Search for dissertations about: "educational choices"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 57 swedish dissertations containing the words educational choices.

  1. 1. Educational choices of the future : a sociological inquiry into micro-politics in education

    Author : Goran Puaca; Högskolan i Borås; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Educational choice; Micro-politics; Want-formation; Habitus; Identity;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates how students’ practical considerations for future choices in education and occupations correspond to policy objectives of socially productive educational choices. This is conveyed through the primary aim of analyzing the correspondence between on the one hand educational policy intentions and on the other hand students’ educational choices and the social and cultural conditions that structure them. READ MORE

  2. 2. Chemistry: content, context and choices : towards students' higher order problem solving in upper secondary school

    Author : Karolina Broman; Eva Silfver; Dan Johnels; Judith Bennett; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; chemistry education; upper secondary students; meaningful learning; higher order thinking; problem solving; context-based learning; interest; educational choice; identity; didactics of chemistry; kemididaktik;

    Abstract : Chemistry is often claimed to be difficult, irrelevant, and uninteresting to school students. Even students who enjoy doing science often have problems seeing themselves as being scientists. This thesis explores and challenges the negative perception of chemistry by investigating upper secondary students’ views on the subject. READ MORE

  3. 3. Striving for Autonomy : Health sciences teachers’ enactment of policy

    Author : Linda Barman; Klara Bolander-Laksov; Charlotte Silén; Brian Hodges; Karolinska Institutet Management and Ethics Informatics Department of Learning; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Educational change; Educational development; Educational policy; Higher education; University teachers; Curriculum change; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : Abstract This thesis explores how teachers within the health sciences enact education policy. The questions address how teachers’ choices related to the design of courses and curricula are made in the light of reforms that emphasise standardisation and transparency. READ MORE

  4. 4. Teaching Islam : Islamic Religious Education at Three Muslim Schools in Sweden

    Author : Jenny Berglund; Caroline Liberg; Göran Larsson; Ron Geaves; Carl-Anders Säfström; Södertörns högskola; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; islam; muslimska friskolor; islamundervisning; religionsundervisning; didaktik; islamic religious education; IRE; religious education; Muslim school; ethnography; teaching; educational choices; Islam; Quran; Islamic history; singing;

    Abstract : This study concerns the formulation of Islamic religious education (IRE) at three Swedish Muslim schools which offered IRE as an extra curricular subject, one to three hours per week. The study contributes to the understanding of how IRE is formed as a confessional school subject within the framework and under the jurisdiction of the Swedish school system. READ MORE

  5. 5. Are they ready for this? : Experiences on implementing educational behavior-analytic interventions in Norwegian kindergartens

    Author : Trine Arnesen; Annica Löfdahl; Kerstin Bladini; Maj Asplund Carlsson; Karlstads universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; applied behavior analysis; autism; early intervention; implementation; kindergartens; special education; Pedagogiskt arbete; Educational Work;

    Abstract : This thesis describes an investigation into experiences connected to the implementation of educational behavior-analytic interventions (ABA) for children with autism in kindergartens. The research questions and the methodological choices in this investigation evolved based on new experiences over the course of the research project. READ MORE