SNE3310 – Counselling and innovation

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Course content

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

Learning outcome

The course contributes to:

Knowledge

  • 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

  • Skills in counselling
  • Skills in school innovation towards inclusion

Competence

  • Competence in school innovation
  • Competence as group facilitator of caregivers

Admission

The course is open for international exchange students.

Formal prerequisites
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.

Prerequisites

Formal prerequisite knowledge

Some basic knowledge in special needs education or other relevant discipline, equivalent to a minimum of 10 credits.

Overlapping courses

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.

Teaching

  • Lectures
  • Seminars
  • Literature studies
  • Student group work
  • Virtual classroom

Some Lectures and Seminars have compulsory attendance requirements.
Obligatory reading list 750 pages

Compulsory components:

  • Observation and assessment based on school visits or video case with group discussion and reflection paper.
  • Project seminar

Examination

Necessary course requirements prior to examination:

Successful completion of obligatory components


Examination:

Individual written assignment

 

Re-sit 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.

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.

 Read more about home examinations using Inspera.

Use of sources and citation

You should familiarize yourself with the rules that apply to the use of sources and citations. If you violate the rules, you may be suspected of cheating/attempted cheating.

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

Special examination arrangements

Application form, deadline and requirements for special examination arrangements.

Evaluation

The course is subject to continuous evaluation. At regular intervals we also ask students to participate in a more comprehensive evaluation.

Facts about this course

Credits

10

Level

Bachelor

Teaching

Every spring

Examination

Every spring

Teaching language

English