Alexander Jonas Viktor Selling

QUINT PhD Fellow

University of Oslo, Department of Teacher Education and School Research, Faculty of Educational Sciences


Alexander Jonas Viktor Selling

Academic Interests

Selling's research is in the field of mathematics education, with focus on quality of teaching. Specifically, his research focuses on teachers’ goal setting in mathematics education.


Alexander completed master thesis in mathematical didactics at the University of Oslo in 2017. The thesis focused on teacher-set goals in mathematics education and was of part of the LISA-project. Between 2017 and 2019 Selling worked full-time as a teacher in mathematics and natural sciences at Vestby VGS.

PhD Dissertation 

QUINT PhD-project, “Goal setting in Nordic lower secondary mathematics classrooms”, a comparative study of teachers’ goal setting in Nordic countries as a part of quality of teaching.

Supervisors: Kirst Klette and Guri Nortvedt

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