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Inger Berndtsson

Senior lecturer

Inger Berndtsson
Senior lecturer
inger.berndtsson@ped.gu.se
+46 31 786 2497

Room number: A2 171
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 Inger Berndtsson

Research interests
Issues that intrigue me and that I work with in my research deal with individuals who have acquired impaired vision or blindness and their ability to cope with this altered situation in life. This includes learning as a central component in order once again to have the capacity to deal with both the joys and vicissitudes of daily life. In this field I make use of a phenomenological hermeneutic life-world approach. The goal is ultimately to contribute to the development of theory in this field.

I am also interested in the concept of involvement in relation to processes of learning and generally how individuals with functional impairments can and are allowed to participate in school and in society. Within the life-world approach, I work with methodological issues regarding how it is possible to approach and try to imagine another person’s perspectives and life-world, and corporeal and intersubjective aspects of the life-world concept.

Teaching interests
I have a special interest in issues of research methodology, primarily in the area of qualitative research. In the special education programme I am responsible for and teach the research-oriented courses. Moreover, I am interested in special education questions in schools and in society and the meaning of a special education approach. I supervise undergraduate theses and doctoral dissertations related to the research field of special education.

Keywords
learning processes, involvement, vision impairment, life-world phenomenology, hermeneutics, narratives, special education

Research groups and projects
Forumvision

Latest publications

Livsvärldens betydelse för specialpedagogik
Inger Berndtsson
Fenomenologiska sammanflätningar, Göteborg, Daidalos, Chapter in book 2019
Chapter in book

Jan Bengtsson. En sammanflätandets filosof
Inger Berndtsson, Annika Lilja, Ilona Rinne
Fenomenologiska sammanflätningar, Göteborg, Daidalos, Chapter in book 2019
Chapter in book

Fenomenologiska sammanflätningar
Inger Berndtsson, Annika Lilja, Ilona Rinne
Göteborg, Daidalos, Edited book 2019
Edited book

The meaning of meeting others with visual impairment. A lifeworld phenomenological study among people with visual impairment
Lea Johanne Sarfelt, Inger Berndtsson
Poster presented at ESLLR 2019, European Society for Low Vision Research and Rehabilitation, 10–12 September, Manchester UK, Poster 2019
Poster

Existens och glipan mellan liv och värld som nödvändiga utgångspunkter för livsvärldsbaserad rehabilitering
Inger Berndtsson
Paper presenterat vid konferensen Existential Medical Humanities, 7-8 november, Södertörns Högskola, Conference contribution 2019
Conference contribution

Att forma och utveckla en kollektiv kunskapsbas
Inger Berndtsson, Arnulf Myklebust, Helle K. Falkenberg
Nya Synvärlden, Magazine article 2019
Magazine article

Step by step to a more independent everyday life: expanding horizons and shared experience
Inger Berndtsson
Keynote presentation 1st Rehabilitation Conference of ICEVI-Europe in Budapest, 31 May - 1 June 2019, Conference contribution 2019
Conference contribution

Providing low vision care requires multidisciplinary collaboration
Helle Falkenberg, Inger Berndtsson
Workshop vid Kongsberg Vision Meeting, Clinical Optometry Day 30 oktober, Conference contribution 2018
Conference contribution

Synutbildning: norsk-svenskt samarbete inom masterprogram
Inger Berndtsson
Nya Synvärlden, Magazine article 2018
Magazine article

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2010

Masterutbildningen är igång
Inger Berndtsson
Nya Synvärlden, Magazine article 2010
Magazine article

Synutbildning vid Stockholms universitet
Ulla Ek, Inger Berndtsson
Nya Synvärlden, Magazine article 2010
Magazine article

2009

To understand a blind person's world – methodological aspects and implications for O&M
Inger Berndtsson, Leif Sunesson
Paper publicerat i Proceedings CD, 13th International Mobility Conference 14–17 July, Marburg, Tyskland, Conference paper 2009
Conference paper

Learning processes at the edge of a new life – theory and applications for teaching and learning O&M
Inger Berndtsson
Paper publicerat i Proceedings CD, 13th International Mobility Conference 14–17 July, Marburg, Tyskland, Conference paper 2009
Conference paper

Kunskapsutveckling – en uppgift för alla?
Inger Berndtsson, Ulla Kroksmark
Nya Synvärlden, Magazine article 2009
Magazine article

Att lära med nedsatt kroppslig funktion
Inger Berndtsson
Specialpedagogisk forskning. En mångfasetterad utmaning. Red. Ann Ahlberg, Lund, Studentlitteratur, Chapter in book 2009
Chapter in book

2008

ForumVision a multidisciplinary platform – bringing research and rehabilitation practice together
Ulla Kroksmark, Inger Berndtsson
Paper presenterat vid The 9th International Conference on Low Vision, 7–11 July 2008, Montréal, Canada, Conference paper 2008
Conference paper

Professionals learning orientation and mobility at a distance
Emmelie Reinson, Inger Berndtsson, Örjan Bäckman
Poster presenterad vid The 9th International Conference on Low Vision, 7–11 July 2008, Montréal, Canada, Poster 2008
Poster

Life-world as a base for rehabilitation
Inger Berndtsson
Paper presenterat vid The 9th International Conference on Low Vision, 7–11 July 2008, Montréal, Canada, Conference paper 2008
Conference paper

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