Search for dissertations about: "academic achievement"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 49 swedish dissertations containing the words academic achievement.

  1. 1. Chronic stress among adolescents : Contributing factors and associations with academic achievement

    Author : Karin Schraml; Aleksander Perski; Katariina Salmela-Aro; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Chronic stress; adolescents; academic achievement; sleep; social jetlag; self-esteem; demand-control-support; gender; Psychology; psykologi;

    Abstract : According to recent nationwide surveys there have been dramatic increases in stress and serious stress-related health problems among Swedish adolescents. The aims of the present thesis were to investigate the prevalence of perceived chronic stress among sixteen-year-old adolescents who attended their first year at high-ranking high schools in the Stockholm area, to examine if factors that have been found to be relevant in the development of chronic stress among adults also contribute to chronic stress among adolescents, and to investigate the associations between chronic stress and sleep-related variables and academic achievement. READ MORE

  2. 2. Childhood Self-Regulation, Academic Achievement, and Occupational Attainment

    Author : Håkan Andersson; Lars R. Bergman; Petra Lindfors; Frederick Morrison; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Academic achievement; self-regulation; executive functions; school readiness; occupational attainment; educational attainment; Psychology; psykologi;

    Abstract : The general aim of this thesis was to extend knowledge of the interplay between self-regulation (SR) skills during childhood in relation to academic achievement and later adult educational and occupational attainment. Previous research has shown that cool SR (i.e., cognitive) is more closely linked to academic achievement than hot SR (i. READ MORE

  3. 3. Effective schools in a segregated landscape : Studies of academic achievement and psychological well-being among adolescents in Sweden

    Author : Maria Granvik Saminathen; Bitte Modin; Sara Brolin Låftman; Stephanie Plenty; Torbjørn Torsheim; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; psychological health; adolescence; segregation; educational equity; school; academic achievement; structural equation modeling; multilevel modeling; folkhälsovetenskap; Public Health Sciences;

    Abstract : Equitable educational opportunities necessitate equitable access to a favourable academic and social school environment. This thesis aims to explore the role of the school as an educational and social arena for the academic achievement and psychological well-being of lower secondary school students in Sweden. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Effects of Increased Physical Activity in Childhood on Fracture Risk, Musculoskeletal Development, and Academic Achievement

    Author : Marcus Cöster; Ortopedi - klinisk och molekylär osteoporosforskning; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Academic achievement; Bone mass; Children; Fractures; Muscle strength; PHYSICAL ACTIVITY; School-based intervention;

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  5. 5. Impacts of Facebook hedonic usage on students’ academic achievement : the role of culture and personality characteristics

    Author : Sana Rouis; Luleå tekniska universitet; []

    Abstract : The largest online social network in the world, Facebook continues to prompt debate about users’ behaviors. The effects of online activities on themselves and their interactions with others have been discussed extensively. READ MORE