Search for dissertations about: "Secondary school science"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 91 swedish dissertations containing the words Secondary school science.

  1. 1. Science versus School-science Multiple models in genetics - The depiction of gene function in upper secondary textbooks and its influence on students' understanding

    University dissertation from Karlstad : Karlstads universitet

    Author : Niklas Gericke; Karlstads universitet.; [2009]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; conceptual change; genetics; history of science; models; nature of science; students’ understanding; textbooks; upper secondary school; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Education Subject didactics; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Pedagogik Ämnesdidaktik; Biology; Biologi;

    Abstract : In this thesis I describe a study of how the science of genetics is transformed into school science in upper secondary level textbooks and the impact that this transformation has on students’ understanding. The didactic challenge that we face is to decide which science from the academic disciplines we should bring into schools. READ MORE

  2. 2. Taste for Science How can teaching make a difference for students’ interest in science?

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Mathematics and Science Education, Stockholm University

    Author : Per Anderhag; Stockholms universitet.; [2014]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; interest in science; taste for science; norms; values; aesthetics; secondary school; home background; teaching; learning; equity; pragmatism; Bourdieu; naturvetenskapsämnenas didaktik; Science Education;

    Abstract : The objective of the thesis is to describe and analyse aspects of home background and teaching that may be important for students’ capability and will to participate in science. The purpose is to make explicit how teaching can support students in developing an interest in science and so counter-balance the restricted opportunities some students may have due to upbringing. READ MORE

  3. 3. Everything has its processes, one could say a longitudinal study following students' ideas about transformations of matter from age 7 to 16

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Mathematics and Science Education, Stockholm University

    Author : Lena Löfgren; Högskolan Kristianstad.; Högskolan Kristianstad.; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; Malmö University.; Malmö University.; [2009]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Education; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Pedagogik; longitudinal study; primary education; secondary education; science learning; transformations of matter; the particulate nature of matter; Humanities Social Sciences; longitudinell studie; grundskola; lärande i naturvetenskap; materietransformationer; materiens partikelnatur;

    Abstract : Denna avhandling handlar om elevers lärande och meningsskapande i naturvetenskap. Det teoretiska ramverket bygger på Human Constructivism. Detta perspektiv framhåller det unika samspel som äger rum mellan tankar, känslor och handlingar då människor skapar mening. Perspektivet betonar också språkets viktiga roll i lärandeprocesser. READ MORE

  4. 4. Nature's Canon : The Formation and Change of the Science Curriculum in Swedish Compulsory School 1842–2007

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Pedagogiska institutionen

    Author : Magnus Hultén; Stockholms universitet.; [2008]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Compulsory school; Science education; Curriculum history; Textbook; Primary; Secondary; Ideology; naturkunskap; naturkunnighet; naturorientering; naturvetenskap; folkskola; grundskola; lärmedel; läroböcker; lärobok; läroplansteori; läroplanshistoria; innehåll; ideologi; utbildning; fysik; kemi; biologi; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Education; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Pedagogik; pedagogik; Education;

    Abstract : This dissertation analyses the science curriculum in Swedish compulsory school 1842–2007. National curricula, textbooks, textbook adverts, and handbooks are analysed. These all have a strong position in defining the school curricula and their contents, methods and aims, and can therefore be called canonic texts. READ MORE

  5. 5. Development of an Interactive e-Learning Management System (e-LMS) for Tanzanian Secondary Schools

    University dissertation from Karlskrona : Blekinge Institute of Technology

    Author : Ellen Kalinga; Blekinge Tekniska Högskola.; [2008]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; e-learning; UML; object oriented system; e-LMS; model driven architecture; participatory action research; web technmologies; secondary schools Tanzania;

    Abstract : e-learning, as defined to be the use of information and communications technology (ICT) for supporting the educational processes, has motivated Tanzania to apply ICT in its education system. Tanzania secondary schools in rural areas are geographically and socially isolated. READ MORE