Search for dissertations about: "Christina Ottander"

Found 5 swedish dissertations containing the words Christina Ottander.

  1. 1. Exploring the complexities of integrating socioscientific issues in science teaching

    Author : Ulrika Bossér; Mats Lindahl; Mattias Lundin; Cedric Linder; Christina Ottander; Linnéuniversitetet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Scientific literacy; Socioscientific issues; Secondary school science; Teacher reflection; Classroom discourse; Science Education; Naturvetenskap med utbildningsvetenskaplig inriktning;

    Abstract : Socioscientific issues, SSI, can briefly be described as societal issues in which science plays a role. Dealing with SSI in science education is a means to prepare and empower students for active and responsible participation in a complex, democratic society. READ MORE

  2. 2. Opening the black box of mathematics teachers’ professional growth : a study of the process of teacher learning

    Author : Sara Engvall; Magnus Österholm; Christina Ottander; Björn Palmberg; Hanna Palmér; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Teacher learning; professional growth; professional development program; formative assessment; motivation; mathematics teachers; secondary school teachers; pedagogiskt arbete; educational work;

    Abstract : There is a lot of research done on professional development programs for teachers, especially with a focus on different characteristics of the program and whether it makes teachers change their teaching practice to such an extent that it enhances student achievement. However, there is not much research done on the learning process. READ MORE

  3. 3. Talking and taking positions : An encounter between action rsearch and the gendered and racialised discourses of school science

    Author : Eva Nyström; Gaby Weiner; Christina Ottander; Lyn Yates; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; action research; discourse analysis; power relations; processes of inequality; science classroom; the Swedish upper secondary school; Gender studies; Genus;

    Abstract : This thesis concerns processes of power relations in and about the science classroom. It draws on action research involving science and mathematics teachers in the Swedish upper secondary school (for students between 16 and 19 years). For the analysis, feminist post-structuralism, gender, and discourse theories (e.g. READ MORE

  4. 4. Teaching photosynthesis in a compulsory school context : Students' reasoning, understanding and interactions

    Author : Helena Näs; Christina Ottander; Sylvia Benckert; Jenny Lewis; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; teaching; primary and secondary school; plants; photosynthesis and respiration; Undervisning; mellan- och högstadiet; växter; fotosyntes och cellandning; Subject didactics; Ämnesdidaktik; didactics of natural science; naturvetenskapens didaktik;

    Abstract : According to previous research, students show difficulties in understanding photosynthesis and respiration, and basic ecological concepts like energy flow in ecosystems. There are successful teaching units accomplished in this area and many of them can be described as inquiry-based teaching. READ MORE

  5. 5. Teachers' intention for outdoor education : conceptualizing learning in different domains

    Author : Birgitta Wilhelmsson; Christina Ottander; Gun Lidestav; Claes Malmberg; Oleg Popov; Gunilla Näsström; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : Outdoors; teaching; knowledge; intentions; Bloom s taxonomy; pedagogiskt arbete; educational work;

    Abstract : In Sweden there is a growing interest among teachers to locate teaching outdoors. This is linked to beliefs about the potential for outdoor environments to reinforce learning, since the encounter with nature becomes more holistic. Outdoors, all the senses are involved in knowledge-building and activity experiences. READ MORE