Author Archives: Ketil Thorgersen

Status update…

The last year has been too full of non-research matters such as changing department, faculty, getting employment as Assistant professor at SMI moving pianos, furniture, homes and family… Nonetheless I have manaed to publish a few bits and pieces. An … Continue reading

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“Aesthetics” in the new Swedish curriculum

In 2005, in the beginning of my PhD studies I published an article where I analysed the use of the word aesthetics in the curriculum LpO94 which was current then. That article has actually been the most read article I … Continue reading

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“Software” for cloud based music creation

I have now done a search for “free” cloud based software for music creation and found quite a lot actually:  Monkey Machine: A simple but decent drum machine based on Hydrogen Aviary’s Music Creator – ROC which is an easy … Continue reading

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Need to read

Just to remind myself that I have found a couple of relevant thesis that I need to read and take into account in the ongoing project about teachers who stay with you: Johanna Ray from Finland has written about memorable … Continue reading

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The UTEPia empire fell…

.. or not empire, but empirical base at least. I had scheduled for a in service distance training course for teachers where they would be testing, experimenting and along with me, develop the usb disk. Now I just received news … Continue reading

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“Drömmen om Elin”

Ok – I’ve decided. After having struggled to get to grips with the accordion by myself again today, I have decided to go for “simple”. Actually – Drömmen om Elin. I even found a note even if I do not … Continue reading

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Accordion in the house

I finally got around to buying a Hagström accordion. A Granesso – probably from the late 40s/early fifties: It sounds good – I am not sure if it is completely airtight but fairly close at least. And pretty much in … Continue reading

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Starting the pilot

Me and my collague Olle Zandén met yesterday and agreed that we should go ahead with the research project The Internet as Teacher. We will start out with students in January, but before that we will try to put ourselves … Continue reading

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Non linear tools for writing

Since computers entered my life I have “always” looked for new ways to write which utilize the strengths of the computer which is the flexibility of moving, removing and adding bits and pieces. The problem is that most tools are … Continue reading

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The start!

Here we go! Continue reading

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