The course evolves around the digital and analogue media children and young people use. The course focuses on the interaction between different media and texts: Their form and content, their affordances, and the role they play in the everyday lives and institutional contexts of children and young people. For instance, we will examine the interaction between analogue and digital texts (books and apps), young people’s use of social media, and children as users and producers of text, e.g. via YouTube. Furthermore, we will discuss different kinds of transmedia practices and adaptations. Examples of texts could be the TV-series Skam, canonical literature such as Alice in Wonderland, or contemporary narratives such as A Monster Calls by Patrick Ness. Concepts, theories, and methods included in the course derive primarily from literary studies and media studies. These will be applied in analyses of texts and media for children and young people in relation to institutional, commercial, aesthetic and educational contexts. The course addresses students from a variety of fields, including comparative literature, media studies, and education. Students from outside the university are also welcome: Previously, publishers, librarians, and teachers at teacher training colleges have been part of the group of students. Interdisciplinary approaches and activities will be at the core of the course, during which your teachers will show how interdisciplinary cooperation works in practice. The course will conclude in a seminar arranged by the students.
This course introduces how political and other social scientists study the welfare state (part I) and then specifically zooms in on the politics of inequality, particularly focusing on the question whether, to what extent and how the welfare state affects income inequality in advanced democracies (part II).
Among many young Europeans, alcohol and drugs are the preferred means of altering consciousness. These substances are used as part of various social activities either on weekends in bars, nightclubs, or music festivals, or on weekdays. This course examines both alcohol and drug use that are perceived as problematic and unproblematic by young people themselves and it discusses how alcohol and drug related problems and risks are perceived and addressed from various social science perspectives.
The course will handle feed supply, including crop rotation, crop production, effects on self-supply, and optimization of feed allocation within and among animal categories/groups, including forage/concentrate ratio. Further feed production is described, including the effect of conservation and processing on feed quantity and quality. Feed evaluation including feed analyses and evaluation, and variation between different systems in energy and protein values and input parameters is discussed. Further nutrient requirements, and effects of ration formulation on cows response on individual and group level, as well as feed intake capacity is discussed.