SNE3310 – Counselling and innovation
Schedule, syllabus and examination date
his course at bachelor's level, for international exchange students, runs together with SNE4310 – Counselling and Innovation.
Areas of study include:
- Counselling approaches
- Facilitation of support groups
- Innovation in education
The course contributes to:
- Knowledge and understanding of the professional role of an adviser/counsellor within the field of special needs education
- Knowledge about theory and practice of innovation
- Skills in counselling
- Skills in school innovation towards inclusion
- Competence in school innovation
- Competence as group facilitator of caregivers
The course is open for international exchange students.
Knowledge of English documented by one of the following or equivalent:
Basic English from Upper Secondary School (videregående), minimum grade 4 (Norwegian grading system)
TOEFL examination with a minimum score of 550 (213 computer-based, 80 internet-based)
IELTS examination with a minimum score of band 6
Motivation, research interests and professional practice will also be taken into consideration.
Priorization of applicants
Students who fulfil the admission requirements can apply to attend the course. Priority will be given to students who can document previous studies within the area of special needs education.
The number of undergraduate students that will be admitted is limited by the goal of maintaining at least 50 % of graduate students.
Formal prerequisite knowledge
Some basic knowledge in special needs education or other relevant discipline, equivalent to a minimum of 10 credits.
10 credits overlap with SNE4310 – Counselling and Innovation
Students accepted onto this course can not apply for course SNE4310 – Counselling and Innovation at Master's level.
- Literature studies
- Student group work
- Virtual classroom
Some Lectures and Seminars have compulsory attendance requirements.
Obligatory reading list 750 pages
- Observation and assessment based on school visits or video case with group discussion and reflection paper.
- Project seminar
Necessary course requirements prior to examination:
Successful completion of obligatory components
Individual written assignment
Students who do not pass an exam may have a second attempt as soon as it is possible to arrange. This is called a re-sit examination. The re-sit examination is held within 3 months of the original examination. Students who have passed their exam, but who wish to improve their grade may NOT participate in a re-sit examination. You may take an exam to improve your grades at the next time the course has an ordinary exam, as long as you have not already used all three attempts.
Digital home examination
The home examination is conducted in the digital examination system Inspera.You will need to familiarize yourself with the digital examination arrangements in Inspera.
Use of sources and citation
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
Special examination arrangements
Application form, deadline and requirements for special examination arrangements.
The course is subject to continuous evaluation. At regular intervals we also ask students to participate in a more comprehensive evaluation.