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Knut Aukland

Knut Aukland


Knut Aukland teaches and does research within religion didactics and religion education in teacher education. His research portfolio also includes study of religion and Indian culture and history. Within religion education his research interests include educational design research, VR and 360degree images in education, teachers on Facebook, theory, religion and education in India. He has also done ethnographic research in India on hinduism, jainism, pilgrimage, and religion and science. Aukland has one MPhil from University of Oslo, one Masters from University of Oxford and a PhD from the University of Bergen.

Scientific publications

Johnson Olkvam, Hannah; Aukland, Knut (2023). Er Jesus hvit? Fargeblindhet og antirasistisk religionsundervisning. Prismet.

Aukland, Knut; Andersland, Inge; Smith-Gahrsen, Martin; Lindhardt, Eva Mila; Kvia, Anne Siri; Hansen, Simon Simchai (2023). VR in RE and moral education: report from a conference symposium at the NCRE 2022. Journal of Beliefs and Values.

Aukland, Knut (2022). Kunnskapsproblemet og utforsking med ulike metoder: Å lære om vis-a-vis å lære hvordan. Prismet. Vol. 73.

Aukland, Knut (2021). Bridging the research–practice gap on Facebook: a study of online communication between RE teachers and researchers. British Journal of Religious Education.

Aukland, Knut (2021). Å lære hvordan: Forslag til et nytt mål utover å lære om og av religion. Nordidactica. Vol. 11.

Tandberg, Håkon Naasen; Aukland, Knut (2020). Lærergrupper på Facebook I: RLE-lærergruppa og religionslærerens profesjonsfaglige utvikling. Prismet. Vol. 71.

Aukland, Knut; Tandberg, Håkon Naasen (2020). Lærergrupper på Facebook II: RLE-lærergruppa og andre møteplasser. Prismet. Vol. 71.

Aukland, Knut (2019). Hindu Pilgrimage and Modern Tourism. Brekke, Torkel (Ed.). The Oxford History of Hinduism: Modern Hinduism. p. 125-140. Oxford University Press.

Aukland, Knut (2018). At the Confluence of Leisure and Devotion: Hindu Pilgrimage and Domestic Tourism in India. International Journal of Religious Tourism and Pilgrimage. Vol. 6.

Stausberg, Michael; Aukland, Knut (2018). Introduction: On dragons and elephants: Religion in domestic and international tourism in China and India. International Journal of Religious Tourism and Pilgrimage. Vol. 6.

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