Search for dissertations about: "IALS"

Found 3 swedish dissertations containing the word IALS.

  1. 1. Att läsa : -ett behov, -ett krav, -en nödvändighet : en analys av den första internationellt jämförande studien av vuxnas förmåga att förstå och använda skriftlig information, International Adult Literacy Survey

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköpings universitet

    Author : Anna-Lena Eriksson-Gustavsson; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [1997]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; IALS; international comparative study; adults reading ability; adults reading habits; education; reading diaries; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : This is a presentation and an analysis of the International Adult Literacy Survey, IALS, the first international comparative study of reading ability and reading habits among adults. The study was carried out in seven countries in Europe and North America during 1994 och 1995. READ MORE

  2. 2. Determinants and Consequences of Language-in-Education Policies Essays in Economics of Education

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Education,Stockholm University

    Author : Christelle Garrouste; Stockholms universitet.; [2007]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Language-in-education policies; decision-making analysis; non-cooperative game; language skills; HLM; human capital theory; rate of return analysis; post-colonial Africa; IALS; SACMEQ; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Education International education; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Pedagogik Internationell pedagogik; internationell pedagogik; International Education;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of three empirical studies. The first study, Rationales to Language-in-Education Policies in Postcolonial Africa: Towards a Holistic Approach, considers two issues. First, it explores the factors affecting the choice of an LiE policy in 35 African countries. READ MORE

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

    University dissertation from Stockholm : avdelningen för internationell och jämförande pedagogik

    Author : Richard Desjardins; Stockholms universitet.; [2004]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; lifelong learning; lifewide learning; human capital; literacy skills; International Adult Literacy Survey; benefits of learning; learning outcomes; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Education; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap 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