ICT in learning

The research group "ICT in learning" studies the conditions for the use of digital technologies (ICT) in educational settings.

The use of digital technologies for teaching, learning and administration is studies and explored. The group's ambitions include developing ICT and media competence in teacher education, both when comes to teacher educators and the students. Collaboration takes place with ICT strategist from several municipalities as well as with other educational institutions.

The research group participates in the National Research School on Digital Technologies in Education (GRADE).

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GRADE

The research group are deeply involved in the Digital Learning Lab (DLL) at the University of Gävle.

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Ongoing research

Making IT happen - A study of advanced use of digital technologies in Swedish upper secondary school (Göran Fransson in co-operation with partners at Umeå University, DR. Ola J. Lindberg och Andres D. Olofsson) 2015-2019 financed by the Swedish Research Council.

Virtual Reality in Educational Contexts. Framed by the Digital Learning Lab is explorative studies relating to the enactment and use of VR-applications in educational contexts undertaken in cooperation with various groups of teachers.

Net-based Lerning in University (Research within the project of implementing technologies and pedagogies for net-based leaning at the university of Gävle, Sweden). Three projects focusing (a) teachers enactment of ICT, (b) explorative design developing the teaching/learning of drug-calculation in nurse education, and (c) teacher students ICT-competence. Involving prof. G. Fransson, PhD.-student J. Holmberg, Dr. A. Elm, Dr. D. Masoumi, Dr. Kerstin Stake-Nilsson, Dr. Annica Björkman, lecturer Monique Toratti Lindgren, and lecturer Claes Westelius)

Kristina Walldén Hillström (Doctorial studies) Her research focus on iPads in pre-school.

Contact

Professor Göran Fransson
E-mail: goran.fransson@hig.se

References

Avhandling:

Holmberg, J. (2019). Designing for added pedagogical value: A design-based research study of teachers’ educational design with ICT. Doktorsavhandling. Institutionen för data- och systemvetenskap, Stockholms universitet, Stockholm.

Vetenskapliga artiklar:

Hrastinski, S. & Olofsson, A. & Arkenback, C. & Ekström, S. & Ericsson, E. & Fransson, G. & Jaldemark, J. & Ryberg, T. & Öberg, L-M. & Fuentes, A. & Gustafsson, U. & Humble, N. & Mozelius, P. & Sundgren, M. & Utterberg, M. (2019). Critical Imaginaries and Reflections on Artificial Intelligence and Robots in Postdigital K-12 Education. Postdigital Science and Education, 1-19. Doi: 1007/s42438-019-00046-x

Fransson, G., Holmberg, J., Lindberg, J. & Olofsson, A. (2019). Digitalise and capitalise? Teachers’ self-understanding in 21st-century teaching contexts. Oxford Review of Education, 45 (1), 102-118.

Holmberg, J., Fransson, G. & Fors, U. (2018). 'Teachers’ pedagogical reasoning and reframing of practice in digital contexts, The International Journal of Information and Learning Technology, 35(2), 130-142.

Olofsson, A. D., Lindberg, O. J. & Fransson, G. (2018). Students´ voices about information and communication technology in upper secondary schools, The International Journal of Information and Learning Technology, 35(2), 82–92. doi: 10.1108/IJILT-09-2017-0088.

Olofsson, A., Lindberg, O. & Fransson, G. (2017) What do upper secondary school teachers want to know from research on the use of ICT and how does this inform a research design?, Education and Information Technologies, 22, 2897-2914.

Holmberg, J. (2017). Applying a conceptual design framework to study teachers’ use of educational technology. Education and Information Technologies, 22(5), 2333-2349. DOI: 10.1007/s10639-016-9536-3

Lindberg, O. J., Olofsson, A. D. & Fransson, G. (2017). Same but different? An examination of Swedish upper secondary school teachers’ and students’ views and use of ICT in education, International Journal of Information and Learning Technology, 32(2), 122- 132.

Mahdiuon, R., Masoumi, D. & Farastkhah. M. (2017). Quality Improvement in Virtual Higher Education: A Grounded Theory Approach, Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education, 18(1), 111-132.

Bourbour, M. & Masoumi, D. (2016). Practise what you preach: the Interactive Whiteboard in preschool mathematics education. Early Childhood Development and Care. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/03004430.2016.1192617

Fransson, G. (2016). Manoeuvring in a digital dilemmatic space: making sense of a digitised society. Nordic Journal of Digital Literacy, 11(3), 185-201.

Fransson, G. (2016). Online (Web-based) Education for Mentors of Newly Qualified Teachers: Challenges and Opportunities. International Journal of Mentoring and Coaching in Education, 5(2), 111-126.

Masoumi, D. (2015). Preschool teachers’ use of ICTs: Towards a typology of practice, Contemporary Issues in Early Childhood, 16(1), 5-17.

Olofsson, A.D., Lindberg, O.J., Fransson, G. & Haugh, T.-E. (2015). Uptake and Use of Digital Technologies in Primary and Secondary Schools – a Thematic Review of Research. Nordic Journal of Digital Literacy, Jubileumsnummer (Special Issue) 2006–2016, 103–121.

Holmberg, J (2014). Studying the process of educational design – revisiting Schön andmaking a case for reflective design-based research on teachers’‘conversations with situations’. Technology, Pedagogy and Education, 1–18.

Fransson, G. & Holmberg, J. (2012). Understanding the theoretical framework of technological pedagogical content knowledge: A collaborative self-study to understand teaching practice and aspects of knowledge.Studying Teacher Education. 8(2), 193-204.

