Senior researcher and former professor of educational psychology, active at the Department of Education, Communication and Learning, and the Segerstedt Institute. Säljö defended his dissertation in 1975 at the University of Gothenburg on a dissertation focusing on learning, and in 1983 became a professor in the theme of Communication, Linköping University. In 1997, he returned to Gothenburg. Between 2007 and 2018, he was the leader of the Linnaeus Centre LINCS (Learning, Interaction, and Mediated Communication). His research interests concern learning, development, and communication from a socio-cultural perspective, literacy and media, digitisation, and institutional communication. He has been a visiting professor/researcher at a large number of universities (Konstanz, UC San Diego, Utrecht, Oslo, Göttingen, Turku, Stavanger, and Agder) and is an honorary doctor and honorary professor. Säljö has extensive experience in postgraduate education and has supervised the dissertations of 52 doctoral students at six different faculties.
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