Search for dissertations about: "Oleg Popov"

Found 5 swedish dissertations containing the words Oleg Popov.

  1. 1. Student activity — a way to improve the conceptual understanding of physics in Lao PDR?

    Author : Phimpho Luangrath; Sune Pettersson; Oleg Popov; Bertil Sundqvist; Svein Sjøberg; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Mechanics concept; Group discussion; Problem solving strategy; alternative concepts; context.; Subject didactics; Ämnesdidaktik; didactics of physics; fysikdidaktik;

    Abstract : This thesis reports about Laotian students’ understanding of the concepts of mechanics, and students’ activities when solving physics problems in groups. Totally, more than 1,000 first year university students from three universities in Laos have been tested using two versions of the Force Concept Inventory (FCI) over a period of three years. READ MORE

  2. 2. Non-Formal Vocational Education and Training in Mozambique : Contexts, policies, pedagogies and contradictions

    Author : Alzira Andre Munguambe Manuel; Oleg Popov; Mikael Palme; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Adult education; Cultural Historical Activity Theory; empowerment; life skills; Non-Formal Education; professionalisation; vocational education and training; Vuxenutbildning; kulturhistorisk aktivitetsteiri; egenmakt; livskunskap; icke-formell utbildning; professionalisering; yrkesutbildning; pedagogiskt arbete; educational work;

    Abstract : Education and training in Mozambique are considered to be a ‘right’ and a ‘duty’ for all its citizens. Non-Formal Vocational Education and Training (NFVET) has been promoted to increase educational opportunities for more citizens, particularly the most vulnerable groups- the out of school and unemployed. READ MORE

  3. 3. Developing teaching and learning in Mozambican higher education : a study of the pedagogical development process at Eduardo Mondlane University

    Author : Marta Mendonça; Gun-Marie Frånberg; Oleg Popov; Eugénia Cossa; Staf Callewaert; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Cultural Historical Activity Theory; curriculum reform; higher education; student-centred learning; teacher professional development;

    Abstract : This thesis analyses the implementation of a student-centred learning approach at the Eduardo Mondlane University (UEM), in the context of the current curricular reform. The main objective of the thesis is to gain understanding of the implementation of a student-centred learning approach and how the innovation is related to the acquisition of teachers’ pedagogical competence at the above mentioned university. READ MORE

  4. 4. The role of practical work in physics education in Lao PDR

    Author : Thongloon Vilaythong; Sune Pettersson; Oleg Popov; Bertil Sundqvist; Ogawa Masakata; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Cultural-Historical Activity Theory; laboratory work; Laos; pendulum experiment; physics curriculum; physics education research; practical activities; Subject didactics; Ämnesdidaktik; didactics of physics; fysikdidaktik;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis is to get a better understanding of the role of practical work in physics education in the Lao People’s Democratic Republic (Lao PDR). The Lao PDR is one of least developed countries in the world with a weak base for science, and poor market opportunities for science graduates. READ MORE

  5. 5. Teachers' intention for outdoor education : conceptualizing learning in different domains

    Author : Birgitta Wilhelmsson; Christina Ottander; Gun Lidestav; Claes Malmberg; Oleg Popov; Gunilla Näsström; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : Outdoors; teaching; knowledge; intentions; Bloom s taxonomy; pedagogiskt arbete; educational work;

    Abstract : In Sweden there is a growing interest among teachers to locate teaching outdoors. This is linked to beliefs about the potential for outdoor environments to reinforce learning, since the encounter with nature becomes more holistic. Outdoors, all the senses are involved in knowledge-building and activity experiences. READ MORE