Search for dissertations about: "Educational Science"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 302 swedish dissertations containing the words Educational Science.

  1. 1. Taste for Science : How can teaching make a difference for students’ interest in science?

    Author : Per Anderhag; Per-Olof Wickman; Karim Mikael Hamza; Heidi Carlone; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; interest in science; taste for science; norms; values; aesthetics; secondary school; home background; teaching; learning; equity; pragmatism; Bourdieu; naturvetenskapsämnenas didaktik; Science Education;

    Abstract : The objective of the thesis is to describe and analyse aspects of home background and teaching that may be important for students’ capability and will to participate in science. The purpose is to make explicit how teaching can support students in developing an interest in science and so counter-balance the restricted opportunities some students may have due to upbringing. READ MORE

  2. 2. Education, Stratification and Reform : Educational Institutions in Comparative Perspective

    Author : Marcus Österman; Joakim Palme; Karl-Oskar Lindgren; Jan Teorell; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Detracking; Education; Educational institutions; Educational inequalities; Education policy; Educational reform; Educational systems; Equality; Political economy; Political Parties; Social Trust; Tracking; Vocational education; Vocational training; Varieties of Capitalism; Statskunskap; Political Science;

    Abstract : The main argument of this thesis is that research has to take the institutional character of education seriously. Educational institutions carry considerable weight for outcomes of education and their design is a matter of intense political debate. READ MORE

  3. 3. Educational imaginaries : a genealogy of the digital citizen

    Author : Lina Rahm; Andreas Fejes; Henrik Nordvall; Pelle Snickars; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANIORA; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANITIES; Popular education; non-formal adult education; computer policy; computer history; educational history; educational imaginaries; digital citizenship; problematizations; genealogy; Folkbildning; datapolitik; utbildningshistoria; datorhistoria; sociotekniska föreställningar; digitalt medborgarskap; problematiseringar; genealogi;

    Abstract : This thesis makes use of a genealogical approach to map out and explainhow and why computers and citizenship have become so closely connected.It examines the historical continuities and disruptions, and the role thatpopular education has played in this interrelation. READ MORE

  4. 4. Different Images of Science - A study of how science is constituted in exhibitions

    Author : Eva Davidsson; Utbildningsvetenskap; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; learning in informal settings; science exhibitions; staff members; exhibition design; exhibition contents; museums; Science centres; informal learning; science centres;

    Abstract : Within the science and technology centre (STC) movement there exists explicit aims and ambitions to enhance visitors’ interest in and knowledge about science. Meanwhile, several researches question the choice of the scientific content in exhibitions when arguing that a too unproblematic view of science commonly is presented. READ MORE

  5. 5. Students’ participation in the realization of school science activities

    Author : Mattias Lundin; Mats Lindahl; Kerstin Bergqvist; Jan Schoultz; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Science education; School science; NOS; NOSS; Nature of science; Nature of school science; Naturvetenskapernas didaktik; NO-undervising; NOS; NOSS; Subject didactics; Ämnesdidaktik;

    Abstract : I denna avhandling visar jag hur elever och lärare genomför NO-verksamhet i grundskolan. Avhandlingen illustrerar hur elevers frågor och uttryckta erfarenheter blir en del av ett etablerat ämnesinnehåll. READ MORE