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Monica Reichenberg


Monica Reichenberg

+46 31 786 2451

Room number: A2 166
Postal Address: Box 300, 40530 Göteborg
Visiting Address: Västra Hamngatan 25 , 41117 Göteborg

Department of Education and Special Education (More Information)
Box 300
405 30 Göteborg
Fax: +46 31 786 2070
Visiting Address: Västra Hamngatan 25 , 411 17 Göteborg

About Monica Reichenberg

Research interests
My research area involves reading, primarily reading comprehension. My research questions are: How can texts be made comprehensible to readers? How can readers’ reading strategies be developed? Moreover, second-language reading has also be an object of my research.

In my dissertation (2000) I investigated 833 students’ comprehension of various text versions in history and social studies. After that I carried out intervention studies with students in 7th and 10th grade with the aim of determining to what extent structured text discussions about textbook passages could be a tool for students to create meaning in what they read.

At present I am pursuing a similar study with students in 5th grade. I have also made a study with the aim of examining comprehension of simple texts containing societal information among people who have been deaf since childhood.

Teaching interests
I teach and supervise about reading and what research has to say today about dyslexia, reading and writing difficulties, and textbook analysis.

reading comprehension, doctored text, reading strategies, structured text discussions, poor readers

Research groups and projects
Politics of Education
School development

Latest publications

Pupils with intellectual disabilities exposure to literature : a configurational analysis using Bourdieu´s forms of capital
Monica Reichenberg
4th Baltic Sea Conference on Literacy, Tallinn January 2020, Conference contribution 2020
Conference contribution

Self-efficacy as a predictor of reading instruction: a comparison between Norwegian and Swedish teachers
Monica Reichenberg, Rune Andreassen
L1-Educational Studies in Language and Literature, Journal article 2019
Journal article

Norwegian and Swedish teachers’ choice of textbooks in a deregulated system
Monica Reichenberg, Rune Andreassen
IARTEM 1991-201625 YEARS DEVELOPING TEXTBOOK AND EDUCATIONAL MEDIA RESEARCH. Jesús Rodríguez Rodríguez, Tânia Braga Garcia, Eric Bruillard (eds.), Santiago de Compostela , Tórculo Comunicación Gráfica, Chapter in book 2019
Chapter in book

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Är pojkar med annan språklig och kulturell bakgrund än den svenska överrepresenterade i grundsärskolan och specialpedagogiska åtgärder?
Monica Reichenberg, Girma Berhanu
Red. Kerstin von Brömssen, Signhild Risenfors & Lena Sjöberg. Samhälle, genus och pedagogik-utbildningsvetenskapliga perspektiv. Vänbok till Inga Wernersson. , Trollhättan, Högskolan väst, Chapter in book 2018
Chapter in book

Alla ska med på läståget.
Monica Reichenberg
Jag läser. B, Lärarbok till Resan till skatten. (1. uppl. 2) , Stockholm, Liber., Chapter in book 2018
Chapter in book

Vad är viktigast för norska och svenska lärare när de väljer läromedel?
Monica Reichenberg
MANUS. Sveriges läromedelsförfattares förbunds tidskrift, Magazine article 2018
Magazine article


Harald Thuen, Den norske skolen. Utdanningssystemets historie
Monica Reichenberg
Journal of Northern Studies, Book review 2017
Book review

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