Ester Fremstad

Senior Lecturer - Department of Education
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Phone +47-22857305
Mobile phone +47-41414620
Room 529, Helga Engs hus
Available hours By appointment
Visiting address Sem Sælands vei 7 Helga Engs hus 0317 OSLO
Postal address Postboks 1092 Blindern 0317 OSLO

Academic interests

  • Higher education
  • The role and responsibility of university academics 
  • Academic development


2016: PhD in Educational Sciences, University of Oslo, Norway

2002: Cand.Ed. - Advanced Master Degree in Education with specialization within the field of Leadership, Organizational Theory and Didactics, Institute for Educational Research, University of Oslo, Norway

Academic development (lecturer), University of Oslo

Advisor, Academic Development, Oslo University College

Senior Executive Officer: Learning Environment and Quality Assurance, Department of Student and Academic Affair, University of Oslo

Executive Officer: Student Administration, Department of Special Needs Education, University of Oslo

Tags: Academic development, Higher Education, Responsibility


  • Beck, Eevi Elisabeth; Solbrekke, Tone Dyrdal; Sutphen, Molly & Fremstad, Ester (2015). When mere knowledge is not enough: The potential of bildung as self-determination, co-determination and solidarity. Higher Education Research and Development.  ISSN 0729-4360.  34(3), s 445- 457 . doi: 10.1080/07294360.2014.973373 Show summary
  • Fremstad, Ester (2011). Hvordan danne gjennom høyere utdanning?. Nytt Norsk Tidsskrift.  ISSN 0800-336X.  28(2), s 195- 199

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  • Fremstad, Ester; Damsa, Crina I. & Mirmotahari, Omid (2018). Promoting active learning through developing and using a digital tool for assessment.
  • Fremstad, Ester; Bergh, Andreas & Fossland, Trine (2017). Development toward what? The aims and values guiding academic developers practice.
  • Fremstad, Ester (2016). Taking responsibility toward the public. University academics' experiences and imaginaries. Doktoravhandlinger forsvart ved Det utdanningsvitenskapelige fakultet, Universitetet i Oslo. 246.
  • Fremstad, Ester; Solbrekke, Tone Dyrdal & Supthen, Molly (2016). Aims and practices of academic development: Conceptions and experiences of academic developers within two research intensive universities.
  • Fremstad, Ester; Solbrekke, Tone Dyrdal & Supthen, Molly (2016). Understanding different conceptions of- and approaches to- academic development. Developing a framework of analysis through a cross-case analysis.
  • de Lange, Thomas; Lycke, Kirsten Hofgaard; Skodvin, Arne; Strømsø, Helge Ivar; Fremstad, Ester; Stensaker, Bjørn; Enqvist-Jensen, Cecilie; Beck, Eevi Elisabeth & Solbrekke, Tone Dyrdal (2015). Egenrapport: Programevaluering - pedagogisk basiskompetanse Fagområdet for universitetspedagogikk, UiO. Full text in Research Archive.
  • Fremstad, Ester; Enqvist-Jensen, Cecilie & de Lange, Thomas (2014). Prosjektrapport for prosjektet‘Universitetspedagogisk tilbud for stipendiater, post.doc. og seminargruppeledere ved UiO’.
  • Gjerpe, Kristin; Jordheim, Helge; Fremstad, Ester & Haarberg, Jon (2012). Dannelse under oppussing. Prosa - tidsskrift for skribenter.  ISSN 0805-276X.  18(4), s 6- 15
  • Fremstad, Ester; Solbrekke, Tone Dyrdal; Beck, Eevi E. & Sutphen, Molly (2011). Formative Challenges in Professional Education: Learning from Bildung and Liberal Educaton.
  • Fremstad, Ester (2010). Hvordan kan danning realiseres i høyere utdanning?.

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Published Apr. 24, 2013 3:45 PM - Last modified Aug. 6, 2018 2:41 PM