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  • What is the motivation of Norwegian and New Zealand teacher educators for using digital technology when teaching? 

    Madsen, Siri Sollied (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2020-07-01)
    There is a gap between policies regarding the use of digital technology in higher education in Norway and what is practiced. Therefore, we have conducted a comparative study of teacher education in Norway and New Zealand. Using Herzberg’s two-factor theory, this study investigates what motivates teacher educators to use digital technology when teaching. Although the professional application of digital ...
  • Store sprik. Ei gransking av modulen «RLEi PEL» i grunnskulelærarutdanninga 

    Fuglseth, Kåre Sigvald; Straum, Olav Kansgar (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2020-06-02)
    Artikkelen presenterer resultat frå ei gransking av modulen religion, livssyn og etikk i den nye, norske femårige grunnskulelærarutdanninga frå 2017. Modulen er fastlagt i forskrifta for utdanninga og er obligatorisk for alle studentar. Undersøkinga byggjer først og fremst på materiale frå emne- og studieplanar, og viser store sprik mellom dei tolv lærarutdannings- institusjonane i den lokale ...
  • Matematikeren Marcel-Paul Schutzenberger 

    Thorvaldsen, Steinar (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel, 2017)
  • Kunstig intelligens og en ny bevissthet? Om datamaskinen som menneskets nye speil 

    Thorvaldsen, Steinar (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel, 2018)
  • Parabolantenner og lyskastere etterligner blomster-design 

    Thorvaldsen, Steinar (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel, 2016)
  • Å studere elevers læring gjennom en fokuselev 

    Klemp, Torunn; Nedberg, Audhild (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2016)
    Denne artikkelen presenterer og diskuterer erfaringer fra et forsknings- og utviklingsprosjekt der lærerstudenter på masterutdanning for 1.–7. trinn ved UiT Norges arktiske universitetet, følger én enkelt elevs faglige og sosiale utvikling over tid i praksis (fokuselev). Gjennom undervisning i forkant og underveis får studentene faglig ballast til å observere, forstå og beskrive elevens kompetanse. ...
  • The Coronavirus Pandemic and Lessons Learned in Preschools in Norway, Sweden and the United States: OMEP Policy Forum 

    Samuelsson, Ingrid Pramling; Wagner, Judith; Ødegaard, Elin Eriksen (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2020-06-17)
    The novel coronavirus, also known as COVID-19, has moved rapidly across the world in 2020. This article reports on the recent consequences of the pandemic for early childhood education in Sweden, Norway, and the United States. The authors illustrate the effects of the pandemic on preschools in their countries, against a backdrop of frequent changes in infection and mortality rates, epidemiological ...
  • Content-Based and Cognitive-Linguistic Analysis of Cell Membrane Biology: Educational Reconstruction of Scientific Conceptions 

    Johann, Leonie Isabelle; Rusk, Fredrik; Messig, Denis; Groß, Jorge (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2020-05-28)
    By means of their pivotal role in the outbreak of a variety of diseases, such as, recently, COVID-19, the molecular aspects of cell membrane function have gained considerable attention from researchers in recent decades. The resulting information explosion and the growing interdisciplinary character of cell biology seems, however, to not be represented in science classrooms. Hence, there appears to ...
  • The three-factor model: A study of common features in students' attitudes towards studying and learning science and mathematics in the three countries of the North Calotte region 

    Tomperi, Päivi; Kvivesen, Mona; Manshadi, Saeed; Uteng, Stig; Ryzhkova, Inna; Shestova, Yulia; Lyash, Oleg; Lazareva, Irina; Lyash, Asya (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2020-06-01)
    This study investigated common features of students' attitudes towards studying science and mathematics in comprehensive and secondary schools in three countries. Data were obtained by conducting a survey (N = 581) in Norway, Finland and Russia. A Confirmatory factor analysis (CFA) provided a model with a three-factor solution consisting of factors: the perception of the teacher, anxiety towards ...
  • A research history of Laestadianism in Norway - From the 1960s to the present day 

    Larsen, Rolf Inge (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2020-05-23)
    This article provides an overview and discusses the history of research on Laestadianism in Norway over the last 60 years. Research history earlier than 1960 and doctoral theses are discussed in this issue of <i>Approaching Religion</i> by Roald E. Kristiansen and Bengt-Ove Andreassen. It gives an impression of the nuances in approach between different academic disciplines and also different insider ...
  • Early Detection of Change by Applying Scale-Space Methodology to Hyperspectral Images 

    Uteng, Stig (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2020-03-27)
    Given an object of interest that evolves in time, one often wants to detect possible changes in its properties. The first changes may be small and occur in different scales and it may be crucial to detect them as early as possible. Examples include identification of potentially malignant changes in skin moles or the gradual onset of food quality deterioration. Statistical scale-space methodologies ...
  • Towards reconceptualising teacher education for English: Benefits and challenges of implementing a third space 

    Holmbukt, Tove Elinor; Son, Minjeong (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2020-05-13)
    One of the long-lasting challenges in teacher education for English is that students in English struggle with transforming their academic knowledge (theory) into classroom practice and desire a more practice-integrated course design. The present article discusses and evaluates a teaching strategy, in an attempt to provide more practice-based English courses, which intends to adopt the emerging ...
  • FoU-kompetansen hos nyutdannede grunnskolelærere – grunnlag for skoleutvikling? 

