Search for dissertations about: "aesthetic reading"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 20 swedish dissertations containing the words aesthetic reading.

  1. 1. Teaching the reading experience : upper secondary teachers’ perspectives on aesthetic aspects of literature teaching

    Author : Spoke Wintersparv; Kirk P. H. Sullivan; Maria Lindgren Leavenworth; John Gordon; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; teaching; literature teaching; reading; fiction; written fiction; aesthetics; the Reading Experience; pedagogiskt arbete; educational work;

    Abstract : Written fiction is a cornerstone in upper secondary Swedish first language (L1) studies. However, in a time when international assessments in education create and maintain a focus on measurability, non-measurable aspects of literature teaching might not be given the same attention in the literature classroom. READ MORE

  2. 2. Teaching the Reading Experience : upper secondary teachers' perspectives on the aesthetic aspect of literature studies

    Author : Spoke Wintersparv; Kirk P. H. Sullivan; Maria Lindgren Leavenworth; Gert Rijlaarsdam; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; teaching; reading; fiction; literature studies; aesthetics; the Reading Experience; pedagogiskt arbete; educational work;

    Abstract : Written fiction is a cornerstone in upper secondary Swedish first language (L1) studies. However, in a time when international assessments in education create and maintain a focus on measurability, aspects of literature studies that are intangible might not be given the same attention in the literary classroom. READ MORE

  3. 3. Reading for Life : Three Studies of Swedish Students’ Literacy Development

    Author : Ulla Damber; Stefan Samuelsson; Mats Myrberg; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : Literacy; fiction; second language learning; the deficit discourse; scaffolding; Läsning; skönlitteratur; andraspråksinlärning; bristdiskurs; stöttning; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis is to explore school classes with a higher level of achievement in reading than could be expected, with regard to socio-economic background factors and language background. What do those classes practice? Which attitudes towards reading and schooling do those children and their teachers display? The teacher and the classroom environment are in particular focus. READ MORE

  4. 4. Ambiguity and Estrangement : Peer-Led Deliberative Dialogues on Literature in the EFL Classroom

    Author : Anna Thyberg; Maria Olaussen; Lena Fritzén; Kaj Sjöholm; Linnéuniversitetet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANIORA; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANITIES; literature; EFL; peer-led deliberative dialogues; civic values postcolonial; positionality; ambiguity; estrangement; aesthetic reading; internally persuasive discourse; upper secondary students; transformative learning.; Engelska med didaktisk inriktning; English Education;

    Abstract : The thesis focuses on ideological and emotional dimensions of literature reading in the English as a Foreign Language (EFL) classroom. The empirical data at the heart of this dissertation comprises questionnaires, group sessions, student texts, and post-study evaluation. READ MORE

  5. 5. Mental Imagery in the Experience of Literary Narrative : Views from Embodied Cognition

    Author : Anezka Kuzmicova; Göran Rossholm; Marie-Laure Ryan; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; literary narrative; mental imagery; embodiment; embodied cognition; imagination; reading; reader response; sensorimotor simulation; interpretation; aesthetics; narrative theory; litteraturvetenskap; Literature;

    Abstract : Defined as vicarious sensorimotor experiencing, mental imagery is a powerful source of aesthetic enjoyment in everyday life and, reportedly, one of the commonest things readers remember about literary narratives in the long term. Furthermore, it is positively correlated with other dimensions of reader response, most notably with emotion. READ MORE