Part time Doctoral Program in Humanities and Social Sciences in Drammen (Porsgrunn) in Norway

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Humanities and Social Sciences

A PhD, also known as a Doctor of Philosophy degree, is a doctorate awarded by a university to the academic who has met all necessary qualifications and can now be considered a doctor in his or her academic field.

A PhD in Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences focuses on human thoughts and culture. It is an advanced level of education, often focusing on student teacher relationships, advanced research methods, and higher tier courses.

Norway (Norge) is the westernmost, northernmost — and in fact the easternmost — of the three Scandinavian countries. Norway is well known for its amazing and varied scenery. The fjords in the west of the country are long narrow inlets, flanked on either side by tall mountains where the sea penetrates far inland. The ultimate responsibility for the education lies with the Norwegian Ministry of Education and Research.

Porsgrunn is a city and a municipality in Norway’s country Telemark. The city is famous for offering affordable education. The colleges in this region offer quality education to both local and overseas students.

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PhD in Research training in pedagogical resources and learning processes in kindergarten and school

University College of Southeast Norway
Campus Part time January 2017 Norway Porsgrunn

USN offers a PhD in Research training in pedagogical resources and learning processes in kindergarten and school. The program was accredited in autumn 2012. [+]

Part time Doctorates in Humanities and Social Sciences in Drammen (Porsgrunn) in Norway. PhD in Research training in pedagogical resources and learning processes in kindergarten and school USN offers a PhD in Research training in pedagogical resources and learning processes in kindergarten and school. The program was accredited in autumn 2012. The program shall: Be at the forefront of knowledge on national and international research on pedagogical resources and their meaning for learning processes and outcomes in kindergarten, school and teacher education Contribute to the development of theory and knowledge relevant to professional practice in kindergartens and schools Contribute to the analysis, development and reform of established practices in the pedagogical field Professional focus The program's profile consists of educational science and the science of text. Pedagogical resources' refers to traditional textbooks and other materials that are utilised in education, as well as other types of resource, such as: conversations and interactions; symbols and language; forms of expression such as dance, movement, film and music; as well as teaching and assessment methods. The concept of learning is rooted in a broad socio-cultural approach that focuses on both individual and collective learning processes and the relationships between culture, activity and learning. Program Plan The Program Plan examines three areas: how learning resources are included in the activities taking place in kindergarten, school and teacher education how these learning resources are utilised and transformed through individual and collective learning processes the development, testing and analysis of pedagogical resources Demand for people with competence on the level of associate professor is increasing. This has opened up both teaching and research positions at colleges and positions at research institutes. Management also requires an increase of staff with research competence related to kindergarten, school and teacher education. Admission Vacancies are advertised on our website. Admission requires a master's degree, normally with a grade of B or better. Applicants with external funding are admitted continuously. Applications will be processed in the upcoming board meeting, normally within two to three months after submission. [-]

PhD in Culture Studies

University College of Southeast Norway
Campus Part time January 2017 Norway Drammen

A ph.d. in Culture Studies will provide you with insights and greater understanding of culture and the meanings of culture. [+]

Ph.d. in Culture Studies A ph.d. in Culture Studies will provide you with insights and greater understanding of culture and the meanings of culture. Our ph.d. in Culture Studies aims at integrating elements from the humanities and social sciences as cultural analysis, history, art history, anthropology, history of ideas, philosophy, cultural sociology, ethnology, literature, musicology, history of religions, languages ​​and aesthetic creative and artistic subjects. The programme is based upon a broad concept of culture - that is, cultural studies in our context means that one can study culture as related to values​​, attitudes, knowledge, behavior, social relationships, meaningful expressions, artifacts, art and aesthetic practice. Culture can be both a process and a result or a product in the form of material objects, services or activities in the community. On an overall level, the doctoral program is described from two conceptual combinations which together constitute four major areas of application: Cultural Understanding Cultural Policies Cultural Production and Aestethic Practices Cultural Education [-]