Olofsson, A.D.; Lindberg, O.J., Fransson, G. & Haugh, T.-E. (2011). Uptake and Use of Digital Technologies in Primary and Secondary Schools — a Thematic Review of Nordic Journal of Digital Literacy,6(4), 208-226.

Licentiatuppsats:

Walldén Hillström, K. (2014). I samspel med surfplattor. Om barns digitala kompetenser och tillträde till digitala aktiviteter i förskolan. Licentiactuppsats. SERIE: Pedagogisk Forskning i Uppsala 167. Uppsala Universitet.

Böcker/bokkapitel:

Fransson, G. (2017). Understanding Morality and Ethics: Maneuvering Ethical Dilemmas in Digital Educational Contexts. In O. Dreon & D. Polly (Eds.) Teacher Education for Ethical Professional Practice in the 21st Century. (pp. 72– 97). IGI Global.

Fransson, G., Lindberg, O.J., Olofsson, A.D. & Haugh, T.-E. (2012). Förväntningar och realiteter: Om digitala teknologier i spänningsfältet mellan formulerings- och realiseringsarenor. I: T. E. Hauge & A. Lund (red.). Små skritt eller store sprang? Om digitale tilstander i skolen. (s. 274-298). Oslo: Cappelen Damm Akademisk.

Konferenspresentationer:

Fransson, G., Lindberg, O. & Olofsson, A. (2017). Conditions for implementing ICT in Swedish upper secondary schools: How national strategies for implementation relate to existing local educational practices. Paper presented at The European Conference on Educational Research (ECER), 22-25 August 2017, Copenhagen, Denmark.

Olofsson, A., Lindberg, O. & Fransson, G. (2017). Structure and support rather than state of the art technology? - Mapping students’ talk about information and communication technology in upper secondary school. Paper presented at the International Conference on Information Communication Technologies in Education. Rhodes, Greece July 6-8 2017.

Holmberg, J., Fransson, G. & Fors, U. (2017/accepted). Teachers’ reframing of practice during a design-based research project. International Conference on Information Communication Technologies in Education. Rhodes, Greece July 6-8 2017.

Lindberg, O, Olofsson, A., Fransson, G. & Hansson, A. (2017). Developing awareness of digital competence and skills through dialogue – a methodological reflection. Paper presented at the 11th annual International Technology, Education and Development Conference, INTED2017, 6-8 March, Barcelona, Spain.

Fransson, G., Lindberg, O. & Olofsson, A. (2016) Policy Narratives VS. The Actual Use of Digital Technologies. Practices That Never Meets? Paper presented at The European Conference on Educational Research (ECER), 23-26 August 2016, Dublin, Ireland.

Olofsson, A. Lindberg, O. & Fransson, G. (2016). What Do Upper Secondary School Teachers Want To Know From Educational Research On ICT In Teaching And Learning? Paper presented at The European Conference on Educational Research (ECER), 23-26 August 2016, Dublin, Ireland.

Lindberg, O., Olofsson, A. & Fransson, G. (2016). Contrasting Views – Student and Teachers Perceptions on ICT in Eduation. International Conference on Information Communication Technologies in Education. Rhodes, Greece July 7-9 2016.

Holmberg, J. (2016) Field-testing a conceptual design framework to study teachers' intentions with and use of eduational technology. Paper accepted for presentation at The American Educational Research Association (AERA) annual meeting, 8-12 April, 2016, Washington, USA.

Masoumi, D. (2015) ICT integration in teacher education. Paper presented at the EDEN Annual Conference, Barcelona, Spain.

Fransson, G. (2015) Digital Dilemmas in Dilemmatic Space(s): Analysis of a Digitalised Society. Paper presented at The American Educational Research Association (AERA) annual meeting, 16-20 April, 2015, Chicago, USA.

Fransson, G. (2015). Web-based Education for Mentors of Newly Qualified Teachers: Challenges and Opportunities. Paper presented at The European Conference on Educational Research (ECER), 8-11 september 2015, Budapest, Bulgarien.

Fransson, G. (2014). Making sense of a digitalised society? Manoeuvring a digital dilemmatic space. Paper presented at The European Conference on Educational Research (ECER), 2-5 september 2014, Porto, Portugal.

Holmberg, J. (2014). Exploring theoretical development of Design Based Research: viewing design as reflective conversations with situations. Paper presented at The European Conference on Educational Research (ECER), 2-5 september 2014, Porto, Portugal

Holmberg, J. (2013) Added Value? Preschool Teacher Students’ Views On And Examples Of The Added Value Of ICT As A Tool For Learning. Paper presented at the ECER conference in Istanbul, September 2013.

Holmberg, J., Brenner, M., & Hallén, M. (2013) Planning and implementing in-service ICT-training to support development of higher education teachers’ technological pedagogical content knowledge. Paper presented at the annual conference of The European Distance and E-Learning Network (EDEN) in Oslo, 12th-15th June 2013.

Fransson, G. & Lindberg, O. (2012). Policy and use of Digital Technologies. Two sides of a coin that never meets? Paper accepted for presentation at The European Conference on Educational Research (ECER), 18-21 september 2012, Cadiz ,Portugal.

Fransson, G. & Holmberg, J. (2011). Developing digital literacy and digital competence in teacher education: Challenges, dilemmas and opportunities identified through self-study methodology. Paper presented at the 36th Annual Conference of the Association for Teacher Education in Europe (ATEE). Riga, 24th—28th August 2011.

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