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School of Education, Free Choice Studies and Competence Areas

Periods

Period I (31-Aug-2015 – 18-Oct-2015)
Period II (19-Oct-2015 – 20-Dec-2015)
Period III (11-Jan-2016 – 6-Mar-2016)
Period IV (7-Mar-2016 – 29-May-2016)
Theoretical Aspects of Multicultural Education
Periods:
Language of instruction: English



Period (31-Aug-2015 - 18-Oct-2015)
Educational Experience in Multicultural Context [Period I]
Periods: I II
Language of instruction: English
Theoretical Aspects of Multicultural Education [Period I]
Periods: I II III IV
Language of instruction: English
Further information:

Book exam in english for international students as a part of studies in Multicultural Study Programme in Education:

Independent study of reading the required literature and taking an examination on set study materials on general examination days of the School of Education. Please, note that you must sign up for the examination at least seven days before the exam by leaving a filled in and signed examination envelope in the white examination box at the School of Education (Virta building, 2rd floor, entrance hall)

General Examination dates on Fridays at 14-18

Autumn term 2015:
- 23.10., Virta-building 109
- 11.12., Virta-building 109

Spring term 2016:
- 15.1. Main building D10b
- 11.3. Main building D10b
- 13.5. Main building D10b
- 10.6., Main building D10b

Books:

Bray, M. & Adamson, B. & Mason. M. (eds.), Comparative Education Research. Springer. 2014. (Chapters 1, 4, 5, 7, 9 ja 15), available as ebook in Tamcat

Phillips, D. & Schweisfurth, M. 2008 and 2006 ,Comparative and International Education: an Introduction to Theory, Method and Practise.  London: Continuum.

Novoa, A. & Yariv-Marshal, T. Comparative Research in Education: A Mode of Governance or a Historical Journey? World Yearbook of Education 2014, Taylor & Francis (can be found via the Nelli-portal).

Jones, P.W., Education and the World Order. Comparative Education 43 (3), 325-337. 2007. (can be found via the Nelli-portal, e-journals).

Periods: I II
Language of instruction: English
Further information:

For international students an essay in english. Please, take a contact to teacher responsible in order to get instructions for essay.

Teaching
10-Aug-2015 – 21-Aug-2015
Periods: I
Language of instruction: English
Further information:

The course is part of University of Tampere Summer School 2015.
Please see the teaching timetable and lecture rooms (PDF) at: http://www.uta.fi/admissions/summer_school/courses.html

As a part of Multicultural Study Programme in Education (in English):

Book exam for international students as a part of studies in Multicultural Study Programme in Education. Independent study of reading the required literature and taking an examination on set study materials.

The students can take an electronic exam based on the literature (see below) from 1 October 2015 - 30 November 2015
and 11 January 2016 - 20 May 2016.

You can sign up for the exam in the Electronic exam service:

https://tenttis.uta.fi/login/index.php?lang=en_utf8

 

The students should read two books for the exam. 

 

This book is obligatory for all:

Pitkänen, P. & Kalekin-Fishman, D. & Verma, G. (eds.) 2002. Education and Immigration: Settlement Policies and Current Challenges. RoutledgeFalmer.

 

In addition, the students should read for the exam either:

 

Räsänen, R. & San, J. (eds.) 2005. Conditions for Intercultural Learning and Co-operation. FERA.

or:

Jokikokko, K. 2010. Teachers' intercultural learning and competence. Acta Universitatis Ouluensis (114). http://herkules.oulu.fi/isbn9789514263705/isbn9789514263705.pdf

 

 


Examiner: Pauliina Alenius

 

Periods: I II III IV
Language of instruction: English
Enrolment for University Studies

Enrolment in NettiOpsu not later than on Friday 25.9.2014.

Enrolment time has expired
Teaching
1-Oct-2015 – 1-Oct-2015
Periods: I II
Language of instruction: English
Further information:

The course contains an introduction lecture after which students will study the topic independently in reading groups. Instructions for reading groups will be given at the lecture.

