Background and activities

I'm on parental leave & vacation from end of June to mid October 2017. 

Spanish as a foreign language, the Dominican Republic & Haiti, implementing technology in teaching.

Tech, teaching and research. Past and present:
- PHD project: Studying percepions of "the other" in the Dominican-Haitian borderlands.
- Implementing and analyzing the use of digital resources as part of the one-year study programme in Spanish at NTNU. (Examples: mobile learning, p2p, distance learning, collaborative learning)
- Project (2009 - 2010) "Læring rett i lomma" with UiO, UiS, Norgesuniversitetet and HiL. Creation of user manual for podcasting in teaching. 
- Project: (2012 - 2014): "Visped". Teaching methods for online classrooms that encourage student participation.

- Teaching and course design: Introductory courses (SPA0501, 0502), An introduction to the culture, history and literature of the Spanish speaking world (SPA6302), Culture and society (Spain, SPA1402). 
- In charge of field trips to and around the Dominican Republic (2008, 2010 & 2015) for different employers, including the NTNU. 


- Teaching and course design: Literature from the Spanish speaking world, Society and culture in the Spanish speaking world, Migrations in teh Spanish speaking world. 


- Creating the one-year study programme in Spanish for NTNU with colleagues. 



Scientific, academic and artistic work

Displaying a selection of activities. See all publications in the database

Journal publications

Part of book/report

  • Kolås, Line; Nordseth, Hugo; Yri, Jørgen Sørlie. (2015) Active Students in Webinars. Proceedings of the 11th international Conference on mobile Learning 2015, Madeira, Portugal March 14-16, 2015.
  • Yri, Jørgen. (2012) Landartikkel - Den dominikanske republikk. Latinamerikanske løsninger. Latin-Amerikaboken2012.


  • Yri, Jørgen Sørlie. (2017) Hur ska det gå för Haiti?. Öppna Föreläsningarna på Latinamerikainstitutet (LAI), Stockholms universitet . Öppna Föreläsningarna på Latinamerikainstitutet (LAI), Stoc; Stockholm. 2017-02-22.
  • Yri, Jørgen Sørlie. (2016) "The other" amongst Haitian and Dominican youths in the borderland. Caribbean Global Movements - Caribbean Studies Association's 41st annual conference . Caribbean Studies Association; Port-au-Prince. 2016-06-06 - 2016-09-09.
  • Yri, Jørgen Sørlie. (2015) Den dominikanske republikk - landsider.
  • Yri, Jørgen Sørlie. (2015) Enseñanza y la tecnología: una posible revolución educativa. Åpent møte . Universidad Autonoma de Santo Domingo; La Vega. 2015-03-06 - 2015-03-06.
  • Yri, Jørgen. (2014) Border or fear or border of hope? – The voice of young Dominicans and Haitians in eight border towns. Hispaniola 2014: justice, nationality and migration . UiO & NTNU; Oslo. 2014-09-18 - 2014-09-19.
  • Yri, Jørgen. (2013) “Because Dominicans like to kill Haitians” – Barriers and opportunities for change in the Dominican‐Haitian borderlands. NOLAN 2013 . NorLarnet; Oslo. 2013-11-27 - 2013-11-29.
  • Yri, Jørgen. (2013) Erfaringer fra det synkrone virtuelle klasserommet. TekPed 2013 . NTNU Videre; Trondheim. 2013-05-30.
  • Yri, Jørgen. (2011) Podcastboka.
  • Yri, Jørgen. (2010) La paranoia nacional como respuesta a la nueva inmigración haitiana a la República Dominicana. NOLAN 2010. Society, Culture, and Nature in Latin America. New Political Tendencies . Nordic Latin American Research Network; Universitetet i København. 2010-11-10 - 2010-11-12.
  • Yri, Jørgen. (2010) Papirløs og uten sko - om den haitiske "invasjonen" av Den dominikanske republikk. Medlemsmøte . Lions Club Trondheim; NTNU. 2010-04-12.
  • Yri, Jørgen. (2010) The value of lecture recordings, and the efforts required. 3rd TF-Media Task Force meeting . UNINETT, Terena; Trondheim. 2010-10-07.
  • Yri, Jørgen. (2008) Caribeños de Oppland/Hedmark 2008. Encuentro dominico-noruego en República Dominicana como parte de la formación de profesores de español de Noruega. Congreso ANPE 2008 . La Asociación Noruega de Profesores de Español (ANPE); Bergen. 2008-09-26 - 2008-09-27.