Search for dissertations about: "high-school"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 92 swedish dissertations containing the word high-school.

  1. 1. Contingency in high-school students’ reasoning about electrochemical cells : Opportunities for learning and teaching in school science

    Author : Karim Hamza; Per-Olof Wickman; Gregory J. Kelly; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; electrochemistry; laboratory work; concept mapping; high-school; learning; teaching; pragmatism; practical epistemology analysis; contingency; discourse; misconceptions; alternative ideas; curricular materials; Subject didactics; Ämnesdidaktik; naturvetenskapsämnenas didaktik; Science Education;

    Abstract : The thesis takes its departure from the extensive literature on students’ alternative ideas in science. Although describing students’ conceptual knowledge in many science areas, the literature offers little about how this knowledge enters into the science learning process. READ MORE

  2. 2. Prevalence and Correlates of Health Risk Behaviors among High School Adolescents in Iran : With focus on Water-pipe Smoking, Suicide Ideation, Physical Activity and Nutrition

    Author : Reza Ziaei; Eija Viitasara; Reza Mohammadi; Mittuniversitetet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Global Youth Tobacco Survey; High school students; Iran; Waterpipe hookah smoking; Student health; Suicide ideation; Global School- Based Student Health Survey; Physical activity; Physical inactivity; Sedentary behavior; Fruit intake; Vegetable intake.;

    Abstract : Background: Adolescence is a transitional stage from childhood into adulthood and many habits, with long-term implications for health, from this period of life can continue into adulthood. Identifying risk factors related to health risk behaviors is therefore an important part of health promotion. READ MORE

  3. 3. Political corrections : Language activism and regimentation among high school youth

    Author : Henning Årman; Rickard Jonsson; Tommaso Milani; Sari Pietikäinen; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Youth studies; language activism; school ethnography; language policy; linguistic landscapes; language socialization linguistic anthropology; affect; language ideology; barn- och ungdomsvetenskap; Child and Youth Studies;

    Abstract : This thesis is concerned with senior high school students’ language activism and their efforts to navigate linguistic norms and language ideological geographies in contemporary Sweden. Guided by the traditions of child and youth studies (e.g., James & Prout, 1990) and linguistic anthropology (e. READ MORE

  4. 4. English immersion in Sweden : a case study of Röllingby High School, 1987-1989

    Author : Lisa Washburn; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Andraspråk; Språkinlärning; Språkundervisning; Tvåspråkighet; undervisning; Gymnasieskolan;

    Abstract : This study reports on a two-year late immersion program with English as the target language which took place from 1987-1989 at Röllinge high school. The project was modelled on similiar late immersion programs in Canada with French as the language of instruction. READ MORE

  5. 5. The importance of personality, IQ and learning approaches : predicting academic performance

    Author : Pia Rosander; Martin Bäckström; Åge Diseth; Högskolan Kristianstad; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; personality; IQ; learning approaches; academic performance; high school;

    Abstract : The aim of the present doctoral thesis was to examine to what extent personality traits and approaches to learning contribute to academic performance in upper secondary school (high school), after controlling for the well-known fact that general intelligence accounts for a large part of the variance. The general proposition of the thesis is that personality traits are stable dispositions and therefore predispose an individual to behave or act in a specific manner (Costa & McCrae, 1976). READ MORE