Content:
The course focuses on designing, implementing and evaluating the actions and strategies of “lifelong learning city” and acquiring understanding in how to develop inter-departmental and interdisciplinary cooperation. During the course, the various aspects of education, training and learning will be studied through the linking of human creativity, knowledge and innovation beyond bridging the learning in and out of the school environment.

The first and second sections of the course introduce the major concepts underlying the school improvement and learning community. The third and fourth sections of this course focus on student activities which will be to build case studies based on the web-based research and on-site visits. Students will work individually and in groups to build web-based and on-site case studies that show their societal and cultural perspectives on school improvement and learning community. The workshop periods will be used to work within the class to guide this activity. The instructor will help the students structure their activities and build and reflect these web-based case studies and on-site visits. The case studies will then be presented for the entire class to learn from the last section of the lesson.


Modes of Study: lecture and seminar, short essay

Short essay: max. 5 pages, font 12 points, including references based on the subthemes of the course. The student group chooses the topic freely.

Enrolment for University Studies

Enrolment in NettiOpsu not later than on Sunday, 20th of September, 2015.

Enrolment time has expired
Teaching
22-Sep-2015 – 10-Nov-2015
Periods: I II
Language of instruction: English
Further information:

Max. 20 students

Content: This course focuses on what we might mean by diverse, democratic and ecologically sustainable communities in the context of a globalizing world.  Students will examine the deeply embedded cultural roots of modern industrial societies currently causing great social and ecological harms.  And they will analyze those social, cultural and economic values and practices in their own communities that could be revitalized and revalued to help strengthen solutions to these problems.  We will explore together “pedagogies of responsibility” as we examine what educators’ role ought to be in this process

Modes of study: Lectures, discussions, reading, short essays, final presentations

Enrolment for University Studies
Enrolment time has expired
Teaching
28-Sep-2015 – 23-Nov-2015
Periods: I II
Language of instruction: English
Further information:

Enrolment for the course ends September 24th.

The course is designed also for doctoral students. For detailed instructions about the course assignment, please contact Prof. Martusewicz.

The course focuses on institutional and developmental perspectives of Finnish early education and school system as part of the overall educational system and society. During the course, various researchers present their topical studies and results around the theme, and lead the students to discussions. Students will reflect their learning based on presentations, discussions and selected articles in a learning diary. The course can be conducted as an individual course, or jointly with KASMULTI2B / KASMULTI2C courses dealing with the practical observation to gain a maximum learning potential.

Modes of study: Lectures, group discussions, reflective learning diary

Enrolment for University Studies

Enrolment in NettiOpsu for the course begins 16.9.2015.
Enrolment ends 14.10.2015.

Enrolment time has expired
Teaching
19-Oct-2015 – 23-Nov-2015
Periods: I II
Language of instruction: English
Further information:

Max 16 students

Basic Studies in Education [Period I]

Five courses in basic studies in education can be taken as book exams. During the academic year the School of Education is organizing preparation groups for international students (max. 5 hours/course). As a teacher in these groups will be our university teacher Anna Wallin. In these groups students can get support and instructions for reading the material.

The book exams are organized as electronic exams. Read more about the electronic exam system at http://www.uta.fi/studies/webtools/electronic_exam/index.html

Enrolment for University Studies

You can take part in the introductory meeting without enrollment.

Periods: I II
Language of instruction: English
Period (19-Oct-2015 - 20-Dec-2015)
Educational Experience in Multicultural Context [Period II]
Periods: I II
Language of instruction: English
Theoretical Aspects of Multicultural Education [Period II]
Periods: I II III IV
Language of instruction: English
Further information:

Book exam in english for international students as a part of studies in Multicultural Study Programme in Education:

Independent study of reading the required literature and taking an examination on set study materials on general examination days of the School of Education. Please, note that you must sign up for the examination at least seven days before the exam by leaving a filled in and signed examination envelope in the white examination box at the School of Education (Virta building, 2rd floor, entrance hall)

General Examination dates on Fridays at 14-18

Autumn term 2015:
- 23.10., Virta-building 109
- 11.12., Virta-building 109

Spring term 2016:
- 15.1. Main building D10b
- 11.3. Main building D10b
- 13.5. Main building D10b
- 10.6., Main building D10b

Books:

Bray, M. & Adamson, B. & Mason. M. (eds.), Comparative Education Research. Springer. 2014. (Chapters 1, 4, 5, 7, 9 ja 15), available as ebook in Tamcat

Phillips, D. & Schweisfurth, M. 2008 and 2006 ,Comparative and International Education: an Introduction to Theory, Method and Practise.  London: Continuum.

