Background and activities

Oddrun M. H. Bråten is professor of religion and worldviews education at the Insitute of Teacher education, NTNU: Norwegian University of Science and Technology, where she runs the NTNU RE Research group. Her PhD is from the University of Warwick and concerns international and comparative studies in religious education. She has also done classroom studies, and lately studies into worldviews education. She is a member of ISREV and ENRECA, and Norwegian RE-Research forum (NoReFo), where she serves as leader from 2014 to 2017. Also asociated with EASR and IAHR.

Examples of publications: Towards a methodology for comparative studies in religious Education: A study of England and Norway (2013): ‘New social patterns: Old structures? How the countries of Western Europe deal with religious plurality in education’ (2014) (In Rothgangel, M. et al. Religious Education at schools in Europe. Part 2: Western Europe.): with Judith Everintron: 'Isues in the integration of religious education and worldviews education in an intercultural context". 

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Scientific, academic and artistic work

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Journal publications

Books

  • Bråten, Oddrun Marie Hovde. (2013) Towards a Methodology for Comparative Studies in Religious Education: A Study of England and Norway. Waxmann Verlag. 2013. ISBN 978-3-8309-2887-4. Religious Diversity and Education in Europe (24).

Part of book/report

  • Bråten, Oddrun Marie Hovde. (2021) Comparative perspectives on IRE in Europe. Islamic religious education in Europe : A comparative study.
  • Bråten, Oddrun Marie Hovde. (2018) World Wiews in Norwegian RE. Challenging Life. Existential Questions as a Resource for Education.
  • Bråten, Oddrun Marie Hovde. (2017) Er det mulig å sammenligne religionsfag på tvers av land?. Religion i skolen : didaktiske perspektiver på religions- og livssynsfaget.
  • Bråten, Oddrun Marie Hovde. (2016) Comparative Studies in Religious Education: Perspectives Formed Around a Suggested Methodology. Religious Education in a Global-Local World.
  • Bråten, Oddrun Marie Hovde. (2015) A Comparative Perspective on the History of Religious Education: England and Norway. History, Remembrance and Religious Education.
  • Bråten, Oddrun Marie Hovde. (2014) Are Oranges the only fruit? A discussion of Comparative Studies in Religious Education in relation to the plural nature of the field internationally. Religious Education at Schools in Europe. Part 3: Northern Europe.
  • Bråten, Oddrun Marie Hovde. (2014) Bruk av lærebøker i RLE. RLE i klemme: Ein studie av det erfarte RLE-faget.
  • Bråten, Oddrun Marie Hovde. (2014) New social patterns: old structures? How the countries of Western Europe deal with religious plurality in education. Religious Education at Schools in Europe: Part 2: Western Europe.
  • Skeie, Geir; Bråten, Oddrun Marie Hovde. (2014) Religious education at Schools in Norway. Religious Education at Schools in Europe. Part 3: Northern Europe.
  • Bråten, Oddrun Marie Hovde. (2013) Comparative studies in religious education : : the issue of methodology. Religion in education : innovation in international research.
  • Bråten, Oddrun Marie Hovde. (2013) The Meaning of 'Context' when Utilizing a Comparative Methodology. Exploring Context in Religious Education Research. Empirical, Methodological and Theoretical Perspectives.
  • Bråten, Oddrun Marie Hovde. (2009) Mounting an assault on complexity: Comparative research design in religious education. Religious Diversity and Education. Nordic Perspectives.

Report/dissertation

  • Bråten, Oddrun Marie Hovde. (2009) A comparative study of religious education in state schools in England and Norway. 2009.
  • Hovde, Oddrun Marie. (1994) Sjamanisme og New age : de religiøse opplevelsers betydning : et eksempel på en ny religiøs interesse i den moderne vestlige verden. 1994.

