ENG-3193 Literature, Text and Education - 10 ECTS
Applicants from Nordic countries: 1 June for courses offered in the autumn semester and 1 December for courses offered in the spring semester.
Exchange students and Fulbright students: 15 April for courses offered in the autumn semester and 1 October for courses offered in the spring semester.
Bachelor's degree (180 ECTS), or equivalent qualification, in English literature, or a degree combining English literature and a closely-related discipline (minimum 80 ECTS in English). An average grade equivalent to C or better (in the Norwegian grading system) in the English coursework (80 ECTS) is required.
Application code: 9371 - Enkeltemner på masternivå (Nordic applicants).
Students have achieved the following knowledge and skills upon satisfactory course completion:
- advanced analytical and hermeneutic capacity of specific texts.
- a thorough knowledge of the relevance of these specific texts to education.
- profound understanding of research in literary, cultural and educational studies, and its motivations, constructions and methods.
- academic competence in relating a specific research discipline to other academic arenas.
- an advanced understanding of the purposes of specific texts, of general text theory and of their multiple functions in education and society.
The students are able to:
- master appropriate terminology and relevant concepts.
- work independently on a specific question of literary, cultural or educational enquiry.
- locate relevant academic sources on a specific research topic.
- evaluate critically different sources and make use of them for their own research design and analysis.
- apply theoretical knowledge and use practical tools to analyse specific research topics in literature and texts
- conduct an independent, limited research project on a small scale under supervision.
- present their research and their findings in a variety of venues and media to different types of audiences.
- contribute creatively and critically to further research development and research.
The course is based on independent studies, lectures, seminars and digital communication for 13 weeks. The course convenes once a week for a number of 8-10 weeks in order for student presentations, seminars, supervision, lectures and other types of academic research activity.
Quality assurance: At the master's level, all courses undergo a mid-term or end-of-term evaluation once in a 2-year period.
|Oral exam||20 Minutes||A–E, fail F|
To take an examination, the student must have passed the following coursework requirements:
|A presentation of person in social media||Approved/ Not approved|
|An analysis of a text on syllabus in social media||Approved/ Not approved|
|Assessment of another student's text analysis||Approved/ Not approved|
|A short written justification of chosen text||Approved/ Not approved|
|A mini-presentation of the multitextual term project in class||Approved/ Not approved|
- A presentation of person in social media in 200-400 words.
- An analysis of a text on syllabus in social media in 400-600 words.
- Assessment of another student's text analysis according to a selection of relevant criteria that need to be established.
- A short written justification of chosen text in 600-800 words.
- A mini-presentation of the multitextual term project in class.
- About the course
- Campus: Tromsø |
- ECTS: 10
- Course code: ENG-3193
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