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Ann Nordberg

SENIOR LECTURER

Department of Education and Special
Education
Visiting address
Arvid Wallgrens Backe hus 3 plan 3
41346 Göteborg
Room number
3306
Postal address
Box 452
40530 Göteborg

Doctoral Student

Department of Clinical
Neuroscience
Telephone
Visiting address
Arvid Wallgrens Backe hus 3 plan 3
41346 Göteborg
Room number
3306
Postal address
Box 452
40530 Göteborg

About Ann Nordberg

 

Research

My research is particularly focused on strengthening children’s and pupils’ communicative participation in preschools and schools. Particular attention is paid to professional development to scaffold language development through the use of evidence informed tools for profiling features of communication and language supporting classrooms and preschools. The connection between communication and language stimulus and reading and writing is also focused. My thesis was about speech, language and communicative participation in school children with speech difficulties.

 

Teaching interests 

My teaching interests touch on the research I pursuse. I teach research methods and supervise and examine students at the advanced level. The focus of my education lies in professional development and to strengthen the teachers' language supportive classroom work in an evidence informed way.

Knowledge of exchange interests

I have a large network of researchers at other universities, both within and outside Sweden. I am a member of the research environments at the Univerity of Gothenburg: PRIS - Platform for Research on Inclusion and School development and SKUL- School Development and Leadership, and I am a member of the board of disability research in the west (HafV). 

Currently, in connection with a research project about supporting language in Swedish preschools and schools I collaborate with professor Julie Dockrell, Director of the Centre for Language, Literacy and Numeracy: Research and Practice, Speciality Chief Editor Frontiers in Psychology: Educational Psychology and University College, London, UK.

https://www.ucl.ac.uk/ioe/departments-and-centres/centres/centre-inclusive-education/supporting-spoken-language-classroom