EDUS1070 Dialogic Theory and Dialogic Pedagogy (5 cr)

Study level:
Advanced studies
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Responsible organisation:
Faculty of Education and Psychology
Curriculum periods:
2020-2021, 2021-2022, 2022-2023, 2023-2024


- 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

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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Teaching (5 cr)

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