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Reggio Emilia and its Influence on Ways of Working 15 Credits

Reggio Emilia inspirerat lärande
First cycle, P0002P
Course syllabus valid: Autumn 2011 Sp 1 - Spring 2020 Sp 4
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Education level
First cycle
Grade scale
Educational Sciences/Education General
Subject group (SCB)
Educational Sciences/General Didactics

Entry requirements

General entry requirements, first cycle

Specific entry

Applicants must be college graduates with an educational orientation.

More information about English language requirements

Course Aim
The aims of the course are that the students acquire knowledge of
- the philosophy of Reggio Emilia, its methods of work and historical and cultural development
- the concept of knowledge and how it is problemized
- their own attitude to and outlook on children
- problem orientated work procedures and methods
- methods for observing children, documentation, reflection and analysis
- different forms of observation and documentation
- how to apply these different techniques, analyse and evaluate their fields of application
- the significance of the aesthetical subjects, for instance in the form of creative workshops as aid for problem orientated and investigative methods of work in practical and theoretical learning

The course treats and studies:
The history and culture of Reggio Emilia
The concept of knowledge
The students\' own outlooks on and attitudes to children
Problem based learning and investigative methods of work
Educational documentation
Different techniques and own exercises
Required reading according to list
The course will be process orientated on basis of the group\'s own process. The aesthetical subjects will be used both in the students\' own creative activities and in creative activities combined with problem solving assignments during work placement and in the professional activities of everyday life.

The teaching will carried out in the form of lectures, seminars, group work and supervision. The tuition is meant to provide the students with support and structure to assimilate the content of the course.

Written and oral examination, individually and in groups.

Ingmarie Munkhammar

Transition terms
The course P0002P is equal to PÄP637

Literature. Valid from Autumn 2011 Sp 1 (May change until 10 weeks before course start)

Course offered by
Department of Arts, Communication and Education

0001Learning processes7.5U G#
0002Advanced course work7.5U G VG

Syllabus established
by 28 Feb 2007

Last revised
by Christer Wiklund, Head of the Department of Arts, Communication and Education 17 Aug 2011