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4. Mar 2021
kl 10:30 - 23:00

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Disputation: Trude Sundtjønn: Opportunities and Challenges when Students Work with Vocationally Connected Mathematics Tasks

The disputation will be held digitally, because of the Corona covid-19-situation. Spectators may follow the disputation digitally – link is available below.

Trude Pedersen Sundtjønn of the Faculty of Engineering and Science at the University of Agder has submitted her thesis entitled “Opportunities and Challenges when Students Work with Vocationally Connected Mathematics Tasks” and will defend the thesis for the PhD-degree Thursday 4 March 2021. (Photo: Private)

Trude Pedersen Sundtjønn of the Faculty of Engineering and Science at the University of Agder has submitted her thesis entitled Opportunities and Challenges when Students Work with Vocationally Connected Mathematics Tasksand will defend the thesis for the PhD-degree Thursday 4 March 2021. (Photo: Private)

Time

4 Mar
kl 10:30 - 23:00

Add to calendar

Place

Online - see registration lin

Registration deadline

No deadline specified

Trude Pedersen Sundtjønn of the Faculty of Engineering and Science at the University of Agder has submitted her thesis entitled Opportunities and Challenges when Students Work with Vocationally Connected Mathematics Tasks” and will defend the thesis for the PhD-degree Thursday 04 March 2021.

She has followed the PhD-programme at the Faculty of Engineering and Science with Spesialisation in Mathematics Education.

Read the summary of the thesis by Trude Sundtjønn:

 

The trial lecture and the public defence will take place online, via the Zoom conferencing app (link below)

Head of Department Ingvald Erfjord, Department of Mathematical Sciences, Faculty of  Engineering and Science, University of Agder, will chair the disputation.

Trial lecture at 10:30 hours

Public defense at 12:30 hours

 

Given topic for trial lecture: “Recent international research on teacher education/professional development regarding the teaching of mathematics in vocational streams, adult education and at workplaces”

Thesis Title: «Opportunities and Challenges when Students Work with Vocationally Connected Mathematics Tasks»

Search for the thesis in AURA - Agder University Research Archive, a digital archive of scientific papers, theses and dissertations from the academic staff and students at the University of Agder.

The thesis is available here:

https://hdl.handle.net/11250/2727570

 

The Candidate: Trude Pedersen Sundtjønn (1984 Oslo, grown up in Kristiansand). Bachelors degree in Mathematics, UiA (2006), Masters degree in Mathematics NTNU (2008), and Postgraduate Certificate in Education (PGCE) (2009). Nutrition, Food and Culture, One-Year Programme, UiA (2010). Working as a teacher in Mathematics in High School, and as a teacher educator in Mathematics both at UiA and at Oslo Met university. Present position as a Assistant Professor at the Department of Primary and Secondary Teacher Education (GFU) at Oslo Met University.

Opponents:

First opponent: Professor emeritus Dr. Rudolf Straesser, Justus Liebig Universität, Giessen, Germany

Second opponent: Associate Professor Thomas Lingefjärd, University of Gothenburg, Sweden

Professor Pauline Vos, Department of Mathematical Sciences, University of Agder, is appointed as the administrator for the assessment commitee.

Supervisors were Associate Professor Per Sigurd Hundeland, UiA (main supervisor) and Professor Yvette Solomon, OsloMet (co-supervisor). Professor Anne Berit Fuglestad, UiA, were main supervisor until she passed away in  2018.

What to do as an audience member:

The disputation is open to the public, but to follow the trial lecture and the public defence, which is transmitted via the Zoom conferencing app, you have to register as an audience member:

https://uiano.zoom.us/meeting/register/u5AocOyvpz4uHdya0F_0s1-a7GGXvp3Hi_0a

A Zoom-link will be returned to you.

(Here are introductions for how to use Zoom: support.zoom.us if you cannot join by clicking on the link.)

We ask audience members to join the virtual trial lecture at 10:20 at the earliest and the public defense at 12:20 at the earliest. After these times, you can leave and rejoin the meeting at any time. Further, we ask audience members to turn off their microphone and camera and keep them turned off throughout the event. You do this at the bottom left of the image when in Zoom. We recommend you use ‘Speaker view’. You select that at the top right corner of the video window when in Zoom.

Opponent ex auditorio:

The chair invites members of the public to pose questions ex auditorio in the introduction to the public defense, with deadlines. Questions can be submitted to the chair, Ingvald Erfjord on e-mail ingvald.erfjord@uia.no