Teaching and learning physics
Students’ understanding of, and attitudes to, physics and physics learning
Physics teacher education
Recruitment to science and physics education
International comparative studies (TIMSS Advanced)
Naturfag 2 - Nat2010V (further education)
Higher education and employment history
Dr. scient, Dept. of Physics, University of Oslo, 1996.
Title of thesis: Pupils understanding of physics. A study based on selected physics items in TIMSS. In Norwegian only.
History, University of Oslo, 1978
Teacher education, University of Trondheim, 1971
Civil Engineering (Physical Electronics) University of Trondheim, 1971
Present position: Professor emeritus (Physics Education).
Department of Physics teaching award for 1997
The Norwegian Physical Society teaching award for 2007
Honorary member of The Norwegian Physical Society 2017
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