SNE3310 – Counselling and innovation
Schedule, syllabus and examination date
The course 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
This course is only open for international exchange students at bachelor's Level.
Number of places: approximately 15
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 admitted to this course can not apply for course SNE4310 – Counselling and Innovation at Master's level.
- Seminars and project work
- Literature studies
- Group work with audiovisual material
- Group and plenary discussions
- Practical exercises in counselling
Participation in practical exercises
Attendance at lectures and seminars is compulsory. You are allowed to be absent for a maximum of 20%.
Canvas is the learning management system for education at UiO. On Canvas you may find detailed information about the teaching and exams for the courses you are enrolled in. On Canvas you may participate in learning activities, submit assignments and interact with groups.
In addition, we use Canvas to share relevant information for students of the course. Keep up to date on the announcements!
Visit the Department of Special Needs Education’s website to find information about upcoming events such as seminars, conferences and disputations. For updates on social activities, follow the student council, Fagutvalget, on Facebook.
- Individual written assignment (e.g. case).
The compulsory component must be completed and approved before you are allowed to take the exam.
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
Language of examination
The examination text is given in English, and you submit your response in English.
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
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. The Department will provide information and guidelines about the re-sit 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.