Search for dissertations about: "Shu-Nu Chang Rundgren"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 8 swedish dissertations containing the words Shu-Nu Chang Rundgren.

  1. 1. Relationships between models used for teaching chemistry and those expressed by students

    Author : Karina Adbo; Susanne Wikman; Shu-Nu Chang-Rundgren; Linnéuniversitetet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; chemistry didactics; particulate nature of matter; phase transition; student expressed models; Swedish school; teaching models; Science Education; Naturvetenskap med utbildningsvetenskaplig inriktning; Science Education; Naturvetenskap med utbildningsvetenskaplig inriktning;

    Abstract : This thesis is focused upon chemistry as a school subject and students' interpretations and use of formally introduced teaching models. To explore students' developing repertoire of chemical models, a longitudinal interview study was undertaken spanning the first year of upper secondary school chemistry. READ MORE

  2. 2. Student 'sustainability consciousness' and decision making on sustainability dilemmas : Investigating effects of implementing education for sustainable development in Swedish upper secondary schools

    Author : Teresa Berglund; Niklas Gericke; Shu-Nu Chang Rundgren; Franz Rauch; Karlstads universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Sustainable development; education for sustainable development; dimensions of sustainable development; upper secondary students; conceptions; sustainability consciousness; decision making; Biology; Biologi;

    Abstract : The central role of education for sustainable development (SD) has been emphasized since the 1990s. SD involves the three areas of environment, economy and society, with a focus on the relationships between environmental protection and human development. READ MORE

  3. 3. Models of chemical bonding : Representations Used in School Textbooks and by Teachers and their Relation to Students´Difficulties in Understanding

    Author : Anna Bergqvist; Michal Drechsler; Shu-Nu Chang Rundgren; Pernilla Nilsson; Karlstads universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; pedagogical content knowledge; chemical bonding; textbook analysis; students learning difficulties; models in science education; Kemi; Chemistry;

    Abstract : This thesis focuses on how school textbooks and teachers present models of chemical bonding in upper secondary schools in Sweden. In science, as well as in science education, models play a central role, but research has shown that they often are difficult for students to understand. READ MORE

  4. 4. Teaching and learning of chemical bonding models : Aspects of textbooks, students’ understanding and teachers’ professional knowledge

    Author : Anna Bergqvist; Shu-Nu Chang Rundgren; Pernilla Nilsson; Ingo Eilks; Karlstads universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; Chemical bonding models; Pedagogical content knowledge; Teachers professional development; Chemistry education; Students learning; Kemi; Chemistry;

    Abstract : Despite the growing importance of science and technology in society, school students consider these subjects irrelevant and hard to learn. Teachers must therefore know how to teach science in ways that enhance students’ understanding and interest. READ MORE

  5. 5. Knowledge, Value and Personal experience : Upper secondary students' resources of supporting reasons when arguing socioscientific issues

    Author : Nina Christenson; Hans-Olof Höglund; Shu-Nu Chang Rundgren; Lars Nyberg; Anders Arnqvist; Jenny Lewis; Karlstads universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; socioscientific issues; informal agumentation; SEE-SEP model; Subject didactics; Ämnesdidaktik; Biology; Biologi;

    Abstract : This thesis focuses on upper secondary students’ use of resources in their supporting reasons when arguing socioscientific issues (SSIs). The skills of argumentation have been emphasized in science education during the past decades and SSIs are proven a good context for learners to enhance skills of argumentation and achieve the goal of scientific literacy. READ MORE