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Biosketch: Dr. Mona Lundin

Mona Lundin (former Nilsen) has an educational background in Human resource development and labour relations. She has a PhD in educational science and in general her research focuses on communication and learning in professional contexts from a dialogical and micro analytical perspective. The research interest in her PhD work was in professionals’ engagement in and uses of web-based educational environments in various forms of in-service training and further education.

Currently, Mona holds a post doc on "Exploring the use of technologies in medical communication: the case of high blood pressure follow-up appointments" (final report March 2014), funded by the Swedish Council for Working Life and Social Research. The general interest is to explore the transformative role of technology in medical communication and the manners in which technology potentially can alter the social organization of doctor-patient communication. Her post doc is conducted within the LETStudio 2: "Becoming an informed patient - knowledge, autonomy and responsibility in modern healthcare".

Recent publications

Lundin, M., & Mäkitalo, Å. (2016). Co-designing technologies in the context of hypertension care: Negotiating participation and technology use in design meetings. Informatics for Health and Social Care, 1-14.

Lundin, M., & Lundin, J. (2016). Learning the discourse of quality assurance: a case of workplace learning in online in-service training. Journal of Workplace Learning, 28(3), 98-114.

Nilsen, M., Lundin, M., Wallerstedt, C. & Pramling, N. (2016). Computer tablets in preschool. In S. Garvis & N. Lemon (eds.), Understanding Digital Technologies and Young Children: An International perspective. London: Routledge.

Nilsen, M & Mäkitalo, Å. (2012). Co-production in the context of Person Centred Care: On professional transformation in current health care reform. Paper presented at EARLI Special Interest Group 14 Learning and Professional Development Symposium, August 22-24, Antwerpen, Belgium.

Nilsen, M & Mäkitalo, Å. (2012). Co-producing knowing and knowers: Participatory research and the transformation of ‘the professional’ and 'the patient' in current health care reform. Paper presented at the International Conference “Professions and Professional Learning in Troubling Times: Emerging Practices and Transgressive Knowledges (PROPEL), May 9-11, Stirling, Scotland.

Nilsen, M. (2010). Negotiating the context of online in-service training: 'expert' and 'non-expert' footings. Studies in Continuing Education, 32(3), 335-250

Nilsen, M & Mäkitalo, Å. (2010). Towards a conversational culture? How participants establish strategies for co-ordinating chat postings in the context of in-service training. Discourse Studies, 12(1), 90-105

Nilsen, M. (2009). Food for Thought: Communication and the transformation of work experience in web-based in- service training (Göteborg Studies in Educational Sciences, 282). Gothenburg, Sweden: Acta Universitatis Gothoburgensis.

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Mona Lundin


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