Search for dissertations about: "civic literacy"

Found 5 swedish dissertations containing the words civic literacy.

  1. 1. Assessing Scientific Literacy as Participation in Civic Practices Affordances and constraints for developing a practice for authentic classroom assessment of argumentation, source critique and decision-making

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Mathematics and Science Education, Stockholm University

    Author : Jens Anker-Hansen; Stockholms universitet.; [2015]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; scientific literacy; assessment; authentic; communities of practice; expansive learning; argumentation; peer assessment; moderation meetings; naturvetenskapsämnenas didaktik; Science Education;

    Abstract : This thesis takes a departure from a view of scientific literacy as situated in participation in civic practices. From such a view, it becomes problematic to assess scientific literacy through decontextualised test items only dealing with single aspects of participation in contexts concerned with science. READ MORE

  2. 2. Explaining Civil Society Core Activism in Post-Soviet Latvia

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Tove Lindén; Södertörns högskola.; Stockholms universitet.; [2008]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Political science; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Statsvetenskap; Political Science; statsvetenskap; Civil society activism; post-Soviet Latvia; NGO activism; women; Latvian citizenship; high education; empathy; civic literacy; role model s ; positive support; organizational competence; organizational leadership experience;

    Abstract : Civil society activism in traditional non-governmental organizations (NGOs) is seen as one of the cornerstones of a vibrant participatory liberal democracy in most Western democratic states. Whereas this issue has been explored from a variety of perspectives in a Western context, only limited research has been carried out in a post-Soviet context. READ MORE

  3. 3. Health literacy among newly arrived refugees in Sweden and implications for health and healthcare

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Josefin Wångdahl; Uppsala universitet.; [2017]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Health literacy; S-FHL; HLS-EU-Q16; Asylum seeker; Migrant; Immigrant; Experiences; Health check-up; Communication; Information; Self-perceived health; Mental health; Health-seeking behaviour; Refrained from healthcare; Screening; Disease prevention; Health promotion; Quality of care; Equity in health; Social Medicine; Socialmedicin;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this thesis was to examine the distribution of health literacy (HL) levels in newly arrived Arabic-, Dari-, or Somali-speaking refugees in Sweden. Further aims were to investigate sociodemographic characteristics associated with inadequate HL in this group, and to investigate whether HL levels are associated with experiences of the health examination for asylum seekers (HEA), health seeking behaviour and health. READ MORE

  4. 4. Information, identitet, medborgarskap : unga kvinnor berättar om val av preventivmedel

    University dissertation from Lund University, Institutionen för kulturvetenskaper

    Author : Johanna Rivano Eckerdal; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2012]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Library and Information Studies; Democracy; Credibility; Identity; Contraceptives; Information Literacy;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis is to study how young women’s information literacies are enacted in practices related to evaluation and use of information sources before choosing a contraceptive and thereby to discuss how these practices relate to the young women’s sexual and civic identities. A sociocultural perspective, which brings with it a view on information literacy as contingent and enacted in practices, is adopted. READ MORE

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

    University dissertation from Växjö, Kalmar : Linnaeus University Press

    Author : Anna Thyberg; Linnéuniversitetet.; [2012]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; 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