The research group is set up with the overall goal to strengthen the mathematics didactic research at Nord University and, in this way, both contribute to the enhancement of the research competence of the members of the group and to the improvement of the mathematics teacher education.
Knowledge building and knowledge in education are central to the group's work. This target formulation indicates a normative positioning but is also aimed at studies of forms of knowledge and knowledge practices in education. The group has an interdisciplinary profile linked to studies of the use of technology in education, and also to surveys of knowledge, knowledge practices and educational practices in school subjects, curricula, political documents etc.
The research group has been committed to the development of research in and on Practical Knowledge as a way of both articulating the foundations of the field of studies in Practical Knowledge, as well as applying this research perspective in the context of specific practices and professions.
The research group will work within the framework of a socio-cultural form of linguistics – in practice that means different variants of what is often referred to as sociolinguistics.
Trance-disciplinary research group on linguistic, cultural, historical and didactical topics concerning Saami and Indigenous issues. The group consists of scholars at the Faculty of Teacher Education and Arts, from campuses both in Lule Saami and South Saami traditional territories.
The research group is a forum for the discussion and collaboration in the field of literary research, with emphasis on literary reading and literary education; in particular, the examination of the interfaces between literary studies, literary history and literary didactics (ger. Literaturdidaktik). For example, we wish to explore how literary studies inform literary didactics, and vice versa.
Cross-disciplinary research group focusing on how war, conflict and acts of terrorism affect societies by the way they are remembered, and how the memories of such experiences may be used by various agents in processes of collective commemoration, political governance and educational practices.
This group supports research focused on the Humanities, particularly as they pertain to education, subject formation, and cultural development. Bringing together scholars from a range of fields, including literature, religion, philosophy, and history, Humanities, Education, and Culture aims to foster interdisciplinary collaboration, international participation, and high-profile dissemination.
The Nord Research Group for Children’s Literature in ELT aims to deepen interdisciplinary and international connections for children’s literature in language teaching. The group's projects embrace children’s literature, education and English Language Teaching (ELT) research.
The research group University Pedagogy is interdisciplinary and interdisciplinary oriented. Thematic facilities are university pedagogical practice in different contexts.
Through strategic and targeted research collaboration with local, national and international research networks and other partners, the group will contribute to strengthening and developing the university staff's teaching and supervision competence, in order to contribute to increasing students' learning outcomes