Search for dissertations about: "curriculum"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 201 swedish dissertations containing the word curriculum.

  1. 1. Approaching Curriculum Resources : Examining the potential of textbooks and teacher guides to support mathematics learning and teaching

    Author : Linda Ahl; Andreas Ryve; Skott Skott; Mälardalens högskola; []
    Keywords : Didactics; didaktik;

    Abstract : The driving forces of conducting the two studies presented in this thesis are: the strong position of curriculum resources in the mathematics classroom in general; teachers’ faith in curriculum resources to convey the intentions and goals of mathematics education; and the expected benefits to mathematics education through expanding the knowledge base of research in the area of curriculum resources in general, and teacher guides in particular. This thesis builds upon two studies conducted in Sweden. READ MORE

  2. 2. The School as a Moral Arena : Constitutive values and deliberation in Swedish curriculum practice

    Author : Katarina Norberg; David Hamilton; Pirjo Lahdenperä; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Education; Constitutive values; curriculum; moral; schooling; intercultural education; multicultural school; Pedagogik; Education; Pedagogik; pedagogik; Education;

    Abstract : This thesis’ main theme is the relation between school practices and the constitutive values explicitly endorsed in the Swedish national curriculum. It consists of four articles. Article I examines the new educational circumstances in a multicultural society. READ MORE

  3. 3. Breakdowns, overlaps and ambivalence : an Actor-network theory study of the Swedish preschool curriculum

    Author : Emilie Moberg; Hillevi Lenz Taguchi; Francis Lee; Cathy Burnett; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Curriculum; preschool; actor-network theory; texts; children; materiality; Early Childhood Education; förskoledidaktik;

    Abstract : Within the discipline of early childhood education research, the present study will focus on the Swedish preschool curriculum text, using a sociomaterial approach offered by Actor-network theory (ANT). The study adopts ethnographic methods, foremost participant observations in a preschool, to generate knowledge of how the curriculum text comes to act through moments in the everyday preschool work. READ MORE

  4. 4. Becoming-place : (Re)conceptualising friluftsliv in the Swedish physical education and health curriculum

    Author : Jonas Mikaels; Suzanne Lundvalll; Erik Backman; Chris Loynes; Gymnastik- och idrottshögskolan; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; relational materialism; place; curriculum; friluftsliv; Deleuze; Samhällsvetenskap Humaniora; Social Sciences Humanities;

    Abstract : This thesis aims to critically examine taken for granted assumptions underpinning friluftsliv and outdoor education as a learning area in the curriculum, and to explore the educational potential of a place-responsive pedagogy. A growing body of critical research in outdoor studies suggest that there has been a discursive shift away from an activity-based personal and social development discourse, in favour of more critical awareness in outdoor education research. READ MORE

  5. 5. Programmed or Not : A study about programming teachers’ beliefs and intentions in relation to curriculum

    Author : Lennart Rolandsson; Inga-Britt Skogh; Sirkku Männikkö Barbutiu; Erik Barendsen; KTH; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; computing; programming education; teachers’ beliefs; intentionality; curriculum development; curriculum studies; upper secondary school; Teknikvetenskapens lärande och kommunikation; Education and Communication in the Technological Sciences;

    Abstract : In the intersection of technology, curriculum and intentions, a specific issue of interest is found in the gap between teachers’ intentions and implementations of curriculum. Instead of approaching curriculum and technology as something fait accompli, teachers are considered crucial in the re-discovery of what and how to teach. READ MORE