Conversation analysis in education – PhD Pre-conference Workshops

The aim of the course is to develop the analytic skills of PhD students using conversation analysis (CA) in learning and professional practices in educational settings. Some familiarity with conversation analysis / interaction analysis and data collection would be an advantage.

05 Apr

Practical information

  • Date: 5 April 2022 - 8 April 2022
  • Time: All day
  • Location: Vestfold
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  • Registration deadline: 1. March 2022
  • Registration

    Register here

    Registration fee:

    • the course is free of charge for PhD-students.

    NB PhD students participating on both pre-conference workshops and CAPP register to both events.

    Important dates

    • December 1st 2021: Registration opens for CAPP + pre-conference workshop
    • March 1st 2022: Registration closes for pre-conference workshops


    Participation with essay-submission gives 5 credits.



Depending on the development of the pandemic, we will see opportunities to arrange PhD courses and the conference online.


The course consists of four days:

Day 1: Introduction to CA, part 1: Why CA matters?, led by Elizabeth Stokoe (Tuesday, 5th April)

Day 2: Introduction to CA, part 2: ELAN transcription workshop, led by Emily Hofstetter and Rein Ove Sikveland (Wednesday 6th April)

Day 3: Data sessions and student presentations, led by Elizabeth Stokoe, Emily Hofstetter, Rein Ove Sikveland and Karianne Skovholt (Thursday 7th April)

Day 4: One-day conversation analysis conferenceConversation as a tool for professional practice (CAPP), with keynote speakers (Friday 8th April).

See information about the full conference here.

Teaching staff

Travel and accommodation

The nearest airport is Torp Sandefjord airport. It is positioned with a 20 minutes distance from Tønsberg. Alternatively, you may fly to Oslo Airport Gardemoen and go by train from Oslo airport station to Tønsberg. The train journey takes about 2 hours. We recommend Quality Hotel Tønsberg. It is close to the train station, and is close to the venue for the dinner in the afternoon. Use the code “USN-guest 2022” when booking at Quality Hotel Tønsberg.

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