Astrid Camilla Wiig

Faculty of Humanities, Sports and Educational Science
Department of Educational Science
Campus Vestfold (C3-11)
Astrid Camilla Wiig is associate professor in pedagogy, and received her PhD in Educational Science in 2019 with a thesis on how knowledge moves across informal and formal contexts of learning. Wiigs’ research interests include dialogic and sociocultural perspectives on how digital tools transform learning and assessement practices across professional professions. She is also investigating youth cultures and in particular how vocational students engage with Augmented Reality in Kongsberg. The next two years, Wiig is leading USNs workpackage in the PROSIM project, funded by NFR, investigating professional simulatior practices in maritim, health and bioingenieur Bachelor education. Alongside her research, Wiig has years of experience in teaching pedagogy for teachers and future maritime instructors, i.e. master students in a maritime management program, and she is responsable for the master course in pedagogy called formal and informal learningprocesses in the child and youthculture.


  • Informal learningprocesses in the child and youth culture, (MP-SUL4300) Master in pedagogy
  • Teaching and Learning in Maritime Context (MP-5083) Master of Maritime Management
  • Learning in and through XR (MASMIS) PhD course and Master of Science of Management Information Systems (HH)
  • Pedagogy as a profesion. College teacher education in history (HH)
  • Pedagogy in teacher training educations (GLU 5-10). Bachelor and Master level
  • Supervisor for students at Bachelor, Master and PhD levels


  • 2020-2025. Project leader for USNs workpackage in Professional Education and Simulation-based Training (PROSIM). (NFR, NOK 14,5)
  • 2022 - 2023. Project leader for Workrelated use of AR in Kongsberg Vocational Education (USN Profession, NOK 150.000)
  • 2021-2022. Projecktleader for USNs workpackage in AR i Kongsberg (RFF Viken, NOK 350.000)
  • 2020-2024. Pedagogick advisor in Centre of Excellence (COAST) (DIKU, NOK 31)

Co-leader of the reserach group Transitions and Life Transitions amongst Adolescents and Young Adults (TRALAYA)


  • Connected learning
  • Learning across everyday and academic knowledge practices
  • Youth culture and youth's engagement with digital tools 
  • Augemted Reality in vocational education
  • Simulator-based learning and assessment practices in higher education (health, maritim, teacher training and bio-engineer)
  • Pedagogical supervision


Publications in Cristin