Development of literary disciplinarity
A study of high achieving students in upper secondary school in literary conversations on poems
Digital Literacy Practices in Education. An Investigation of the Use of Blogs in a Norwegian High School.
This thesis investigates ho students and their teacher use blogs in the classroom. The thesis is comprised of three articles each investigating different aspects of the blogging activities, from observations of the class’ activities during lessons and the students’ own account of the blogging activities to discursive and linguistic features of the blog texts.
Literacy and numeracy skills
In her thesis, Kjersti Lundetræ examined how basic literacy and numeracy skills are related to drop-out rates in upper-secondary school and to unemployment rates among 16-24-year-olds.
Effects of inference training on 6th graders’ reading comprehension
The project studied the effect of inference training in reading comprehension.
Language and Literacy : Some fundamental issues in research on reading and writing
It is claimed in the present thesis that a view of spoken and written language as distinct - but not isolated - sets of codes with potential for meaning is the best working hypothesis in the search for true empirical findings about the relationship between spoken- and written-language skills.
Usage of model texts in factual writing
In her PhD, Anne Håland has investigated how 5th grade students use model texts in their own work.
Assessment of reading performance, fundamental conditions for measuring reading
The thesis consists of three studies that trace implications of integrating theoretical perspectives on the development and validation of reading measures.
Problem behavior and dyslexia. Weak numeracy and dyslexia
The aim in this PhD-project was to examine co-existence between dyslexia and problem behaviour and dyslexia and low achievement in arithmetic based on data from two studies, Study A and Study B.
New narrative pleasures? A cognitive-phenomenological study of the experience of reading digital narrative fictions
This doctoral study explores the impact of technical and material features of the reading device – the computer and the print book – on our sense of being emotionally, cognitively, and phenomenologically immersed in a narrative fiction.
Oral storytelling competence among five- and six-year-olds
The aim of this research project is to look for traces of reading practice at nursery schools in the children’s oral storytelling, and to identify relationships between the nursery school’s reading culture and language use by the children.