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Disputation: Jørgen Smedsrud

Master Jørgen Smedsrud at the Department of Education defends his doctoral dissertation for the degree of PhD:

Mathematically gifted adolescents in Norway: Exploring mathematically gifted adolescents' experience with the school system in Norway.

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Jørgen Smedsrud. Photo: Department of Education/UiO

Trial lecture - time and place

His trial lecture will be held Friday 30 August 2019, 10.15 - 11.00, in Lecture Hall 2, Helga Engs building, Blindern.

Identifying and servicing mathematically gifted students: (1) Which issues of validity are central to how we identify and service mathematically gifted students in Norway and (2) what are the future research needs to further develop gifted education in Norway?

Adjudication Committee

  • Dr. Katherine Gavin, Neag School of Education, University of Connecticut, USA (the first  opponent)
  • Professor Elaine Munthe, Faculty of Education and Arts, University of Stavanger (the second opponent)  
  • Associate Professor Kenneth Silseth, Department of Education, Faculty of Educational Sciences, University of Oslo, is third member of the committee and the committee's coordinator.

Chair of defence

Professor Vibeke GrøverDepartment of Education, Faculty of Educational Sciences, University of Oslo


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Published June 30, 2019 6:37 PM - Last modified Aug. 20, 2019 12:09 PM