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Purpose
  • Language learning
The University of Oslo provides Norwegian language classes for international students and staff. They are currently revising their plans to see how these courses may be expanded to include course offers to refugees. In the meantime, they have made a list of Norwegian Language Resources free of charge available online. This includes an online course developed by the Norwegian University of Science and Technology, ‘Loecsen’, a free course for online language learning (http://www.loecsen.com/en/learn-norwegian) and links to games, dictionaries and Norwegian grammar sites.
Title Norwegian Language Resources
Date launched 2015
Duration Ongoing
Type of Resource Online Platform aggregating digital resources / Other online courses
Purpose Language Learning
Online or Blended Online
Learning objectives Norwegian Language acquisition, for study and general integration purposes
Target group Refugees and other potential higher education learners in Norway
Evaluation results/ monitoring plan N/A
Recognition or certification of learning It is not indicated how language acquisition through online resources will be recognised. University of Oslo language courses are credit bearing.
Financing and sustainability model The resources listed are open source and have been aggregated on the University of Oslo website. It is stated that it is planned to appropriate existing University of Oslo language classes for international students for the refugee community. Funding sources have not been indicated.
Leading Organization University of Oslo
Contact Person
Website http://www.uio.no/english/about/collaboration/academic-dugnad/online-courses/norwegian

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