This course is discontinued

KJM4030 – Pedagogy and teaching practice

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Course content

Students will learn to write and correct laboratory reports in Chemistry, and will be trained in pedagogic teaching of bachelor students.

Learning outcome

The course is for Master students in the first term of their study. The teaching starts with ca. 5 hours (one day) of mandatory lectures in pedagogic early in the semester. The students are mandatory distributed as laboratory assistants on KJM1xxx-corses and will be trained in correcting laboratory journals.


Students who are admitted to study programmes at UiO must each semester register which courses and exams they wish to sign up for in Studentweb.

If you are not already enrolled as a student at UiO, please see our information about admission requirements and procedures.


Formal prerequisite knowledge

For Master students in Chemistry and Materials and energy for the future.

Recommended previous knowledge

A Bachelor degree in Chemistry.


Within August 10th / January 10th, international students must inform the Examination Officer at the Department of Chemistry (room VU12, phone 22855447) if English teaching is requested.

Access to teaching

A student who has completed compulsory instruction and coursework and has had these approved, is not entitled to repeat that instruction and coursework. A student who has been admitted to a course, but who has not completed compulsory instruction and coursework or had these approved, is entitled to repeat that instruction and coursework, depending on available capacity.


Oral examination with passed/fail.

Examination support material

No examination support material is allowed.

Language of examination

You may submit your response in Norwegian, Swedish, Danish or English. If you would prefer to have the exam text in English, you may apply to the course administrators.

Grading scale

Grades are awarded on a scale from A to F, where A is the best grade and F is a fail. Read more about the grading system.

Explanations and appeals

Resit an examination

This course offers both postponed and resit of examination. Read more:

Special examination arrangements

Application form, deadline and requirements for special examination arrangements.


The teaching will be cancelled if less than 3 students are signed for the course at the registration deadline.

Up to the autumn semester 2010 this course was titled KJM4030 Pedagogic and training in teaching.

Facts about this course






Every autumn


Every autumn

Teaching language

English if requested by exchange students or English-speaking master students, otherwise Norwegian.