QUINT Conference 2019: Programme

Day 1: Tuesday 18 June

Day 2: Wednesday 19 June

Day 3: Thursday 20 June

Day 1: Tuesday 18 June 

10.00-11.00 Registration and coffee 
Place: University Library, Georg Sverdups hus, Moltke Moes vei 39                
11.00-12.30

Opening session

Keynote presentation | What do we measure when measuring teaching? –   teachers or classrooms, process or impact, behavior or perceptions, practices or quality, constructs or indicators, dimensions or features?

Professor Eckhard Klieme, Director of the Department of Educational Quality and Evaluation (BiQua) at Leibniz Institute for Research and Information in Education (DIPF).

Place: University Library, Georg Sverdups hus, Moltke Moes vei 39, Aud 1     

12.30-13.30 Lunch
Place: Blindern, Frederikke spiseri, Frederikkebygningen, Problemveien 11
13.30-15.00

Parallel sessions

Paper session 1| Measuring Teaching Quality through Methodological Approaches
Place: University Library building, Georg Sverdrups hus, Aud 2

Chair: Roar Bakken Stovner, PhD Fellow, University of Oslo

Papers:

Statistically based model to determine the reliability of teaching performance student surveys in higher education
Sara Gonzalez-Villafranca, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC)
Laura Campeny Carrasco, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC)

Analysing subject-specific aspects of instructional quality via rational task analysis - The development of a framework for the openness of mathematical tasks
Ann-Kristin Adleff, PhD Fellow, University of Hamburg
Co-author: Natalie Ross, Researcher, University of Hamburg

An application of generalizability theory to analyzing instructional quality observer ratings for mode effect
Armin Jentsch, PhD Fellow, University of Hamburg

Measuring the quality of vocational education and training: A Norwegian pilot of the COMET assessment instrument
Leif C. Lahn, Professor, Department of Education, University of Oslo

Paper session 2a | Analysing Teaching Quality
Place: University Library building, Georg Sverdrups hus, room LINKEN, 2nd floor

Chair: Jennifer M. Luoto, PhD Fellow, University of Oslo

Papers:

Standardization in fluid contexts. Methodological constraints in large-scale video studies of teaching quality
Michael Tengberg, Professor, Karlstad University
Marie Tanner, Associate Professor, Karlstad University
Jorryt van Bommel, Associate Professor, Karlstad University 
Michael Walkert, Lecturer, Karlstad University

Mixed-Methods approaches and their application in studies of teaching quality - an illustration
Sigrun Ertesvåg, Professor, University of Stavanger

The day reconstruction method:  A new tool for measuring teachers’ work, work contexts and affect
Nathan Jones, Associate Professor, Boston University

Being fieldworkers in the classroom  - two researchers and cameras in the same classroom
Tina Høegh, Associate Professor, University of Southern Denmark 
Vibeke Christensen, Assistant Professor, University of Southern Denmark 

15.00-15.30 Coffee break
15.30-17.00

QUINT Symposium | Quality in Nordic Teaching
Place: University Library building, Georg Sverdrups hus, Aud 2

Chair: Marte Blikstad-Balas, Professor, University of Oslo

Discussants: Anna Kristín Sigurðardóttir, Professor, University of Iceland
Torben Spanget Christensen, Associate Professor, University of Southern Denmark

Presentations:

  • LISA Nordic Study: Analyzing teaching quality by combining observational and survey data
  1. Overall research design and analyses of video data
  2. Analyses of survey data

Astrid Roe, Kirsti Klette, Marte Blikstad-Balas, University of Oslo
Michael Tengberg, Karlstad University

  • Connected Classrooms Nordic Study. Creating common rooms for professional development in an digitized school
    Marie Tanner, 
    Karlstad University and QUINT
    Anna Slotte, University of Helsinki and QUINT

