Course 2: Conditions for student learning and teacher professionalism in higher education


C2HG2U (4.5hp)

Kursplan svenska (pdf)

Course description
This course explores teaching and learning in higher education with a focus on the conditions that affect student participation and learning, and teacher professionalism and practice. In particular we examine issues and challenges faced by university teachers related to, for instance, inclusion, equity, student participation and influence, and quality assurance. We critically reflect on issues and challenges from both ethical and regulatory perspectives, drawing on relevant policy and legal documents, as well as current research and stories of practice.

Course dates
The following are dates for scheduled for Course 2 (all are whole-day sessions – 09.15 to 16.00):
5 April 2018
6 April 2018
19 April 2018
20 April 2018
4 May 2018
18 May 2018

Course location
Whole-day sessions will take place at the University of Skövde.

In order to participate in this course, you need to have successfully completed Course 1 (course code) or equivalent.

Course registration
Register in the form below. Last day of registration is 2018-03-19.

Course Directors: Giulia Messina Dahlberg ( and Kathleen Mahon (, Department of Educational Research and Development, University of Borås.