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Anne Lien

Assistant Professor

J1016 ( Universitetsveien 25, Kristiansand )

I have an M.Sc. in biology from the University of Oslo and a postgraduate unit in Philosophy from the same university. Later I achieved a postgraduate teacher training certificate at the University of Agder. I was a teacher in High School from 2002-2014 and taught Biology, Science and Mathematics. I have been working at the Department of Natural Sciences since 2014. I teach Biology and Science didactics in the teacher education programme.

Formal education:

2000: Cand.Scient. Plant Ecology. The University of Oslo

2002: Philosophy. The University of Oslo.

2005: Teacher training program (1 year). The University of Agder

2017: Introduction to Latin. The University of Agder

Academic interests

I have a broad interest in Biology and Science education, and my primary research interest is the history and philosophy of Biology in Science education, mainly related to teaching and learning about Biodiversity in the Teacher Education program.

Besides teaching I am writing my dissertation with the preliminary title:  What is a species? The phenomenon of biodiversity in history, teaching, and learning

Selected publications

Lien, A. (2019). Modes of Observation. Historical cases for Science Teacher Education. Paper presented at the 15th International Conference "History, Philosophy, and Science Teaching". Re-introducing science: Sculpting the image of science for education and media in its historical and philosophical background, Thessaloniki, Greece.

Scientific publications

  • Lien, Anne (2019). Modes of observation in biology. Historical cases for science teacher education..
  • Svingen-Austestad, Anna; Lipka Falck, Åsa; Enberg, Cecilia; Lien, Anne; Larsen, Jorunn; Fiskvatn, Kari (2019). MOBILE DIORAMA TOUR 2019.
  • Lipka Falck, Åsa; Enberg, Cecilia; Svingen-Austestad, Anna; Lien, Anne; Fiskvatn, Kari; Larsen, Jorunn (2019). LAB (Skala 1:1) – Hva er observasjon?.
  • Svingen-Austestad, Anna; Lien, Anne; Larsen, Jorunn; Fiskvatn, Kari; Lipka Falck, Åsa; Enberg, Cecilia; Vegusdal, Anne (2019). LAB (skala 1:1) – Hva er observasjon?.

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