  • Quality Literature Education (QUALE): The basics about the QUINT sub-project’s research design
    Nikolaj Elf & Ane Qvortrup, University of Southern Denmark and QUINT
    Thomas Illum Hansen, UCL University College Denmark and QUINT

17.30-20.00

Reception (tapas and music)
Place: University Library building, Georg Sverdrups hus, Stort Møterom, 2nd floor

   

Day 2: Wednesday 19 June

09.00-10.30

Parallel sessions

Paper session 2 b | Analysing Teaching Quality
Place: University Library building, Georg Sverdrups hus, Undervisningsrom 1, 3rd floor

Chair: Birna Svanbjörnsdóttir,  University of Akureyri

Papers:

Modelling quality in social science teaching in Nordic classrooms
Torben Spanget Christensen, Associate Professor, University of Southern Denmark/QUINT
Michael Walkert, Lecturer, Karlstad University/QUINT
Anders Stig Christensen, Assistant Professor, UCL University College Denmark/QUINT 
Co-authors: Pia Mikander, Lecturer, University of Helsinki/QUINT
Martin Kristiansson, Associate Professor, Karlstad University/QUINT

Quality teaching and the tradition of didactics
Ane Qvortrup, Professor, University of Southern Denmark

Paper session 2 c | Analysing Teaching Quality
Place: University Library building, Georg Sverdrup, Undervisningsrom 2, 3rd floor

Chair: Anna Slotte, Associate Professor, University of Helsinki

Papers:

Teachers on the "Math and Science Trails" (MAST) to become reflective practitioners
Majken Korsager, Associate Professor, Norwegian Centre for Science Education

Co-authors: Berit Reitan, Norwegian Centre for Science Education
Maria Gaare Dahl, Norwegian Centre for Science Education

Action(re)call: a method researching knowing-in-action
Pernilla Ahlstrand, Lecturer,  University of Gothenburg

Teenagers evaluation of teaching quality in Icelandic compulsory schools
Kristin Jonsdottir, Assistant Professor, University of Iceland

Paper session 3 | Observation Protocols as Frameworks for Understanding Teaching
Place: University Library building, Georg Sverdrups hus, Aud 2

Chair: Marie Tanner, Associate Professor, Karlstad University

Papers: 

Using general observation tools in the evaluation of special education teachers
Nathan Jones, Associate Professor, Boston University

Exploring the use of mathematics observation tools across the contexts of the United States, Norway, and Finland: How do these tools shape our understanding of instructional quality when applied in different school settings?
Jelena Radišić, Researcher University of Oslo
Roar Bakken Stovner, PhD Fellow, University of Oslo

Co-authors: Christie Martin, Associate Professor, University of South Carolina
Marte Blikstad-Balas, Professor, University of Oslo/QUINT
Kirsti Klette, Professor, University of Oslo/QUINT

Exploring the quality of inquiry-based science - developing a framework for video analysis
Marianne Ødegaard, Professor, University of Oslo

Using observation instruments to understand change in teaching quality over time
Mark White, Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Michigan

Co-authors: Bridget Maher, Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Michigan
Brian Rowan, Research Professor,University of Michigan
        
          

10.30-11.00 Coffee break
11.00-12.00

Keynote presentation | How to study quality in teaching: Comparing designs and implicit assumptions in three QUINT subprojects

Professor Nikolaj Elf, Department for the Study of Culture, University of Southern Denmark (SDU) and Nordic Centre of Excellence Quality in Nordic Teaching - QUINT 

Place: University Library building, Georg Sverdrups hus, Aud 1

12.00-13.00

Lunch
Place: Blindern, Frederikke spiseri, Frederikkebygningen, Problemveien 11

13.00-14.30

Invited symposium | Nordic Policies for Teaching Quality
Place: University Library building, Georg Sverdrups hus, Aud 1

The panel focuses on the existing procedures and measures to improve teaching quality in the Nordic countries. Representatives from each Nordic country present national actions from their respective countries.