Novoa, A. & Yariv-Marshal, T. Comparative Research in Education: A Mode of Governance or a Historical Journey? World Yearbook of Education 2014, Taylor & Francis (can be found via the Nelli-portal).

Jones, P.W., Education and the World Order. Comparative Education 43 (3), 325-337. 2007. (can be found via the Nelli-portal, e-journals).

Periods: I II
Language of instruction: English
Further information:

For international students an essay in english. Please, take a contact to teacher responsible in order to get instructions for essay.

As a part of Multicultural Study Programme in Education (in English):

Book exam for international students as a part of studies in Multicultural Study Programme in Education. Independent study of reading the required literature and taking an examination on set study materials.

The students can take an electronic exam based on the literature (see below) from 1 October 2015 - 30 November 2015
and 11 January 2016 - 20 May 2016.

You can sign up for the exam in the Electronic exam service:

https://tenttis.uta.fi/login/index.php?lang=en_utf8

 

The students should read two books for the exam. 

 

This book is obligatory for all:

Pitkänen, P. & Kalekin-Fishman, D. & Verma, G. (eds.) 2002. Education and Immigration: Settlement Policies and Current Challenges. RoutledgeFalmer.

 

In addition, the students should read for the exam either:

 

Räsänen, R. & San, J. (eds.) 2005. Conditions for Intercultural Learning and Co-operation. FERA.

or:

Jokikokko, K. 2010. Teachers' intercultural learning and competence. Acta Universitatis Ouluensis (114). http://herkules.oulu.fi/isbn9789514263705/isbn9789514263705.pdf

 

 


Examiner: Pauliina Alenius

 

Periods: I II III IV
Language of instruction: English

Contents:
During the course the students will get familiar with various different aspects related to social media. We will discuss:
How does social media transform the way we work and learn?
What is actually social media?
Why social media matters?
What are the pros and cons of using social media?
What kind of social media tools are available in the field of education?


Modes of Study:
Lectures, discussions and oral presentations

Enrolment for University Studies
Enrolment time has expired
Teaching
4-Nov-2015 – 2-Dec-2015
Periods: II
Language of instruction: English
Further information:

Max 16 students

Enrolment for University Studies

Enrolment in NettiOpsu not later than on Friday 25.9.2014.

Enrolment time has expired
Teaching
1-Oct-2015 – 1-Oct-2015
Periods: I II
Language of instruction: English
Further information:

The course contains an introduction lecture after which students will study the topic independently in reading groups. Instructions for reading groups will be given at the lecture.

Content:
The course focuses on designing, implementing and evaluating the actions and strategies of “lifelong learning city” and acquiring understanding in how to develop inter-departmental and interdisciplinary cooperation. During the course, the various aspects of education, training and learning will be studied through the linking of human creativity, knowledge and innovation beyond bridging the learning in and out of the school environment.

The first and second sections of the course introduce the major concepts underlying the school improvement and learning community. The third and fourth sections of this course focus on student activities which will be to build case studies based on the web-based research and on-site visits. Students will work individually and in groups to build web-based and on-site case studies that show their societal and cultural perspectives on school improvement and learning community. The workshop periods will be used to work within the class to guide this activity. The instructor will help the students structure their activities and build and reflect these web-based case studies and on-site visits. The case studies will then be presented for the entire class to learn from the last section of the lesson.


Modes of Study: lecture and seminar, short essay

Short essay: max. 5 pages, font 12 points, including references based on the subthemes of the course. The student group chooses the topic freely.

Enrolment for University Studies

Enrolment in NettiOpsu not later than on Sunday, 20th of September, 2015.

