Background and activities

PhD in science education, NTNU, 2014

Head of division for University Didactics at the Department of Physics (2018 - )

Project: "Chi. Collective. Individual" at the Department of Physics (2018-2020). Project coordinator


- Local senior safety representative at the Facutly of Information Technology and Electrical Engineering (2017-2018)

- Safety representative at the Department of General Science, former Sør-Trøndelag University College (2015-2018)

- Local deputy senior safety representative at the Faculty of Technology, former Sør-Trøndelag University College (2015-2017)

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

Part of book/report

  • Kjelsberg, Ronny; Kahrs, Magnus Strøm. (2020) Citizen Engineer - Engineering Student's Motivation Towards an Engineering Career. ‘ENGAGING ENGINEERING EDUCATION’- SEFI 48TH ANNUAL CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS.
  • Korpås, Guri Sivertsen; Kahrs, Magnus Strøm; Andersen, Trine Højberg. (2019) Peer learning and concept test, Formative assessment a learning opportunity. Varietas delectat… Complexity is the new normality Proceedings SEFI 2019. SEFI 47th Annual Conference. Budapest, 16-20 September, 2019.
  • Thorseth, Trond Morten; Kahrs, Magnus Strøm. (2019) On the Illusion of knowledge. Varietas delectat… Complexity is the new normality Proceedings SEFI 2019. SEFI 47th Annual Conference. Budapest, 16-20 September, 2019.
  • Andersen, Trine Højberg; Korpås, Guri Sivertsen; Hansen, Gabrielle; Kahrs, Magnus Strøm. (2018) The interactive whiteboard supports joint focus in collaborative learning. Proceedings of the 46th SEFI Annual Conference.
  • Thorseth, Trond Morten; Dille, Karen Birgitte; Stoica, George Adrian; Kahrs, Magnus Strøm. (2016) Interventions On Learning, Stimulated By The Use Of Text-based Student Response System. EDULEARN16 Proceedings.
  • Thorseth, Trond Morten; Mellingsæter, Magnus Strøm. (2015) Response Technology Used to Build Self-Regulated Learners. INTED2015 Proceedings.
  • Mellingsæter, Magnus Strøm; Bungum, Berit. (2014) Engineering students’ use of the interactive whiteboard during physics group work. Science Education Research For Evidence-based Teaching and Coherence in Learning (Proceedings of the ESERA 2013 Conference).
  • Talmo, Tord Mjøsund; Korpås, Guri Sivertsen; Mellingsæter, Magnus Strøm; Einum, Even. (2012) Experiences with Use of New Digital Learning Environments to Increase Academic and Social Competence. ICERI 2012 Conference Proceedings.


  • Sindre, Guttorm; Eitungjerde, Sara; Bendiksen, Anders; Braaten, Bjørn Otto; Hansen, Gabrielle; Hartnik, Lukas; Kahrs, Magnus Strøm; Lundheim, Lars Magne; Lyng, Reidar; Widding, Øystein. (2021) Fremtidens teknologistudier (FTS), grupperapport: D - Pedagogiske virkemidler. 2021.
  • Rokkones, Klara; Dahlback, Jorunn; Goldmann, Ingrid; Utvær, Britt Karin Støen; Grøm, Audun; Midjo, Arne; Halse, Karl Henning; Kahrs, Magnus Strøm; Kamsvåg, Ingeborg Olaug; Morud, Elin Bø; Tangen, Sonia; Gaertner, Charlotte; Grimstad, Sigmund. (2020) Fremtidens yrkesfaglærerutdanning ved NTNU. Delrapport 1 og 2. 2020.