Pedagogical Experiences

Updated: 2017-02-06

This page describes parts of Richard Berntsson Svensson's pedagogical experiences.

Teaching within undergraduate and postgraduate courses

I have taught a total of 18 different courses (at a total of 31 occasions) at five different universities in two different countries; Blekinge Institute of Technology, Chalmers, University of Gothenburg, and Lund University in Sweden, and University of New South Wales, Australia. I have taught courses at bachelor/undergraduate level and master/PhD/postgraduate level where the number of students have ranged from a few students (mainly PhD-level courses) up to about 150 students. The courses have been traditional campus courses and full online courses.

Example of courses that I have taught:
  • Continuous Requirements Engineering and Product Management, Blekinge Institute of Technology
  • Advanced Software Project Management, Blekinge Institute of Technology
  • Research Methods and Technical Writing, University of Gothenburg
  • Software Process Improvement, University of Gothenburg
  • Requirements Engineering, Chalmers and University of Gothenburg
  • Software Engineering Process - Soft Issues, Lund University
  • Software Engineering Process - Economy and Quality, Lund University
  • System Analysis and Design, University of New South Wales

  • Supervision of theses and research

  • I have supervised 16 Master Thesis to completion. For a list of completed master thesis, click here
  • I have been the examiner of 15+ Master Thesis.
  • I have supervised 8 Bachelor Thesis to completion. For a list of completed bachelor thesis, click here

  • Supervision of PhD students
  • Co-supervisor of Raquel Ouriques, Blekinge Institute of Technology, Sweden. Started her PhD: 2016-10-01
  • Co-supervisor of Lucas Gren, Chalmers | University of Gothenburg, Sweden, Licentiate thesis successfully defended on 2015-11-13. Thesis title:Using the Work and Organisational Psychology Perspective in Research on Agile Software Development Teams
  • Co-supervisor (until licentiate) of Hiva Alahyari, Chalmers | University of Gothenburg, Sweden, Licentiate thesis successfully defended on 2015-12-14. Thesis title: Value Creation in Agile Software Development for Embedded Software

  • Pedagogical studies and development projects

    I have successfully completed six pedagogical courses.
  • Teaching and Learning in Higher Education 3: Applied Analysis, University of Gothenburg, Sweden, 2014
  • Supervision in Postgraduate Programmes, University of Gothenburg, Sweden, 2013
  • The Good Lecture, Lund University, Sweden, 2012
  • Communication Techniques, Lund University, Sweden, 2009
  • Introduction to Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, Lund University, Sweden, 2008
  • Principles of Tutoring Program, University of New South Wales, Australia, 2006

  • Pedagogical articles

    I have published three articles in relation to pedagogics.
  • L. Kransberg, R. Nyqvist, D: Nilsson, R. Berntsson Svensson, P. Lindahl, C. Hansson, Utbildningsutvecklare, en möjlighet att öka den pedagogiska diskussionen på institutionerna?, Lärarlärdom, 2017
  • R. Berntsson Svensson, B. Regnell Is Role Playing in Requirements Engineering Education Increasing Learning Outcome?, Requirements Engineering journal, 2016, Online first
  • B. Regnell, R. Berntsson Svensson Is Role Playing in Requirements Engineering Education increasing learning outcome? Empirical study including statistical significance, Lärande i LTH, vol. 34, 2016.
  • P. Runeson, R. Berntsson Svensson Etisk mjukvara? Ingenjörsprocessen för programvaruutveckling - samhällsaspekter, Lärande i LTH, vol. 20, 2013.

  • Other pedagogical qualifications

  • Program manager of the bachelor's program in Software Engineering and Management, University of Gothenburg, Sweden, 2017-present
  • Higher Education Development Developer, Blekinge Institute of Technology, Sweden, 2016-2017