Enrolment time has expired
Teaching
22-Sep-2015 – 10-Nov-2015
Periods: I II
Language of instruction: English
Further information:

Max. 20 students

Content: This course focuses on what we might mean by diverse, democratic and ecologically sustainable communities in the context of a globalizing world.  Students will examine the deeply embedded cultural roots of modern industrial societies currently causing great social and ecological harms.  And they will analyze those social, cultural and economic values and practices in their own communities that could be revitalized and revalued to help strengthen solutions to these problems.  We will explore together “pedagogies of responsibility” as we examine what educators’ role ought to be in this process

Modes of study: Lectures, discussions, reading, short essays, final presentations

Enrolment for University Studies
Enrolment time has expired
Teaching
28-Sep-2015 – 23-Nov-2015
Periods: I II
Language of instruction: English
Further information:

Enrolment for the course ends September 24th.

The course is designed also for doctoral students. For detailed instructions about the course assignment, please contact Prof. Martusewicz.

The course focuses on institutional and developmental perspectives of Finnish early education and school system as part of the overall educational system and society. During the course, various researchers present their topical studies and results around the theme, and lead the students to discussions. Students will reflect their learning based on presentations, discussions and selected articles in a learning diary. The course can be conducted as an individual course, or jointly with KASMULTI2B / KASMULTI2C courses dealing with the practical observation to gain a maximum learning potential.

Modes of study: Lectures, group discussions, reflective learning diary

Enrolment for University Studies

Enrolment in NettiOpsu for the course begins 16.9.2015.
Enrolment ends 14.10.2015.

Enrolment time has expired
Teaching
19-Oct-2015 – 23-Nov-2015
Periods: I II
Language of instruction: English
Further information:

Max 16 students

Basic Studies in Education [Period II]

Five courses in basic studies in education can be taken as book exams. During the academic year the School of Education is organizing preparation groups for international students (max. 5 hours/course). As a teacher in these groups will be our university teacher Anna Wallin. In these groups students can get support and instructions for reading the material.

The book exams are organized as electronic exams. Read more about the electronic exam system at http://www.uta.fi/studies/webtools/electronic_exam/index.html

Enrolment for University Studies

You can take part in the introductory meeting without enrollment.

Periods: I II
Language of instruction: English
Period (11-Jan-2016 - 6-Mar-2016)
Educational Experience in Multicultural Context [Period III]
Teaching
4-Jan-2016 – 13-May-2016
Periods: III IV
Language of instruction: English
Further information:

Further information and enrollment: please contact Kirsi-Marja Varjokorpi (Kirsi-Marja.Varjokorpi@uta.fi) by 31 January 2016. See also Curricula Guide.

Periods: III IV
Language of instruction: English
Theoretical Aspects of Multicultural Education [Period III]
Periods: I II III IV
Language of instruction: English
Further information:

Book exam in english for international students as a part of studies in Multicultural Study Programme in Education:

Independent study of reading the required literature and taking an examination on set study materials on general examination days of the School of Education. Please, note that you must sign up for the examination at least seven days before the exam by leaving a filled in and signed examination envelope in the white examination box at the School of Education (Virta building, 2rd floor, entrance hall)

General Examination dates on Fridays at 14-18

Autumn term 2015:
- 23.10., Virta-building 109
- 11.12., Virta-building 109

Spring term 2016:
- 15.1. Main building D10b
- 11.3. Main building D10b
- 13.5. Main building D10b
- 10.6., Main building D10b

Books:

Bray, M. & Adamson, B. & Mason. M. (eds.), Comparative Education Research. Springer. 2014. (Chapters 1, 4, 5, 7, 9 ja 15), available as ebook in Tamcat

Phillips, D. & Schweisfurth, M. 2008 and 2006 ,Comparative and International Education: an Introduction to Theory, Method and Practise.  London: Continuum.

Novoa, A. & Yariv-Marshal, T. Comparative Research in Education: A Mode of Governance or a Historical Journey? World Yearbook of Education 2014, Taylor & Francis (can be found via the Nelli-portal).

Jones, P.W., Education and the World Order. Comparative Education 43 (3), 325-337. 2007. (can be found via the Nelli-portal, e-journals).

