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Current projects and news from Dept. of Learning in Engineering Sciences

  • Brandberg School receives a visit from the Royal Institute of Technology and the House of Science

    Published Feb 23, 2023

    Students from Brandberg School were visited by students from the Royal Institute of Technology (KTH) and Vetenskapens Hus, and then Year 8 went on a visit to KTH.

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  • Arnold Pears nominated as President-Elect for the IEEE Education Society

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    Published Nov 16, 2022

    Congratulations to Arnold Pears in the IEEE Education Society election for 2023-2024.

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  • New report out - Crisis and catalyst by Dr Ruth Graham

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    Published Oct 27, 2022

    Dr Graham brings 20 years of professional experience in academic research and higher education reform, working with universities, professional bodies, industry and governments from across the world. H...

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  • Science books for everyone everywhere at the Forskartorget

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    Published Sep 28, 2022

    On Friday 23 September, Lars Geschwind participated in Forskartorget and talked about scientific books.

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  • HEOS researchers present at the The European Higher Education Society (EAIR)

    Published Sep 13, 2022

    HEOS group members Lars Geschwind, Per Fargell, Kieve Saling and Khayala Ismayilova presented at: The European Higher Education Society (EAIR) 44th annual form hosted by Malta College of Arts, Science...

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  • A new KTH Guide to scientific writing

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    Susanna Zeitler Lyne, Jamie Rinder, and Jane Bottomley are the brains behind KTH's new writing guide.
    Published Sep 06, 2022

    A new guide to scientific writing in English will help KTH staff and students not only to write effective texts, but also to find their own ‘academic voice’.

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  • 8 million to “Mattecoach på nätet”

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    Stefan Stenbom and Malin Jansson (Digital Learning) are engaged in the project.
    Published Aug 29, 2022

    With 8 new million from Erling-Persson's foundation, Mattecoach på nätet (Mathcoach online) will expand geographically, and the number of math coaches will increase.

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  • Among the cornerstones of engineering education – CDIO

    Steel sculpture on Reykjavik’s waterfront called The Sun voyager
    ‘Solfar’ or ‘Sun Voyager.’ The artist Jon Gunnar Arnason created the striking landmark.
    Published Jun 21, 2022

    KTH (Kungliga Tekniska Högskolan) faculty and representatives from The Department of Learning in Engineering Sciences visited the Reykjavik University in Iceland for the 18th CDIO International Confer...

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  • EHE - Enhancing Higher Education

    Published Jun 14, 2022

    The Department of Learning in Engineering sciences in collaboration with the International Relations Office hosted a weeklong program called EHE (Enhancing Higher Education) for 26 participants. The p...

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  • Digital resources to match students' prior knowledge

    Published May 23, 2022

    Patricia Diaz, a PhD student at Digital Learning, and Kristina Alexanderson, head of the Internet Foundation's school initiatives, give examples of digital resources for checking students' prior knowl...

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  • Comparing public policies in Higher Ed to bring women to the board

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    Published May 10, 2022

    The purpose of this study is to compare academic leadership prospects for women in four countries: Germany, Poland, Norway, and Sweden.

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  • The university as Gemeinschaft and Gesellschaft
    Published May 04, 2022

    The authors use Tönnies' twin concepts of Gemeinschaft and Gesellschaft to analyze what early career academics (ECAs) gone through when they were recruited as assistant professors to gain tenure.

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  • Internationalisation of Higher Education Institutions in Mozambique

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    Published Apr 26, 2022

    University curriculums have undergone major reform with international content, branch campuses have been established, cross-border collaborations have been formed and programmes for international stud...

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  • Nordic researchers do not suffer from the law of Jante

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    Published Apr 11, 2022

    How do Nordic academics assess their own performance in teaching and research when compared to their peers? What does that assessment tell us about the changing culture of the academic profession in...

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  • Job satisfaction findings for Swedish faculty

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    Published Apr 07, 2022

    The project Academic Profession in the Knowledge Society (APIKS) held a conference in Aveiro, Portugal. The Swedish APIKS team, Khayala Ismayilova, Anders Broström and Lars Geschwind from HEOS were...

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  • More space technology at KTH

    SMOS - Soil Moisture and Ocean Salinity satellite
    Published Mar 24, 2022

    Space technology is literally speeding ahead in the world and it is important for Swedish schools to keep up with developments. KTH wants to support teachers in keeping up with developments and can de...

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  • NU 2022 - Make learning visible

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    Published Mar 11, 2022

    NU is Sweden's largest conference and meeting place for everyone with an interest in higher education pedagogical education and development. The Swedish University and College Association (SUHF) is be...

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  • Do you want to become a VFU supervisor?

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    Published Feb 24, 2022

    The university and the municipalities / districts have a joint task to collaborate on teacher students' VFU (work-based education) and to develop teacher education.

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  • Margareta Bergman retires after 17 years at KTH.

    Published Feb 15, 2022

    From web editor, course administrator, project finance manager to director of studies at Teaching and Learning in Higher Education and Academic Teaching at KTH.

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  • Crossfire of interests in the recruitment of academic staff

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    Published Feb 15, 2022

    Malin Henningson and Lars Geschwind publish an article in the magazine Universitetsläraren about the employment process in universities.

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