Associate Professor

Hege Emma Rimmereide

Field of work

I teach and do research in the fields of reading and writing skills as well as research on digital technology. I also work and do research in Children- and Young Adults' literature, including picturebooks and graphic novels (comics). Currently I am working on children's literature and ecocriticism. I also work on teachers' Professional Development, Kompetanse for kvalitet, KFK. 

Engelskdidaktikk Lesekompetanse Litteraturundervisning

Children's literature - Young adult literature - British and American literature - English didactics - Culture studies

Courses taught

  • Master in children and young adult literature
  • Master in education
  • Master i engelsk didaktikk
  • GLU 5-10
  • KFK 5-10
  • PhD, Økokritikk og didaktiske praksisar (PHD912)
  • English didactics
  • Culture studies
  • English literature
  • Professional development, In-service courses, Kompetanse for kvalitet (KFK)

Research areas

  • From Reading Thrill to Writing Skill
  • Nature in Children's Literature (NaChiLit)
  • Literature circles in the classroom
  • Children's literature
  • Graphic novels
  • Mobile Learning: Mobilising and Transforming Teacher Teacher Education Technology, Erasmus+ funded project. Website:

Research groups


  • Fagspesifikk literacy i lærerutdannningen – et tverrfaglig intervensjonsstudium

    Breivega, Kjersti Maria Rongen, Fosse, Trude, Hauge, Kjellrun Hiis, Rimmereide, Hege Emma, Wang, Yvonne Margaretha (2022)
  • Graphic novels in the EAL classroom: a pedagogical approach based on multimodal and intercultural understandings

    Rimmereide, Hege Emma (2022)
  • Ecocritical Dialogues

    Guanio-Uluru, Lykke, Goga, Nina, Hallås, Bjørg Oddrun, Høisæter, Sissel Margrethe, Nyrnes, Aslaug, Rimmereide, Hege Emma (2021)
  • “I lost the faith in humanity.” Using William Golding’s Lord of the Flies to Explore Ethical and Moral Issues Through Transnational, Online Literary Exchange

    Naylor, Amanda, McGuinn, Nicholas, Shaikh, Ghazal, Varga, Zoltan, Rimmereide, Hege Emma (2021)
  • Developing eco-citizens through ecocritical dialogues

    Rimmereide, Hege Emma (2021)