Roger Säljö

Head of the group of researchers of the "Digitalization of Childhood" at the University of Gothenburg, a world-renowned child psychologist-researcher, Sweden

Roger Säljö, Ph. D., Dr. h. c. mult., professor of educational psychology, specializes in research on learning, interaction and human development in a sociocultural perspective. Much of this work is related to issues of how children and adults learn to use cultural tools and symbolic technologies, and how we acquire competences and skills that are foundational to learning in socially and technologically complex societies. He has been Director of the Linnaeus Centre for Research on Learning, Interaction and Mediated Communication in Contemporary Society (LinCS), a national centre of excellence funded by the Swedish Research Council. He is an honorary doctor at the University of Turku and the University of Agder, and honorary professor at the University of Bath, UK. He has been visiting professor at a number of universities, including Universität Konstanz (Germany), University of California San Diego (USA), Rijksuniversiteit Utrecht (the Netherlands), University of Oslo (Norway), Georg-August-Universität Göttingen (Germany), University of Agder (Norway), University of Stavanger (Norway). He has supervised 52 students to their Ph. D. degrees at eight different faculties.

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