Search for dissertations about: "Secondary students"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 258 swedish dissertations containing the words Secondary students.

  1. 1. The Role of Principals in Government Secondary Schools in Cameroon: Demands, Constraints and Choices : A Case Study of Eight Secondary Schools

    Author : Cresantus Nombo Biamba; Holger Daun; Teshome Nektabib; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; principal roles; leadership; secondary school; developing countries management; tasks; deputy principals; students; Cameroon; International and Comparative Education; internationell och jämförande pedagogik;

    Abstract : The main aim of this research was to explore the present role of the secondary school principals and the challenges they face in carrying out their duties in the Northwest region of Cameroon. The research, which was exploratory and conducted in the interpretive paradigm, is a case study which was carried out at eight secondary schools. READ MORE

  2. 2. Students as scientists : a study of motivation in the science classroom

    Author : Jenny Maria Hellgren; Magnus Österholm; Jim Ryder; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; motivation; emotions; experiences; authentic science; student-teacher-scientist partnership; secondary school; implementation; classroom; mathematics; self-determination theory; didactics of natural science; naturvetenskapens didaktik;

    Abstract : School science and mathematics have been criticized for being difficult, de-contextualised and teacher-centred. This thesis concerns student motivation in science and mathematics in secondary school, and in particular student motivation in relation to student-teacher-scientist partnerships (STSPs) and an authentic science task called the Medicine Hunt where students help scientists to find new antibiotics. READ MORE

  3. 3. Upper secondary school in retrospect : the view of former students

    Author : Rune Axelsson; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Education; Pedagogik;

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  4. 4. Chemistry: content, context and choices : towards students' higher order problem solving in upper secondary school

    Author : Karolina Broman; Eva Silfver; Dan Johnels; Judith Bennett; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; chemistry education; upper secondary students; meaningful learning; higher order thinking; problem solving; context-based learning; interest; educational choice; identity; kemididaktik; didactics of chemistry;

    Abstract : Chemistry is often claimed to be difficult, irrelevant, and uninteresting to school students. Even students who enjoy doing science often have problems seeing themselves as being scientists. This thesis explores and challenges the negative perception of chemistry by investigating upper secondary students’ views on the subject. READ MORE

  5. 5. Students’ experiences and perceptions of good teaching practice

    Author : Kyriaki Doumas; Pedagogik; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Students’ experiences; in-depth teaching and understanding; approaches; dialogic teaching; involved teaching; literature teaching; physics teaching; phenomenography; contextual analysis; eros pedagogy; upper secondary education; Greek education;

    Abstract : Through in-depth interviews, students’ experiences and perceptions of good teaching practice in literature and physics during one school year were investigated in eight upper secondary classes of the first, second and third years in Greece. Students’ feelings of joy, pleasure and personal meaning in the teaching and learning situation were in focus of the research. READ MORE