Background and activities

Research interests:

·         Developing students’ academic writing skills in higher education

·         Writing Across the Curriculum: Writing as a tool for learning in all subjects and on all levels

·         English teachers as writers of English

·         Genre pedagogy to promote writing skills

·         The teacher's use of the MT in EFL classrooms



I have my education from NTNU (MA in English), Trondheim and State University of New York, USA (MA in Africana Studies). Before going into teacher training, I worked for several years as an English teacher in lower secondary and upper secondary school.

Scientific, academic and artistic work

A selection of recent journal publications, artistic productions, books, including book and report excerpts. See all publications in the database

Journal publications


  • Ofte, Ingunn; Pande-Rolfsen, Marthe Sofie; Duggan, Jennifer. (2017) Kompetanse for kvalitet. Læreren som student. Cappelen Damm Akademisk. 2017. ISBN 9788202567316.