Yngve Troye Nordkvelle is a professor of education and has researched a wide area of topics. He has a particular interest in international education and comparative issues on how and why educational systems are rigged differently and serve different purposes. He has been a visiting professor at the University of York, UK, and their Centre for Global Education (1988), University of Frankfurt/ Deutsche Institut für Internationale Pädagogische Forschung, (1996/97), and the University of California, Berkeley (2008/09). He has maintained a deep interest in how schooling improves the ability of children and students to behave adequately in a globalizing world. Since 1992 he has held important functions in establishing distance education and flexible teaching and learning at the university, and since 2003 taught the course for newly appointed faculty to teach in higher education. His scholarly writing in recent years is predominantly on matters relating to new media in flexible teaching and learning. He was the managing editor of the Norwegian journal Uniped from 2007 until 2014, and has edited the journal Seminar.net since 2005. He is the head of department for teaching and learning in higher education at the university. He has had important positions in several national and international networks for open and distance education. He was awarded the "Ahlströmska priset" for having written the best article by any Nordic pedagogical researcher in 2003-2005, The award is given by the Nordic Educational Research Association. He is also an international mentor for the FinEd – The Finnish Multidisciplinary Doctoral Training Network on Educational Sciences.
His publications is on the Cristin catalogue
Postal AddressInland Norway University of Applied Sciences