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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). Assessing first-year engineering students’ pre-university mathematics knowledge: Preliminary validity results based on an item response theory model. Journal of Technology and Science Education (JOTSE). ISSN: 2014-5349. 10 (2). s 259 - 270. doi:10.3926/jotse.1017.
  • Nilsen, Hans Kristian (2020). First-year university students making sense of symbols in integration. International Network for Didactic Research in University Mathematics : INDRUM. ISSN: 2496-1027. s 248 - 257.
  • Zakariya, Yusuf F.; Nilsen, Hans Kristian; Bjørkestøl, Kirsten; Goodchild, Simon (2020). Impact of attitude on approaches to learning mathematics: a structural equation modelling approach. Proceedings of the Third Conference of the International Network for Didactic Research in University Mathematics. University of Carthage and INDRUM. TWG2. s 268 - 277.
  • 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.; Nilsen, Hans Kristian; Bjørkestøl, Kirsten; Goodchild, Simon (2020). Singular and combined effects of learning approaches, self-efficacy and prior knowledge on university students’ performance in mathematics. Proceedings of the Annual Conference on Research in Undergraduate Mathematics Education (RUME). ISSN: 2474-9346. s 1003 - 1009.
  • 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.
  • Nortvedt, Guri A.; Buchholtz, Nils; Fauskanger, Janne; Hreinsdottir, Freyja; Hähkioniemi, Marcus; Jessen, Britta Eyrich; Kurvits, J.; Liljekvist, Yvonne; Misfeldt, Morten; Naalsund, Margrethe; Nilsen, Hans Kristian; Palsdottir, Gudbjørg; Portaankorva-Koivisto, Päivi; Radisic, J.; Werneberg, A. (2021). Bringing Nordic mathematics education into the future : Preceedings of Norma 20 : The ninth Nordic conference on mathematics education Oslo, 2021. ISBN: 9789198402438. SMDF, Swedish Society for Research in Mathematics Education. s 296.
  • Nilsen, Hans Kristian (2020). First-year university students making sense of symbols in integration.
  • Goodchild, Simon; Bjørkestøl, Kirsten; Nilsen, Hans Kristian; Borge, Inger Christin; Tonheim, Odd Helge Mjellem (2020). Active learning - Undersøkelse ved MatRIC i samarbeid med NMR.
  • Zakariya, Yusuf F.; Nilsen, Hans Kristian; Bjørkestøl, Kirsten; Goodchild, Simon (2020). Impact of attitude on approaches to learning mathematics: a structural equation modelling approach.

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