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406060A Phenomena, language awareness and problem solving, 5 ECTS cr 
Code 406060A  Validity 01.08.2017 -
Name Phenomena, language awareness and problem solving  Abbreviation Phenomena, lang 
Scope5 ECTS cr   
Type Intermediate Studies Discipline2564 Multidisciplinary studies in the subjects and cross-curricular themes taught in basic education 
  Grading1 - 5, pass, fail 
Unit Faculty of Education 

Sääskilahti, Minna Susanna 

ECTS Credits 


Language of instruction 

Finnish, English for ITE


2. year


Areas of transversal competence in the basic education curriculum

  • Current themes of local and social significance  in mathematics and sciences
  • Future skills
  • Language awareness
  • Self-assessment, peer assessment and assessment of a large block of studies as part of a teacher’s professional skills
Mode of delivery 

Face-to-face teaching

Learning activities and teaching methods 

Lectures a minimum of 4h, small group teaching 26h, and independent work about 100h

Target group 

Students in the Primary Teacher Education programme and minor subject students with a separate right to pursue the studies

Prerequisites and co-requisites 
  • Mother tongue
  • Mathematics
  • Environmental studies I
  • Environmental studies II
Recommended optional programme components 

The study module is part of the multidisciplinary studies in primary teacher education, and it is implemented in connection with the Bachelor’s level school experience.

Recommended or required reading 

Materials to be agreed on at the start of the course

Assessment methods and criteria 

Active participation in teaching

Completion of independent assignments

Planning and implementation of a teaching episode (6h in the Teacher Training School during the Bachelor’s stage school experience)




Person responsible 

Sääskilahti, Minna Susanna 

Working life cooperation 



Current and future instruction
Functions Name Type ECTS cr Teacher Schedule
Registration Phenomena, Multiliteracy and Problem solving  Course  Sääskilahti, Minna Susanna  31.08.20 -09.06.21

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