Search for dissertations about: "Alternative education theory"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 25 swedish dissertations containing the words Alternative education theory.

  1. 1. Democracy, education and citizenship : towards a theory on the education of deliberative democratic citizens

    Author : Klas Roth; Christer Fritzell; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; deliberative democracy; democratic education; deliberation; citizenship education; educational theory; philosophy of education and political theory.; pedagogik; Education;

    Abstract : The present thesis suggests ideas for a theory on the education of deliberative democratic citizens in a multicultural society in terms of what I have called Eddemcit. It involves a) an ideal view of democracy in communicative and discourse-ethical terms, b) a comprehensive view of an autonomous citizen, c) two conditions for deliberation in terms of opportunity and freedom, d) a core value in terms of conscious social and cultural mediation, e) democratic principles as heuristic devices, f) an understanding of democratic deliberation in terms of intersubjectivity, processes and the better argument. READ MORE

  2. 2. Talet om lärarutbildning

    Author : Owe Lindberg; Sverker Lindblad; Tomas Englund; Gunnar Handal; Ingrid Carlgren; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; teacher education; teacher education reform; theory; practice; analysis; discourse; modernity; Toulmin; pedagogik; Education; Pedagogik; Pedagogik; Education;

    Abstract : The aim of this dissertation can be described as threefold, (i) to problematice the ways in which we talk about, or, the discourses of, teacher education, (ii) to analyse contemporary discussions about teacher education as it has taken shape in relation to the present teacher education reform in Sweden, and (iii) to develop points of references for alternative ways to talk about teacher education, on the basis of (i) and (ii), and in relation to Stephen Toulmin’s analysis of the modern project. The dissertation consists of twelve chapters divided into four parts. READ MORE

  3. 3. On solving science problems in a discursive space of learning

    Author : Maria Berge; Chalmers University of Technology; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; group work; higher education; variation theory; storylines; science education; position theory; situated learning; physics education; phenomenography;

    Abstract : The aim of this licentiate thesis is to analyze the interactive processes in groupwork, and, in particular, group work in higher education. The guiding research interestis to explore both 'what' and 'how' students learn when discussing physicsin group work, with a focus on both the social and physics content of the students'practice. READ MORE

  4. 4. A Field of Veiled Continuities : Studies in the Methodology and Theory of Educational Research

    Author : Corrado Matta; Klas Roth; Anna-Lena Kempe; Till Grüne-Yanoff; Harold Kincaid; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Methodology of Educational Research; Educational Theory; Educational Philosohy; Philosophy of the Social Sciences; Causal Explanations of Actions; Qualtative Methods; Scientific Representation; Learning; Actor Network Theory; Ontic Structural Realism; pedagogik; Education;

    Abstract : Empirical educational research enjoys a methodological and theoretical debate that is characterized by a number of unresolved and lively debated controversies. This compilation thesis is an attempt to contribute to this debate using the toolbox of philosophy of science.The thesis consists of an introductory chapter and four essays. READ MORE

  5. 5. "Democracy begins at home" : Utbildning om och för hemmet som medborgarfostran

    Author : Karin Hjälmeskog; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Education; democracy; gender equality; feminism; pragmatism; home economics; citizenship education; discourse; curriculum theory; Pedagogik; Education; Pedagogik; Pedagogik; Education;

    Abstract : This thesis is intended as a contribution to a discussion about education, especially when related to democracy and gender equality, in other words citizenship education. A strategy for the inquiries is developed, termed a feminist pragmatist attitude. The focus is on thqualitative content of education i.e. READ MORE