Research

PUBLICATIONS:

Horverak, M. O. & Langeland, G. M. (2021). Making students engaged in improving their English writing skills – A case-study from a Norwegian upper secondary school. The European Conference on Language Learning 2021: Official Conference Proceedings (s. 37-47).

Horverak, M. O. & Espegren, J. E. (2021). How to create a supportive learning environment in mathematics classes – An example from a Norwegian lower secondary school class. The 9th European Conference on Education 2021: Official conference proceedings (s. 279-289)

Langeland, G. M. & Horverak, M. O. (2021). Hvordan legge til rette for mestring, medvirkning og motivasjon i ungdomsskole og videregående skole. Cappelen Damm Akademisk. 

Horverak, M. O., Langeland, G. M. & Diary, D. (2020). Empowering adult immigrant learners through systematic motivation work in the classroom. The IAFOR Journal of Education, 8 (4), 45-61. https://doi.org/10.22492/ije.8.4.03

Horverak, M. O., Langeland, G. M. & Aanensen, M. (2020). Systematic work with motivation and life mastery skills in upper secondary school: An action research study from a Norwegian context. The 8th European Conference on Education – London 2020 Official conference proceedings, s. 65-76. https://papers.iafor.org/submission57545/

Horverak, M. O. & Jenssen, E. C. (2020). Systematic work with learning environments: Training student representatives to improve learning conditions in their classes. The 8th European Conference on Education – London 2020 Official conference proceedings, s. 53-64. https://papers.iafor.org/submission57544/

Horverak, M. O., Aanensen, M., Olsbu, I., Päplow, T. M. & Langeland, G. M. (2020). Systematic motivation work in the language classroom – an action research study from southern Norway. Nordic Journal of Modern Language Methodology, 8 (1), 55-80.

Horverak, M. O. (2020). How to support immigrant entrepreneurs to succeed in a foreign culture? – a multiple case study from a Norwegian context. The 4th IAFOR International Conference on Sustainability, Energy & the Environment Hawaii 2020 Official conference proceedings, pp. 11-22. Honolulu, US. 

Horverak, M. O. (2020). Developing resilience and life mastery skills in the classroom – a multiple case study comparing a Norwegian and Peruvian context. The 5th IAFOR International Conference on Education – Hawaii2020 Official conference proceedings, pp. 31-44. Honolulu, US. 

Horverak, M. O., Aanensen, M. & Langeland, G. M. (2019). “Norsk er så kjedelig”…”Ja, og hva vil du gjøre med det?”, spør vi. Norsklæreren 4, 46-54.

Horverak, M. O. & Aanensen, M. (2019). Decreased Motivation and Increased Mental Illness among Young People – a Need for Teaching Life Mastery Skills in School. The 7th European Conference on Education, Independence & Interdependence, official conference proceedings, pp. 239-251. London, EN. 

Horverak, M. O., Langeland, G. M. & Fagerhaug, J. P. (2018). Fra kunnskapsløft til motivasjon og livsmestring – et paradigeskifte i norsk skole?. Lektorbladet, 6, 16-18.

Langeland, G. M., Horverak, M. O. og Fagerhaug, J. P. (2018) Motivasjon – elevens eller lærerens ansvar? En case-studie om motivasjonsarbeid i en norskklasse i videregående skole. Norsklæreren, 2, 3.

MASTER THESES

Rosef, K. (2021). Systematisk arbeid med mestring og motivasjon – en evaluering av en livsmestringsmodell for grunnskolen. [Master thesis]. Agder University.

Hammen, C. (2021). Tiltak rettet mot psykisk helse for elever i videregående skole – Erfaringer fra lærere. [Master thesis]. Agder University

Bruvik, M. H. (2021). Livsmestring for barnehagebarn: En kvalitativ studie av hvordan barnehageansatte forstår og realiserer arbeidet med livsmestring for barn i barnehagen. [Master thesis]. Agder University. 

CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS:

Horverak, M. O. & Langeland, G. M. (2021, juli). Making students engaged in improving their English writing skills –  A case-study from a Norwegian upper secondary school. The 9th European Conference on Language Learning (ECLL), London, EN (digital).

