Ruth Jensen

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Phone +47-22844857
Mobile phone +4745411604
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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

Educational background:

2014: PhD, University of Oslo

2005: Master Degree in Educational Leadership, University of Oslo

1984: Bachelor of  Education

1980: Degree from Teacher Education College.
 

 Research interests:

  • Leadership 
  • Leadership development
  • School improvement
  • Workplace learning
  • Pedagogy
  • Tool mediation
  • Boundary crossing
  • Social cultural theories
  • Cultural Historical Activity Theory (CHAT)
  • Interaction analysis
  • Multilevel analyses
  • Intervention designs
  • Multiple-time design
  • Comparative designs

Current position:

Associate Professor at Department of Teacher Education and School Research

Teaching:

Issues:  perspectives on learning and leadership, supervision, organizational learning, learning across boundaries

Previous positions:

Postdoc, Department of Teacher Education and School Research (ILS), University of Oslo, 2015-20016    

Senior lecturer, Department of Teacher Education and School Research (ILS), University of Oslo, 2008-2015      

University Lecturer at Telemark University College, Spring 2014                                         

Research fellow, Department of Teacher Education and School Research, University of Oslo, 2009-2014              

University lecturer, Department of Teacher Education and School Research, contracts, 2006-2009                     

Supervisor, Educational Centre, Nesodden Municipality, 20005-2006                                                          

Manager, Educational Centre, Nesodden Municipality, 1999-2005                                                               

Teacher, Nesodden Municipality, 1985-1999                                                        

Visiting Scholar

Claremont Graduate University, LA, US, Januray-August 2011, January- March 2013

University of California, Berkeley, six weeks,  2014-2017

 

Tags: Educational Leadership, Educational Leadership and organisational learning

Publications

Jensen, Ruth; Vennebo, Kirsten Foshaug (2016). How school leadership evolves: crossing timescales and settings. Journal of Workplace Learning, 28(6) 

Jensen, Ruth (2014). Leadership development as boundary work. Inspired moments and longitudinal efforts. Doctoral thesis for the PhD.

Jensen, R., & Lund, A. (2014). Horizontal dynamics in an inter-professional school improvement team. International Journal of Leadership in Education17(3), 286-303.

Jensen, R., & Møller, J. (2013). School data as mediators in professional development. Journal of Educational Change14(1), 95-112.

Jensen, Ruth & Hammersvik, Charles (2011). Lederutvikling med videosekvenser som "triggere" for læring, I:  Rektor som leder og sjef - om styring, ledelse og kunnskapsutvikling i skolen.  Universitetsforlaget.  ISBN 978-82-15-01797-6.  9.  s 202 - 224

Jensen, Ruth & Aas, Marit (2012). Å utforske praksis- Videregående. Cappelen Damm Akademisk.  ISBN 978-82-02-33807-7.  227 s.

Jensen, Ruth & Aas, Marit (2011). Å utforske praksis - grunnskolen. Cappelen Damm AS.  ISBN 9788202338060.  199 s.

Jensen, Ruth & Kranmo, Astrid Lill (2010). Å utforske praksis. Barnehage. Cappelen Damm AS.  ISBN 978-82-02-32225-0.  191 s.

