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I am a member of ERLA - International Association for the Educational Role of Language with main focus on different aspects of language teaching and learning. My main field of research is Nynorsk (New Norwegian) as an alternative written variety in Norway with all the impacts and consequences within the educational system and in society. My recent approaches are from the perspectives of Norton (investement theory) and Dörnyei (L2 motivational self system), i.e. socio-cultural approaches.
August 2007 - present
- Teacher education within Norwegian linguistics (phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics, text linguistics, language history, dialects, didactics)
As part of an ongoing project (Educational Role of Language), this paper continues the quest (Haugan 2019b) for finding approaches to second language acquisition that might help understand the challenges for Norwegian pupils/students when trying to learn the alternative written language Nynorsk, in order to develop better teaching didactics. Norway...
Norway has two official written language varieties: Bokmål (DanoNorwegian) and Nynorsk (New Norwegian). Normally, all Norwegian pupils must learn both varieties of the written Norwegian language in school, and at the end of secondary school, they obtain two separate grades in written Norwegian. However, one of the varieties is considered to be and...
Norwegian and Scandinavian languages in general have grown quite popular among Polish students in recent years and more and more Polish universities are trying to offer Bachelor’s and even Master’s programmes in a Scandinavian language. Based on experience as a teacher of a Norwegian grammar course at the University of Szczecin and as a teacher of...
The need for training and education in digital business differs from the traditional situation. Several challenges such as different cultures, different work hours, co-operation along supply chain, customer focus, just in time delivery have changed the frame of competence development in current global manufacturing engineering industry. The need fo...