Can you communicate your knowledge?
Most science professionals are required, from time to time, to communicate their knowledge to others; either as teachers or in other contexts. This is, in effect, what didactics is about. Subject-specific didactics is a new and growing field in Faculty teaching and research. As a student, you may include didactics in your studies in the shape of both courses and projects.
- A basic course in science didactics (DidG) is held twice a year for students who have an interest in didactics or who are training to become teachers
- Advanced courses in didactics are offered building upon the basic science didactics course: A continuing mathematics didactics course and a continuing course in the didactics of natural sciences
- Master's thesis projects and other projects may be carried out within science didactics
- Science communication courses are held at regular intervals for students who have part-time jobs as science communicators or who wish to pursue a science communication career.
Generel questions regarding courses at Department of Science Education can be directed to Jan Sølberg (vice head of department, teaching). See also the contact person for the specific course.
Overview of current course palette
A basic course in science didactics (DidG). Course language is danish.
Advanced Didactics of Mathematics (DidMatV)
In this course you will become acquainted with the didactics of mathematics on an level which will prepare you to write a paper or a thesis within this field.
Advanced Didactics of Science (DidNatV)
Are you thinking about becoming an upper secondary school teacher? In this course you will work with the didactics of the scientific disciplines which are taught in upper secondary school: geography, biology, physics and chemistry.
You will become acquainted with oral, written and interactive communication of science. Additionally you will receive concrete tools to effectively communicate scientific subjects. The course language is danish.
Learn to communicate at museums, science centres and zoological gardens. Course language is danish. See description at the danish homepage.
With a bachelor degree in mathematics you can apply for this new master programme in the didactics of mathematics. The programme takes place partly in Norway (University of Agder, Kristianssand) and partly in Denmark (University of Copenhagen).
If you are a bachelor in a science subject, you can do your master's thesis in the didactics of your subject. Alternatively a subject didactical project can be a part of the "free" section of the bachelor education.
Course language is danish. The week before block 1 we have a one-day workshop for students who participate in teaching at SCIENCE. See the description on the danish homepage...