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Anders Wiik

Assistant Professor

JU059 ( Universitetsveien 25, Kristiansand )


Pure mathematics at NTNU (2011-2012)

Master's degree in mathematics education from the University of Agder (2013-2017)

Courses and teaching

MA-220 Number theory, geometry, algebra and statistics in primary school (fall 2022)

MA-926 Mathematics for in-service teachers (fall 2016, fall 2017, fall 2018, fall 2019)

MA-927 Mathematics for in-service teachers (spring 2017, spring 2018, spring 2019, spring 2020)

MA-150 Algebra (fall 2017 and fall 2018)

MA-173 Introduction to school mathematics (spring 2018)

PED-233 and PED-234 Bachelor theses in mathematics education (spring 2018)

Work experience

2015-2017: I have work experience from adult education in mathematics, various teaching jobs and I have contributed to compiling a database of mathematical terms in Norwegian language.

August 2017 - December 2018: Assistant professor in mathematics education at the University of Agder

January 2019 - August 2022: PhD research fellow at the University of Agder under supervision of prof. Pauline Vos and prof. Martin Engebretsen. My focus is on data visualizations. Data visualizations are complex cultural and semiotic artefacts that convey quantitative information within and between domains that affect many peoples lives. What is required to read them, what can they communicate about mathematics in use, how do they reflect on technological and social developments, and how are they made?

August 2022 - present: Assistant professor in mathematics education, University of Agder

Scientific publications

  • Wiik, Anders (2021). Exploring university students' visual-numeric literacy.
  • Wiik, Anders (2021). Trends in everyday mathematics: The case of newspaper weather forecasts.
  • Wiik, Anders (2021). Trends in everyday mathematics: The case of newspaper weather forecasts.
  • Wiik, Anders (2020). Long lines in science communication: Identities, discursive roles, and relations in Norwegian weather forecasts 1945-2020.
  • Wiik, Anders (2020). Longitudinal research on science communication: Identities and discursive roles in Norwegian weather forecasts 1945-2015.
  • Wiik, Anders; Vos, Pauline (2019). Å lese værmeldingene i norske aviser (1945-2015): Hvilke matematiske ferdigheter forventes?.
  • Wiik, Anders (2019). Mathematization, visualization, communication: Mathematics in the social.

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