Rita Elisabeth Hvistendahl

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Visiting address Moltke Moes vei 35 Niels Henrik Abels hus 0851 OSLO
Postal address Postboks 1099 Blindern 0317 OSLO
Other affiliations Faculty of Educational Sciences (Student)

Educational background:

Dr.art. (Ph.D.) in the teaching of Norwegian in schools, University of Oslo, 2000

Cand.philol. (M.A.) in Norwegian language and literature, University of Oslo, 1981

Cand.mag. (B.A.) with Norwegian, History and German as majors, University of Oslo, 1978

Post graduate Diploma in Education, Teacher education Program, University of Oslo, 1981

 

Honoraria:

Oslo Research Price for best Oslo Research (on minority students studying Norwegian literature in school), Oslo Municipality/ Oslo University 2003

Norwegian Language Price 2009 (Språkprisen 2009) for the book Flerspråklighet i skolen (Multilingualism in school) www.sprakrad.no/Toppmeny/Aktuelt/Sprakprisen-2009-til-Stephen-Walton-og-Flerspraklighet-i-skolen/

 

Research interests:

Class room research on multicultural education

The school subject of Norwegian in a multicultural and multilingual context

Reading comprehension

Minority students' literacy achievements in PISA

Education of minority students and bilingual teachers 

 

Current activities:

Knowledge in Schools, KIS: http://www.uio.no/forskning/tverrfak/kis/

Language in Education, SPRING: http://www.uv.uio.no/forsk/forsk-grupper/spring/english/index.html

 

Main administrative tasks:

Vice Director, Department for Teacher Education and School Research

Member of The Council for Research Matters, Faculty of Education, University of Oslo

Member of The Council for Master in reading and writing, Faculty of Education, University of Oslo

Leader of "Language in Education", SPRING

Leader of the thematic area "Language in Education" within "Knowledge in Schools", KIS

 

Teaching:

Supervision of Ph.D.students writing thesis on bilingual education and literacy

Supervision of MA-students writing thesis on the school subject of Norwegian and bilingual education

The course in the teaching of Norwegian in teacher education

The course in bilingual teaching in teacher education

 

Completed projects:

Minority students' study of Norwegian literature in upper seconadary school (dissertation, University of Oslo, 2000)

Research on cultural understanding in the multicultural class room in upper secondary school 

Minority students' literacy achievements in PISA 2000, 2003 and 2006 in cooperation with researcher Astrid Roe, ILS, Oslo University

The multicultural perspective in school books of Norwegian, in cooperation with Vestfold University College

Establishing a practical pedagocial education for bilingual teachers

 

Other functions:

Referee and Reviewer in the journals Nordand Nordens språk som andrespråk, NOA Norsk som andrespråk, Norsk Pedagogisk Tidsskrift and Nordic Studies in Education

Member of the reference group of the research project Local Literacies and community spaces - Investigating transitions and transfers in the 'learning lives' of Groruddalen, University of Oslo

 

 

Tags: Fagdidaktikk, Norskfaget, Minoritetsspråklige barn og unge, Klasseromsforskning, Leseforståelse og tekstbasert læring, Kunnskap i skolen

Publications

  • Hvistendahl, Rita Elisabeth; Hellekjær, Glenn Ole & Vestøl, Jon Magne (2017). Acta Didactica Norge 2007-2017. Acta Didactica Norge - tidsskrift for fagdidaktisk forsknings- og utviklingsarbeid i Norge.  ISSN 1504-9922.  11(3) . doi: 10.5617/adno.5545 Full text in Research Archive.
  • Golden, Anne & Hvistendahl, Rita Elisabeth (2015). Forskning på andrespråksskriving i Skandinavia, med vekt på de norske studiene, I: Anne Golden & Elisabeth Selj (red.),  Skriving på norsk som andrespråk. Vurdering, opplæring og elevenes stemmer..  Cappelen Damm Akademisk.  ISBN 978-82-02-48966-3.  Kapittel 13.  s 231 - 250
  • Blikstad-Balas, Marte & Hvistendahl, Rita Elisabeth (2013). Students' digital strategies and shortcuts : searching for answers on Wikipedia as a core literacy practice in upper secondary school. Nordic Journal of Digital Literacy.  ISSN 1891-943X.  (1/2), s 32- 48
  • Golden, Anne & Hvistendahl, Rita Elisabeth (2013). Inndeling av et landskap: Hvordan kategorisere studier av skriving på andrespråket?. NOA. Norsk som andrespråk.  ISSN 0801-3284.  (1), s 70- 81
  • Hvistendahl, Rita Elisabeth (2012). Bilingual Teachers: Making a Differance?, In Anne Pitkanen-Huhta & Lars Holm (ed.),  Literacy Practices in Transition.  Multilingual Matters.  ISBN 9781847698391.  Chapter 10.  s 228 - 243

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  • Hvistendahl, Rita Elisabeth & Roe, Astrid (red.) (2014). Alle tiders norskdidaktiker. Festskrift til Frøydis Hertzberg på 70-årsdagen. Novus Forlag.  ISBN 978-82-7099-784-8.  471 s.

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  • Hvistendahl, Rita Elisabeth & Roe, Astrid (2014). Frøydis Hertzberg - alle tiders norskdidaktiker, I: Rita Elisabeth Hvistendahl & Astrid Roe (red.),  Alle tiders norskdidaktiker. Festskrift til Frøydis Hertzberg på 70-årsdagen.  Novus Forlag.  ISBN 978-82-7099-784-8.  Kapittel 1.  s 9 - 22
  • Dewilde, Joke; Hvistendahl, Rita Elisabeth; Dobson, Stephen R & Igland, Mari-Ann (2013). Ambulating teachers: A case study of bilingual teachers and teacher collaboration.
  • Grande, Sidsel Øiestad; Lefdal, Hans Erik; Ebbestad, Gro; Hvistendahl, Rita Elisabeth & Lund, Anne-Bente (2011). Samarbeid om lærerutdanning for videregående opplæring i Universitetsalliansen Oslo.
  • Hvistendahl, Rita Elisabeth & Roe, Astrid (2011). Lesing på andrespråket - hva forteller PISA 2009?.

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