As a part of Multicultural Study Programme in Education (in English):

Book exam for international students as a part of studies in Multicultural Study Programme in Education. Independent study of reading the required literature and taking an examination on set study materials.

The students can take an electronic exam based on the literature (see below) from 1 October 2015 - 30 November 2015
and 11 January 2016 - 20 May 2016.

You can sign up for the exam in the Electronic exam service:

https://tenttis.uta.fi/login/index.php?lang=en_utf8

 

The students should read two books for the exam. 

 

This book is obligatory for all:

Pitkänen, P. & Kalekin-Fishman, D. & Verma, G. (eds.) 2002. Education and Immigration: Settlement Policies and Current Challenges. RoutledgeFalmer.

 

In addition, the students should read for the exam either:

 

Räsänen, R. & San, J. (eds.) 2005. Conditions for Intercultural Learning and Co-operation. FERA.

or:

Jokikokko, K. 2010. Teachers' intercultural learning and competence. Acta Universitatis Ouluensis (114). http://herkules.oulu.fi/isbn9789514263705/isbn9789514263705.pdf

 

 


Examiner: Pauliina Alenius

 

Periods: I II III IV
Language of instruction: English

Content: The course focuses on underlying cultural, societal and economic factors behind practices of quality enhancement in education, training, and learning. During the course, we will scrutinize similar/or different changes in education and training, teaching and learning model, qualifications framework, competence(y)-based education policy and practice, by highlighting key actors related as well as important factors to affect the relations.

Modes of Study: lectures & seminars, short essay

Enrolment for University Studies

Enrolment in NettiOpsu not later than on 28th of February, 2016.

Enrolment time has expired
Teaching
10-Mar-2016 – 28-Apr-2016
Periods: III IV
Language of instruction: English
Further information:

Max 20 students

Enrolment for University Studies

Ilmoittautuminen NettiOpsun kautta viimeistään su 17.1.2016. / Enrolment in NettiOpsu not later than on Sunday, 17th of January, 2016.

Enrolment time has expired
Teaching
27-Jan-2016 – 13-Apr-2016
Periods: III IV
Language of instruction: English
Further information:

Enintään 20 opiskelijaa

Enrolment for University Studies

Ilmoittautuminen NettiOpsussa viimeistään su 14.2.2016. / Enrolment in NettiOpsu not later than on Sunday, 14th of February, 2016.

Enrolment time has expired
Teaching
11-Mar-2016 – 20-May-2016
Periods: III IV
Language of instruction: English
Further information:

Max 25 students

Basic Studies in Education [Period III]

Five courses in basic studies in education can be taken as book exams. During the academic year the School of Education is organizing preparation groups for international students (max. 5 hours/course). As a teacher in these groups will be our university teacher Pauliina Alenius. In these groups students can get support and instructions for reading the material.

The book exams are organized as electronic exams. Read more about the electronic exam system at http://www.uta.fi/studies/webtools/electronic_exam/index.html

Enrolment for University Studies

You can take part in the introductory meeting without enrollment.

Periods: III IV
Language of instruction: English
Period (7-Mar-2016 - 29-May-2016)
Educational Experience in Multicultural Context [Period IV]
Teaching
4-Jan-2016 – 13-May-2016
Periods: III IV
Language of instruction: English
Further information:

Further information and enrollment: please contact Kirsi-Marja Varjokorpi (Kirsi-Marja.Varjokorpi@uta.fi) by 31 January 2016. See also Curricula Guide.

Enrolment for University Studies
Enrolment time has expired
Teaching
8-Mar-2016 – 20-May-2016
Periods: IV
Language of instruction: English
Periods: III IV
Language of instruction: English
Theoretical Aspects of Multicultural Education [Period IV]
Periods: I II III IV
Language of instruction: English
Further information:

Book exam in english for international students as a part of studies in Multicultural Study Programme in Education:

Independent study of reading the required literature and taking an examination on set study materials on general examination days of the School of Education. Please, note that you must sign up for the examination at least seven days before the exam by leaving a filled in and signed examination envelope in the white examination box at the School of Education (Virta building, 2rd floor, entrance hall)

