Recent Submissions

  • Everyday interactions between staff and children aged 1-5 in Norwegian ECEC 

    Baustad, Anne Grethe; Bjørnestad, Elisabeth (Early Years: an international journal of research and development;, Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020-09-11)
    High-quality early childhood education and care (ECEC) is related to childrens’ socioemotional and cognitive development, and the most important aspect regarding quality in ECEC is staff’s interpersonal or interactive ...
  • Risky Play and Children’s Well-Being, Involvement and Physical Activity 

    Sando, Ole Johan; Kleppe, Rasmus; Hansen Sandseter, Ellen Beate (Child Indicators Research;, Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021-02-17)
    Children’s activities and experiences in Early Childhood Education and Care (ECEC) institutions are essential for children’s present and future lives. Playing is a vital activity in childhood, and playing is found to be ...
  • Innendørs risikofylt lek – et bidrag til spenning og variasjon i barnehagens lekemiljøer 

    Kleppe, Rasmus; Sando, Ole Johan; Hansen Sandseter, Ellen Beate (Journal for Research in Arts and Sports Education;Vol. 4 | No. 2 | 2020: Fysisk aktivitet, kropp og bevegelse i barnehagen, Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020-12-28)
    Risikofylt lek er en form for lek som kan bidra til både barns trivsel og utvikling, men som det er lite forsket på. I denne studien har vi undersøkt ulike aspekter ved risikofylt lek i barnehagers innemiljø. Studien baserer ...
  • Mot en ny satsing på flerspråklighet – en analyse av språkpolitiske føringer i barnehagens styringsdokumenter 

    Giæver, Katrine; Tkachenko, Elena (Nordic Studies in Education;volume 40, issue 3, Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020-08)
    In this article, we discuss how language policy for multilingualism in Norwegian early childhood education has changed during the last 30 years. Drawing on discourse analysis of central official policy documents from ...
  • The Prevalence of Risky Play in Young Children’s Indoor and Outdoor Free Play 

    Sandseter, Ellen Beate Hansen; Kleppe, Rasmus; Sando, Ole Johan (Early Childhood Education Journal;volume 49, issue 2, Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020-06-25)
    Research on children’s risky play and young children’s risk taking is a relatively new research area that has drawn the atten- tion of many researchers in the last decades. Nevertheless, to our knowledge, no earlier studies ...
  • The potential of chest mounted action cameras in early childhood education research 

    Hov, Asbjørn Magnar; Neegaard, Henrik (Nordic Studies in Science Education;volume 16, issue 1, Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020-02-17)
    GoPro action cameras have become increasingly popular in TV, movie production, and in sports filming. In this article, GoPro action cameras are explored as a data collection tool in outdoor early childhood education research. ...
  • The association between preschool quality and objectively assessed physical activity among Norwegian preschoolers 

    Johannessen, Kjersti; Bjørnestad, Elisabeth; Nilsen, Ada Kristine Ofrim; Ylvisåker, Einar; Nornes-Nymark, Merete; Engesæter, Mari; Pedersen, Lillian; Aadland, Eivind (Journal for Reseach in Arts and Sports Education;Vol 4, No 2, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020-12-28)
    Various aspects of the preschool environment may either promote or restrict children’s moderate- to-vigorous physical activity (MVPA), for example through opportunities for outdoor play. The aim of the present study was ...
  • Kristne barnehager 

    Sødal, Helje Kringlebotn; Hovdelien, Olav (Prismet;Årg 71 Nr 2 (2020): Religion i barnehage og skole: To do, or how not to do, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020-06-02)
    Artikkelen gir ny kunnskap om kristne barnehager1 som utgjør omkring 4,5 % av norske barnehager. Vi redegjør for lovgrunnlaget og undersøker blant annet ulike livssynsvedtekter og hvordan et utvalg ansatte forstår mandatet ...
  • Climbing, Hiding and Having Fun: Schoolchildren’s Memories of Holistic Learning in a Norwegian Kindergarten 

    Aslanian, Teresa Katherine; Andresen, Anne Kristin Hansen; Baasland, Turid (Nordic Studies in Education;Vol. 40, No. 3, 2020, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020-08-24)
    Firmly planted in the Nordic tradition, policies that guide practice in Norwegian kindergartens emphasize a holistic approach that integrates care, play and learning and promotes well-being and development through relationships ...
  • Making “Cuts” with a Holstein Cow in Early Childhood Education and Care: The Joys of Representation 

