# Njål Foldnes

Professor - Campus Stavanger, 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.

## Publications

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

*Developmental Dynamics of Early Reading Skill, Literacy Interest and Reader's Self-Concept Within the First Year of Formal Schooling*

*Reading and writing*, *31(6)*, s. 1379- 1399. Doi: 10.1007/s11145-018-9843-8

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

*Flerspråklige elevers leseresultater*

Gabrielsen, Egil (red.). Klar framgang! Leseferdighet på 4. og 5. trinn i et femtenårsperspektiv

### Steen-Utheim, Anna Therese & Foldnes, Njål (2017)

*A qualitative investigation of student engagement in a flipped classroom*

*Teaching in Higher Education* Doi: 10.1080/13562517.2017.1379481

### Foldnes, Njål & Grønneberg, Steffen (2017)

*Approximating Test Statistics Using Eigenvalue Block Averaging*

*Structural Equation Modeling* Doi: 10.1080/10705511.2017.1373021

### Foldnes, Njål & Grønneberg, Steffen (2017)

*The asymptotic covariance matrix and its use in simulation studies*

*Structural Equation Modeling*, *24(6)*, s. 881- 896. Doi: 10.1080/10705511.2017.1341320

### Foldnes, Njål (2017)

*The impact of class attendance on student learning in a flipped classroom*

*Nordic Journal of Digital Literacy*, *12(1-2)*, s. 8- 18. Doi: 10.18261/issn.1891-943x-2017-01-02-02

### Grønneberg, Steffen & Foldnes, Njål (2017)

*Covariance Model Simulation Using Regular Vines*

*Psychometrika*, *82(4)*, s. 1035- 1051. Doi: 10.1007/s11336-017-9569-6

### Foldnes, Njål & Olsson, Ulf H. (2016)

*A simple simulation technique for non-normal data with pre-specified skewness, kurtosis and covariance matrix*

*Multivariate Behavioral Research*, *51(2-3)*, s. 207- 219. Doi: 10.1080/00273171.2015.1133274

### Foldnes, Njål (2016)

*The flipped classroom and cooperative learning: Evidence from a randomised experiment*

*Active Learning in Higher Education*, *17(1)*, s. 39- 49. Doi: 10.1177/1469787415616726

### Foldnes, Njål & Olsson, Ulf (2015)

*Correcting too much or too little? The performance of three chi-square corrections*

*Multivariate Behavioral Research*, *50(5)*, s. 533- 543. Doi: 10.1080/00273171.2015.1036964

### Foldnes, Njål & Grønneberg, Steffen (2015)

*How general is the Vale-Maurelli simulation approach?*

*Psychometrika*, *80(4)*, s. 1066- 1083. Doi: 10.1007/s11336-014-9414-0

### Foldnes, Njål & Hagtvet, Knut Arne (2014)

*The Choice of Product Indicators in Latent Variable Interaction Models: Post Hoc Analyses*

*Psychological methods*, *19(3)*, s. 444- 457. Doi: 10.1037/a0035728

### Foldnes, Njål; Foss, Tron & Olsson, Ulf H. (2012)

*Residuals and the Residual-Based Statistic for Testing Goodness of Fit of Structural Equation Models*

*Journal of educational and behavioral statistics*, *37(3)*, s. 367- 386. Doi: 10.3102/1076998611411920

### Foldnes, Njål; Olsson, Ulf H. & Foss, Tron (2012)

*The effect of kurtosis on the power of two test statistics in covariance structure analysis*

*British Journal of Mathematical & Statistical Psychology*, *65(1)*, s. 1- 18. Doi: 10.1111/j.2044-8317.2010.02010.x

### Dahl, Geir & Foldnes, Njål (2006)

*LP based heuristics for the multiple knapsack problem with assignment restrictions*

*Annals of Operations Research*, *146(1)*, s. 91- 104.

### Dahl, Geir; Foldnes, Njål & Gouveia, Luis (2004)

*A note on hop-constrained walk polytopes*

*Operations Research Letters*, *32*, s. 345- 349.

### Dahl, Geir & Foldnes, Njål (2003)

*Complete description of a class of knapsack polytopes*

*Operations Research Letters*, *31*, s. 335- 340.

### 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.

### McTigue, Erin; Solheim, Oddny Judith, Walgermo, Bente R., Foldnes, Njål & Frijters, Jan c (2017)

**Measuring multiple dimensions of early literacy motivation through self-report at school entry**

[Academic lecture]. 17th Biennial EARLI Conference for research on learning and instruction.

### Uppstad, Per Henning; Foldnes, Njål, Lundetræ, Kjersti, Solheim, Oddny Judith & Wagner, Åse Kari H. (2016)

**Effect of early intervention for minority children at-risk for reading difficulties**

[Academic lecture]. National Network series on Perspectives on Developmental Deficits.

### Foldnes, Njål & Hagtvet, Knut Arne (2014)

**The Choice of Product indicators in latent variable interaction models**

[Academic lecture]. Two-Day Research SEminar.

### Foldnes, Njål (2010)

**The effect of kurtosis on the power of two test statistics**

[Academic lecture]. SEM working group annual meeting.

### Foldnes, Njål (2008)

**Testing Structural Equation Models: The effect of Kurtosis**

[Academic lecture]. 7th International Conference on Social Science Methodology.

### Dahl, Geir; Flatberg, Truls, Foldnes, Njål & Gouveia, Luis (2006)

**The Jump Formulation for the Hop-Constrained Minimum Spanning Tree Problem**

[Academic lecture]. The 8th INFORMS Telecommunications Conference.

### Foldnes, Njål; Mørken, Knut Martin & Vistnes, Arnt Inge (2005)

**En ny verden: Datamaskinen, beregninger og realfagsundervisning**

[Popular scientific article]. *UNIPED (Tromsø)*, *28(3)*, s. 36- 43.

### Dahl, Geir & Foldnes, Njål (2003)

**On hop-constrained walk polytopes**

[Academic lecture]. 18th International Symposium on Mathematical Programming.

### Dahl, Geir & Foldnes, Njål (2003)

**A randomized algorithm for the multiple knapsack problem with assignment restrictions**

[Academic lecture]. Int. network optimization conf..

### Dahl, Geir & Foldnes, Njål (2002)

**Complexity of certain multiple knapsack problems**

[Academic lecture]. Nordic Mathematical Prog. Society Conference.

### Dahl, Geir & Foldnes, Njål (2002)

**Polyhedral Properties of certain 0/1 Knapsack Polytopes**

[Academic lecture]. IFORS 2002.

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

2004 | University of Oslo | Ph.D Dr. Scient. |

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