teaching in accordance with the principles of university pedagogy
- develop his/her overall view of teaching and guidance and related working ability through the analysis of experiences

Study materials

Learning material (articles and e-books) specified in the teaching schedule.


  • BROOKFIELD, S. 2006. The skillful teacher: on technique, trust, and responsiveness in the classroom. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.
  • DRISCOLL, M. 1994/2004/2013. Psychology of learning for instruction. Boston: Allyn and Bacon.
  • ILLERIS, K. 2009. Contemporary theories of learning. Learning theories…in their own words. London: Routledge.<br />JARVIS, P. 2006. The theory and practice of teaching. London: Routledge.
  • REPO-KAARENTO, S. 2007. Innostu ryhmästä. Helsinki: Kansanvalistusseura.

Completion methods

Method 1

Select all marked parts
Parts of the completion methods

Teaching (5 cr)

Participation in teaching
Grading scale:
Pass - fail