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

Selected publications

  • Graphic novels in the English classroom

    Rimmereide, Hege Emma (2021)
  • Estetisk erfaring gjennom lesning av Shaun Tans Den bortkomne tingen

    Rimmereide, Hege Emma (2020)
  • Multimodal texts in the English classroom

    Rimmereide, Hege Emma (2020)
  • We are invited to imagine: using a literary text to encourage cross-cultural dialogue about citizenship.

    Varga, Zoltan, McGuinn, Nicholas, Naylor, Amanda, Rimmereide, Hege Emma, Syed, Ghazal Kazim (2020)
  • Aesthetic Experience Through Students’ Production of Digital Books

    Rimmereide, Hege Emma, Hoem, Jon Øivind, Hoem Iversen, Sarah (2019)