Search for dissertations about: "competency"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 27 swedish dissertations containing the word competency.

  1. 1. The influence of national curricula and national assessments on teachers’ beliefs about the goals of school mathematics

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Björn Palmberg; Umeå universitet.; [2014]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; mathematical competence; competency goals; policy; reform; national curriculum; national assessment; teachers’ goals; teachers’ belief change; matematikdidaktik; didactics of mathematics;

    Abstract : What students should learn in school and therefore also what teachers should teach is an important issue worldwide. Mathematics teaching (and teaching in other subjects) is often regulated by some form of governing text in a written curriculum communcating a set of standards. READ MORE

  2. 2. Educative assessment for/of teacher competency. A study of assessment and learning in the "Interactive examination" for student teachers

    University dissertation from Malmö University

    Author : Anders Jönsson; Malmö University.; [2008]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Education; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Pedagogik; Authentic assessment; Formative assessment; Learning; Reliability; Performance assessment; Scoring rubrics; Teacher education; Humanities Social Sciences; authentic assessment; formative assessment; learning; reliability; performance assessment; scoring rubrics; teacher education; validity; formativ bedömning; bedömningsmatriser; bedömning; lärande; autentisk bedömning; tillförlitlighet; validitet; lärarutbildning;

    Abstract : Syftet med den här avhandlingen är att studera några av de problem som är förknippade med implementering av så kallad autentisk bedömning i lärarutbildningen. I den första delen av avhandlingen undersöks, genom en litteraturöversikt, huruvida användningen av bedömningsmatriser kan fungera som ett stöd för ökad tillförlitlighet och trovärdighet vid bedömning av komplexa kompetenser, samtidigt som matriserna även stöttar studenternas lärande. READ MORE

  3. 3. High achiever! Always a high achiever? A comparison of student achievements on mathematical tests with different aims and goals

    University dissertation from Karlstad : Karlstads universitet

    Author : Elisabet Mellroth; Karlstads universitet.; [2014]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; achievement; alternative assessment; curriculum based assessment mathematical competency; mathematical kangaroo; mathematics tests; national tests; Matematik; Mathematics;

    Abstract : This study explored changes in relative achievement over time. It also investigated differences in how two groups of students activate mathematical competencies. READ MORE

  4. 4. Holistic clinical assessment for undergraduate nursing students

    University dissertation from Jönköping : Jönköping University, School of Health and Welfare

    Author : Xi Vivien Wu; Högskolan i Jönköping.; [2016]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Clinical assessment; transition to practice; clinical nursing education; clinical guidance; feedback; undergraduate nursing student; nurse preceptor; clinical nurse leader; academic; holistic clinical assessment tool; tool development; psychometric testing;

    Abstract : A major focus in nursing education is on the judgement of clinical performance, and it is a complex process due to the diverse nature of nursing practice. Difficulties in the development of valid and reliable assessment measures in nursing competency continue to pose a challenge in nursing education. READ MORE

  5. 5. Shadows and light examining community mental health competence in North India

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Kaaren Mathias; Umeå universitet.; [2016]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Global mental health; Gender; Health determinants; India; Mental health competence; Social distance; Social exclusion; Caregiver; Depression; Public health; folkhälsa;

    Abstract : BackgroundGlobally, there is increasing emphasis on the importance of understanding the ways in which social inequality and injustice impact individual and community mental health. Set in the states of Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand, India, this thesis examines the complex relationships between individuals, communities and the social environment in relation to mental health. READ MORE