Search for dissertations about: "Johan Lithner"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 14 swedish dissertations containing the words Johan Lithner.

  1. 1. Two versions of Markov's inequality

    Author : Johan Lithner; Hans Wallin; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Approximation theory; Markov s inequality; Mathematical analysis; Analys; Mathematics; matematik;

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  2. 2. Undergraduate learning difficulties and mathematical reasoning

    Author : Johan Lithner; Mogens Niss; Danmark Roskilde universitetscenter Forskning og Anvendelser Institut for Studiet af Matematik og Fysik samt deres Funktioner i Undervisning; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Undergraduate mathematics. Education. Learning difficulties.; Subject didactics; Ämnesdidaktik; didactics of mathematics; matematikdidaktik;

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  3. 3. Learning Chemistry at the University level : Student attitudes, motivation, and design of the learning environment

    Author : C. Anders R. Berg; Johan Lithner; Lisbeth Lundahl; Helge Strömdahl; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : laboratory work; open experiments; attitude; university level; motivation; cognitive load; laboratory instruction styles; attitude change; design of learning situation; student questions.;

    Abstract : The main purpose of the research this thesis is based upon was to study students’ attitudes towards learning chemistry at university level and their motivation from three perspectives. How can students’ attitudes towards learning chemistry be assessed? How can these attitudes be changed? How are learning situations experienced by students with different attitude positions? An attitude questionnaire, assessing views of knowledge, learning assessments, laboratory activities, and perceived roles of instructors and student, was used to estimate students’ attitude positions. READ MORE

  4. 4. Mathematics and mathematics education - two sides of the same coin : creative reasoning in university exams in mathematics

    Author : Ewa Bergqvist; Johan Lithner; Peter Nyström; Christer Bergsten; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Polynomial convexity; Positive currents; Jensen measures; Mathematical reasoning; assessment; university level; Subject didactics; Ämnesdidaktik;

    Abstract : Avhandlingen består av två ganska olika delar som ändå har en del gemensamt. Del A är baserad på två artiklar i matematik och del B är baserad på två matematikdidaktiska artiklar. De matematiska artiklarna utgår från ett begrepp som heter polynomkonvexitet. READ MORE

  5. 5. To explore and verify in mathematics

    Author : Tomas Bergqvist; Hans Wallin; Johan Lithner; Morten Blomhøj; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Explorations; mathematical reasoning; empirical investigations; graphing calculators; conjectures.; Subject didactics; Ämnesdidaktik; MATHEMATICS; MATEMATIK; didactics of mathematics; matematikdidaktik;

    Abstract : This dissertation consists of four articles and a summary. The main focus of the studies is students' explorations in upper secondary school mathematics. In the first study the central research question was to find out if the students could learn something difficult by using the graphing calculator. READ MORE