NatForsk - Science education research group

NatForsk is a newly established research group, and we aim to develop stronger expertise in science education research at NLA University College.

Our monthly meetings will include:

  • Literature discussions
  • Sharing ideas and experiences related to the members` and guests` science research projects
  • Providing feedback on presentations and manuscripts in progress

Other activities:

  • Planning and implementing new projects in science education research
  • Participation in the newly established course on science education for teacher educators (Norwegian Centre for Science Education/University of Oslo)

NatForsk research topics

  • Active learning strategies, including «flipped classroom»
  • How to reduce «plant blindness» amongst teachers and pupils
  • Implementation of «technology and design» in shcools
  • Online education
  • Children`s motivation for learning science

Members

  • Heidi Iren Saure, (leader) Associate Professor at NLA University College, Dep. for Teacher Education
  • Sigve Ladstein,  Associate Professor at NLA University College, Dep. for Teacher Education
  • John Skartveit, Associate Professor at NLA University College, Dep. for Teacher Education
  • Geir Olav Toft, Assistant Professor av NLA University College, Dep. for Teacher Education
  • Alette Aasvold, Assistant Professor av NLA University College, Dep. for Teacher Education 
  • Marit Helene Lie, Associate Professor at NLA University College
  • Endre Knudsen, Associate Professor at NLA University College

 

Members from outside NLA University College are welcome to join our research group.