Welfare Technology

The study of welfare technology or ambient assisted living (AAL) aim to request, find and use evidence-based knowledge in implementation of AAL as an integrated part of the clinical service.

Programme description

The study of welfare technology or ambient assisted living (AAL) aim to request, find and use evidence-based knowledge in implementation of AAL as an integrated part of the clinical service.

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Admission requirements

Higher Education Entrance Qualification

Language requirement

Priority is given to students from the partner institutions of The Faculty of Teacher Eucation Levanger (ERASMUS+ / EEA/Norway Grants)

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Learning outcomes

Knowledge
Upon completion,
the student will have:


Knowledge about contrastive elements in attitudes regarding education, teaching and learning
Knowledge about Norway and Scandinavia (geography, history, religion and society)
Knowledge about different outdoor learning arenas
Knowledge about cultural artefacts, folklore and traditions in a comparative and educational perspective
Knowledge about the region's Sámi population today and historically
Knowledge about the region's wildlife and issues related to sustainability and the environment
Knowledge about basic structures of the Norwegian language and some basic methodology of foreign language teaching

Skills
Upon completion, the student should be able to:


identify, compare and contrast attitudes regarding childhood, teaching and learning in their own culture and other cultures
describe and explain the position of the Sámi population in Central Scandinavia
describe and explain issues related to sustainability
master a range of skills related to outdoor activities
organize outdoor activities for children in kindergarten and school
plan, carry out and evaluate practice teaching in chosen subjects in consultation with a practice supervisor
understand simple Norwegian texts and communicate orally in basic Norwegian

General competence
Upon completion,
the student will:


understand the importance of sustainable education
understand the value of ethical and responsible attitudes towards nature
understand the value of intercultural understanding
understand the value of outdoor education
be able to reflect upon one's own culture and other cultures' perspectives on teaching and learning

Job opportunities

Teaching students benefit from diverse and practical learning activities, which are aimed at developing knowledge and skills that will be valued in the workplace.

Further education

This semester package can form part of or provide a supplement to teacher training. Contact the international coordinator at your home institution, or at Nord University: for more information about how to incorporate exchange studies into your programme.

Study abroad

Priority is given to students from the partner institutions of The Faculty of Teacher Eucation Levanger (ERASMUS+ / EEA/Norway Grants). Contact the international coordinator at your home institution, or at Nord University for more information.

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ECTS Credits 30
Study level Shorter programme
Scope Part time
Teaching language Norwegian
Police certificate of conduct No
Campus Bodø

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