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Jeanette Sjöberg has a PhD in child and youth science and is an associate professor of pedagogy at Halmstad University. She is the head of the Centre for Educational Development (HPC) and a member of the Research and Education Committee (FUN) at HH. In addition, she has been a board member of the national network Swednet for several years.
Her research interests consist of three different main areas: applied media pedagogy (which includes children and young people's learning and participation in relation to digital technology), applied higher education pedagogy (which includes adult learning and participation in higher education in relation to digital technology), and practical research in collaboration with municipal actors. Within the framework of these specializations, she has been involved in several different research projects, for example "Nordic Digital Game Based Learning - Digital Computer Games for Learning in the Nordic Countries" (project funded by Nordplus Horizontal), "Future learning - Activity, new communication technologies and digital media ”(internal HH project funded by the principal's strategic funds), “ From Great to Excellent ”(collaboration project between HH, Region Halland, and four municipalitiesin Halland), and recently (2021) "SamLär (Collaboration for the development of the Teacher Profession's digital competence)", a ULF-funded project with the aim to establish a new methodological practice for the exchange of experience and knowledge between teachers, student teachers and researchers.