Øystein Olav Skaar is an associate professor in pedagogy at the Faculty of education, Inland University. Skaar has a PhD in psychology from the University of Oslo (2019) and a master's degree in education from the University of Bergen (2013).
- Methodology and research designs
- Open science
- R (programming language)
- Baeysian statistics (have developed the R pacakge: bfw: Bayesian Framework for Computational Modeling)
- Mixed research
- Quality in higher education
- The relationship between motivation, self-effficay and creativity
- Social role theory
- Digital Competence in Education
Skaar is a member of the research group Quality in higher education (Inn University), and is employed as a researcher with Digital Learning Communities (University of Bergen) and as an editorial assistant at Nordic Journal of Digital Literacy.
2020 – d.d.: Associate professor at Inn University
2020 – d.d.: Researcher at the University of Bergen
2019 – 2020: Assistant professor at Inn University
2014 – 2019: PhD research fellow in psychology at the University of Oslo
2013 – 2014: Research assistant at the University of Bergen
2013 – 2014: Assistant professor, teacher ed. programme at the University of Bergen
2011 – 2013: Master in Education from the University of Bergen
- Thesis: The Multimedia Expanse
2010 – 2012: Preschool teacher in the municipality of Bergen
2007 – 2010: Bachelor in Preschool Education from Bergen University College
- (2022). Experiences of WNGER II Ph.D.Fellows During the COVID-19 Pandemic – A Case Study. Frontiers in Education. 20 pages.
- (2022). Digital kompetanse og pandemisk risikopersepsjon. Tidsskrift for Norsk Psykologforening. 192-197.
- (2022). Alone or together: The role of gender and social context prior to Aha-experiences. Scandinavian Journal of Psychology.
- (2020). Motivation through insight: the phenomenological correlates of insight and spatial ability tasks. Journal of Cognitive Psychology. 631-643.
- (2019). The phenomenology of aha-experiences. Motivation Science. 49-60.
- (2016). Effects of facial symmetry and gaze direction on perception of social attributes: A study in experimental art history. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience.
- (2015). Multimedia discrepancies - plenary lectures as perceived by students. UNIPED. 53-73.
- (2020). Kappen i en doktorgrad .
- (2022). Samarbeid om godt psykososialt barnehagemiljø.
- (2022). The Black Void: Students’ perceived learning outcome from remote teaching .
- (2020). Peer review.
- (2017). Gender differences in Aha-Experiences.
- (2015). Aha-experiences and interest in mathematics education.
- (2013). The Multimedia Expanse.
- (2018). bfw: Bayesian Framework for Computational Modeling.
- (2022). Stipendiaters erfaringer under pandemien. Morgenbladet. 4 pages.
- (2021). Når fysisk nærvær blir fjernvær. Dagens medisin.
- (2021). Koronapandemien - og de beste blant oss. Dagens medisin.
- (2014). Den misforståtte digitale kompetansen. NRK Ytring.
- (2013). Digital læring i førelesingar. På Høyden - nettavis for Universitetet i Bergen.
- (2019). Moments of Brilliance: Understanding the Aha-experience through Bayesian Statistics.
- (2022). Paradigmekrig – den omstridde kombinasjonsforskinga . 14 pages.
- (2020). Schooling, educational technology and teachers’ everyday practice in Norway .
- (2016). Insight and Attitudes: Understanding the Aha-experience.
- (2016). Forskingsbasert multimedialæring. 214-235. In:
- (2016). Digital læring i skole og lærerutdanning. Universitetsforlaget.