General Examination dates on Fridays at 14-18

Autumn term 2015:
- 23.10., Virta-building 109
- 11.12., Virta-building 109

Spring term 2016:
- 15.1. Main building D10b
- 11.3. Main building D10b
- 13.5. Main building D10b
- 10.6., Main building D10b

Books:

Bray, M. & Adamson, B. & Mason. M. (eds.), Comparative Education Research. Springer. 2014. (Chapters 1, 4, 5, 7, 9 ja 15), available as ebook in Tamcat

Phillips, D. & Schweisfurth, M. 2008 and 2006 ,Comparative and International Education: an Introduction to Theory, Method and Practise.  London: Continuum.

Novoa, A. & Yariv-Marshal, T. Comparative Research in Education: A Mode of Governance or a Historical Journey? World Yearbook of Education 2014, Taylor & Francis (can be found via the Nelli-portal).

Jones, P.W., Education and the World Order. Comparative Education 43 (3), 325-337. 2007. (can be found via the Nelli-portal, e-journals).

As a part of Multicultural Study Programme in Education (in English):

Book exam for international students as a part of studies in Multicultural Study Programme in Education. Independent study of reading the required literature and taking an examination on set study materials.

The students can take an electronic exam based on the literature (see below) from 1 October 2015 - 30 November 2015
and 11 January 2016 - 20 May 2016.

You can sign up for the exam in the Electronic exam service:

https://tenttis.uta.fi/login/index.php?lang=en_utf8

 

The students should read two books for the exam. 

 

This book is obligatory for all:

Pitkänen, P. & Kalekin-Fishman, D. & Verma, G. (eds.) 2002. Education and Immigration: Settlement Policies and Current Challenges. RoutledgeFalmer.

 

In addition, the students should read for the exam either:

 

Räsänen, R. & San, J. (eds.) 2005. Conditions for Intercultural Learning and Co-operation. FERA.

or:

Jokikokko, K. 2010. Teachers' intercultural learning and competence. Acta Universitatis Ouluensis (114). http://herkules.oulu.fi/isbn9789514263705/isbn9789514263705.pdf

 

 


Examiner: Pauliina Alenius

 

Periods: I II III IV
Language of instruction: English

Content: The course focuses on underlying cultural, societal and economic factors behind practices of quality enhancement in education, training, and learning. During the course, we will scrutinize similar/or different changes in education and training, teaching and learning model, qualifications framework, competence(y)-based education policy and practice, by highlighting key actors related as well as important factors to affect the relations.

Modes of Study: lectures & seminars, short essay

Enrolment for University Studies

Enrolment in NettiOpsu not later than on 28th of February, 2016.

Enrolment time has expired
Teaching
10-Mar-2016 – 28-Apr-2016
Periods: III IV
Language of instruction: English
Further information:

Max 20 students

Enrolment for University Studies

Ilmoittautuminen NettiOpsun kautta viimeistään su 17.1.2016. / Enrolment in NettiOpsu not later than on Sunday, 17th of January, 2016.

Enrolment time has expired
Teaching
27-Jan-2016 – 13-Apr-2016
Periods: III IV
Language of instruction: English
Further information:

Enintään 20 opiskelijaa

Enrolment for University Studies

Ilmoittautuminen NettiOpsussa viimeistään su 14.2.2016. / Enrolment in NettiOpsu not later than on Sunday, 14th of February, 2016.

Enrolment time has expired
Teaching
11-Mar-2016 – 20-May-2016
Periods: III IV
Language of instruction: English
Further information:

Max 25 students

Basic Studies in Education [Period IV]

Five courses in basic studies in education can be taken as book exams. During the academic year the School of Education is organizing preparation groups for international students (max. 5 hours/course). As a teacher in these groups will be our university teacher Pauliina Alenius. In these groups students can get support and instructions for reading the material.

The book exams are organized as electronic exams. Read more about the electronic exam system at http://www.uta.fi/studies/webtools/electronic_exam/index.html

Enrolment for University Studies

You can take part in the introductory meeting without enrollment.

Periods: III IV
Language of instruction: English