Welcome to LIT-Research

The research programme Disciplinary literacy and inclusive teaching (LIT) explores the multidimensional nature of language in teaching and learning processes. The aim is to gain a better understanding of the development of literacy in science, mathematics, social sciences and in academic levels through the study of schools, in which teachers, students, and learning materials interact.

It seems most productive to build disciplinary literacy instructional programs, rather than to merely employ language perspectives on teaching

Anders Jakobsson, Director
Orkanen building
Orkanen in Malmö, photo credit Maria Eklind


Latest news from the research program.

To focus on the subject language contributes to a better school

June 24, 2020

The idea of this research aims to be closely connected to the classroom and to be subject-related so it can be directly used in schools. Anders Jakobsson An article about the research on using subject language in schools done by LIT was published in Dagens Nyheter (DN). Read the full article below (in Swedish).

Inbjudan till seminarieserie ”Likvärdighet, delaktighet och hållbarhet i förskola och skola” – en samverkan mellan Malmö stad och Malmö universitet

June 24, 2020

Malmös sociala och kulturella geografi – dess flerspråkiga, mångkulturella och unga befolkning samt dess stora socioekonomiska skillnader – rymmer både utmaningar och möjligheter för de som bor och verkar i Malmö, inte minst för stadens skolförvaltningar. Vi vill härmed välkomna såväl stadens som universitetets lärare och forskare att medverka i en ny seminarieserie, med målsättning […]

Welcome to our new homepage

June 23, 2020

We at LIT research just launched our new homepage. Here we aim to communicate about our research and present news and updates about our programme. It will also work as hub for our researchers to display their published works and the research projects they are involved in. We hope this site will be a great […]

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