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408037S Master's Level School Experience and Pedagogical Seminar, 15 ECTS cr 
Code 408037S  Validity 01.08.2017 -
Name Master's Level School Experience and Pedagogical Seminar  Abbreviation Master's Level 
Scope15 ECTS cr   
TypeAdvanced Studies Discipline2505 Education 
TypePractical training   
  Grading1 - 5, pass, fail 
 
Preceding studies
    KKa Bachelor of Arts (Education)
Unit Faculty of Education 

Teachers
Name
Halme, Auli Maija 
Emilia Manninen 

Description
ECTS Credits 

15 ECTS

 
Language of instruction 

Finnish, English for ITE

 
Timing 

4th or 5h year

 
Learning outcomes 

Having completed the course, the student knows how to:

 

  • set learning objectives for him/herself and evaluate their fulfilment.

  • plan and implement teaching based on the curriculum.

  • perform student assessment and give feedback orally and in writing.

  • plan and implement integrated teaching.

  • show the skill of taking overall responsibility for the activities and teaching in a classroom.

  • apply the essential characteristics of the culture of the school in his/her teaching.

  • build and make use of learning environments to support learning and well-being.

  • support the development of learning skills for individual students and groups of students.

  • make use of varied and student-centred teaching methods.

  • make skilled use of professional interaction.

  • implement research-based teaching encouraging inquiry learning and evaluate its success.

  • based on research knowledge, analyze, report on and evaluate his/her own view of teachership and education.

 
Contents 

The theme of Master’s level teaching practice is working as a teacher. Themes connected with it are discussed in the practice period and in a seminar.

 

The students are working in the school and classroom community in collaboration with other students and the supervising teachers. The practice introduces the student to the teacher’s job as a whole. The student gets to know the various partners and forms of collaboration that are connected with the work of a teacher.

 

The practice period offers the student a supervised opportunity to deepen the skills of planning, implementing and evaluating lessons and larger blocks of studies.

The student plans and implements teaching based on the basic education curriculum in collaboration with the supervising teacher and other students. The teaching practice is based on the objectives and contents mentioned in the curriculum. The areas of transversal competence mentioned in the curriculum are taken into account in the planning and implementation of teaching. The student acquaints him/herself with some special theme or multidisciplinary learning entity connected with the school’s activities.

Please note the the pedagogical seminar for ITE students can be found: 408508S Seminar III: Education and Professional Ethics.

 
Mode of delivery 

Lectures and exercises for a pedagogical seminar

Supervision in subject-specific didactics

Teaching practice in the Linnanmaa and Koskela units of the Oulu Teacher Training School. Oulu International school for non-Finnish speakers.

 

Face-to-face teaching

 
Learning activities and teaching methods 

Teaching practice, individual supervision, group supervision, large group supervision sessions, lectures, exercises and independent work.

 
Target group 

Masters’ level primary teacher students

 
Prerequisites and co-requisites 

Bachelor’s degree, multidisciplinary studies in the subjects and cross-curricular themes taught in basic education.

 
Recommended optional programme components 

The Master’s level teaching practice is part of the Master’s level studies in primary teacher education.

 
Recommended or required reading 

The Oulu Teacher Training School Curriculum

To be agreed on at the start of the study module

 
Assessment methods and criteria 
  • Lectures 10 h
  • Exercises 24h
  • Teaching practice 160h-170h. Practice tied to time and place includes the lessons given and followed as well as any supervision sessions.
  • Each student gives 60 lessons as individual lessons or in the form of entire school days. Some of the lessons can be implemented through co-teaching.

Assessment criteria

  • pass
    The student’s performance shows a competence that is in line with the expected learning outcomes at an acceptable level. S/he deals with the theoretical substance of the study module analytically enough, and is able to apply it in an appropriate manner.
  • fail
    The student’s performance reveals shortcomings in his/her skills compared to the expected learning outcomes, or is unfinished.
 
Grading 

Pass/Fail

 
Person responsible 

Emilia Manninen, Erkki Pekkala

 
Working life cooperation 

Practical training

 


Current and future instruction
Functions Name Type ECTS cr Teacher Schedule
registration period has ended A2020 /Shool Experience III /Norssi  Course  15  Halme, Auli Maija,
Juopperi, Markku Tapani,
Hannu Juuso,
Lukkari, Matti Ilmari,
Emilia Manninen,
Pekkala, Erkki Olavi,
Outi-Mari Takalo 
24.08.20 -16.10.20
registration period has ended A2020 Shool Experience III/ OIS  Course  15  Halme, Auli Maija,
Juopperi, Markku Tapani,
Hannu Juuso,
Lukkari, Matti Ilmari,
Emilia Manninen,
Pekkala, Erkki Olavi,
Outi-Mari Takalo 
24.08.20 -16.10.20
Registration Master's Level School Experience and Pedagogical Seminar  Course  15  Emilia Manninen  26.08.20 -17.03.21
Registration A2020 /Shool Experience III /Norssi  Course  15  Halme, Auli Maija,
Juopperi, Markku Tapani,
Hannu Juuso,
Lukkari, Matti Ilmari,
Emilia Manninen,
Pekkala, Erkki Olavi,
Outi-Mari Takalo 
26.10.20 -18.12.20
registration period has ended A2020 Shool Experience III/ OIS  Course  15  Halme, Auli Maija,
Juopperi, Markku Tapani,
Hannu Juuso,
Lukkari, Matti Ilmari,
Emilia Manninen,
Pekkala, Erkki Olavi,
Outi-Mari Takalo 
26.10.20 -18.12.20
Registration S2021 /Shool Experience III /Norssi  Course  15  Halme, Auli Maija,
Juopperi, Markku Tapani,
Hannu Juuso,
Lukkari, Matti Ilmari,
Emilia Manninen,
Pekkala, Erkki Olavi,
Outi-Mari Takalo 
11.01.21 -05.03.21
Registration S2021 Shool Experience III/ OIS  Course  15  Halme, Auli Maija,
Juopperi, Markku Tapani,
Hannu Juuso,
Lukkari, Matti Ilmari,
Emilia Manninen,
Pekkala, Erkki Olavi,
Outi-Mari Takalo 
11.01.21 -05.03.21

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