Disputation: Master Eria Paul Njuki and Master Rita Christine Nakitende
Master Eria Paul Njuki and Master Rita Christine Nakitende will defend their joint doctoral dissertation for the degree of Ph.d.:
The effect of training teachers in phonemic awareness and letter-sound knowledge on children's reading compentencies: A Ugandan urban context.
Trial lecture - time and place
Their trial lectures will for both of the candidates be held Wednesday October 2nd 2013 in Lecture Hall 3, Helga Engs Building, Blindern:
Eria Paul Njuki: Wednesday October 2nd 2013 at 09.15 - 10.00 a.m.
Lecture title: The role of phonics and phonemic awareness in teaching children to read in English. Critical aspects of learning to read in a second language (non-mother tongue).
Rita Christine Nakitende: Wednesday October 2nd 2013 at 10.15 - 11.00 a.m.
Lecture title: The roles and effects of reading instruction teaching in teacher education.
- Professor Hannu Savolainen, Department of Special Education, Philosophical Faculty, University of Eastern Finland (1. opponent).
- Fil.Dr. Ulrika Wolff, Institut för pedagogik och specialpedagogik, Utbildningsvetenskapliga fakulteten, Göteborgs Universitet, Sverige (2. opponent).
- 3rd member of the committee and the committee's coordinator is Associate Professor Berit H. Johnsen, Department of Special Needs Education, Faculty of Educational Sciences, University of Oslo.
Chair of defence
- Deputy dean for research and Ph.D. programmes, Professor Monica Melby-Lervåg, Faculty of Educational Sciences, University of Oslo
- Professor Solveig-Alma Halaas Lyster, Department of Special Needs Education, Faculty of Educational Sciences, University of Oslo.
- Professor Charles Hulme, Department of Psychology, University of York, UK.
Information in Norwegian, see