Recent Submissions

  • Associations between Children’s Risky Play and ECEC Outdoor Play Spaces and Materials 

    Hansen Sandseter, Ellen Beate; Sando, Ole Johan; Kleppe, Rasmus (International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health (IJERPH);Volume 18, Issue 7, Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021-03-24)
    Children spend a large amount of time each day in early childhood education and care (ECEC) institutions, and the ECEC play environments are important for children’s play opportunities. This includes children’s opportunities ...
  • Styrerblikk på foreldreundersøkelser i barnehagen 

    Larsen, Ann Kristin; Slåtten, Mette Vaagan (Utbildning & lärande;Vol 14, nr 1 2020, Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
    Brukerundersøkelser er vanlig innenfor samfunnets velferdstjenester og kan sees som et verktøy innen resultatstyring. I artikkelen tar vi utgangspunkt i følgende problemstilling: Hvilken påvirkning mener barnehagestyrere ...
  • Nietzsche’s eternal return and the Question of hope 

    Holte, Stine (Studia Theologica - Nordic Journal of Theology;Volume 74, 2020 - Issue 2, Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020-06-04)
    This article discusses Nietzsche’s notion of eternal return of the same with regard to its impact on central discussions of Jewish-Christian notions of hope and redemption within modern intellectual history. It attends ...
  • Vocalic Intrusions in Consonant Clusters in Child-Directed vs. Adult-Directed Speech 

    Garmann, Nina Gram; Hansen, Pernille; Simonsen, Hanne Gram; Holm, Elisabeth; Tengesdal, Eirik; Post, Brechtje; Payne, Elinor (Frontiers in Psychology;July 2021 | Volume 12 | Article 688002, Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021-07-19)
    In this paper, we investigate a prosodic-phonetic feature in child-directed speech within a dynamic, complex, interactive theoretical framework. We focus on vocalic intrusions, commonly occurring in Norwegian word initial ...
  • Conferencing otherwise: A feminist new materialist writing experiment 

    Osgood, Jayne; Taylor, Carol A.; Andersen, Camilla Eline; Benozzo, Angelo; Carey, Neil; Elmenhorst, Constanse; Fairchild, Nikki; Koro-Ljungberg, Mirka; Moxnes, Anna Rigmor; Otterstad, Ann Merete; Rantala, Teija; Tobias-Green, Karen (Cultural Studies - Critical Methodologies;volume 20, issue 6, Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020-09-20)
    This article attempts to reconfigure hegemonic framings of “the academic conference” and thereby offer a means to (re-)encounter the spatial, temporal, and affective forces that conferences generate, differently. We are a ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...

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