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

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

    Photo by Library of Congress on Unsplash
    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

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    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

    Photo by Alexandr Podvalny on Unsplash
    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

    A map of Norway, Sweden and Finland
    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

    A group of teachers at KTH working together over a paper
    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

    Nu2022 - making teaching visibile logo
    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?

    Different coloured cushions with UN text on in KTH library
    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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  • Students Ida and Nelly complete their Masters in collaboration with K-ULF

    Portrit photo of Ida Fantenberg Niklasson and Nelly Wannberg
    Published Feb 02, 2022

    Ida Fantenberg Niklasson and Nelly Wannberg have during the autumn of 2021 completed their final degree project, at the program Master of Science in Engineering and in Education at KTH. The degree pro...

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  • Teaching and Learning activities Unite! webinars, courses and training events

    UNITE! logo
    Published Jan 31, 2022

    The unite! European University Alliance welcomes all partner’s teaching staff to a series of activities designed to share and develop teaching and learning in an international setting.

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  • Call for participation in the 2022 Learning & Teaching Thematic Peer Groups

    European University Association
    Published Jan 21, 2022

    The call for participation in the 2022 Learning & Teaching Thematic Peer Groups is now open. Participation offers EUA member institutions an opportunity for peer-learning and exchange of experience.

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  • Research school ROCIT - Application open!

    2 students writing on a whiteboard and laughing
    Photographer Johan Persson
    Published Jan 20, 2022

    ROCIT is a new graduate school in collaboration between eight higher education institutions. It is now possible to defend a dissertation within the graduate school, be placed at KTH and work with KULF...

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  • Peer review in an Era of Evaluation

    Peer review in an Era of Evaluation
    Published Jan 10, 2022

    Over the past few decades, peer review has become an object of great professional and managerial interest (Oancea, 2019) and, increasingly, academic scrutiny (Bornmann, 2011; Grimaldo et al., 2018). N...

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  • Podcast: Education for sustainable development

    Högskolepedagogisk spaning podcast - An eye looking through a magnifying glass
    Published Dec 20, 2021

    Podspace: University pedagogical reconnaissance is a collaboration between four pedagogical developers from Stockholm University, Mälardalen University, Uppsala University and Lund University.

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  • Organizational Persistence in Highly Institutionalized Environments:

    Towards Resilient Organizations and Societies book cover
    Published Dec 16, 2021

    Lars Geschwind, Rómulo Pinheiro, and Bjørn Stensaker have written a chapter in the book Towards Resilient organizations and societies

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  • Teaching and Learning at Unite! 4th dialogue event.

    Published Dec 09, 2021

    The department of learning in engineering sciences took part at the Unite! alliance 4th dialogue event last week, informing the community about their various current initiatives and projects within th...

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  • Department of Learning Hybrid Pilot tests future of Hybrid teaching

    Published Nov 29, 2021

    A Hybrid pilot study was done at KTH (Royal Institute of Technology), which included teachers, educational developers, and technicians who in several ways supported, followed and evaluated the pilot p...

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  • Paus project - Personal mobility for the Academy

    Published Nov 23, 2021

    PAUS project - Personal mobility for the Academy with a focus on Educational Collaboration and Student Participation - ended in June 2021.

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