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"Why Do You Write Your Name Long Like That?" Language and Literacy in a San Francisco Kindergarten
(The University of Bergen, 2008)
In this thesis I investigate the role of language awareness in early literacy, and argue that skills acquired when becoming literate can provide resources for manipulating social as well as textual relations. Based on ...
Facing the Future. Online Sociality and Emerging Forms of Play among Children in Norway
(The University of Bergen, 2016-12-09)
Young people in Norway have never experienced a world without the internet. This thesis explores uses of digital technology in children’s lives, and draws on fieldwork among eight- and nine-year olds in Kristiansand to ...
Miku's Mask: Fictional Encounters in Children's Costume Play
Children’s engagement with Japanese toys and fictional characters has taken on new significance in the age of YouTube. Drawing on ethnographic research on technology-mediated play among 8- and 9-year-olds in Norway, this ...