Jørgen Lerche Nielsen


  • Universitetsvej 1, 40.2

    DK-4000 Roskilde


1975 …2019

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Personal profile


Jørgen Lerche Nielsen is Associate Professor of ICT and Learning at Roskilde University. He is doing research in designing networked problem-based learning processes, on learning processes in communities of practice, blended learning, collaborative learning, students’ activities in group work, and the roles of the professor as supervisor for study groups in their learning processes, and change processes within higher education.

For more than 10 years he has been part of the web based cross-institutional Master’s program in ICT & Learning, a collaboration among four Universities in Denmark. He is teaching at Communication at the Department of Communication, Busines and Information technologies.

He has taken part in a EU Minerva supported project CLIENT – Collaborative learning in an International Environment, a collaboration between Roskilde University, Denmark, Salford University, UK, Maastricht, The Netherlands, and Tromsø, Norway.

His recent publications include book chapters in Exploring the Theory, Pedagogy and Practice of Networked Learning (Springer, 2012), in Increasing Student Engagement and Retention using Mobile Applications: Smartphones, Skype and Texting Technologies (Emerald Group Publishing Limited, 2013), in Situated Design Methods (MIT Press, 2014), in Democratizing Higher Education: International Comparative Perspectives (Routledge to be published 2015), and an article in the new peer-reviewed online Journal of Problem Based Learning in Higher Education (2013, vol. 1, no. 1).


Education/Academic qualification

Cand. Mag Samfundsfag og Historie, Københavns Universitet

1 Sep 196930 Jun 1975

Award Date: 30 Jun 1975


  • Education, Learning, Training
  • ICT and learning
  • CSCL - Computer Supported Collaborative Learning
  • Project work - methods and didactics

Research Output

Educational Designs Supporting Student Engagement Through Network Project Studies

Nielsen, J. L., 22 Jun 2016.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceConference abstract for conferenceResearchpeer-review

Students as active co-designers in an online learning environment

Nielsen, J. L., 9 Jun 2016.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceConference abstract for conferenceResearchpeer-review

Higher Education in Scandinavia: A Case Study

Nielsen, J. L. & Birch Andreasen, L., 25 Mar 2015, Democratizing Higher Education: International Comparative Perspectives . Blessinger, P. & Anchan, J. P. (eds.). New York: Routledge, p. 92-110 19 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingBook chapterResearchpeer-review



Situated Design Methods

Simonsen, J., Svabo, C., Strandvad, S. M., Samson, K., Hertzum, M., Hansen, O. E., Søndergård, B., Kristiansen, E., Christrup, H., Pries-Heje, J., Nielsen, J. L., Bødker, K., Pfeiffer Pedersen, L., Frølunde, L., Rosendahl, M., Neisig, M., Frandsen, M. S., Juul, N. C., Jørgensen, N., Lybæk, R., Groth, S. K., Christensen, T. B., Andreasen, T., Kjær, T., Kensing, F., Venable, J., Birch Andreasen, L., Baskerville, R. & Gudiksen, S.


Project: Research


Censor SDU Research og Udvikling

Jørgen Lerche Nielsen (Examiner)

26 Feb 2020

Activity: Examination

Censor SDU

Jørgen Lerche Nielsen (Examiner)

26 Feb 2020

Activity: Examination

Censor Kandidatspeciale SDU

Jørgen Lerche Nielsen (Examiner)

6 Feb 2020

Activity: Examination

Censor Aalborg Universitet

Jørgen Lerche Nielsen (Examiner)

27 Jan 2020

Activity: Examination

Medlem af ph.d. bedømmelsesudvalg

Jørgen Lerche Nielsen (Examiner)

10 Oct 201925 Feb 2020

Activity: Examination