English, Specialization in Didactics is a research topic at the Department of arts communications and education. Research synchronize largely with other research subjects (Swedish with an Educational Perspective, Pedagogy, Philosophy, Music Education and Mathematics and Learning) related to teacher education. The subject has its priorities in the study of English subject matter and substance didactic theory and practice.
The didactic research is transnational in that it includes the cultural, literary and linguistic perspectives as well as the perspective of power relations of gender, ethnicity, class, etc.. Issues related to teaching and learning is studied, as well as language in a broad sense and language, cultural and social functions.
Research in English are also conducted in cognitive linguistics, sociolinguistics and literature.