Brynjar Olafsson

Universitetslektor

Fakultet for humaniora, idretts- og utdanningsvitenskap
Institutt for estetiske fag
Campus Notodden (N-020)
Universitetslektor i kunst og håndverk.

Ansvarsområder

Aktiv i forskning innen kunst og håndverk og kreativitet / pedagogikk / fagdidaktikk / ICT.

Medlem av forskergruppen EMAL

Undervisningen er kyttet til didaktikk, forskningsmetoder og praktisk estetisk arbeid på Masterstudiet i Formgiving, kunst og håndverk

Veileder MA-studenter

 

Kompetanse

2014 –                 Ph.D. i kulturstudier (pågående)

2008                    MA i pedagogikk – Islands Universitet (Háskóli Íslands)

1995 – 1996        Påbygging, spesialisering tre og metall – Høgskolen i Telemark

1992 – 1995        Lærerutdanning, B.Ed – Islands Pedagogiske Universitet (Kennaraháskóli Íslands)

CV

Publikasjoner

2019

Autio, O., Jamsek, J., Soobik, M. & Olafsson, B. (2019). Technology education in Finland, Slovenia, Estonia and Iceland: The structure of students’ attitudes towards technology. International Journal of Technology in Education and Science (IJTES), 3(2), 95-106.

2018

Olafsson, B & Gulliksen, M. (2018). Kreativitet i begynneropplæringen. I E. Michaelsen & K. Palm (red.). Den viktige begynneropplæringen (s. 249-268). Oslo: Universitetsforlaget.

Olafsson, B & Joelsdottir, A. (2018). Design og håndverk og Tekstil på Island. Techne series: Research in sloyd education and crafts science A, 25(3), 39-57.

2017

Thorsteinsson, G & Olafsson, B (2017). Examining Teaching Practises in Design and Craft Education in Iceland. Design and Technology Education: an International Journal, 22(2), 83-103.

Autio, O., Jamsek, J., Soobik, M., Thorsteinsson, G. & Olafsson, B. (2017). Craft and Technology Education Curriculums and Students’ Attitudes towards Craft and Technology in Finland, Slovenia, Estonia and Iceland. Le Ragioni di Erasmus, 1: Ricerche e intersezioini scientifiche. Per l’educazione nel presente: le scienze umane, l’internalizionalizzazione, le reti, l’innovazione. In Geat, M. & Piccione, V. A. (ed.). Roma: Roma Tre-Press, p. 169-184 16 p.

Autio, O., Jamsek, J., Soobik, M. & Olafsson, B. (2017). Student’s attitudes towards technology in the context of Finish, Slovenian, Estonian and Icelandic technology education. The Eurasia Proceedings of Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics. Volume 1, Pages 256-261.

2016

Autio, O., Olafsson, B., Thorsteinsson, G. (2016). Examining Technological Knowledge and Reasoning in Icelandic and Finnish Comprehensive Schools. Design and Technology Education: An International Journal, 21(2), 59-68.

2015

Thorsteinsson, G., Olafsson, B. & Yokoyama, E. (2015). Otto Salomon and Aksel Mikkelsen, and their Pedagogical Models for Establishing Sloyd Education in Denmark and Sweden. Bulletin of Institute of Vocational and Technical Education, 13(1), 1-8.

Thorsteinsson, G. og Olafsson, B. (2015). Piloting technological understanding and reasoning in Icelandic schools. International Journal of Technology and Design Education. 25(1).

Autio, O., Soobik, M., Thorsteinsson, G., & Olafsson, B. (2015). The development of craft and technology education curriculums and students’ attitudes towards technology in finland, estonia and ıceland. International Journal of Contemporary Educational Research, 2(1), 22-34.

2014

Brynjar Ólafsson, Gísli Þorsteinsson og Ossi Autio. (2014). Viðhorf grunnskólanemenda á Íslandi og í Finnlandi til tækni og námsgreinarinnar hönnunar og smíði. Tímarit um menntarannsóknir, 11(1), 45-66.

Gerður G. Óskarsdóttir, Kristín Á. Ólafsdóttir, Brynjar Ólafsson, Helga Rut Guðmundsdóttir, Ingibjörg Kaldalóns, Ragnheiður Júníusdóttir, Rósa Kristín Júlíusdóttir og Sigrún Guðmundsdóttir. (2014) List- og verkgreinar [Kunst og håndverk]. I Gerður G. Óskarsdóttir (Redaktør), Starfshættir í grunnskólum við upphaf 21. aldar [Undervisning og læring i grunnskoler i begynnelsen av det 21. århundre]. Reykjavík: Háskólaútgáfan.

Olafsson, B. & Thorsteinsson, G. (2014). ‘Reading Woods’ with Teachers in Icelandic Schools in the 21st Century. Design and Technology Education: An International Journal, 19(3), 22-31.

