Jesper Boesen

External Relations Manager
The Unit for Collaboration , School of Education and Communication
Ph.D. in Science

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Research

Jesper is particularly interested in how the national tests in mathematics affect and influence teachers.

Biography

Jesper is assiciate professor in Mathematics didactic at the School of Education and Communication. He holds a Master of Education for Upper Secondary School on Mathematic and Social Science. He has previously worked at Umeå University and PRIM-gruppen at the Teacher Education Office at Stockholm University. He has worked as an deputy director at NCM, National Centre for mathematics education, Gothenburg university. He also worked as director for the centre of Educational Sciences and Teacher Research at Gothenburg university.

Currently he holds a position as Associate dean and director for the research environment Practicebaced Educational Research at the School of Education and Communication, Jönköping University.

Article

Boesen, J., Lithner, J., Palm, T. (2018). Assessing mathematical competencies: an analysis of Swedish national mathematics tests Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 62(1), 109-124. More information
Boesen, J., Helenius, O., Johansson, B. (2015). National-scale professional development in Sweden: theory, policy, practice ZDM - the International Journal on Mathematics Education, 47(1), 129-141. More information
Boesen, J., Helenius, O., Bergqvist, E., Bergqvist, T., Lithner, J., Palm, T., Palmberg, B. (2014). Developing mathematical competence: from the intended to the enacted curriculum Journal of Mathematical Behavior, 33, 72-87. More information
Palm, T., Boesen, J., Lithner, J. (2011). Mathematical reasoning requirements in Swedish upper secondary level assessments Mathematical Thinking and Learning, 13(3), 221-246. More information
Boesen, J., Lithner, J., Palm, T. (2010). The relation between types of assessment tasks and the mathematical reasoning students use Educational Studies in Mathematics, 75(1), 89-105. More information
Boesen, J., Helenius, O. (2009). Améliorer l’enseignement des mathématiques: Le cas de la Suède Revue internationale d'éducation Sèvres, 51, 91-101. More information

Book

Boesen, J., Hellström, T., Lindström, J. (1998). Provbanksförsök fysik A och B samt matematik D våren 1998. Umeå: Enheten för pedagogiska mätningar, Umeå univ. More information

Book chapter

Boesen, J. (2011). Mathematical creativity - is it assessed in teacher made tests?. In: J. Emanuelsson, L. Fainsilber, J. Häggström, A. Kullberg, B. Lindström & M. Löwing (Ed.), Voices on learning and instruction in mathematics (pp. 239 -256). Göteborg: Nationellt centrum för matematikutbildning (NCM) More information
Boesen, J. (2009). Vilken typ av kunskap (ut)värderas i skolmatematiken?. In: G. Brandell (Ed.), Matematikdidaktiska frågor: resultat från en forskarskola Göteborg: Nationellt centrum för matematikutbildning (NCM) More information

Conference paper

Haglind, T., Lindberg, Y., Boesen, J. (2021). When technology is taking place and taking over: Practices for learning in changing times. TEPE – Teacher Education Policy in Europe: “Challenges of distance teaching in teacher education and education”, 20-22 May 2021, Ljubljana, Slovenia. More information
Mellroth, E., Boesen, J. (2019). Noticing mathematical potential – A proposal for guiding teachers. 11th Congress of the European Society for Research in Mathematics Education, 5-10 February 2019, Utrecht, The Netherlands. More information
Liljekvist, Y., Mellroth, E., Olsson, J., Boesen, J. (2017). Conceptualizing a local instruction theory in design research. Göteborg: Svensk förening för MatematikDidaktisk Forskning - SMDF, The tenth research seminar of the Swedish Society for Research in Mathematics Education. Karlstad, January 26–27, 2016. More information
Lithner, J., Bergqvist, E., Bergqvist, T., Boesen, J., Palm, T., Palmberg, B. (2010). Mathematical competencies: A research framework. Linköping, Sweden: Svensk förening för matematikdidaktisk forskning, SMDF, The seventh mathematics education research seminar, Stockholm, January 26-27, 2010. More information
Boesen, J., Palm, T. (2005). Vilka typer av resonemang (ut)värderas i skolmatematiken?: En analys av svenska gymnasieprov. Nordisk konferense i matematikkdidaktikk 2004, Vurdering i matematikk-Hvorfor og hvordan? Fra småskole til voksenopplaering, Trondheim. More information
Boesen, J. (2005). Implementing a creative competence. Umeå: Department of Educational Measurement, Umeå University, Third International SweMaS Conference Umeå, October 14-15, 2003. More information
Boesen, J. (2003). Teacher beliefs on effects of national tests in mathematics for the Swedish upper secondary school. Nordic Pre-Conference to ICME10, Växjö, May 9-11, 2003. More information

Collections

(2022). Uppdragsutbildning – ett ömsesidigt lärande i samverkan. Jönköping: Jönköping University, School of Education and Communication More information
(2006). Lära och undervisa matematik: internationella perspektiv. Göteborg: Nationellt centrum för matematikutbildning (NCM) More information

Report

Bergqvist, T., Boesen, J., Nyroos, M. (2010). Vad vet vi om hur matematiklärare arbetar för att utveckla elevers matematikkunskaper?. Göteborg: NCM, Göteborgs universitet More information
Bergqvist, E., Bergqvist, T., Boesen, J., Helenius, O., Lithner, J., Palm, T., Palmberg, B. (2010). Matematikutbildningens mål och undervisningens ändamålsenlighet: Gymnasiet hösten 2009. Göteborg: NCM More information
Bergqvist, E., Bergqvist, T., Boesen, J., Helenius, O., Lithner, J., Palm, T., Palmberg, B. (2009). Matematikutbildningens mål och undervisningens ändamålsenlighet: Grundskolan våren 2009. Göteborg: NCM More information
Boesen, J. (2006). The national course tests’ impact on teachers’ written classroom assessment. Umeå: Department of Mathematics, Umeå University More information
Boesen, J. (2006). Why emphasise imitative reasoning?: Teacher made tests. Umeå: Department of mathematics, Umeå University More information
Boesen, J., Lithner, J., Palm, T. (2005). The relation between test task requirements and the reasoning used by students: an analysis of an authentic national test situation. Umeå: Department of Mathematics, Umeå University More information
Palm, T., Boesen, J., Lithner, J. (2005). The requirements of mathematical reasoning in upper secondary level assessments. Umeå: Department of Mathematics, Umeå University More information
Boesen, J. (2004). Bedömarreliabilitet: Med fokus på aspektbedömningen i det nationella B-kursprovet i matematik våren 2002. Umeå: Umeå Universitet More information
Palm, T., Boesen, J., Lithner, J. (2004). The demands on mathematical reasoning in upper secondary level assessments. Umeå More information