# Njål Foldnes

Professor - Campus Stavanger, Department of Economics

Department of Economics

## Biography

I am also interested in education, and do research on the flipped classroom in higher education, as well as statistical analysis for the Norwegian Reading Centre.

### Area of Expertise

## Publications

Foldnes, Njål & Grønneberg, Steffen (2019)

### Pernicious Polychorics: The Impact and Detection of Underlying Non-normality

Structural Equation Modeling Doi: 10.1080/10705511.2019.1673168 - Full text in research archive

Foldnes, Njål & Grønneberg, Steffen (2019)

### On Identification and Non-normal Simulation in Ordinal Covariance and Item Response Models

Psychometrika, 84(4), s. 1000- 1017. Doi: 10.1007/s11336-019-09688-z

Marcoulides, Katerina; Foldnes, Njål & Grønneberg, Steffen (2019)

### Assessing Model Fit in Structural Equation Modeling Using Appropriate Test Statistics

Structural Equation Modeling, s. 1- 11. Doi: 10.1080/10705511.2019.1647785

McTigue, Erin; Solheim, Oddny Judith, Walgermo, Bente R., Frijters, Jan & Foldnes, Njål (2019)

### How can we determine students' motivation for reading before formal instruction? Results from a self-beliefs and interest scale validation study

Early Childhood Research Quarterly, 48, s. 122- 133. Doi: 10.1016/j.ecresq.2018.12.013

Foldnes, Njål & Olsson, Ulf H. (2019)

### The choice of normal-theory weight matrix when computing robust standard errors in confirmatory factor analysis

Structural Equation Modeling, s. 1- 15. Doi: 10.1080/10705511.2019.1600408

Thomson, Jenny; Foldnes, Njål, Lundetræ, Kjersti, Solheim, Oddny Judith, Njå, Morten Bergsten & Uppstad, Per Henning (2019)

### Can childrens instructional gameplay Activity be used as a diagnostic indicator of Reading difficulties?

[Academic lecture]. Skriv!Les! Nordisk forskerkonferanse om lesing og skriving.

Walgermo, Bente R.; Foldnes, Njål, Uppstad, Per Henning & Solheim, Oddny Judith (2018)

### First Grade Reading Skill and Motivation Dynamics

[Academic lecture]. Sig EARLI 2018 – Learning and development in early childhood.

Foldnes, Njål; Grønneberg, Steffen & Hermansen, Gudmund Horn (2018)

### Statistikk og Dataanalyse

[Textbook]. Cappelen Damm Akademisk.

Strand, Olaug; Wagner, Åse Kari H. & Foldnes, Njål (2017)

### Flerspråklige elevers leseresultater i PIRLS 2016

[Academic lecture]. PIRLS konferanse.

Wagner, Åse Kari H.; Foldnes, Njål, Lundetræ, Kjersti, Solheim, Oddny Judith & Uppstad, Per Henning (2017)

### På sporet - effekt av tidlig innsats for andrespråkselever med risiko for å utvikle lese- og skrivevansker

[Academic lecture]. SkrivLes! 2017 Nordisk forskerkonferanse om lesing og skriving.

Year | Academic Department | Degree |
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2004 | University of Oslo | Ph.D Dr. Scient. |

Year | Employer | Job Title |
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2006 - Present | BI Norwegian Business School | Associate professor |