6764.23 - Faroese – Elementary Level 2 Literature

Course number
Faroese – Elementary Level 2 Literature
The student must be enrolled in Teacher Education (at the Faculty of Education) in the University of the Faroe Islands
To give students an understanding of literature and genres and to enable them to teach Faroese in Primary and Lower Secondary School.
The content of the course is: • The curriculum for Faroese in Primary and Lower Secondary School • Genres • Literary analysis • Children's literature • Theory and methods • The Faroese subject as a carrier of education and general education, aesthetics, culture, identity and knowledge • Practical training in Faroese in primary and lower secondary school. This includes fieldwork in primary and lower secondary schools.
Learning and teaching approaches
Blended learning: Group work, class work, lectures, practice in teaching, presentations, dialogues, and discussions
Learning outcomes
On completion of the course, the student should be able to • describe the content of the Faroese curriculum for primary and lower secondary school • distinguish between different genres and to describe distinctive features of the genres • classify texts into genres • search for suitable formulas to help analyse different genres and to use the formulas in analysis • analyse and interpret different kinds of genres and compounded texts • define children’s literature • describe, make use of and evaluate different teaching methods in different genres • describe different theories of teaching different genres • search for teaching material and create teaching lessons • justify the choice of teaching material and evaluate it • evaluate the academic and the general output of a teaching method • Reflect on the role and importance of the Faroese subject in relation to education and general education, identity, culture and knowledge
Assessment method
The students start the course with fieldwork (practicum). After the practicum, the students must give a presentation which summarizes their experiences in the practicum period. They must pass the presentation. At the end of the course: Oral examination • 1 hour preparation • 30 minutes presentation and discussion
Marking scale
The course bibliography will be made available before the course starts
Frida Birita Poulsen