Introduction to didactics

The aim of the course is for students to enhance their knowledge of research into the field of didactics. Main theoretical frameworks, methodological choices, and current research projects presented during the research conference Teachers Matter, as well as research conducted within the Linnaeus university’s didactic research environments focusing on education and learning are discussed.

Course information

Number of credits

7.5 credits

Given by

Department of Pedagogy and Learning

Open to

Doctoral students interested in didactics and didactic research from all faculty areas and from all colleges/universities.

Teaching language

Swedish and English



Next course occasion

Not decided

Study rate, or the equivalent

25 %


Admission to third-cycle education is required.

Teaching method

Instruction takes place by participating in the research conference Teachers Matter and by seminar presentations including related publications. The seminars are arranged by different research environments focusing on education and learning at the Linnaeus university.

For more information about the course, see the course description.