Didactic methods in professional practice

About the research

  • Research areas

    Our research includes media-supported teaching and problem-based learning.

    Media-supported teaching and learning

    The research develops media-supported teaching and learning methods.

    Curriculum formation

    The research explores curriculum formation, including how knowledge is established and developed.

    Development of didactic models

    The research evaluates and develops didactic models such as problem-based learning (PBL) and the Conceive, Design, Implement, Operate method (CDIO).

  • Selected projects

    The following are examples of the latest projects.

    Digital mediated teaching

    The project explores the relationship between students and faculty using digital mediated teaching. 

    Project period: 2013-2015 

    Project manager:
    Anne-Grete Olesen, Assistant Professor

    Professional identity in technical and business education

    The project aims to examine how a professional understanding is constructed in the social fields in and around education. The focus is on the technical and business-oriented professional education. 

    Project manager:
    Torsten N. Ulsig, Associate Professor

    Generation Z’s motivation for learning

    The project aims to identify the types of teaching and learning that will meet tomorrow's students of International Sales and Marketing Management. 

    Project period: 2013-2015 

    Project manager:
    Heidi Thurvi Hyldal Bjørn, Associate Professor

  • Researchers

    The following staff is affiliated with areas of didactic methods in professional practice.

    Verner Larsen, Assistant Professor, PhD

    T: +45 87 55 41 17
    E: vla@via.dk 

    Anne-Grete Olesen, Assistant Professor

    T: +45 87 55 41 22
    E: ago@via.dk

    Gordon Lindsay Alcock

    T: +45 87 55 41 33
    E: gla@via.dk 

    Heidi Thurvi Hyldal Bjørn, Associate Professor

    T: +45 87 55 44 20
    E: hhb@via.dk

    Research specialisation:
    • Marketing 
    • Organisation and management 
    • Qualitative research 

    Torsten Nicholas Ulsig, Associate Professor

    T: +45 87 55 44 05
    E: tu@via.dk

    Research specialisation:
    • Business communication 
    • Inter-cultural communication 
  • Partners

    We cooperate nationally and internationally


    • Aalborg University, Institute for learning and philosophy


    • European educational research organisation (EERA)
    • European conference of educational research (ECER)
    • Legitimation Code Theory network (LCT network).