  • Jensen, Ruth (2016). School leadership development: What we know and how we know it. Acta Didactica Norge - tidsskrift for fagdidaktisk forsknings- og utviklingsarbeid i Norge.  ISSN 1504-9922.  10(4), s 48- 68
  • Jensen, Ruth & Vennebo, Kirsten Foshaug (2016). How school leadership development evolves: crossing timescales and settings. Journal of Workplace Learning.  ISSN 1366-5626.  28(6), s 338- 354 . doi: 10.1108/JWL-06-2015-0048
  • Jensen, Ruth & Lund, Andreas (2014). Horizontal dynamics in an inter-professional school improvement team. International Journal of Leadership in Education.  ISSN 1360-3124.  17(3), s 286- 303 . doi: 10.1080/13603124.2013.794302
  • Jensen, Ruth & Møller, Jorunn (2012). School data as mediators in professional development. Journal of educational change.  ISSN 1389-2843. . doi: 95. doi:10.1007/s10833-012-9197-y
  • Jensen, Ruth & Hammersvik, Charles (2011). Lederutvikling med videosekvenser som "triggere" for læring, I: Jorunn Møller & Eli Ottesen (red.),  Rektor som leder og sjef - om styring, ledelse og kunnskapsutvikling i skolen.  Universitetsforlaget.  ISBN 978-82-15-01797-6.  9.  s 202 - 224
  • Jensen, Ruth & Kranmo, Astrid Lill (2015). Att utforska praktiken i förskolan. Studentlittertur.  ISBN 9789144105321.  192 s.
  • Jensen, Ruth & Aas, Marit (2012). Å utforske praksis- videregående. Cappelen Damm Akademisk.  ISBN 978-82-02-33807-7.  227 s.
  • Jensen, Ruth & Aas, Marit (2011). Å utforske praksis - grunnskolen. Cappelen Damm AS.  ISBN 9788202338060.  199 s.
  • Jensen, Ruth & Kranmo, Astrid Lill (2010). Å utforske praksis. Barnehage. Cappelen Damm AS.  ISBN 978-82-02-32225-0.  191 s.
  • Buli-Holmberg, Jorun; Jensen, Ruth & Guldahl, Tone (2007). Refleksjoner om opplæring i et læringsstilperspektiv. N.W. Damm & Sønn ASA.  ISBN 978-82-04-12310-7.  189 s.
  • Jensen, Ruth (2004). Å mestre mangfoldet. En bok om læringsstiler. Cappelen Damm Akademisk.  ISBN 82-04-09425-6.  142 s.
  • Jensen, Ruth (2017). A Cross-national Study of Tool Mediation in School Leadership Development Programs.
  • Jensen, Ruth & Vennebo, Kirsten Foshaug (2017). Causation in Qualitative Research: An Empirical Example from the Perspective of CHAT.
  • Jensen, Ruth; Helstad, Kristin & Møller, Jorunn (2016). Skolelederutdanning og ledelsesutvikling i skolen. Acta Didactica Norge - tidsskrift for fagdidaktisk forsknings- og utviklingsarbeid i Norge.  ISSN 1504-9922.  10(4), s 1- 6
  • Jensen, Ruth & Vennebo, Kirsten Foshaug (2016). How "soft power" becomes visible in leadership development of principals.
  • Jensen, Ruth & Vennebo, Kirsten Foshaug (2016). The role of qualitative research as a basis for developing school leadership - Causality in qualitative research.
  • Vennebo, Kirsten Foshaug & Jensen, Ruth (2016). Authentic cases derived from school practices: Learning resources in school leadership development.
  • Vennebo, Kirsten Foshaug & Jensen, Ruth (2016). Case based Teaching and Learning in School Leadership Development.
  • Aas, Marit; Vennebo, Kirsten Foshaug; Helstad, Kristin & Jensen, Ruth (2015). Cased based instruction in school leadership education: Exploring how principals deal with complex leadership challenges.
  • Vennebo, Kirsten Foshaug & Jensen, Ruth (2015). The use of authentic cases in school leadership program.
  • Aas, Marit & Jensen, Ruth (2014). Ledelse av læringsarbeid. Å utforske praksis.
  • Jensen, Ruth (2014). Entering the `black box´ of informal leadership development.
  • Jensen, Ruth (2014). How Leadership Development Evolved in an Inter-professional Team: Crossing Timescales and Boundaries.
  • Jensen, Ruth (2014). Leadership development as boundary work. Inspired moments and longitudinal efforts. Doctoral thesis for the PhD.
  • Jensen, Ruth (2012). Tripartite Collaboration in a School-District-University Boundary Zone.
  • Jensen, Ruth & Aas, Marit (2012). Å utforske praksis - videregående skole. [Video ].
  • Jensen, Ruth (2011). Boundary touching in a tripartit partnership.
  • Jensen, Ruth (2011). Leadership for learning. How do video sequences mediate professional development.
  • Jensen, Ruth (2011). Reflection in a Boundary Zone.
  • Jensen, Ruth & Aas, Marit (2011). Å utforske peaksis- grunnskolen. [Video ].
  • Jensen, Ruth & Aas, Marit (2010). Å utforske praksis-barnehagen. [Video ].
  • Jensen, Ruth & Ottesen, Eli (2008). Distributed Leadership.
  • Hammersvik, Charles; Jensen, Ruth & Møller, Jorunn (2007). En lærende skole. Skoler i utvikling - mange tilnærminger til organisasjonslæring.
  • Jensen, Ruth (2006). Educational leaders of learning communities focusing on teaching and learning.
  • Hammersvik, Charles & Jensen, Ruth (2005). Pedagogisk ledelse i et relasjonelt perspektiv- et aksjonsforskningsopplegg.
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