Torgrim Gjesme

Professor Emeritus
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Visiting address Department of Educational Research Sem Sælands vei 7 Helga Engs hus 0317 Oslo
Postal address Department of Educational Research P.O Box 1092 Blindern 0317 Oslo Norway

Academic Interests

  • Motivation and test anxiety
  • Learning and performance improvement
  • Leadership and results

Current activities

  • Experiments on biofeedback and learning-processes.
  • Future time orientation(FTO) and lack of delay of gratification among adolecents with behavior control.

Completed projects

  • Motivation at school.
  • Goal distance in time, motivational and emotional processes , and performance.
  • Well-beeing and school boredom.
  • Interaction between intelligence and motivation.
  • Leadership and working environment

Teaching

  • Learning and motivation.

Main administrative tasks

  • Administration of instructions (1982-83)

Higher education and employment history

1993: Professor, pedagogical psychology, University of Oslo

1989: Guest researcher / lecturer, (Fulbright scholar in Residence), v/ at California,
Lutheran University, Thousend Oaks (LA), California

1984: Researcher, Center for Advanced Studies in the Behavioral Sciences, Stanford, California

1979-81: Alexander von Humboldt researcher at Psychologisches Fakultat, Ruhr
Universität, Germany

1978: Associate professor, Institute for Educational Research, University of Oslo

1976-77: Research fellow, Institute for Educational Research, University of Oslo

1976: Dr. philos., University of Oslo

1975-76: Doctoral fellow, Institute for Educational Research, University of
Oslo

1971-74: Research fellow, Institute for Educational Research, University f Oslo (NAVF)

1970: Research assistant

1961-63: Teacher in mathematics : grade 7 - 10

Appointments

  • Member/head of 6 Dr.philos committees 1988-2001.
  • Member of 2 German Committees 1982
  • Member of Committees for professorships,1993- 2006
  • Member of Nordic Committee for evaluation of Dr.-program,2006

Honraria

  • Elected member of The Royal Norwegian Academi of Sciences,1991
  • Elected member of The Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters,1999
  • Honory Member of Doctorial Committee,University of Alabama,USA 1998
Tags: Education, Motivation

Publications

  • Bjørnebekk, Gunnar; Gjesme, Torgrim & Ulriksen, Robin (2011). Achievement motives and emotional processes in children during problem-solving: Two experimental studies of their relation to performance in different achievement goal conditions. Motivation and Emotion.  ISSN 0146-7239.  35(4), s 351- 367 . doi: 10.1007/s11031-011-9224-y
  • Bjørnebekk, Gunnar & Gjesme, Torgrim (2009). Future time orientatation and temperament: Exploration of their relationship to primary and secondary psychopathy. Psychological Reports.  ISSN 0033-2941.  105(1), s 275- 292 . doi: 10.2466/PR0.105.1.275-292
  • Bjørnebekk, Gunnar & Gjesme, Torgrim (2009). Motivation and temporal distance: Effects on cognitive and affective manifestations. Psychological Reports.  ISSN 0033-2941.  105(2), s 339- 360 . doi: DOI 10.2466/PR0.105.2.339-360
  • Thomassen, T.O.; Halvari, Hallgeir & Gjesme, Torgrim (2001). Experimentally Induced Effects of Goal Distance in Time on the Relationship between Achievement Motives and Indications of Performance in Sports, In A. Efklides (ed.),  Trends and prospects in motivation research.  Kluwer Academic Publishers.  pp. 45- 61.
  • Halvari, Hallgeir; Halvari, Hallgeir; Thomassen, Tor Oskar & Gjesme, Torgrim (2001). Experimentally induced effects of goal distance in time on the relations between achievement motives, future time orientation and indications of performance in sports, In  Trends and prospects in motivation research.  Kluwer Academic Publ..  s 45 - 61
  • Halvari, Hallgeir; Gjesme, Torgrim & Nygård, Roald (1996). The effect of motivation on goal orientation, energy release, and performance, In  Advances in Motivation.  Universitetsforlaget.  faglig_bok_institusjon.  s 178 - 194 Show summary
  • Halvari, Hallgeir & Gjesme, Torgrim (1995). Trait and state anxiety before and after competitive performance. Perceptual and Motor Skills.  ISSN 0031-5125.  81, s 1059- 1074 Show summary
  • Man, Frantisek; Nygård, Roald & Gjesme, Torgrim (1994). The Achievement Motives Scale (AMS): theoretical basis and results from a first try-out of a Czech form. Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research.  ISSN 0031-3831.  38(3-4), s 209- 218
  • Nygård, Roald & Gjesme, Torgrim (1973). Assessment of achievement motives: Comments and suggestions. Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research.  ISSN 0031-3831.  17, s 39- 46

