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Kirsti Marie Jegstad

Kirsti Marie Jegstad


Kirsti Marie Jegstad is an associate professor at Department of Primary and Secondary Teacher Education at OsloMet. She teaches chemistry and science education and supervises student teachers at bachelor-, master’s- and PhD-levels. She is currently leading the research project KriT (Critical thinking in primary education) and is the co-leader of the research project TRELIS (Teachers’ Research Literacy for Science teaching). Her research interests include chemistry education, inquiry-based learning, critical thinking, education for sustainable development and research-based teacher education.

Jegstad has a PhD in education for sustainable development and a master’s degree in organic chemistry, both from Norwegian University of Life Sciences. She has also been working as a teacher in upper secondary schools for several years.

Fields of study

Academic disciplines

Subject didactics   Chemistry

Research projects

Scientific publications

Höper, Jan; Jegstad, Kirsti Marie; Remmen, Kari Beate (2021). Student teachers’ problem-based investigations of chemical phenomena in the nearby outdoor environment. Chemistry Education Research and Practice (CERP) .

Engan, Ina Camilla Lauvli; Jegstad, Kirsti Marie; Lindstrøm, Christine (2021). Bruk av omvendt undervisning i naturfag på ungdomstrinnet. Nordic Studies in Science Education . Vol. 17.

Aspfors, Jessica; Eklund, Gunilla; Holand, Anna Marie; Fiskum, Tove Anita; Hansèn, Sven-erik; Jegstad, Kirsti Marie (2021). Scientifically Designed Teacher Education – Teacher Educators’ Perceptions in Finland and Norway. Nordic Journal of Comparative and International Education (NJCIE) . Vol. 5.

Jegstad, Kirsti Marie; Fiskum, Tove Anita; Aspfors, Jessica; Eklund, Gunilla (2021). Dichotomous and Multifaceted: Teacher Educators’ Understanding of Professional Knowledge in Research-based Teacher Education. 15 p. Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research .

Pajchel, Katarina; Jegstad, Kirsti Marie; Eklund, Gunilla Brita Maria; Aalbergsjø, Siv Gundrosen; Sollid, Per Øyvind (2021). The role of school placement within research-based teacher education–through the eyes of science mentors. Teachers and Teaching: theory and practice .

Remmen, Kari Beate; Jegstad, Kirsti Marie; Höper, Jan (2020). Preservice teachers’ reflections on outdoor science activities following an outdoor chemistry unit. Journal of Science Teacher Education .

Jegstad, Kirsti Marie; Ryen, Erik (2020). Bærekraftig utvikling som tverrfaglig tema i grunnskolens naturfag og samfunnsfag – en læreplananalyse. Norsk pedagogisk tidsskrift . Vol. 104.

Andersson-Bakken, Emilia; Jegstad, Kirsti Marie; Bakken, Jonas (2020). Textbook tasks in the Norwegian school subject natural sciences: what views of science do they mediate?. International Journal of Science Education .

Jegstad, Kirsti Marie; Sinnes, Astrid Tonette; Gjøtterud, Sigrid (2018). Science teacher education for sustainable development: from intensions to realization. Nordic Studies in Science Education . Vol. 14.

Jegstad, Kirsti Marie; Gjøtterud, Sigrid; Sinnes, Astrid Tonette (2018). Science teacher education for sustainable development: A case study of a residential field course in a Norwegian pre-service teacher education program. Journal of Adventure Education and Outdoor Learning . Vol. 18.

These publications are obtained from Cristin. The list may be incomplete