Search for dissertations about: "Ola Halldén"

Found 3 swedish dissertations containing the words Ola Halldén.

  1. 1. Conceptions and artefacts : Children's understanding of the earth in the presence of visual representations

    Author : Karin Ehrlén; Ola Halldén; Stella Vosniadou; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; conceptual understanding; cultural conventions; visual representations; Education; Pedagogik; pedagogik; Education;

    Abstract : The studies in this thesis explore children’s understanding of the earth when presented with visual representations. The conceptual understanding is related to cognitive contexts as well as the physical and cultural state. Pictures and models, as communicative tools, are associated with both cognition and culture. READ MORE

  2. 2. Joint discourses or disjointed courses : A study on learning in upper secondary school

    Author : Bengt-Olov Molander; Ola Halldén; Noel Entwistle; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Conceptual change; Contextual learning; Cue-seeking; Learning approaches; Metalearning; Science education; Upper secondary school; Education; Pedagogik; pedagogik; Education;

    Abstract : The main purpose of the present study is to investigate whether learning and ways of understanding subject content and structure differ between successful and less successful students—i.e. in terms of their grade point average—in upper secondary school. A second issue is whether different subjects and disciplines—i. READ MORE

  3. 3. Ethical and normative reasoning on climate change : Conceptions and solutions among students in a Chinese context

    Author : Li Sternäng; Cecilia Lundholm; Ola Halldén; Alan Reid; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; alternative framework; climate change; conception; contextualization; decision making; economic development; environmental education; intentional analysis; learning; meaning making; moral reasoning; Education; Pedagogik; pedagogik; Education;

    Abstract : Previous research in environmental education and learning has mainly concerned students’ understanding of natural scientific knowledge, whereas research on the influence of other knowledge in learning environmental issues is marginal. Also, the interest in most studies investigating students’ natural scientific knowledge has been to capture constraints in students’ understanding, hence investigations of students’ meaning making are rare. READ MORE