Search for dissertations about: "Swedish and Education"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 1099 swedish dissertations containing the words Swedish and Education.

  1. 1. Enabling Media : Infrastructures, imaginaries and cultural techniques in Swedish and Estonian visual arts education

    Author : Ingrid Forsler; Michael Forsman; Staffan Ericson; Geoffrey Bowker; Södertörns högskola; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; visual arts education; teacher training; educational technology; Sweden; Estonia; infrastructures; cultural techniques; sociotechnical imaginaries; visual methods; infrastructural imagination; media literacy; infrastructure literacy; bildämnet; lärarutbildning; utbildningsteknologier; Sverige; Estland; infrastrukturer; kulturtekniker; sociotekniska föreställningar; visuella metoder; infrastrukturell föreställningsförmåga; mediekunnighet; infrastrukturlitteracitet; Media and communication studies; Medie- och kommunikationsvetenskap; Kritisk kulturteori; Critical and Cultural Theory; Östersjö- och Östeuropaforskning; Baltic and East European studies;

    Abstract : This dissertation explores the media environments of visual arts education in Sweden and Estonia and how educators understand, negotiate and enable this infrastructure. Based on the notion that the ongoing digitalization of the educational system in these countries makes established practices appear, it further discusses how visual arts education as a school subject is shaped in relation to different technologies for image making and school administration. READ MORE

  2. 2. Borders and Belonging : Nation-Building in Georgia's Armenian and Azerbaijani Ethno-Regions, 2004–2012

    Author : Christofer Berglund; Sten Widmalm; Sven Oskarsson; Svante Cornell; Timothy Blauvelt; Henry E. Hale; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Ethnic conflicts; nation-building; borderlands; minorities; integration; language politics; matched-guise experiments; South Caucasus; Georgia; Statskunskap; Political Science;

    Abstract : Since the fall of the Soviet Union, scholars researching ethnic politics have approached the South Caucasus as a testing ground for theories of separatism and conflict. But the 2003 Rose Revolution brought a new generation of politicians to power in Georgia. READ MORE

  3. 3. Play, Culture and Learning : Studies of Second-Language and Conceptual Development in Swedish Preschools

    Author : Robin Samuelsson; Per Ledin; Stina Hållsten; Karin Aronsson; Södertörns högskola; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; early childhood education; ECEC; preschool; play; affordances; embodiment; multimodal; interaction; second-language development; conceptual development; culture; cultural affordances; digital tools; artefacts; perception; förskola; förskolepedagogik; didaktik; förskola; lek; affordanser; kroppslighet; multimodalitet; interaktion; andraspråksutveckling; begreppsutveckling; kultur; kulturella affordanser; digitala redskap; artefakter; perception; Utbildningsvetenskapliga studier; Studies in the Educational Sciences;

    Abstract : This dissertation studies how second-language and conceptual development emerge through interactions in Swedish preschool environments. It studies how types of interaction, such as play, can scaffold children toward such developments. READ MORE

  4. 4. Education for sustainable food consumption in home and consumer studies : Lärande för hållbar matkonsumtion i hem- och konsumentkunskap

    Author : Emmalee Gisslevik; Göteborgs universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Ekologiska livsmedel; Utbildning; Hem- och konsumentkunskap; Grundskolan; Läroplaner; Hållbar utveckling; Natural foods; Curricula; Education; Education; Elementary; Elementary schools; Home economics; Sustainable development; Education for sustainable development; Sustainable consumption; Sustainable food consumption; Compulsory school; Food;

    Abstract : Education as a means to enable sustainable food consumption has gained increasing recognition as a vital means to decrease current burdens upon both natural resources and human health. In response, the Swedish compulsory school subject of home and consumer studies, which positions education about food as core content, has been revised to incorporate in its national syllabus a perspective of sustainable development since 2011. READ MORE

  5. 5. Essays on Inequality and Social Policy : Education, Crime and Health

    Author : Susan Niknami; Eskil Wadensjö; Anders Stenberg; Miles Corak; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Alcohol laws; Crime; Delinquency; Education; Health; Immigrants; Income inequality; Intergenerational Transmission; Relative Income Differences; Substance use; Quasi-experiment; Economics; nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of four empirical essays. The first essay evaluates the impact on crime of a large scale experimental scheme in which all state monopoly alcohol stores in selected Swedish counties kept open on Saturdays. We show that the experiment significantly raised both alcohol sales and crime. READ MORE