Gro Anita Myklevold

Associate Professor
Faculty of Humanities, Sports and Educational Science
Department of Languages and Literature Studies
Campus Vestfold (C3-7)
In December 2022 I defended my PhD-thesis on operationalizations and perceptions of multilingualism, and I am now teaching at the PPU and KfK-courses at USN. I am also doing research on multilingualism, metafiction and use of multi-modal literature in the classroom.


  • Course coordinator for the PPU courses in English and foreign languages
  • Deputy leader for the research group Språkdidaktikk [Language Teaching and Learning]
  • Member of the research group Flerspråklighet, læring og utvikling (FLU)[Multilingualism, learning and development] 
  • Co-editor for special issue on multilingualism for Language Learning Journal (LLJ)


  • PhD in English didactics and multilingualism
  • 11 years of experience in teaching English at the tertiary level
  • 11 years of experience in teaching English and Norwegian at the upper secondary level
  • Visiting scholar at the Faculty of Education, University of Cambridge, in 2017 


  • Myklevold, G.-A. (2023). The pedagogic potential of graphic novels: Empathy and literary awareness in Adrian Tomine's The loneliness of the long-distance cartoonist (2020). In ELLA, vol. 2, nr. 2, art. 9.

  • Myklevold, G.-A. (2022). Multilingualism in mainstream language education in Norway: Perceptions and operationalizations. Doctoral thesis. Published version:

  • Myklevold, G.-A. (2022). Operationalizing multilingualism in a foreign language classroom in Norway: opportunities and challenges. In Dahl, Anne, Krulatz, Anna & Neokleous, Georgios Educational Implications of Classroom-based Research on Teaching Foreign Languages in Multilingual Settings. Bristol: Multilingual Matters

  • Speitz, Heike & Myklevold, Gro-Anita (2022). The Subject of English in LK20: A Catalyst for Multilingual and Intercultural Competence? In Moving English Language Teaching Forward (2022), Magne Dypedahl (Ed.). Cappelen Damm Akademisk. Open Access.

  • Myklevold, Gro-Anita (2021). “That is a big shift for us”: Teachers’ and teacher educators’ perceptions of multilingualism and multilingual operationalizations. In Gargiulo, Marco, Haukås, Åsta & Iørn Korzen (Eds.). Globe: A Journal of Language, Culture, and Communication.

  • Myklevold, G.-A. & Speitz, H. (2021). Multilingualism in Curriculum Reform (LK20) and Teachers’ Perceptions: Mind the Gap? In Nordic Journal of Language Teaching and Learning.

  • Myklevold, G.-A. (2020). Working with literature: Two case studies. Chapter 13. In Christian Carlsen, Magne Dypedahl and Sara Hoem Iversen (Eds.) Teaching and Learning English (2020). Cappelen Damm Akademisk. 

  • Myklevold, Gro Anita (2019). "Each person has a different story to tell": Homeless Identity in David Walliams' Metafictive Children's Book Mr Stink (2009), In Karen Sue Patrick Knutsen; Guri Ellen Barstad & Elin-Sofie Nesje Vestli (ed.),  Exploring identity in literature and life stories: The elusive self.  Cambridge Scholars Publishing.  ISBN 978-1-5275-3571-8.  Kapittel 17.
  • Bøhn, Henrik & Myklevold, Gro Anita (2018). Exploring Communication Strategy Use and Metacognitive Awareness in the EFL Classroom, In Åsta Haukås; Camilla Bjørke & Magne Dypedahl (ed.),  Metacognition in Language Learning and Teaching.  Routledge.  ISBN 9781138633384.  10.  s 179 - 203.
  • Myklevold, Gro Anita (2018). Working with Literature: Two Case Studies. In Henrik Bøhn; Magne Dypedahl & Gro-Anita Myklevold (ed.),  Teaching and Learning English.  Cappelen Damm Akademisk.  ISBN 9788202547615.  Chapter 8.  s 139 - 157
  • Myklevold, Gro Anita (2017). I dare not write it, even hint it. Nobody will ever print it!: Metanarration and Metafiction in Postmodern English Children's Books, In  Narratology Plus: Studies in Recent International Narratives for Children and Young Adults / Narratologie Plus – Studien zur Erzählweise in aktueller internationaler Kinder- und Jugendliteratur.  Peter Lang Publishing Group.  ISBN 9783631676844.  Part I: Narrative Strategies and Identity.  s 145 - 164.
  • Bjørke, Camilla; Dypedahl, Magne & Myklevold, Gro Anita (2014). Hva er fremmedspråksdidaktikk?, I: Camilla Bjørke; Magne Dypedahl & Gro Anita Myklevold (red.),  Fremmedspråksdidaktikk.  Cappelen Damm Akademisk.  ISBN 978-82-02-42450-3.  1.  s 19 - 29
  • Myklevold, Gro Anita (2014). Litteratur i klasserommet, I: Camilla Bjørke; Magne Dypedahl & Gro Anita Myklevold (red.),  Fremmedspråksdidaktikk.  Cappelen Damm Akademisk.  ISBN 978-82-02-42450-3.  Kapittel 13.  s 180 - 194

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