Lecturer & educational developer
Royal Institute of Technology, KTH
Dr. Linda Barman is an educational developer at the Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), Stockholm, Sweden. She received her B. Sc in behavioral science at the University of Skövde, and her PhD from Karolinska Institutet (2015) focusing on how university teachers enact policy concerning curriculum reform. She was a university teacher in Social psychology (1997-2000) and has experience from consultancy work within companies such as Volvo Trucks (1998-2000) and Ericsson Radio Systems (2000-2002) where she worked with communication and team development related to various business development programs. She has worked with faculty development since 2003 at Karolinska Institutet (KI) and KTH (from 2016). During 2003-2008 she was the coordinator of teacher training. She has an extensive experience in teaching within undergraduate to professional level, and organizing courses and consulting teachers in curriculum development. She has lead several projects regarding the development and implementation of frameworks for academic career enhancement related to teaching and learning within the university and the university hospital (since 2006). As an expert in faculty development she has been part of several steering committees and boards handling quality and resource allocation for Teaching and Learning at different Universities.