    Bjørndal, Kristin Emilie W; Antonsen, Yngve; Jakhelln, Rachel Elise (Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2020-05-13)
    De nye femårige grunnskolelærerutdanningene på masternivå skal kvalifisere for en profesjonsutøvelse som bygger på forsknings- og utviklingsarbeid (FoU). Det finnes få norske studier som undersøker hvordan lærere forstår og anvender forskningsbasert kunnskap i yrket (Mausethagen, 2015). Denne studien undersøker følgende forskningsspørsmål: Hvordan anvender nyutdannede lærere med master i ...
  • «Det er et kjemperart system» – spesialpedagogikk, tilpasset opplæring og nyutdannede læreres kompetanse 

    Antonsen, Yngve; Maxwell, Gregor; Bjørndal, Kristin Emilie W; Jakhelln, Rachel Elise (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2020-05-13)
    De nye femårige grunnskolelærerutdanningene i Norge skal utdanne lærere med økt fag- og forskningskunnskap. Disse lærerne skal kunne tilpasse opplæringen til den enkelte elev og integrere spesialundervisning i grunnskolen. Studiens forskningsspørsmål er: Hvordan erfarer nyutdannede grunnskolelærere at den formelle lærerkompetansen fra en integrert femårig grunnskolelærerutdanning samsvarer med deres ...
  • Doctoral theses on Laestadius and the Laestadian movement 1937–2018 

    Andreassen, Bengt-Ove (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2020-05-24)
    The scope of the review is all doctoral theses that exist on Laestadius and the Laestadian movement. A total of 31 doctoral theses on Laestadius and the Laestadian movment are included in this review.The Laestadian movement is an international one, albeit primarily established in the Nordic countries, Finland, Norway and Sweden. The review aims at presenting an overview of doctoral theses, countries ...
  • Perspectives on the tensions in teaching with technology in Norwegian teacher education analysed using Argyris and Schön’s theory of action 

    Thorvaldsen, Steinar; Madsen, Siri Sollied (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2020-05-22)
    Teachers’ professional digital competence (PDC) is of increasing importance in classrooms in the majority of EU countries. Norway is one of the countries that has been exposed to a strong top-down implementation of information and communication technology in education. However, despite national efforts, practitioners in the education system do not seem to work in line with the given policy. There ...
  • Masters Students’ Perceptions of Distance and Transport Options 

    Olsen, Mirjam Harkestad; Gunntorsdottir, Hermina (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2018-08-11)
    This article is situated within the Arctic Regions North Norway and North/East Iceland. It presents a study on what motivates adults in Arctic regions to apply for and complete a Master’s degree in Education. Motivation is examined in relation to distance, transport options and degree completion times, focusing on whether distance and transport options were significant motivation factors for students ...
  • Interdisciplinary approaches for deep learning 

    Holmbukt, Tove Elinor (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2018-08-06)
    The Norwegian national curricula for primary and secondary education are currently undergoing reforms, which will be implemented from 2020. The underlying documents regarding the reform are studied in this article, and conclude that learners should be provided with beneficial conditions to develop values and knowledge to manage their lives well. An essential notion is ‘deep learning’ whose ...
  • Staying in school, not dropping out - pupils' voices 

    Bjøru, Anne-Mette (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2018-08-21)
    This article asks: <i>What can highly motivated pupils in upper secondary school tell us about dropout and relations?</i> Bauman’s concepts: ‘liquid identity’ (2011) and ‘instant living’ (2012), as well as literature on ‘relations’ (Spurkeland, 2011; Drugli, 2012) provide the theoretical backdrop for the study. The findings are based on nine individual interviews with pupils, each lasted ...
  • Hvordan kan vi forstå barns tilfredshet med egen involvering i foreldremekling? 

    Strandbu, Astrid; Thørnblad, Renee; Salamonsen, Anita (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2020-03-03)
    I forskningsprosjektet «Høring av barn i mekling» har vi studert meklinger hvor barn og ungdom har vært involvert i meklingsprosessen gjennom en samtale med mekler uten foreldrene til stede. Barn og unge er i all hovedsak svært tilfredse med å delta. Hvordan kan vi forstå denne tilfredsheten? Og hva sier dette om kulturelle kontekster for barndom i dag og barns posisjon i meklingskonteksten? I denne ...

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