Horverak, M. O. & Espegren, J. E. (2021, juli). How to create a supportive learning environment in mathematics classes – An example from a Norwegian lower secondary school class. The 9th European Conference on Education (ECE), London, EN (digital).

Horverak, M. O. (2021, June). A systematic approach to working with motivation in language classes – supporting students who fear speaking out loud in class. Exploring Language Education (ELE) . Oslo, NO (digital). Symposium:

  • Langeland, G. M. & Løvik, A. (2021, June). Relieving anxiety through collective efforts and individual reflections – a multiple-case study from vocational classes.
  • Askland, S. (2021, June). “In year 8, the students are eager to learn – it’s a new language! But in year 9, their motivation drops…”
  • Scheffler, P. & Wach. A. (2021, June). Anxious to speak or anxious about speaking? Learning to speak English as a foreign language in Poland.
  • Horverak, M. O. (2021, June). “I would like to sound like an Englishman or American instead of an insecure Norwegian”.

Horverak, M. O. & Langeland, G. M. (2021, mai). Systematisk arbeid med mestring, medvirkning og motivasjon. Hvordan kan kommunen fremme barn og unges psykiske helse og livskvalitet? Åpen konferanse i forbindelse med folkehelseprogrammet. Oslo, NO (digital, video recording, this presentation starts 01:31:30)

Horverak, M. O. & Langeland, G. M. (2020, november). Deltakerdemokrati i praksis i lokale kontekster. En deliberativ metode for å styrke elevers medvirkning i samfunnsfag og gjennom elevråd. Nasjonal konferanse for samfunnsfagdidaktikk 2020 (National conference on social science didactics): Samfunnsfagdidaktikk i en globalisert verden. Kristiansand, NO (digital).

Horverak, M. O., Langeland, G. M. & Aanensen, M. (2020, July). Systematic work with motivation and life mastery skills in upper secondary school: An action research study from a Norwegian context. The 8th European Conference on Education (ECE), London, EN (digital).

Horverak, M. O. & Jenssen, E. C. (2020, July). Systematic work with learning environments: Training student representatives to improve learning conditions in their classes. The 8th European Conference on Education (ECE), London, EN (digital).

Horverak, M. O. (2020). How to support immigrant entrepreneurs to succeed in a foreign culture? – A multiple-case study from a Norwegian context.  The 4th IAFOR International Conference on Sustainability, Energy & the Environment – Hawaii (IICSEE), Honolulu, US.

Horverak, M. O. (2020). Developing resilience and life mastery skills in the classroom – a multiple case study comparing a Norwegian and Peruvian context. The 5th IAFOR International Conference on Education – Hawaii (IICE), Honolulu, US.

Canrinus, E. T. & Matre, M. E. (2019) The risk of implementing an approach to enhance motivation. Paper presented at the 18th Biennial Conference of the European Association for Research on Learning and Instruction (EARLI), Aachen, Germany.

Horverak, M. O. & Aanensen, M. (2019). Decreased motivation and increased mental illness among young people – a need for teaching life mastery skills in school. Paper presented at The 7th Conference on Education (ECE), London, England.

Horverak, M. O. & Aanensen, M. (2019). A systematic approach to facilitate for motivation and self-regulation in language learning contexts. Paper presented at The 7th Conference on Language Learning (ECLL), London, England.

Matre, M. E., & Canrinus, E. T. (2018). How to prevent dropout? Designing an approach to enhance motivation in adolescent language learners. Poster presented at 16th International Conference on Motivation (ICM), Aarhus, Danmark.

Canrinus, E. T., Matre, M. E. & Horverak, M. O. (2018). Subject specific motivation: a matter of profiling. The European Association for Research on Learning and Instruction (EARLI) SIG 11 Conference, Kristiansand, Norge.

Horverak, M. O, Aanensen, M. & Päplow, T. M. (2018). Systematic work with motivation: developing a meta-cognitive strategy for language learning. Paper presented at IV Nordic Journal of Modern Language Methodology Conference (NJMLM), Kristiansand, Norway.