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Thomas Hillman

Senior lecturer

Thomas Hillman
Senior lecturer
thomas.hillman@ait.gu.se
+46 31 786 2205
0766-182205

Visiting Address: Forskningsgången 6 , 41756 Göteborg


Division of Learning, Communication and IT at Department of Applied Information Technology (More Information)
412 96 Göteborg
www.ait.gu.se/lkit
Visiting Address: Forskningsgången 6 , 417 56 Göteborg

About Thomas Hillman

Thomas Hillman conducts research and educates in the area of Educational Informatics and is Associate Professor at the Department of Applied Information Technology, University of Gothenburg. His work crosses the boundaries between the fields of Learning Sciences, Human-Computer Interaction and Science and Technology Studies. In his research, Thomas examines the ways that different technologies shape learning as an individual, social and cultural process. This work is relevant for understanding how we come to know in relation to technologies, how we might best design or adapt technologies to support learning, and how we might work with technologies as part of teaching and learning practices.

Thomas studied industrial design and practiced for several years as an industrial, interaction, and exhibtion designer before continuing his education in the social sciences and gaining a PhD in Education from the University of Ottawa. He recieved docenture (habilitation) from the Faculty of Education at the University of Gothenburg and has been a Visiting Fellow at Oxford Internet Institute at the University of Oxford. In 2018, Thomas joined the Department of Applied Information Technology. He tweets at @th0masi11lman.

Thomas Hillman's research relies on extensive use of digital records of the ways people interact with technologies and Thomas works to adapt and develop methods and tools for gaining access to and making sense of these activities. You can read more about his methods development work here.

Current research projects:

 

Latest publications

Stack overflow - Informal learning and the global expansion of professional development and opportunities in programming?
Markus Nivala, Alena Seredko, Tanya Osborne, Thomas Hillman
IEEE Global Engineering Education Conference, EDUCON, Conference paper 2020
Conference paper

TEACHERS’ IDENTITY WORK IN A PROFESSIONAL FACEBOOK GROUP
Mona Lundin, Annika Lantz-Andersson, Thomas Hillman
International Journal of Information Technology Education: Research , Journal article 2020
Journal article

What’s next for Ed-Tech? Critical hopes and concerns for the 2020s
Neil Selwyn, Thomas Hillman, Rebecca Eynon, Giselle Ferreira, Jeremy Knox et al.
Learning, Media & Technology, Editorial letter 2020
Editorial letter

“Going on Trial”: Teachers’ team performance in social media groups when facing problematic work-related issues
Louise Peterson, Annika Lantz-Andersson, Thomas Hillman, Mona Lundin, Annika Bergviken Rensfeldt
Virtual Learning Sites as Languaging Spaces - Critical Issues on Languaging Research in Changing Eduscapes, Cham, Switzerland, Palgrave Macmillan, Chapter in book 2019
Chapter in book

Inequalities of Professional Learning on Social Media Platforms
Annika Bergviken Rensfeldt, Thomas Hillman
Proceedings of the Weizenbaum Conference, "Challenges of Digital Inequality - Digital Education, Digital Work, Digital Life", Berlin, Germany, 2019, Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin für Sozialforschung, Conference paper 2019
Conference paper

A “situated ethics” for researching teacher professionals’ emerging Facebook group discussions
Annika Bergviken Rensfeldt, Thomas Hillman, Annika Lantz-Andersson, Mona Lundin, Louise Peterson
Designs for Experimentation and Inquiry: Approaching Learning and Knowing in Digital Transformation. Åsa Mäkitalo, Todd E. Nicewonger, Mark Elam (red.), New York, Routledge, Chapter in book 2019
Chapter in book

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2019

Participation and Mathematization in Introductory Algebra Classrooms: The Case of Sweden
Cecilia Kilhamn, Thomas Hillman, Roger Säljö
Encountering Algebra. A Comparative Study of Classrooms in Finland, Norway, Sweden, and the USA. Kilhamn C., Säljö R. (red.), Cham, Springer, Chapter in book 2019
Chapter in book

2018

Rendering controversial socioscientific issues legible through digital mapping tools
Anne Solli, Åsa Mäkitalo, Thomas Hillman
International Journal of Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning, Journal article 2018
Journal article

Coordinating ‘telling’ and ‘showing’ in online video tutorials
Bryn Evans, Oskar Lindwall, Barry Brown, Thomas Hillman
International Conference on Conversation Analysis, 11-15 July, Loughborough University, UK, Conference contribution 2018
Conference contribution

Choosing and using instructional videos
Thomas Hillman, Oskar Lindwall, Barry Brown, Sylvaine Tuncer
VALS - ASLA: A Video Turn in Linguistics? Methodologie – Analisi – Applications, 6-8 June, Basel, Conference contribution 2018
Conference contribution

Social media groups as arenas for teachers’ collaborative learning through sharing of ideas and engaging in pedagogical discussions
Annika Lantz-Andersson, Mona Lundin, Thomas Hillman
NERA2018 - 46th CONGRESS Educational Research: Boundaries, Breaches and Bridges, Conference contribution 2018
Conference contribution

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