Search for dissertations about: "intercultural"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 44 swedish dissertations containing the word intercultural.

  1. 1. Enhancing intercultural communication in teaching chinese as a foreign language : An action research study

    Author : Wei Hing Ip; Shui Duen Chan; Xu Shi; Yuet Hung Cecilia Chan; Högskolan Dalarna; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Intercultural communication; Chinese as a foreign language education; language acquisition; action research; flipped classroom approach; culture in language learning; Intercultural Studies; Interkulturella studier;

    Abstract : Over the past few decades, the rapid development of information communication technology, internationalization and globalization worldwide have required a shift in the focus of Chinese as a foreign language (CFL) towards competence in intercultural communication in which the role of culture in the acquisition of CFL and in the pragmatic use of the language is emphasized and promoted. However, most of the current research in this academic area remains only on a theoretical level. READ MORE

  2. 2. Moving together : conditions for intercultural development at a highly diverse Swedish school

    Author : Helen Avery; Arabiska; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; collaboration; organisational development; intercultural;

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  3. 3. Reading cultural encounter: literary text and intercultural pedagogy

    Author : Anna Greek; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : English as a Foreign Language; Contact Zone; Third Space; othering; essentialism; non-essentialism; Intercultural pedagogy; Across the Barricades; Fruit of the Lemon; Curriculum; multiculturalism; culture; identity; difference;

    Abstract : This dissertation combines aspects of educational research, theories of culture and literary analysis. The main line of argument is that the informed reading and discussion of literary texts that thematise cultural encounter will enhance the intercultural dimension of English as a Foreign Language (EFL) in Swedish Upper Secondary schools. READ MORE

  4. 4. Meeting the other and oneself : experience and learning in international, upper secondary sojourns

    Author : Åsa Perez-Karlsson; Karin Sporre; Anna Larsson; Ninni Wahlström; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Sojourns; international; Intercultural; experience; Learning; Sweden; Chile; Upper Secondary; pedagogiskt arbete; educational work;

    Abstract : The aim of the study was to investigate into and characterise students’ experiences of learning from their having taken part in an international upper secondary exchange in an intercultural context. Focusing on educational and intercultural dimensions, the thesis contributes knowledge of the implications of increasing internationalization and student mobility in education. READ MORE

  5. 5. What Role of God and National Curriculum in School life? : A Comparative Study of Schools with a Muslim Profile in England and Sweden

    Author : Åsa Brattlund; Holger Daun; Geoffrey Walford; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Islamic school; Muslim; Muslim school; Primary school; comparative study; International Education; independent school; school leader; intercultural; confessional school; faith school; religious education; confessional; school head; islamiska skolor; muslim; muslimska skolor; grundskolor; jämförande studie; internationell pedagogik; interkulturell; konfessionella skolor; religiösa skolor; skolledare; International education; Internationell pedagogik; internationell pedagogik; International Education; comparative; islamisk skola; muslimsk skola; grundskola; friskola; fristående skola; konfessionell skola; religiös skola; religionsundervisning; konfessionell; Didactics; didaktik;

    Abstract : The purpose of this study is to gain a better understanding of principles and ethics that dominate four schools with a Muslim profile, two in Sweden and two in England.The specific objectives of the study are:  to examine educational policies with regard to primary schools with a confessional orientation in Sweden and England; to compare two primary schools with a Muslim profile in Sweden with two such schools in England; and in these four schools to describe and examine the manner in which school heads, teachers and other staff deal with the encounters between the values found in the national curriculum of Sweden and England respectively and the principles and ethics embodied in their private philosophy of life; to describe and examine the views of school heads, teachers and other staff on school leadership and any educational, ideological or personal role model they emulate; to describe and examine the expectations and views of parents with regard to the school with a Muslim profile; and describe the views of the pupils regarding their schools and the norms and values in school and; finally, to examine the attitudes of some local authority politicians in Sweden to MP schools. READ MORE