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The Department of Learning in Engineering Sciences

A thoughtful approach to lifelong learning is important for the future and for Sweden. The department has developed research into STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) learning, global competence and digital learning in order to take a holistic approach to research in learning at all levels, from pre-school to higher education.

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The research at Learning


The Department of Learning belongs to the School of Industrial Engineering and Management (ITM)  and is organised in three divisions and one center:


Research areas

Social benefits - impact

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Stefan Stenbom and Malin Jansson (Digital Learning) are engaged in the project.

8 million to “Mattecoach på nätet”

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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Schools supported by KTH research

Three Stockholm municipalities have been given the chance to both contribute to and take part in research that KTH's teacher students do in their degree projects. The "KULF" project at the Department ...

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"Maths coach online" evens out the odds

"Maths coach online" (Mattecoach på nätet) offers young people aged 12-19 help with mathematics through online coaching by using text messages and a shared digital whiteboard. The coaches are teacher ...

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Societal benefits – impact from the ITM School 

Latest publications from The department of Learning

N. Kirchmeyer and K. Kristina, "A multi-dimensional teaching format for language education : Rethinking the role of teachers and students," in Bremen Symposium 2023, Rethinking the role of language centres: flexibility, relevance & vision Bremen University, March 1st to 3rd, 2023, 2023.
E. Riese and S. Stenbom, "Engineering Students’ Experiences of Assessment in Introductory Computer Science Courses," IEEE Transactions on Education, pp. 1-10, 2023.
E. Ampadu and E. Ottergren, "From Physical to Hybrid: Listening to Swedish Mathematics Teachers’ Views About Their Teaching and Assessment Practices," in Handbook of Research on Redesigning Teaching, Learning, and Assessment in the Digital Era, : IGI Global, 2023, pp. 87-105.
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