Olav Schewe is a DPhil student in Education focusing on self-regulated learning in digital learning environments.

Before starting the DPhil program, Olav worked in the educational technology industry. He is also the author of two books on how to learn effectively, and the co-instructor of the edX Massive Open Online Course Learn Like a Pro.

Olav holds an MBA with Distinction from Saïd Business School, University of Oxford, and a BSc in Economics and Business Administration from the Norwegian School of Economics.

His research interests include self-regulated learning, learning strategies, metacognition, educational technology, and assessment.


Oakley, D., & Schewe, O. (2021). Learn Like a Pro. New York: St. Martin’s Press.

Brandmo, C., Bråten, I., & Schewe, O. (2019). Social and personal predictors of test anxiety among Norwegian
secondary and postsecondary students. Social Psychology of Education22(1), 43–61.

Schewe, O. (2018). Super Student. Jaico Publishing House.

Brandmo, C., & Schewe, O. (2017) Predictors of self-regulated learning in upper secondary and higher education.
The 17th Biennial Conference for Research on Learning and Instruction (EARLI).