Search for dissertations about: "Home literacy"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 25 swedish dissertations containing the words Home literacy.

  1. 1. Reading achievement : Its relation to home literacy, self-regulation, academic self-concept, and goal orientation in children and adolescents

    Author : Lena Swalander; Institutionen för psykologi; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Psychopedagogy; Psychology; Writing; Computers; Home literacy; Reading attitude; Goal orientation; Reading ability; Academic self-concept; Self-regulated learning; Pedagogisk psykologi; Psykologi;

    Abstract : The studies in this doctoral thesis investigated how home literacy, self regulation, academic self-concept, and goal orientation influence reading ability. Study 1 investigated the effect of family-based prerequisites, reading attitude, and self-regulated learning on reading ability. READ MORE

  2. 2. Learning for well being : Studies using the International Adult Literacy Survey

    Author : Richard Desjardins; Albert Tuijnman; Kjell Rubenson; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; lifelong learning; lifewide learning; human capital; literacy skills; International Adult Literacy Survey; benefits of learning; learning outcomes; Education; Pedagogik;

    Abstract : This thesis is a collection of five independent but closely related studies. The overall purpose is to approach the analysis of learning outcomes from a perspective that combines three major elements, namely lifelonglifewide learning, human capital, and the benefits of learning. READ MORE

  3. 3. "We're made of meat, so why should we eat vegetables?" : food discourses in the school subject home and consumer studies

    Author : Ingela Bohm; Agneta Hörnell; Gun Åbacka; Carita Bengs; Hilary Janks; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Critical food literacy; discourse analysis; food sociology; health education; home economics; Kostvetenskap; Food and Nutrition;

    Abstract : Background: Food has many different functions. On a physical level, it is needed to survive and to maintain health, but it also has many social, psychological, and emotional meanings. For example, food is used to build relationships, to mark hierarchies, to celebrate holidays, and to influence mood and self-image. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Making of a Reading Society : Developing a Culture of Reading in Rwanda

    Author : Pierre Canisius Ruterana; Ingrid Andersson; Monica Sandlund; Karin Aronsson; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : Reading culture; oral tradition; emergent literacy; Rwanda; students’ literacy experiences; responsibility for early literacy; children’s literature;

    Abstract : Following a growing concern among education stakeholders about the lack of a reading culture and low literacy levels among Rwandans in general and university students in particular, the aim of this thesis is to increase the awareness of Rwandans about the development of a reading culture and early literacy. To achieve this aim, four studies with participants representing different experiences related to reading culture were performed. READ MORE

  5. 5. Reading ability of Latvian students : results from an international study

    Author : Indra Dedze; Carsten Elbro; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Reading literacy; reading ability; reading instruction; word recognition; voluntary reading; home background; Latvia; internationell pedagogik; International Education;

    Abstract : Reading literacy is becoming a crucial skill for the success in the modern society. Since Latvia is an industrialized country, with a relatively small population, it is of a crucial importance that the educational system produces well literate people. READ MORE