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  • Gjesme, Torgrim & Nygård, Roald (1996). Advances in Motivation. Scandinavian University Press.  ISBN 82-00-22642-5.  294 s.
  • Gjesme, Torgrim & Bø, Ola (red.) (1988). Motivasjon og læring. Forskningsfunn og pedagogisk praksis. Universitetsforlaget, Oslo.  ISBN 82-00-02656-6.

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  • Bjørnebekk, Gunnar & Gjesme, Torgrim (2006). Experimentally induced effects of goal distance in time on the relations between achievement motives and performance.
  • Bjørnebekk, Gunnar & Gjesme, Torgrim (2006). Exploring the links between approach and avoidance temperament, achievement motives and motivational related cognition: Their influence on performance.
  • Gjesme, Torgrim (2003). Analyse av læringsbegrepet.
  • Gjesme, Torgrim (2003). Arbeidsmiljø og psykososiale faktorer.
  • Gjesme, Torgrim (2003). Arbeidsmiljø, mental helse og sykefravær.
  • Gjesme, Torgrim (2003). Endringsprosesser, ledelse og motivasjon.
  • Gjesme, Torgrim (2003). Functional significance of future-orientation on arousal of test-related anxiety and performance.
  • Gjesme, Torgrim (2003). Kognitiv læring.
  • Gjesme, Torgrim (2003). Ledelse og motivasjon.
  • Gjesme, Torgrim (2003). Læring fra nevropsykologisk og behavioristisk ståsted.
  • Gjesme, Torgrim (2003). Læring, endring og individualisert motivasjon.
  • Gjesme, Torgrim (2003). Læring, motivasjon og læringsangst.
  • Gjesme, Torgrim (2003). Motivasjon og produktivitet.
  • Gjesme, Torgrim (2002). Advances in research on work motivation.
  • Gjesme, Torgrim (2002). Psykososialt arbeidsmiljø og ledelse.
  • Gjesme, Torgrim (2001). Future time-orientation test anxiety and performance.
  • Gjesme, Torgrim (2000). Medarbeiderundersøkelse i Posten SdS - en empirisk undersøkelse av ledelse, motivasjon, trivsel og medarbeidersamtaler.
  • Thomassen, Tor Oskar; Halvari, Hallgeir; Gjesme, Torgrim; Hosek, Vaclav; Tilinger, Pavel & Bilek, Lubos (2000). Experimentally induced effects on goal distance in time on the relationships between achievement motives and indications of performance in sports. Show summary
  • Thomassen, Tor Oskar; Halvari, Hallgeir; Halvari, Hallgeir; Gjesme, Torgrim & Efklides, Anastasia (1999). Experimentally induced effects of goal distance in time on the relationships between achievement motives and indications of performance in sports.
  • Thomassen, Tor Oskar; Halvari, Hallgeir; Halvari, Hallgeir; Gjesme, Torgrim & Prof.Dr. Vosniadou, Stella (1999). Experimentally induced effects of goal distance in time on the relations between achievement motives and indications of performance in sports.
  • Nygård, Roald & Gjesme, Torgrim (1972). Analyses of the achievement motive scale (AMS). Reliability and validity.
  • Gjesme, Torgrim & Nygård, Roald (1970). Achievement-related motives: Theoretical considerations and construction of a measuring instrument.

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