Search for dissertations about: "Problem-solving"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 230 swedish dissertations containing the word Problem-solving.

  1. 1. Problem-solving revisited : On school mathematics as a situated practice

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköpings universitet

    Author : Jan Wyndhamn; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [1993]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Problem-solving; Learning in school; Mathematics learning; Cognition and context; Situated learning; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN;

    Abstract : The general interest behind the present work is to contribute to an understanding of human cognition in context. More specifically, the empirical research reported focuses on how pupils define and deal with problem-solving in what for them is a regular school situation. READ MORE

  2. 2. The problem-solving citizen

    University dissertation from Malmö högskola, Lärande och samhälle

    Author : Jonas Dahl; Malmö University.; Malmö University.; [2014]
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Humanities Social Sciences; Mathematics education; Problem solving; Equity; Upper secondary school; Curriculum;

    Abstract : The present thesis is made up by three articles and in all of these the mathematics curriculum for upper secondary school in Sweden is analysed. The main focus is the citizen and citizenship and the point of departure is problem solving as a competence. READ MORE

  3. 3. Engineering problem solving : The case of the Laplace transform as a difficulty in learning in electric circuits and as a tool to solve real world problems

    University dissertation from Institutionen för teknik och naturvetenskap

    Author : Margarita González Sampayo; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2006]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; engineering students; understanding; electric circuit theory; learning engineering; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Education; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Pedagogik;

    Abstract : For engineers it is important to be able to use the ’skill’ of for example handling novel situations in powerful ways and to develop and design. They are expected to be able to understand theories and models and their connection to objects and events in the physical world and being able to apply these models and theories. READ MORE

  4. 4. Explaining everyday problem solving

    University dissertation from Cognitive Science

    Author : Annika Wallin; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2003]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; domain-specificity; ecological rationality; evolutionary psychology; practice theory; situated action; universal problem solver; everyday cognition; Explanations; everyday problem solving; domain-generality; causality; social information; Psychology; Psykologi;

    Abstract : Popular Abstract in Swedish Hur kan man förklara vardagligt tänkande med de kognitiva teorier som finns tillhands idag? Ofta är dessa teorier konstruerade för att kunna förutsäga beteende under kontrollerade omständigheter, som i ett laboratorium. Å andra sidan är det snarare flexibilitet och improvisation som kännetecknar det vardagliga tänkandet. READ MORE

  5. 5. Problem solving in mathematics textbooks

    University dissertation from Västerås : Mälardalen University

    Author : Daniel Brehmer; Mälardalens högskola.; [2015]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; mathematics textbooks; problem solving; textbook analysis; upper secondary school; Didactics; didaktik;

    Abstract : The aim of this study is to analyse how mathematical problem solving (MPS) is represented in mathematical textbooks for Swedish upper secondary school. The analysis comprises dominating Swedish textbook series, and relates to uncovering a) the quantity of tasks that are actually mathematical problems (MPs), b) their location in the chapter, c) their difficulty level, and d) their context. READ MORE