Teaching and Learning Theories


Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

The aim of this course is to support the participants in acquiring knowledge about learning theories and curriculum models, in order to analyse and reflect on the relationship to own practice. The course also supports the participants in developing a personal teaching portfolio.

After completion of this course you should have achieved knowledge and skills enabling you to:

Learning objectives


  • Explain similarities and differences between a minimum of three different learning theories
  • Describe and analyse advantages and disadvantages of ¬†these learning theories, specifically in relation to Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) education


  • Discuss and analyse the relationship between a minimum of three curriculum models and the above learning theories
  • Reflect on potential use of learning theories and curriculum models in own teaching practice.

Type of instruction

The teaching format is based on self-study, on-line lecturing, facilitating synchronous and asynchronous discussions and sharing of knowledge and experiences.



Name of examTeaching and Learning Theories
Type of exam
Oral exam
AssessmentPassed/Not Passed
Type of gradingInternal examination
Criteria of assessmentThe criteria of assessment are stated in the Examination Policies and Procedures

Facts about the module

Danish titleUndervisnings- og læringsteorier
Module codeTBIPBLK17102
Module typeCourse
Duration1 semester
Language of instructionEnglish
Empty-place SchemeYes
Location of the lectureCampus Aalborg
Responsible for the module


Education ownerMaster of Problem Based Learning in Engineering and Science
Study BoardStudy Board of Techno-Anthropology and Sustainable Design
DepartmentDepartment of Sustainability and Planning
FacultyThe Technical Faculty of IT and Design