Search for dissertations about: "homework"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 17 swedish dissertations containing the word homework.

  1. 1. Teachers and Student Outcomes: Evidence using Swedish Data

    Author : Christian Andersson; Per Johansson; Arnaud Chevalier; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : Economics; Teacher density; Government grant; Teacher supply; Teacher certification; Teacher quality; Instrumental variable; Pedagogic personnel; Homework; Student achievement; Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : Essay 1 analyzes how student achievement is affected by resource increases in the Swedish compulsory school, due to a special government grant. The analysis is based on register data between 1998 and 2005. The study shows that the increased resources have not had a statistically significant positive effect on the average student’s achievement. READ MORE

  2. 2. Involved Parenthood : Everyday Lives of Swedish Middle-Class Families

    Author : Lucas Forsberg; Karin Aronsson; Helle Rydstrøm; Annette Lareau; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Childcare; family life; home-school relations; homework; household work; parenthood; subjectivity; gender; ethnography; video-based observations; Föräldraskap; familjeliv; hushållsarbete; barnomsorg; hem-skolarelationer; läxor; normer; subjektivitet; genus; etnografi; videoobservationer; Children; Barn;

    Abstract : The dissertation studies how 16 Swedish middle-class parents understand and form their parenthood in everyday life. The focus is set on how they involve themselves in their children’s care and education, and how parental identities are negotiated in relation to cultural norms on parenthood. READ MORE

  3. 3. Taking work home: Labour dynamics of women industrial homeworkers in Sweden during the second industrial revolution

    Author : Malin Nilsson; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : Industrial homework; industrialization; gender; social history; child care; occupational mobility; life-course labour supply; hours of work; housewifization;

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  4. 4. Mindfulness training supported by a restorative natural setting : Integrating individual and environmental approaches to the management of adaptive resources

    Author : Freddie Lymeus; Terry Hartig; Per Lindberg; Mathew P. White; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Mindfulness; Restorative; Environment; Meditation; Setting; Training; Attention; Adaptation; Attention; Resource; Integration; Individual; Environmental; Psychology; Psykologi;

    Abstract : This thesis integrates restorative environments research and mindfulness research: two disparate but related approaches to managing the demands of modern living. Both offer ways to improve attention regulation by detaching from routine mental contents and engaging with present experience. READ MORE

  5. 5. Treatment Adherence in Internet-Based CBT : The Effects of Presentation, Support and Motivation

    Author : Sven Alfonsson; Timo Hursti; Jansson-Fröjmark Markus; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Cognitive Behavior Therapy; Internet; Treatment adherence; Compliance; Motivation; Medicinsk vetenskap; Medical Science;

    Abstract : Homework assignments that patient work with between sessions is a key component in both face-to-face and Internet-based Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT). However, adherence to assignments is often low and it is largely unclear what factors predict or affect treatment adherence, and in the end, treatment outcomes. READ MORE