Others

  • Bråten, Oddrun Marie Hovde. (2019) Introduction to the symposium "A comparative exploration of the role of religious history in forming educational systems of Europe and beyond: possible implications for RE today". Nordic Conferance of Religious Education . NTNU, ILU; Trondheim. 2019-06-11 - 2019-06-14.
  • Bråten, Oddrun Marie Hovde. (2019) RE-searchers in MOVe. Nordic Conferance of Religious Education . NTNU, ILU; Trondheim. 2019-06-11 - 2019-06-14.
  • Bråten, Oddrun Marie Hovde; Niemi, Kristian. (2019) National differences in policy documents a matter of perspective? Similarities appears when focusing on practical learning activities. European Forum for Teachedrs of Religious Education (Eftre) . Dublin City University; Dublin. 2019-08-28 - 2019-08-31.
  • Bråten, Oddrun Marie Hovde. (2018) Populærkultur og spenning. https://www.krlepodden.com/episoder/2017/11/15/populrkultur- [Internett]. 2018-02-16.
  • Bråten, Oddrun Marie Hovde. (2018) Worldviews in Norwegian RE. European Association for the study of Religion - Annual conference . EASR/ University og Bern; Bern. 2018-06-17 - 2018-06-21.
  • Bråten, Oddrun Marie Hovde; Everington, Judith. (2018) Issues in the integration of religious education and worldviews education in an intercultural context. International Seminar for Religious Education and Values (ISREV) . ISREV/ FAU; Erlangen-Nuremberg. 2018-07-29 - 2018-08-03.
  • Bråten, Oddrun Marie Hovde. (2017) Developing RE through community of practice: creating a bypass. Nordic Conferance of Religious Education . University of Eastern Finland; Joensuu. 2017-06-12 - 2017-06-15.
  • Bråten, Oddrun Marie Hovde. (2017) Livssyn som del av religionsundervisningen. Norsk Religionspedaggogisk Forskerforening (NoReFo) . NTNU, ILU; Trondheim. 2017-11-30 - 2017-12-01.
  • Bråten, Oddrun Marie Hovde. (2017) Response to keynote by professor Tuula Sakaranaho: Islamic Education, Government & Interactions: The case of Finland and Ireland. Nordic Conferance of Religious Education . University of Eastern Finland; Joensuu. 2017-06-12 - 2017-06-15.
  • Bråten, Oddrun Marie Hovde; Franken, Leni. (2017) Communicating Religion and Worldviews in Schools in Europe: Comparative Perspectives, title of joint paper/ open session, session 22 of European Association for the study of Religion - Annual conference. European Association for the study of Religion - Annual conference . EASR/ University of Leuven; Leuven. 2017-09-18 - 2017-09-21.
  • Bråten, Oddrun Marie Hovde. (2015) A three dimensional and four levels methodology for comparative studies in Religious Education. XXI. World Congress of the International Association for the History of Religions . University of Erfurt; Erfurt. 2015-08-23 - 2015-08-28.
  • Bråten, Oddrun Marie Hovde. (2015) Religious Education in England and Norway: the supranational Dimension. Transnationalising the history of Religious Education in the 19th and 20th Century . In Goethe Universität; Franfurt am Main. 2015-09-30 - 2015-10-02.
  • Bråten, Oddrun Marie Hovde. (2015) The three dimensional and four levels methodology for comparative studies in Religious Education: a tool for systematic international analysis. Teacher Professionalization and the Professional Quality of Religious Education: An International Symposium . University of Exeter, UK; Exeter. 2015-03-02 - 2015-03-04.
  • Bråten, Oddrun Marie Hovde. (2014) Religion får ny posisjon i Europas skoler : Nye befolkningsmønstre skaper utfordringer for religionsfagene. Vårt Land [Avis]. 2014-12-30.
  • Bråten, Oddrun Marie Hovde. (2014) The oportunity Rel-Edu opens up from a methodological perspective. Basics of Religious Education, International Meeting, Book Launch, Religious Education at Schools in Western and Northern Europe . University of Vienna, Faculty of Protestant Theology; Wien. 2014-05-22 - 2014-05-23.
  • Bråten, Oddrun Marie Hovde. (2013) A presentation of "Towards a Methodology for Comparative Studies in Religious Education. A study of England and Norway.". RE21 Conference . University College Cork (UCC); Cork. 2013-08-28 - 2013-08-29.
  • Bråten, Oddrun Marie Hovde. (2013) Response to keynote by professor Robert Jackson: "Towards a Roadmap for Religions and Beliefs in European Intercultural Education". Nordic Conference for Religious Education (NCRE) . University of Iceland; Reykjavik. 2013-06-10 - 2013-06-13.