News and Events

Summary of the latest research news and events from the Faculty of Educational Sciences.

Research news

  • quint_klette_504 New Nordic Centre of Excellence for research on teaching quality Mar. 1, 2018 2:07 PM

    The centre Quality in Nordic Teaching (QUINT) will contribute to new insights concerning teaching and learning, by studying classrooms in the Nordic countries.

  • Den-gode-elevsamtalen-507x253 Research on individual pupil-teacher dialogues May 26, 2011 9:38 AM

    Research group “Learning, mastery and quality of life for children at risk” is conducting an overall comprehensive survey as a part of a project “Individual pupil-teacher dialogues”.

  • Safwat-4b Research on underachievement at Palestinian schools Jan. 11, 2011 9:31 AM

    Unstable political situation in Palestine has affected all groups of population including the most vulnerable group – children. Underachievement has always been a problem in Palestinian schools but lately the situation has become unmanageable. There is a risk of further consequences for the society given the growing rates of drop outs. What contributes to the problem and how to solve it? This is the topic of PhD dissertation of Safwat Y. Diab at the Department of Special Needs Education.

Research events

  • Image may contain: Smile, Wedding dress, Bride, Happy, Gesture. Storytelling in academic writing Oct. 17, 2022 9:15 AM

    This course is fully booked - register to waiting list

    Most academic texts are nothing like Hollywood blockbusters. But a research paper can still benefit from strategic use of storytelling to make the research clear, engaging and readable - all while we as writers get to have fun during the writing process. Come for the stories, stay for the practical tips, and get a head start on writing your next paper.

  • Image may contain: Smile, Wedding dress, Bride, Happy, Gesture. Organisering av data i store samarbeidsprosjekter – et praktisk eksempel Oct. 17, 2022 10:15 AM

    Når man skal samarbeide om innsamling og bruk av forskningsdata på tvers av institusjoner, er det viktig å ha et godt etablert system for organisering av data. Det er viktig å på forhånd tenke gjennom koding, tilgangsstyring, mappestruktur og filnavngiving. I denne kurset gir vi et praktisk eksempel på hvordan dette kan gjøres.

  • Image may contain: Smile, Wedding dress, Bride, Happy, Gesture. Simple audio and video editing – for research purposes Oct. 17, 2022 11:15 AM

    Editing video and audio can be need when working with research data. Shotcut and audacity is openly available software which allows you to edit videos and audio without prior knowledge of editing in general. The course will cover different methods of masking unwanted data, and of the basic principles of audio and video editing.