Kristina Torine Litherland

Doctoral Research Fellow - Department of Education
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Phone +47 22840915
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Visiting address Gaustadalléen 21 Forskningsparken 0349 Oslo
Postal address Postboks 1092 Blindern 0317 OSLO

Academic Interests

  • Programming pedagogy in various contexts
  • Networked learning

My doctoral research explores different contexts, both digital and physical, for teaching and learning programming to students of "all" ages. I employ both quantitative and qualitative (i.e. mixed) methods such as social network analysis and interaction analysis.


  • 2020 – present: PhD fellow, Department of Education, University of Oslo
  • 2019 – 2020: University lecturer, Faculty of Education and International Studies, Oslo Metropolitan University
  • 2018 – 2020: Research assistant, Department of Education, University of Oslo
  • 2013 – 2016: Web developer, Pindena AS
  • 2012 – 2012: Student assistant web programming, Vestfold University College

Higher Education

  • 2020 – present: PhD fellow, Department of Education, University of Oslo
  • 2016 – 2018: Master's degree, Pedagogy: Communication, design and learning, University of Oslo
  • 2011 – 2014: Bachelor's degree, Information technology and innovation, Buskerud and Vestfold University College
Tags: Education, ICT and learning


  • Andersen, Renate; Mørch, Anders Irving & Litherland, Kristina (2021). Learning Domain Knowledge using Block-Based Programming: Design-Based Collaborative Learning. Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS).  ISSN 0302-9743.  s 119- 136 . doi:
  • Litherland, Kristina & Mørch, Anders Irving (2021). Instruction vs. emergence on r/place: Understanding the growth and control of evolving artifacts in mass collaboration. Computers in Human Behavior.  ISSN 0747-5632. . doi: 10.1016/j.chb.2021.106845
  • Mørch, Anders Irving; Litherland, Kristina & Andersen, Renate (2019). End-User Development Goes to School: Collaborative Learning with Makerspaces in Subject Areas, In Alessio Malizia; Stefano Valtolina; Anders Irving Mørch; Alan Serrano & Andrew Stratton (ed.),  End-User Development : 7th International Symposium, IS-EUD 2019, Hatfield, UK, July 10–12, 2019 : Proceedings.  Springer.  ISBN 978-3-030-24780-5.  kap. 16.  s 200 - 208 Show summary
  • Litherland, Kristina (2021). Kompetansebasert programmeringsopplæring. [www ].
  • Litherland, Kristina (2021). Programmering i skolen - før og nå. [www ].
  • Fadum, Aleksandra Hara; Tellefsen, Helga Kufaas & Litherland, Kristina Torine (2020). Metematikk og programmering.
  • Mørch, Anders Irving; Andersen, Renate; Kaliisa, Rogers & Litherland, Kristina (2020). Mixed methods with social network analysis for networked learning: Lessons learned from three case studies.
  • Dolonen, Jan Arild; Kluge, Anders; Litherland, Kristina & Mørch, Anders Irving (2019). Litteraturgjennomgang av programmering i skolen. Full text in Research Archive.
  • Kluge, Anders; Litherland, Kristina Torine; Borgen, Per Harald & Langslet, Gløer Olav (2019). Combining programming with audio explanations.
  • Mifsud, Louise; Eie, Siv; Andersen, Renate; Mørch, Anders Irving; Rustad, Mikkel Bertram & Litherland, Kristina Torine (2019, 18. juni). Minecraft gir aktiv læring i samfunnsfag Den industrielle revolusjonen er tema når lærerstudentene bruker dataverktøyet Minecraft.. [Internett].
Published Oct. 15, 2020 1:50 PM - Last modified May 26, 2021 12:30 PM