PhD in Research training in pedagogical resources and learning processes in kindergarten and school University College of Southeast Norway
Ph.D. in Research training in pedagogical resources and learning processes in kindergarten and school
USN offers a Ph.D. 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
The program's profile consists of educational science and the science of text. Pedagogical resources' refers to traditional textbooks and other materials that are utilized 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.