Marius Ole Johansen successfully defended his doctoral dissertation "Effects of autonomy and control on student motivation and functioning in higher education" at the University of Bergen on April 17th 2023. We warmly congratulate him for his achievement and new title.
Marius is now the fourth bioCEED candidate to complete his degree after Anja Møgelvang, Torstein N. Hole and Lucas M. Jeno.
BioCEED would like to thank the opponents Professor Lennia Matos Fernandez, Pontifical Catholic University of Peru, Professor Halgeir Halvari, University of South-Eastern Norway, and Professor Ståle Ellingsen, BIO, University of Bergen for excellent work.
Thesis: Effects of autonomy and control on student motivation and functioning in higher education. https://bora.uib.no/bora-xmlui/handle/11250/3067556
Paper I: Johansen MO, Eliassen S and Jeno LM (2023) The bright and dark side of autonomy: How autonomy support and thwarting relate to student motivation and academic functioning. Front. Educ. 8:1153647. doi: 10.3389/feduc.2023.1153647
Paper II: Johansen, M. O., Eliassen, S., & Jeno, L. M. “Why is this relevant for me?”: Increasing content relevance enhances student motivation and vitality. In review – Frontiers in Psychology.
Paper III: Johansen, M. O., Eliassen, S., & Jeno, L. M. Autonomy need satisfaction and frustration during a learning session affect perceived value, interest, and vitality among higher education students. In review - Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research.
Photos: Sigrunn Eliassen