Autio, O., Soobik, M., Thorsteinsson, G, & Olafsson, B. (2014). Students’ attitudes towards technology education in Finland, Estonia and Iceland. I I. Şahin, S. A. Kiray, & S. Alan (Redaktør), International conference on education in mathematics, science & technology. Proceeding book (s. 203-207). Hentet fra http://2014.icemst.com/ICEMST_Proceeding.pdf?rnd=24643771

Thorsteinsson, G., Olafsson, B. & Etsuo, Y. (2014). The Establishment of Danish School Sloyd and the Beginning of Sloyd Education in lceland. Bulletin of the Institute of Vocational and Technical Education, Graduate School of Education and Human Development, Nagoya University, Japan, 11 (1), 85-94.

Thorsteinsson, G. & Olafsson, B. (2014). Otto Salomon in Nääs and his first Icelandic students in Nordic Sloyd. History of Education, 42(5), 31-49. London: Routledge/Taylor and Francis.

2013

Brynjar Ólafsson og Gísli Þorsteinsson. (2013). Viðhorf kennara til ákvarðanatöku nemenda í hönnun og smíði [Læreres instilling til elevenes kreative avgjørelser (e. Creative decision making) innen sløyd]. Netla, veftímarit um uppeldi og menntun. Sótt af: http://netla.hi.is/vidhorf-kennara-til-akvardanatoku-nemenda-i-honnun-og-smidi.

Brynjar Ólafsson og Gísli Þorsteinsson. (2013). Upphaf kennaramenntunar í uppeldismiðuðum handmenntum á Íslandi frá 1892–1939 [Opphav til lærerutdanning i sløyd på Island, fra 1892-1939]. Uppeldi og menntun, 22(2).

Olafsson, B. & Thorsteinsson, G. (2013). The establishment of educational sloyd in Iceland. In, David Whittaker: The Impact and Legacy of Educational Sloyd: Head and hands in harness. London: Routledge

2012

Brynjar Ólafsson og Gísli Þorsteinsson. (2012). Kennaraskólinn í Nääs og fyrstu íslensku nemendur hans í uppeldismiðaðri smíðakennslu [Lærerskolen i Nääs og de første islandske elevene i sløyd]. Tímarit um menntarannsóknir, 9(1), 33-60.

Thorsteinsson, G. & Olafsson, B. (2012). Design and Craft Education in Icelandic Schools. Bulletin of the Institute of Vocational and Technical Education, Graduate School of Education and Human Development, Nagoya University, Japan,9 (1), 59-70.

Autio, O., Thorsteinsson, G. & Olafsson, B. (2012). A Comparative Study of Finnish and Icelandic Craft Education Curriculums and Students’ Attitudes towards Craft and Technology in Schools. Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences, 45(1), 114-124.

2011

Brynjar Ólafsson og Gísli Þorsteinsson. (2011). Hönnun og smíði. Hugmyndafræðilegur bakgrunnur og þróun námsgreinar [Design og håndverk. Ideologisk bakgrunn og utvikling av faget]. Uppeldi og menntun. 20(1), 51-74.

Olafsson, B. & Thorsteinsson, G. (2011). A survey on students design decisions in Design and Craft education in Icelandic schools. Techne Serien A, Forskning i slöjdpedagogik och slöjdvetenskap, 18( 1).

Olafsson, B. & Thorsteinsson, G. (2011). The intelligence of the hands: studying the origin of pedagogical craft education. Journal on Educational Psychology, 5(3).

Brynjar Ólafsson og Ólafur Oddsson. (2011). Grenndarskógur í kennaranámi [Skoleskog i lærerutdanning]. Ársrit Skógræktar Ríkisins 2010, bls. 50-51.

Brynjar Ólafsson og Ólafur Oddsson. (2011). Grenndarskógar í skólastarfi [Skoleskoger i undervisning]. Skólavarðan, 11(1), 32-33.

2010

Brynjar Ólafsson og Gísli Þorsteinsson. 2010. Examining Design and Craft Education in Iceland, Curriculum development and present situation. Formakademisk, 3(2),39-50.

2009

Thorsteinsson, G., Page, T. and Olafson, B. (2009). Moving from Craft to Technology Education in Icelandic Schools. Studies in Informatics and Control, 4, 369-378.

Olafsson, B. and Thorsteinsson, G. (2009). Design and Craft Education in Iceland, Pedagogical Background and Development: A literature review. Design and Technology Education: An International Journal, 2, 10-24.

Brynjar Ólafsson. (2009). “ … að mennta þá í orðsins sanna skilningi”. Um sögu þróun og stöðu handmennta í grunnskólum á Íslandi 1970-2007 [“ … å utdanne dem i ordets rette forstand” Om histore, utvikling og sløydens posisjon i islandske grunnskoler, 1970-2007]. Netla – Veftímarit um uppeldi og menntun.

Thorsteinsson, G., Olafsson, B. and Yokoyama, E. (2009). The Origin of Icelandic Craft Education. Bulletin of the Institute of Vocational and Technical Education, Graduate School of Education and Human Development, Nagoya University, Japan, 6,  40-51.

2008

Brynjar Ólafsson (2008). Hönnun og smíði [Design og håndverk]. Í M.S. Gulliksen og M. Johansson(Ritstj.), Nulaget og framåtblickar-om undervisning och forskning inom det nordiska slöjdfältet. (bls. 37-44). Vasa: NordFo.