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Disputation: Rachel Sweetman

Master Rachel Sweetman at the Department of Education defends her doctoral dissertation for the degree of PhD:

Exploring the enactment of learning outcomes in higher education: Contested interpretations and practices through policy nets, knots, and tangles.

Picture of candidate. Photo.

Rachel Sweetman. Photo: Department of Education/UiO

Trial lecture - time and place

Her trial lecture will be held Monday 9 September 2019, 10.15 - 11.00, in Lecture Hall 2, Helga Engs building, Blindern.

How might one conceptualise the relation of the macro-governance level to the micro-pedagogical level in terms of learning outcomes policy enactment and strategy formulation?

Adjudication Committee

  • Professor emeritus of Higher Education Ray Land, Durham University, UK (the first opponent)
  • Professor emeritus of Higher Education Johan Muller, University of Cape Town, South Africa  (the second opponent) 
  • Professor Berit Karseth, 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 Karen JensenDepartment of Education, Faculty of Educational Sciences, University of Oslo


  • Professor Bjørn Stensaker, Department of Education, Faculty of Educational Sciences, University of Oslo 
  • Professor Paul Ashwin, Lancaster University, UK

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Published Aug. 20, 2019 11:17 AM - Last modified Nov. 11, 2019 10:42 AM