14.30-15.00 Coffee break
15.00-16.30

Parallel sessions

Paper session 4 | Classroom Practices in Mathematics and Science
Place: University Library building, Georg Sverdrups hus, Undervisningsrom 2, 3rd floor

Chair: Berglind Gísladóttir, Assistant Professor, University of Iceland

Papers:

Evaluating inquiry based learning in Mathematics
Christina Misailidou, Lecturer, University of Athens

 What shapes classroom discourse in the mathematics classrooms? A study of  instructional practices, meta-rules and teacher perspectives
Jennifer M. Luoto, PhD Fellow, University of Oslo

Designing data and statistics co-explorations for students and teachers
Amanda Riske, PhD Fellow, Arizona State University

Using video data to research teachers’ feedback practices – a matched comparison approach
Roar Bakken Stovner, PhD Fellow, University of Oslo
Guri Nortdvedt, Associate Professor, University of Oslo

Paper session 5 | Reading Practices in the Nordic L1 (Language Arts) Subjects
Place: University Library building, Georg Sverdrups hus, Undervisningsrom 3, 3rd floor

Chair: Anna Slotte, Associate Professor, University of Helsinki

Papers:

Quality in Language Arts/L1 teaching: A phenomenological inquiry-based approach to literature education
Thomas Illum Hansen, Docent, Head of Research, UCL University College Denmark/QUINT 
Stig Toke Gissel, PhD Fellow, UCL University College Denmark/QUINT 

Literature instruction – A study of instructional practices and the role of literary texts in 46 lower secondary Language Arts classrooms
Ida Lodding Gabrielsen, PhD Fellow, University of Oslo

One teacher's reading comprehension instruction in one classroom in grade 8, 9 and 10
Camilla Gudmundsdatter Magnusson, PhD Fellow, University of Oslo

Reading as a starting point for extended writing opportunities in lower secondary English classrooms
Lisbeth M. Brevik, Associate Professor, University of Oslo
Co-author: Annie K. Olafsrud, University of Oslo

17.30-18.30 Guided tour, Vigeland Sculpture Park, Oslo Photo Tour (limited to PhD Fellows)
Meeting point: main entrance Vigeland Sculpture Park
18.30 Group photography (PhD Fellows)
19.30

PhD Dinner (by invitation)
Place: Restaurant Park29, Parkveien 29

Day 3: Thursday 20 June 

09.00-10.00

Keynote presentation | What we see depends on how we look: The assessment of teaching in socio-cultural context

Courtney Bell, Principal Research Scientist in ETS’s Global Assessment Center

Place: University Library building, Georg Sverdrup, Aud 2                              

10.00-10.15 Coffee break
10.15-12.15

Parallel sessions

PhD Paper session (QUINT PhD Fellows)
Place: University Library building, Georg Sverdrups hus, Undervisningsrom 1, 3rd floor

Chair/commentators: Nikolaj Elf, Professor, University of Southern Denmark
Marte Blikstad-Balas, Professor, University of Oslo
Torben Spanget Christensen, Associate Professor, University of Southern Denmark
Jorryt van Bommel, Associate Professor, Karlstad University

Papers:

Instruments for measuring teaching quality in Mathematics - example approaches in Icelandic research
Jóhann Örn Sigurjónsson, QUINT PhD Fellow, University of Iceland

Co-author: Berglind Gísladóttir, Assistant Professor, University of Iceland

Cognitive activation potential of tasks in economy and society at commercial vocational schools in German-speaking Switzerland
Eva Wenger, PhD Fellow, University of Zurich

Fiction, reading and reading comprehension
Anna Nissen, QUINT PhD Fellow, Karlstad University

Phd Paper session | Student Perceptions
Place: University Library building, Georg Sverdrups hus, Undervisningsrom 2, 3rd floor

Chair/commentators: Michael Tengberg, Professor, Karlstad University
Astrid Roe, Professor, University of Oslo

