Search for dissertations about: "national interest"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 199 swedish dissertations containing the words national interest.

  1. 1. The influence of national curricula and national assessments on teachers’ beliefs about the goals of school mathematics

    Author : Björn Palmberg; Torulf Palm; Ole Björkqvist; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; mathematical competence; competency goals; policy; reform; national curriculum; national assessment; teachers’ goals; teachers’ belief change; didactics of mathematics; matematikdidaktik;

    Abstract : What students should learn in school and therefore also what teachers should teach is an important issue worldwide. Mathematics teaching (and teaching in other subjects) is often regulated by some form of governing text in a written curriculum communcating a set of standards. READ MORE

  2. 2. Public and Non-Profit Interaction : U.S. Assistance to Eastern European Media 1989-1995

    Author : Annika Thunborg; Statsvetenskapliga institutionen; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; United States; Eastern Europe; news media; post-Cold War era; conservatism; liberalism; national interest; realism; idealism; First Amendment; network analysis; quaNGO; NGO; foreign aid; foundation; USAID; International Media Fund; USIA; public; non-profit; Soros Foundation; Freedom Forum; Political and administrative sciences; Statsvetenskap; förvaltningskunskap;

    Abstract : This study explores the relationships among U.S. public and non-profit organizations against the backdrop of the assistance they rendered to news media in Eastern European countries between 1989 and 1995. READ MORE

  3. 3. Motivational aspects of test-taking : measuring test-taking motivation in Swedish national test contexts

    Author : Eva Knekta; Hanna Eklöf; Anna Sundström; Rolf Vegar Olsen; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Test-taking motivation; Swedish national tests; validity; expectancy-value theory; task value; expectancies; young adolescents; self-report instrument; interview; structural equation modelling; test stakes; didactics of educational measurement; beteendevetenskapliga mätningar;

    Abstract : The overall aim of the work underlying this thesis was to improve the understanding of students’ test-taking motivation in connection to achievement tests for young adolescents. The thesis includes four studies and a summary. All four studies explore test-taking motivation and are all connected to validity in one way of another. READ MORE

  4. 4. Improving energy use in sawmills : from drying kilns to national impact

    Author : Jan-Olof Andersson; Luleå tekniska universitet; []

    Abstract : Increased concern about environmental problems has amplified the public`s interest inenergy usage. The improved subsidies for biomass, together with the rising energy priceshave made biomass a desirable product on the energy market. READ MORE

  5. 5. Equal opportunities? : a cross-national comparison of immigrant organisations in Sweden and Italy

    Author : Roberto Scaramuzzino; Malmö högskola; []
    Keywords : corporatism; social welfare; integration; civil society; diversity; political opportunity structures; resource mobilisation; cross-national research; immigrant organisations;

    Abstract : Abstract This thesis concerns the role played by immigrant organisations today. It focuses on the way in which the national context and especially the corporative, social welfare, and integration systems affect such roles. READ MORE