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Hans Kristian Nilsen

Associate Professor

Associate professor

 
Office:
J1012 ( Universitetsveien 25, Kristiansand )

Educational background:

2014: PhD, Mathematics education, University of Agder

1999: Master, mathematics (analysis), Norwegian University of Science and Technology

1997: Teacher education, University of Stavanger

 

Work experience:

2014 -      : University of Agder, mathematics education

2007-2014: Norwegian University of Science and Technology, PhD and mathematics education (teacher education)

2006-2007: Upper secondary school, mathematics and science (Brundalen videregående skole)

2003-2006: Adult education, mathematics and science (Aftenskolen and Nidaros private skole) 

2000-2001: Upper secondary school, mathematics and science (Ringve videregående skole)

1999-2000: Adult education, mathematics (Norwegian Armed Forces)

Academic interests

MA-420: Mathematics Teaching and Theories of Learning (autumn)

MA-422: Research on Leanring and Teaching of Mathematics (spring) 

Projects

Mathematics at the Enterprise, University and School (MathEUS): https://www.uia.no/nyheter/smaa-og-store-forskere

MERGA: https://www.uia.no/en/research/teknologi-og-realfag/mathematics-education

2014-2017: In-service competence development (Ungdomstrinn i Utvikling), numeracy across curriculum: https://www.udir.no/kvalitet-og-kompetanse/nasjonale-satsinger/ungdomstrinn-i-utvikling/

Scientific publications

  • Zakariya, Yusuf F.; Nilsen, Hans Kristian; Goodchild, Simon; Bjørkestøl, Kirsten (2020). Self-efficacy and approaches to learning mathematics among engineering students: empirical evidence for potential causal relations. International Journal of Mathematical Education in Science and Technology. ISSN: 0020-739X. s 1 - 16. doi:10.1080/0020739X.2020.1783006.
  • Zakariya, Yusuf F.; Bjørkestøl, Kirsten; Nilsen, Hans Kristian (2020). Teacher job satisfaction across 38 countries and economies: An alignment optimization approach to a cross-cultural mean comparison. International Journal of Educational Research. ISSN: 0883-0355. 101doi:10.1016/j.ijer.2020.101573.
  • Zakariya, Yusuf; Goodchild, Simon; Bjørkestøl, Kirsten; Nilsen, Hans Kristian (2019). Calculus Self-Efficacy Inventory: Its Development and Relationship with Approaches to Learning. Education Sciences. ISSN: 2227-7102. 9 (3). s 1 - 14. doi:10.3390/educsci9030170.
  • Nilsen, Hans Kristian (2019). First-year university students' interpretation of praxeology when solving an integration task. Proceedings of the 43rd Conference of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education. ISBN: 978-0-6398215-4-2. Proceedings of the International Groups for the Psychology of Mathematics Education. Volume 3. s 129 - 137.
  • Zakariya, Yusuf F.; Bjørkestøl, Kirsten; Nilsen, Hans Kristian; Goodchild, Simon; Lorås, Madeleine (2019). University students’ learning approaches: An adaptation of the revised two-factor study process questionnaire to Norwegian. Studies in Educational Evaluation. ISSN: 0191-491X. 64doi:10.1016/j.stueduc.2019.100816.
  • Nilsen, Hans Kristian; Vegusdal, Anne (2017). Mathematics at the enterprise: Industry, university and school working together to facilitate learning. Proceedings of the Tenth Congress of the European Society for Research in Mathematics Education (CERME 10). ISBN: 978-1-873769-73-7. European Society for Research in Mathematics Education. Thematic Working Group 10. s 1537 - 1544.
  • Nilsen, Hans Kristian (2015). The introduction of functions at lower secondary and upper secondary school. Proceedings of the 39th Conference of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education, Volume 2. ISBN: 978-1-86295-829-6. The International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education. Volume III. s 281 - 289.
  • Nilsen, Hans Kristian (2012). Transition from lower secondary to upper secondary mathematics in Norway: gradients of linear functions. Proceedings of NORMA 11 The Sixth Nordic Conference on Mathematics Education. ISBN: 978-9979-54-965-9. University of Iceland Press. Kapittel. s 435 - 444.
  • Nilsen, Hans Kristian (2019). First-year engineering students’ reflections on the Fundamental Theorem of Calculus.
  • Nilsen, Hans Kristian (2019). First-year engineering students’ reflections on integration and the Fundamental Theorem of Calculus.
  • Nilsen, Hans Kristian; Gjesteland, Thomas (2019). How do we get active students? Students enjoying transformed and improved learning experiences of mathematics in higher education.
  • Borge, Inger Christin; Bjørkestøl, Kirsten; Goodchild, Simon; Nilsen, Hans Kristian; Tonheim, Odd Helge Mjellem (2019). Student-active learning in mathematics: Operationalisation of ‘constructive alignment’.

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