Papers:

Are student perceptions of teaching quality reliable measures for evaluating teaching quality?
Hannah Bijlsma, PhD Fellow, University of Twente

Co-authors: Cees A. W. Glas, Professor, University of Twente
Adrie J. Visscher, Professor, University of Twente

Student Voice: a key to school improvement?
Mari-Ana Jones, PhD Fellow, Norwegian University of Science and Technology

Assessment and feedback practices in Finnish upper secondary schools
Toni Mäkipää, PhD Fellow, University of Helsinki

Examining the role of student profiles in perception of teachers’ learning support
Merle Ruelmann, PhD Fellow, University of Zurich and University of Teacher Education Lucerne

Co-authors: Loredana Torchetti, Research Associate, University of Teacher Education Lucerne
Anna-Katharina Praetorius, Associated Researcher, University of Zurich
Alois Buholzer, Professor, University of Teacher Education Lucerne

PhD Paper session | Teaching Quality and Teaching Practices
Place: University Library building, Georg Sverdrups hus, Undervisningsrom 3 , 3rd floor

Chair/commentator: Leif C. Lahn, Professor, University of Oslo
Papers:

Scaffolding language learners in secondary science classroom – An observation study
Pål Kristian Berntzen Bjartan, PhD Fellow, Nord University

How teacher educators perceive their approaches to teaching? A comparison between teacher educators from Finland and China
Yanling Cao, PhD Fellow, University of Helsinki

Initiative to support teacher’s professional development in classroom interaction
Ella Bjerga Pettersen, PhD Fellow, University of Stavanger

What happens when we do not teach? - The case of parental involvement
Rony Ramot, PhD Fellow, Tel Aviv University

PhD Paper session | Multilingual Education
Place: University Library building, Georg Sverdrups hus, Aud. 2

Chair/commentators: Joke DeWilde, Associate Professor, University of Oslo
Tina Høegh, Associate Professor, University of Southern Denmark

Papers:

Quality from participant perspectives: A case of inclusion in multilingual classrooms
Ingrid Rodrick Beiler, PhD Fellow, University of Oslo

Exploring Language teachers’ cognition in the implementation of a newly English education policy: Perspective, potential and pitfalls
Azyan Shafee, PhD Fellow, Liverpool John Moores University

Exploring Preservice Teachers’ Perspectives on Student Diversity
Bhupendra Kumar KC, PhD Fellow, University of Stavanger

Translanguaging - teachers’ classroom practice and ideological beliefs: Linguistic ethnography at Japanese as a heritage language (JHL) schools in England
Nahoko Mulvey, PhD Fellow, University of Stirling  

12.15-13.00 Lunch
Place: Blindern, Frederikke spiseri, Frederikkebygningen, Problemveien 11
13.00-15.00

Invited symposium | Conceptualising Teaching Quality

Chair: Kirsti Klette, Professor, Centre Director, QUINT and Department of Teacher Education and School Research, University of Oslo

Discussant: Courtney Bell, Principal Research Scientist, ETS’s Global Assessment Center

Presentations: 

  • Teaching quality and teacher quality – conceptualisation and empirical relation
    Sigrid Blömeke, Centre Director, Centre for Educational Measurement, University of Oslo
  • Conceptualisations of instructional quality in the longitudinal project TESO, and previous findings from TIMSS
    Trude Nilsen, Associate Professor, Department of Teacher Education and School Research, University of Oslo
  • Conceptualization and level of analyses matter: Using the PLATO manual when analyzing teaching quality
    Kirsti Klette, Professor, Centre Director, Nordic Centre of Excellence - QUINT, University of Oslo
    Astrid Roe, Research Professor, Department of Teacher Education and School Research, University of Oslo 

Place: University Library building, Georg Sverdrups hus, Aud 2

15.15 Closing remarks

Updated 17 June 2019

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