    Aslanian, Teresa Katherine; Moxnes, Anna Rigmor (Journal of Childhood Studies;Vol. 45 No. 2 (2020), Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020-07-14)
    This article explores children’s play with representations of animals, specifically the Holstein cow, as noninnocent care practices in the context of early childhood education and care environments. We use Barad’s relational ...
  • Cross-linguistic variation in word-initial cluster production in adult and child language: evidence from English and Norwegian 

    Garmann, Nina Gram; Simonsen, Hanne Gram; Hansen, Pernille; Holm, Elisabeth; Post, Brechtje; Payne, Elinor (Journal of Child Language;, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020-05-28)
    Young children simplify word initial consonant clusters by omitting or substituting one (or both) of the elements. Vocalic insertion, coalescence and metathesis are said to be used more seldom (McLeod, van Doorn & Reed, ...
  • Music education through the lens of ITERS-R: Discussing results from 206 toddler day care groups 

    Vist, Torill; Os, Ellen (Research Studies in Music Education;Article first published online March 27, 2019, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
    This article presents results from a large-scale Norwegian study that examines the quality of early childhood education and care, using the research tool ITERS-R. Although ITERS-R consists of 39 items, this article focuses ...
  • Excellent and gender equal? Academic motherhood and gender blindness in Norwegian academia 

    Thun, Cecilie (Gender, Work & Organization;Volume 27, Issue 2, March 2020, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
    This article explores Norwegian female academics' experiences with academic motherhood in an organizational perspective. A main finding is that academia as an organization is greedy, uncertain, and has ‘blind spots' that ...
  • Involving students in teachers' research - a way to improve the quality in higher education? 

    Osnes, Heid; Skaug, Hilde Nancy (Journal of the European Teacher Education Network;Vol. 14, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
    This article presents an example of research – teaching nexus with undergraduate students,in order to raise the quality in higher education. The students' evaluation of participating in research integrated with regular ...
  • Children's favorite places on the kindergarten playground - according to the staff 

    Hagen, Anikke; Skaug, Hilde Nancy; Synnes, Kari (Journal of the European Teacher Education Network (JETEN);Vol. 14, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
    The aim of this study was to investigate Norwegian early childhood teachers’ perceptions about where on the kindergarten’s outdoor playground the children prefer to play, and what characterizes these places. A questionnaire ...
  • Den tvetydige morskroppen. Om morskap, transcendens og etikk hos Beauvoir og Levinas 

    Holte, Stine (Teologisk Tidsskrift;Årgang 8, nr. 1-2019, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019-03-22)
    Artikkelen undersøker forholdet mellom mors kropp, transcendens og etikk hos Simone de Beauvoir og Emmanuel Levinas. Mens Beauvoir beskriver erfaringen av kroppslig transcendens i graviditet og morskap på en måte som får ...
  • Alt henger sammen – Hverdagslogistikk og små barns muligheter for tilhørighet i barnehagen 

    Eide, Brit Johanne; Winger, Nina; Wolf, Kristin Danielsen (Nordisk barnehageforskning; Årgang 18 (2019): Temanummer: Blikk for barn, Journal article; Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
    I det kvalitative forskningsprosjektet «Små barns hverdagsliv i barnehager – deltakelse, tilhørighet og verdighet» har vi, gjennom en mikroetnografisk tilnærming, studert ulike sider av hverdagslivet i et utvalg barnehager ...
  • Lærerikt å forske selv om jeg ”bare” er student! Studentaktiv forskning på barnehagelærerutdanningen 

    Skaug, Hilde Nancy; Osnes, Heid (Högre utbildning;Vol. 9, Nr. 1, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
    I denne artikkelen presenteres et eksempel på forskningsbasert utdanning med studentaktiv forskning samt studenters evaluering av å delta i forskning som en integrert del av studiet. Det empiriske grunnlaget består av ...
  • Consonant clusters in the speech of children with 5p deletion syndrome 

    Simonsen, Hanne Gram; Garmann, Nina Gram; Kristoffersen, Kristian Emil (Chapter; Peer reviewed, 2019)
    Due to motor problems and intellectual impairment, individuals with 5p deletion syndrome experience speech and language problems to varying degrees. This paper examines a corpus of spoken words and larger expressions uttered ...
  • Arts-Based research in European arts education: Philosophical, ontological and epistemological introductions 

    Almqvist, Cecilia Ferm; Vist, Torill (The European Journal of Philosophy in Arts Education;4(1), Journal article; Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
    Educational settings where arts subjects or aesthetic forms of expression (such as visual arts, music, dance, film, drama, fiction or poetry) play an important role are considered rather complex. Consequently, communicative ...

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